LAUREN GUYNN // Executive Director
Lauren began her career in non-profit program management and development in 2007 with the National MS Society. While pursuing her law degree, she worked at the Indiana Bar Foundation and Indiana Pro Bono Commission. With a Master’s degree in social work and law degree, she joined SCHC in 2015 to merge her education and professional experiences.
NANCY BELCHER-SCHELL // Director of Marketing
Nancy is a lifelong resident of Hamilton County. She graduated from the IU Kelly School of Business with a Bachelor’s degree in marketing. She has been working directly with seniors for the past 10 years. She has served SCHC faithfully in many capacities, including Board Member, Executive Director, Director of Operations, and now Director of Marketing
CAROLYN OMORI // Reaching Resources Coordinator
Carolyn has a deep-rooted professional background in ministry and has worked for several local churches like White River Christian Church, Northview Church, and Genesis Church. Carolyn has an Associate’s degree from IUPUI and enjoys helping people in their second half of life realize their full potential. Carolyn enjoys connecting older adults with resources to improve their lives.
LISA ALBANO // Programs Assistant
Lisa is a new resident to Hamilton County, but has a strong passion for helping the aging community. Lisa has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and has worked in several roles in customer service, including an assisted living facility. Lisa brings great organizational skills with innovative program ideas.
NICOLA SCHAFER // Reaching Resources Coordinator
Nicola is a Licensed Social Worker with her Master’s degree in Social Work from Saint Louis University. While her background has been working with families, her personal experience in advocating for her own family and aging parents has created a desire to focus her professional career on helping those in the second half of life. Nicola has great case management practice skills, as well as extensive advocacy skills.
JENNIFER MILLER // Director of Operations
Jennifer comes to Shepherd’s Center with 3 years of nonprofit experience and a decade of management experience. She has most recently worked with HAND, Inc. and the City of Westfield. Jennifer is excited to get to work as the new Director of Operations and looks forward to working with Hamilton County’s seniors.
DIANE SCHOPP // Reaching Resources Coordinator
Diane experienced the challenges of finding help for seniors firsthand as a teen when her own parents needed help. After graduating with a BA emphasizing recreation and social work, she has spent her career helping people ages 6-96, whether as a teachers’ aide with special needs children and troubled teens, or as a resource for seniors. She has previously worked with seniors in a nursing home and non-profit organizations connecting them to resources in their community. Simply put, Diane just likes to help people.
STEPHANIE SEEGER // Guardianship Program Director
Stephanie grew up in Hamilton County, graduated from Eastern university outside of Philadelphia with her Bachelor’s degree and returned to her home community in 2010. She obtained her MDiv focused on Community Leadership and Engagement from Christian Theological Seminary (founded as Butler School of Religion) in 2017. Her background in ministry, coaching, and nonprofit management developed her passion for ensuring all people are connected to the resources they need to live with dignity, purpose, and a sense of belonging. Stephanie joined SCHC in 2020 as the Guardianship Program Director.
2019 Annual Report
To find out more about what Shepherd’s Center of Hamilton County is doing for older adults, please check out our 2019 Annual Report. If you have any questions about our Annual Report, please contact Lauren Guynn.