Janna is the Director of Field Operations for Indiana Youth Institute. She builds meaningful relationships across communities, implements statewide engagement strategies, and supports the outreach team through process improvement.
Janna has worked with IYI for four years, starting as an Outreach Manager in the West Central Region. She previously worked in economic development consulting and retail management. Janna graduated from Purdue University with a degree in corporate communication and entrepreneurship, and received her master’s in social work from the University of Michigan, specifically focusing on macro-social work and community organizing.
In her career, Janna has had the opportunity to work with communities in Detroit, Appalachia, and across Indiana to move toward action on community-wide goals. Her favorite way to spend her time out of the office is running, baking, or spending time with the family exploring the world!