Organization Leadership

Margo Olson

Executive Director

Margo co-founded RVR in 1990 and has made numerous contributions to Indiana’s workforce development system since 1978. She has a Master’s Degree from Indiana State University and is a Certified Compensation Professional as designated by World at Work, a professional association for compensation, benefits and total rewards. Margo is an experienced manager and leader.

Bev Smith

Controller, Region 9 Youth WIA Manager

Bev currently manages all of RVR’s financial and HR operations, which includes federal and state fiscal management and reporting.  Under Bev’s leadership, RVR has received finding-free audits and the designation of a low-risk auditee. Bev is a certified Global Career Development Facilitator and has completed the SHRM Essentials of HR Management.

Brad Wood

Director of Operations

Mr. Wood currently oversees the daily operations for the Clearinghouse. He manages several projects/programs at RVR. Brad received his Bachelors in International & Community Development from Indiana Wesleyan University. He worked in Mental Health & Addiction Treatment prior to joining our team.

Jenny Brown

Director of Data Managment

Jenny came to RVR with more than 20 years of customer service experience. Jenny started at RVR as a Case Manager and her nearly 8 years of experience prepared her for her current role as Data Management Director. She provides support for the case Managers ensuring program eligibility requirements are met as well as quality and compliance checks.

Konnie McCollum

Director of Adult Education, Region 9 & Region 10

Konnie has a Masters Degree in Adult Education and considerable history working hard to serve adults. Konnie's professional memberships and Certifications include Certified Thinking for a Change Facilitator, Certified PREP Relationship Education Facilitator, Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor, Indiana Department of Corrections Offender Workforce Development Specialist, Member of Indiana Counselor's Association on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.

Kristal Biehle

Youth Program Manager

Kristal currently oversees the RVR Young Adult Services and JAG programs. She has been working with and overseeing these programs since 2009 and has been employed with RVR since 2012. Under Kristal's leadership the JAG program has doubled in size in Region 9 and has exceeded the national performance standards.

Leslie Abbott

Child Care Development Fund Supervisor

Leslie is the Regional Supervisor for the Childcare Development fund and Pre-K pilot program services for River Valley Resources, Inc. She began employment with River Valley Resources In October 2007. Leslie is a graduate of the University of Mississippi.

Lissa Griffin

Director of Workforce Development Operations

Lissa is responsible for providing formal supervision of all service provider field staff (Adult, Dislocated Worker and Youth) working with the Workforce Development Board Executive Staff to coordinate formal/functional responsibilities. She also serves as the Work Indiana Consortium Committee Chairperson.

Board of Directors

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Board Chair

Kathy Huffman

Vice Chair

Julie Berry

Secretary-Treasurer

Jon Bond

Faith-Based Organization

Curtis Adkins

Business

Jane Durst

Healthcare

Jeff Hartz

Education

Gloria Risk

Policy & Planning

David Terrell

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Fax: 812-265-2664

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Madison, IN 47250

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