8 Leaders Share Why They Became EDGE Mentors

It’s National Mentoring Month, and we’re celebrating the reasons why leaders choose to pay it forward to the next generation. Hear from eight of our current EDGE mentors on why they decided to join the EDGE community and what they’re most looking forward to about being a mentor.



“Someone once told me, ‘I have no truths, but experiences.’ This has really resonated with me through my career, and I hope to impact my mentees by sharing about my experiences and the wisdom that has been achieved through them.”

Brad Jokovich
VP Human Resources, KAR Auction Services


“Mentors have been invaluable in my life, offering wisdom, understanding and stretching me to new heights. I’m excited about the opportunity to pay it forward!”

Halle Simpson
Business Life Coach, Halle Simpson, Inc.

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“I am most looking forward to the journey and the opportunity to walk beside these great young men as they grow in faith, family and careers.”

Dan Halverstadt
President, Athena Consulting


“I’m looking forward to connecting with my mentees and truly walking alongside one another through life’s accomplishments, struggles and everything in between while keeping Christ at the center of our focus!”

Jenn Storey
Personal Stylist, Stella & Dot


“The shared value of the mutual sharpening that occurs for each person in these life-on-life relationships can’t be understated.”

Aaron Story
President & CEO, Elevate Indianapolis

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“I hope to impart any wisdom to my mentees that I may have learned. However, I’m sure that I will be the one to glean wisdom from them!”

Julie Soyka
Senior Healthcare Representative, Pfizer

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“I mentor on a regular basis by the nature of my job, but love that EDGE allows for the opportunity to share our faith and journey together. I have had several mentors in the past and know I wouldn’t be where I am today without their support and guidance.”

Nikki DeRolf
Frontline Manager, Liberty Mutual

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“I love to ask questions that lead a person to discover their dream and how that dream serves another.”

John Caves
Investment Services Manager, STAR Financial

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