EDGE Mentoring Welcomes 70 New Members in First Quarter

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – EDGE Mentoring, the leader in whole-life mentoring for young professionals, welcomed a total of 70 new members with 10 launched mentoring groups in the first quarter of 2019. Since becoming a registered 501(c)(3) in 2016, EDGE has connected more than 900 young professionals and business leaders across 40 states in meaningful relationships where personal, professional and spiritual growth are combined into one mentoring experience. Meet the 10 leaders who will be leading these newest groups of mentees, and learn more about the EDGE Group Mentoring program.


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“I’ve personally grown the most through mentorship. We are meant to be in relationship with others, pushing each other to grow. Whether personally, professionally, or spiritually, I’ve been able to be successful because of mentors walking with me and speaking into my life.”

Mike Newton
Area Director, Young Life

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“Becoming a mentor is important to me because I can leverage the wisdom I’ve gained over the past decades to help guide younger women through the seasons they are in, all while creating long lasting relationships along the way.”

Kathy Woods
Advisor, Projects & Implementation, Elanco

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“We are to be formed into the image of Christ, and that is best done in community – people living and sharing a life of faith with one another. I believe that we are better together – at home, at work, and in the church.”

Peggy Mindrebo
Pastor, The Dwelling Place

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“I firmly believe that God designed us to do life with one another. I have been blessed with so many wonderful people in my life who have poured into me through my peaks and valleys, and I would not be the man I am today without them.”

Seth Hamman
VP of Business Development, Merchandise Warehouse

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“I’m looking forward to giving back to mentees the great experiences I had with mentors of my own, and sharing life knowledge so that they may benefit.”

David Christophersen
Director of Dealer and Partner Sales, Suntuity AirWorks

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“My passion is to mentor and coach others. If I’m lucky, I will make a positive impact on someone else. That’s what wakes me up in the morning.”

Giovanni Arana
Senior Director Global Marketing Oncology, Eli Lilly and Company


“I hope to share [with mentees] about my experience of transitioning out of the corporate world, finding joy and surrender in the journey, and refocusing on significance rather than success.”

Kathleen McAllen
Chief Strategy Officer, Giving Hope Foundation


“I wish to share with EDGE mentees my journey through work, building companies and products that truly help people; and my journey through faith, building my relationship with God through Jesus Christ.”

Ken Yale
Chief Clinical Officer, Delta Dental of California

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“Mentoring is very important to me. I had so many people help me along the way, and it is time to give back. Many of my mentors are people I still call on for advice and strength. I am excited to get started with this program and watch these women grow personally and professionally.”

Trisha Borme
Director Regional Talent Acquisition, Genesys


“Mentorship is important to me because it’s a chance to help others navigate young adulthood. I’m most looking forward to getting to know each of my mentees.”

Doug Theis
Director of Market Strategy, Expedient


If you’re passionate about investing in the next generation of leaders, apply to become a mentor. If you have a coworker, friend or family member who you believe would make a difference as an EDGE mentor, you can nominate them here.

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About EDGE Mentoring

EDGE Mentoring is a national, faith-based mentoring organization in Indianapolis, Indiana that currently impacts more than 5,000 lives in 40 different states. EDGE connects young professionals with seasoned leaders in meaningful mentoring relationships that bridge the gap between work, home and faith. Through these mentoring relationships, transformative experiences, content curation, and community involvement, EDGE is pursuing its mission of developing whole-life excellence in the next generation of leaders.

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