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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.  

Amanda Baldwin

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

Kathleen Skrief

Executive Assistant
Contact Kathleen if you have any questions regarding day-to-day operations at Phi Kappa Psi.


The Technology team handles our administrative, technology and logistical areas for our chapters and the National Fraternity. These areas include financial and billing questions, membership reporting, and other technology-related activities.

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.
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.


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. 

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.

Brandon Ball

IUPUI ’14 | Director of Chapter Services
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. 

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.

Joey Casey

Minn. State - Mankato '18 | Colony Development Manager

Joey Casey’s favorite quote is “iron sharpens iron”, and he’d choose super strength for a super power! He describes his approach to life as going with the flow, and he loves the unique atmosphere of live music.

Contact Joey 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. 

Matthew Bratsch

Butler '23 (Rowan ’11) | Director of Volunteer 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, alumni engagement strategies for chapters, and Phi Psi Family.


The Programming 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 Pokémon Master. When he isn’t planning Phi Psi programs, you can find him out hiking with his wife, Katie, and dogs, Bear and Mackey or at a local Magic: the Gathering tournament.

Contact Devin if you have questions regarding the Nelson Leadership Institute, the Mind, Heart, Soul programming framework, or direct chapter skills training and resources.

Shelby Fete

Alpha Delta Pi | Director of Programming

Shelby wanted to be an ice-cream taste-tester growing up, but can now be found enjoying boating, brews, baseball, and buffoonery. Her favorite quote is “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” – Maya Angelou 

Contact Shelby if you have questions regarding program curriculum, engaging as a program volunteer, or want to learn more about our Compass Learning Management System (LMS).


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.

Beth Winchell - Graphic Design Manager

Beth Winchell

Associate Director of Communications - Graphic Designer
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. 

Jake Johnson

Butler ’22 | Associate Director of Communications
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.

Ty Burns

Associate Director of Communications - Writer

Ty’s proudest accomplishment is his astrological sign : Leo. He also writes. Ty’s favorite quote is, “Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.”

Contact Ty with any general writing inquiries.