Ronald Ransom - Executive Director

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.  

Phone: 317-275-3416

Amanda Baldwin

Chief Financial Officer

Contact Amanda if you have questions regarding fraternity financials, human resources or audits & tax preparation.

Phone: 317-275-3413


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 - Director of Technology

Ben Teague

Indiana '19 | Senior Director of Technology

Contact Ben if you have questions regarding the Phi Psi Portal, LEDN Network or general information technology questions.

Phone: 317-275-3421

Nathan Whisman - Associate Director of Technology

Nathan Whisman

Wabash ’10 | 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.

Phone: 317-275-3419


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.

Benjamin Sigler - Senior Director of Chapter Operations

Benjamin Sigler

Bowling Green ’10 | Senior Director of Chapter Operations

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. 

Phone: 317-275-3432

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Elijah Williams

Ball State ’17 | Director of Expansion

From the Circle City, Elijah is no stranger to hanging around a club house on the golf course enjoying a delicious hot dog. He dreams of meeting actor Robert Downey Jr. because, “He is Iron Man.”

Contact Elijah for bringing Phi Kappa Psi to your campus, current colonies and general chartering questions.

Phone: 317-430-0617

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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. 

Phone: 317-793-0272

Christian Pation - Associate Director of Standards

Cristian Patino

Ball State ’18 | Associate Director of Standards

From Munster, Indiana, Cristian is detailed orientated and believes that slow and steady wins the race. When he isn’t working, you can find him either working out in the gym or zipping through the Taco Bell drive thru. He lives his life by the Finding Nemo quote of, “Just Keep Swimming.”

Phone: 317-275-3433

Jaryd Wright

Ball State '19 | Associate Director of Chapter Services

If Jaryd can describe his life in one word, it would be “vibes.” When he isn’t at work, you can find him doing anything regarding sports, hiking, and traveling. His favorite phrase is “pure vida,” meaning simple life.

Contact Jaryd with any questions or issues regarding general chapter operations

Dylan Lax

Indiana State '19 | Associate Director of Chapter Services

When Dylan isn’t working, you can find him working out to help take his mind off regular life. If he could have any superpower for a day, he would have the ability to see the future.

Contact Dylan about issues regarding chapter operations, accreditation, risk management practices and chapter finances.

Camden Lemons

Indiana State '21 | Associate Director of Recruitment

Camden grew up wanting to be a detective just like Sherlock Holmes. In his spare time, he enjoys going to the gym, hanging out with friends, and long walks on the beach.

Contact Camden if you have any general questions regarding recruitment.

Jakob Davis

Indiana State '19 | Expansion Consultant

From Decatur, Illinois, Jakob’s favorite quote is “Set your goals high, and don’t stop til you get there.” One of his many hobbies includes working out because “A healthy lifestyle is important.”

Contact Jakob if you have any questions related to expansion requirement or general expansion inquiries.


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 - Director of Alumni Associations

Timothy Tangen

Minn. – Duluth ’03 | Director of Alumni Associations; 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. 

Phone: 317-275-3427

Matthew Bratsch

Rowan ’11 | Director of Alumni Engagement

Originally from the Garden State, he grew up having big dreams to be a football player in the NFL. Though he no longer plays football, he fills his extra time competing in bowling tournaments. 

Contact Matthew if you have questions regarding advisory teams, volunteer recruitment/training for advisory teams and house corporations, and alumni engagement strategies for chapters.

Phone: 317-275-3452


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.

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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. 

Phone: 317-275-3435


The Communications team uses a variety of media to ensure our members are aware of the latest news in Phi Kappa Psi and connecting them with helpful resources. Contact our team to discuss overall communication, branding, media relations, social media standards/issues and The Shield.

Ryan Parker - Senior Director of Communications

Ryan Parker

Butler ’22 | Senior Director of Communications

Raised in Richmond, Indiana, Ryan grew up with aspirations of becoming a professional baseball player. As life continued, he found a passion for music which he shared with his dad. Speaking of music, Ryan wishes he could meet Dave Matthews to talk about music, life, arts and culture.

Contact Ryan for questions regarding overall communications, Phi Psi branding and The Shield.

Phone: 317-757-9777

Beth Winchell - Graphic Design Manager

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. 

Phone: 317-275-3448

Jake Johnson

Butler ’22 | Digital Media Specialist

With a life motto of  “good vibes only,” Jake lives his life by positive energy and lots of laughter. In his spare time, you can find Jake binging TV shows or baking delicious cookies.

Contact Jake with inquiries about social media, email communications, and the Phi Kappa Psi website.

Phone: 317-275-3382