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Staff Updates at Phi Kappa Psi Headquarters

Indianapolis, Jan. 27, 2017 – Heading into 2017, Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity is experiencing a few changes in personnel.Jason Allen

After serving the Fraternity as the Director of Member Development since September 2015, Jason Allen (Oneonta ’06) is moving into a new role with PhiredUp as the Curriculum & Learning Director. His last day in the office is Friday, January 27, 2017.

“Working alongside brilliant professionals like Elise Bradshaw, Adam Dunworth and Andrea Kleekamp, we took on great challenges and jumped tremendous hurdles to ultimately make our brothers better men,” said Allen. “Some of the biggest accomplishments by our team include rolling out our ELEVATE program, integrating Gallup’s StrengthsQuest into all aspects of our programming and revolutionizing our New Member Education program.”

Elise WebAdditionally, Associate Director of Leadership & Programming, Elise Bradshaw, will be pursuing other opportunities. Over the past year, Bradshaw was responsible for executing strategies including StrengthsQuest, service initiatives and chapter leadership retreats. Her last day in the office will be Wednesday, February 1, 2017.

“Both Jason and Elise have contributed so much to the implementation of the programming strategy over the past 12-18 months,” said Guidi. “I would like to extend a huge thank you to both of them. We would not be where we are today if it wasn’t for their hard work.”

Filling the role will be Kyle Hickman (Lycoming ’07) Senior Director of Communications. With a professional background in leadership programs, curriculum development and program facilitation, Hickman will help the fraternity continue its long-term member development strategy. The Communications Team will report to Executive Director, Mark Guidi (Virginia Tech ’84.)

The Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity is a 501 (c)(7) association of men of integrity who strive to develop the individual in his intellect, in his involvement in the community and in his faith.  The Fraternity was founded on February 19, 1852 at Jefferson College by William Henry Letterman and Charles Page Thomas Moore. It currently has 105 chapters across the United States, with over 6,500 undergraduate members and over 80,000 living alumni.