Phi Kappa Psi Headquarters Staff
Ron Ransom Butler ’00 | Executive Director
Originally from Gahanna, Ohio, Ron majored in business administration. He uses his free time singing and listening to music and aspires to meet former President Barack Obama one day. Contact Ron if you have questions regarding headquarters operations, special projects, liability insurance coverage or chapter insurance.
Amanda Baldwin | Chief Financial Officer
Contact Amanda if you have questions regarding fraternity financials, human resources or audits & tax preparation.
The Business Operations team handles most of our administrative, technology and logistical areas for our chapters and the National Fraternity. These areas include financial and billing questions, membership reporting, risk management and insurance issues.
Ben Teague Indiana ’19 | Director of Technology
Contact Ben if you have questions regarding the Phi Psi Portal, LEDN Network or general information technology questions.
Nathan Whisman Wabash ’10 | Associate Director of Technology
Contact Nathan if you have questions regarding troubleshooting the Phi Psi Portal, Phi Psi Store (Member items), manual distribution or general membership management questions.
Angela Holder | Administrative Assistant
Everyone who walks through the front doors of Laurel Hall is greeted with a warm smile by Angela. She lives a blessed life by being able to sew things for her home and eating Mexican food (chips & queso) as often as she can. Contact Angela with any administrative support or general inquiries you may have.
The Chapter Operations team are the experts on chapter management and operations. From colony to chapter, they are responsible for working with our members to ensure our chapters are operating efficiently and living up to our maxim, The Great Joy of Serving Others.
James D’Imperio Purdue ’07 | Senior Director of Chapter Operations
Raised in Hauppauge, New York, James grew up wishing to be a star wide receiver for the New York Jets. Now, when he isn’t running late, you can find him eating New York pizza and hosting a podcast. Contact James if you have general chapter operations and management questions.
Benjamin Sigler Bowling Green ’10 | Director of Chapter Services and Standards
A wannabe cast member at Disney World, Ben decided to start playing golf instead. Now, you can find him hiking, playing tennis or eating tacos outside of work. Contact Ben if you have questions regarding crisis management or intervention, risk management practices or general chapter operation questions.
Brandon Ball IUPUI ’14 | Associate Director of Standards
Growing up, Brandon wanted to be a pilot but shifted gears in college majoring in neuroscience and psychology. When he isn’t devouring McDonald’s cinnamon rolls, you can find him on the golf course or watching Anthony Bourdain. Contact Brandon about issues regarding chapter operations, accreditation, risk management practices and chapter finances.
Brandon Copeland West Virginia ’17 | Expansion Consultant
Brandon works to bring Phi Psi to new campuses in his role. A sports management major, when he isn’t building the future of Phi Psi, you can find him watching sports (Go Mountaineers!) or making chicken parmesan. Contact Brandon if you have questions regarding the Butler University expansion or would like to bring Phi Psi to your campus.
The Alumni Engagement team works with our alumni network to serve in volunteer positions with our chapters, House Corporations and Alumni Associations. The team ensures the bonds of Phi Kappa Psi do not end at graduation rather last throughout our member’s life.
Timothy Tangen Minn. – Duluth ’03 | Director of Alumni Associations and Housing Archivist
Raised in South Milwaukee, this former Champ loves to munch on beef jerky and describes his life as “God, family and Wisconsin sports.” Contact Timothy if you have questions regarding historical information, alumni associations, Canonsburg Corporation or the Phi Psi Ritual.
Jared Bills Oklahoma ’12 | Director of Advisory Teams
Raised in Oklahoma, this former Sooner loves to dive deep into a book to expand his knowledge on current issues. Speaking of knowledge, Jared wishes he had the superpower to learn things instantly and retain the information forever. Contact Jared if you have questions regarding volunteer vacancies in chapters or development programs for chapter advisory teams.
The Member Development team works to create and establish programs that provide our members with high-quality instruction and have a lasting impact. Through New Member Education, Leadership Development and wellness initiatives, the team strives to develop programs that are memorable and engaging for members.
Devin Basile (Pi Lambda Phi) | Senior Director of Member Development
Originally from North Royalton, Ohio, he grew up wishing to be a Pokemon Master. When he isn’t planning programming for Phi Psi, you can find him taking a hike or practicing magic. Contact Devin if you have questions regarding programming, Phi Psi Family, Regional Leadership Training and New Member Education.
The Communications team uses a variety of media to ensure members and alumni are aware of the latest news in Phi Kappa Psi and connecting them with helpful resources. Contact our team to discuss social media standards/issues, messaging and The Shield.
Deana Kapla (Delta Zeta) | Senior Director of Communications
When Deana isn’t working, you can find this Catamount reading a good book, exercising or enjoying time outdoors with her family. Contact Deana with questions regarding Phi Kappa Psi branding, digital & print communications and The Shield.
Drake DelosSantos | Associate Director of Communications
Originally from South Carolina, Drake is known for hitting the links on the weekend, taking in the latest Broadway show or traveling. Contact Drake with questions regarding content creation, the contributing writers’ program and website management.
Beth Winchell | Creative Design Manager
When Beth isn’t working, you can find her reading a good book, eating pizza or taking in a laugh watching Carol Burnett. Her favorite quote is, “Whatever you are, be a good one” by Abraham Lincoln. Contact Beth with questions regarding visual production or Phi Psi materials, brand management and the Style Guide.