Easterseals Arc | Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana

Easterseals Arc

Fort Wayne, Indiana

At Easterseals Arc, we are dedicated to helping people with intellectual disabilities or other challenges thrive in the community – at work, at home, and at play.

Our Services

Easterseals Arc leades the way to equity, access and inclusion by enriching education, enhancing health, expanding employment and elevating community. No other local organization offers as many choices in programs and services—from residential support to day programs to employment services to respite.

As you explore the programs at Easterseals Arc, please keep in mind that we can work with you to customize a plan to support your unique interests and goals.

Visit Us

Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

4919 Coldwater Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46825


For more information about enrolling in services, please contact Aimee Green at agreen@esarc.org or 260.456.4534 ext. 276.

Our Team

Every member of our team, from Direct Support Professionals to executive leadership, is dedicated to creating an environment in which the individuals we serve have the support they need to achieve their goals.


Donna Elbrecht



Thomas Summerville

President of Operations


Kelly Clouse

Chief Administrative Officer


Jason Meyer

Chief Government Relations Officer


Vickie Lootens

Chief Development Officer


Janet Schutte

Chief Marketing Officer


Karen Bachman

Chief Financial Officer


Sheri Ward

Director of Development

Joe Cohen, Chair

Barrett McNagny, LLP

Eric Whicker, 1st Vice Chair

Summit Software Technologies LLC

Dena Jacquay, 2nd Vice Chair

Parkview Health

Susan Wesner, Treasurer

Greater Fort Wayne Inc.

Amy Eavey, Secretary

Parkview Health

Michael Begala


Zachary Beiswanger

Cameron Memorial Hospital

Harold Berfiend

IU Health

Michael Carper

Heartland Castings

Lauren Denton


Michael Douglass

Allen County Superior Court

Rick Farrant

Northeast Indiana Works

Erik Grotness

PHD Inc.

Jack Hall

Lowe's Home Improvement

Christine Hepler, ex-officio member

Parkview Home Health & Hospice

Linda Johnston

Old National Bank

Jackson Magdy


Nelson Peters

Allen County Commissioner

Noah Smith

BOD Financial Group LLC

Connie Sweeney

Fremont Community Schools

Peter Van Baalen


Cindy Verduce

Indiana Tech