Meet the Board and Staff

Ryan Fuhrmann

President

Ryan Fuhrmann

Ryan grew up in the Midwest and moved to Carmel in 2007.  He has an undergraduate degree in business from U Wisconsin and did his graduate work at the U Texas, Austin, School of Business.  Since graduate school, he has worked in the finance and investment field.  In 2007, Ryan started Fuhrmann Capital, where he manages money for individuals. Locally, he is involved in investing and venture cap/entrepreneurship and enjoys spending time at the Speak Easy Office where local entrepreneurs tend to gather.

Ryan has an 8 year old daughter and 6 year old son as well as 2 dogs, 2 turtles and 1 cat.  He has fond memories of spending time out of doors as a child, swimming, fishing and catching monarch butterflies in rural Kansas and the suburbs of Milwaukee. He is active in the community, serving as treasurer on the Porche Club , treasurer of the International School PTO,  the board of Shepherd’s Center of Hamilton County, and the Eiteljorg Museum Board of Advisors.  Ryan has been on the FHCP board since 2016.

Bruce Snyder, Jr

Immediate Past President

Bruce Snyder, Jr

Bruce Snyder, Jr., MBA is an IU graduate with a B.S. in Public Affairs. In 1992, he attained his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in finance, graduating with high honors. He was inducted into the Delta Mu Delta National Honor Society in Business Administration.

Bruce currently serves as Vice President of the Friends of Hamilton County Parks. He has written numerous articles on financial planning for the Indianapolis Star. He is a member of the Carmel Chamber of Commerce.

Bruce is a Registered Representative thru First Heartland Capital, Inc., Member FINRA and SIPC, and an Investment Advisor Representative thru First Heartland Consultants, Inc. He has been on the FHCP board since 2006.

Dan Lawson

Vice President

Dan Lawson

Dan was born and raised on the south side of Indianapolis, the youngest of seven siblings. After attending Roncalli High School, Dan went on to Xavier University to earn a bachelor’s degree in Sociology. Following college, Dan spent 4.5 years in the United States Air Force, where he served as an engineering technician at Scott AFB, IL. When Dan returned home from the service, he implemented the skills he learned in the military and acquired a job in the local construction industry. He later obtained his MBA in 2006 through Indiana Wesleyan. Dan is currently a Sr. Business Development Manager for Meyer Najem Construction Company in Fishers. He will be married to his beautiful wife Jeana for 20 years this year, and is the proud father of two daughters, Lexi (18) and Sophia (13).

Thomas E. McLean

Board Member

Thomas E. McLean

Thomas E. McLean, the national sales and marketing manager for Cardinal Publishers Group in Indianapolis , has worked for Barnes & Noble -Carmel as their community relations manager, the US Olympic Committee, US Speedskating, USA Track & Field, The Jesse Owens Foundation, Monmouth University and The Boys and Girls Club in executive positions, where he has raised, managed and generated millions of dollars of support, events and programming. 

Thomas grew up in New Jersey and graduated from the prestigious prep school, Blair Academy where he excelled in several sports, volunteer and leadership programs. He serves as his alumni Class Rep. He was recruited to attend Bucknell University by legendary basketball coach Jimmy Valvano and served as co-captain during Coach V’s tenure. He competed in track and field collegiately and internationally and is the university’s only NCAA Division I Champion in any sport. His senior year, he attended the Bucknell University London Semester Program.

In 2008 Thomas was selected by the US Olympic Committee to attend the inaugural Kellogg Center for Nonprofit Management-Olympic Sport Leadership Certificate Program. He has also served on USOC branding and marketing committees.

Thomas enjoys reading, marketing innovations, parenting, nature activism and beekeeping. 

Muniver Singh

Treasurer

Muniver Singh

Muniver K Singh has lived in Noblesville since 1993. Her husband, Indi Singh, attended Noblesville high school and was part of Noblesville community since 1970. Muniver earned her MD while living in India and Physician Assistant degree from Butler. For the first 12 years of their marriange, Muniver and Indi lived on a farm, an experience that left her very passionate about nature and outdoors. She took her boys to Forest park and Dillon park on regular basis and  have fond memories of the carousel in the park and sledding down the hill at forest park. She owns a small business in Noblesville.

Sharon Terry

Ex Officio, Coxhall Guild President

Sharon Terry

Sharon Terry has lived in Carmel since 1971. She graduated in 1959 as a Registered Nurse from the St. Vincent School of Nursing in Indianapolis. While raising four sons, she served on various PTO boards with terms as President of the Carmel Elementary PTO and as President of the Carmel High School PTO. In 1979, she was elected to the Carmel Clay School Board and served eight years, one as the board’s President. She and her husband moved in 2002 to Carmel’s Village of West Clay, where she became a member and longtime Chairwoman of the Village’s Social Committee. Sharon joined FHCP in 2005. She founded the Coxhall Gardens Women’s Guild and serves as its Chairwoman. Sharon has been on the FHCP board since 2006.

Todd Irwin

Board Member

Todd Irwin

Todd Irwin is co-founder and CEO of BlueSky Technology Partners, Inc., an eCommerce consulting firm with global headquarters in Noblesville, IN. Under Mr. Irwin’s leadership BlueSky has built a trusted consultancy with global service delivery in the United States, Canada and India. BlueSky is well known for implementing market leading multi-channel commerce platforms and for optimizing key performance metrics with world-class digital marketing methods under the BlueSky Digital business unit. BlueSky has developed enterprise b2c and b2b solutions for numerous well known brands in the retail, manufacturing (consumer product goods), distribution, financial services and life sciences industry segments. BlueSky annually receives awards for being “a great place to work” and has supported numerous charities and philanthropic activities within the company’s BlueSky Cares initiative.

Mr. Irwin lives in Westfield, IN, with his wife, Chris, and two boys, Pete and Will.  Mr. Irwin has spent numerous years coaching youth sports in Westfield and he’s an avid outdoorsman that loves to spend time fishing and golfing.

Angela Krahulik

Board Member

Angela Krahulik

Angela’s experience includes insurance coverage litigation, business disputes, and environmental contribution and recovery actions, working with clients to control and transfer risk.  Angela handles a variety of issues related to the motorsports industry and has represented the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and INDYCAR for over a decade. She has tried cases in Indiana and federal courts. Angela also provides alcoholic beverage permitting services.

Angela serves on the Indianapolis Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors and as Secretary to the Board of Directors of Second Helpings, Inc. She is a member of the Indiana Legal Foundation’s Legal Advisory Committee.

Angela earned her BA from Indiana University in 1997 and her juris doctor, summa cum laude, from the IU School of Law in 2001. Angela joined Ice Miller in August 2001.

Matt Reynolds

Board Member

Matt Reynolds

Matt grew up in Hendersonville, TN and later moved to the Indianapolis area in 2011.  He has lived in Carmel since 2017.  He has an undergraduate degree in accounting from Belmont University.  Matt was a four-year student athlete at Belmont where he played baseball.  Since graduating Matt has 10+ years in the banking/finance industry and has worked for Old National Bank for seven years.

Matt lives in Carmel with his wife, Jennifer, two girls (Blakey, 3 and Reese 1), and two dogs.  Matt enjoys numerous sports and sporting activities including: golf, concerts, riding bikes, and ice hockey.

Jennifer Roberts

Board Member

Jennifer Roberts

Jennifer Roberts, a civil engineer trained at Purdue University,  is founder of ELEMENTS Engineering, a civil engineering design firm focused on sustainable solutions for site development.  She has designed many green infrastructure projects in Indiana and has helped to educate her clients on the benefits of designing with nature.  Jennifer is an advocate for conservation, primarily due to her exposure to nature as a child growing up surrounded by Hoosier National Forest in Southern Indiana.  Although she’s grown milkweed for over 10 years, it wasn’t until the summer of 2017 when she discovered the joy of raising monarch butterflies indoors.  Her favorite sport is networking, with road cycling a close second.

Susan Shelley

Board Member

Susan Shelley

Susan Shelley was born and raised in Philadelphia and graduated from St. Joseph’s University.  She worked in sales and marketing until 2009, and then served as Executive Producer of the nationally syndicated PBS series “Built to Last” featuring new and retrofit construction projects.

She founded a business development firm, Three LB Development which  provides business development to a variety of national and regional manufacturers.   Susan also serves as Business Manager for the Chief Architect of Residential Technology for the Department of Energy.

Susan has one son, Ryan, who works in Palo Alto as a Mechanical Engineer.  Her oldest daughter, Mackenzie, works for a startup in NWI, and her youngest, Maria, is pursuing a Pharm D degree from Purdue.  Susan moved to the Village of West Clay in fall of 2017.  She enjoys hiking mountains, racquetball, and entertaining.

B Christopher Stice

Board Member

B Christopher Stice

Chris Stice has been with the Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Department since 1995 after graduating from Oklahoma State University.  In 2020, he was appointed as HCPR Director.  During his tenure with the county he has worked to advance the field of parks and recreation thru his servant. He served on the Board of Regents of the Great Lakes Park Training Institute receiving the Richard Lawson Award for Outstanding Service.  

Chris has overseen the development and management of over 1600 acres of parks including nature centers, sports complexes, gardens, archaeological sites, over 800 programs/events annually and networked multiple cities and towns with multiuse trails throughout Hamilton County. 

He is the husband of Heather Sun Stice and is the father of 3 children, Sierra Sol Stice (15), Canyon Tyme Stice (13) and Clover Vega Stice (9). 

John Scott Foster

Executive Director

John Scott Foster

John Scott Foster was born and raised in Norfolk, Virginia, claiming his mother’s side of the family—the Hunnicutts—who were some of the first to step onto shore in Jamestown more than 400 years ago. He earned a BS in biology at VaTech, and pursued a Masters in Zoology and a Ph.D. in Science Education/Museum Studies at University of Florida. For most of his career, he worked in the conservation education field at nature centers or zoos in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana and New York State. Prior to becoming the executive director of the Friends of Hamilton County Parks, Dr. Foster was the executive director of Wesselman Nature Society in Evansville Indiana. John’s wife Karin is the librarian at Hamilton Southeastern High School. He has two sons, both having graduated from Carmel High School. His youngest son, Adam, is pursuing a degree in Informatics at IU. His oldest son, Josh, graduated from IU with a double major in physics and math. Josh is currently a Physics PhD candidate at University of Michigan. John’s leisure time is spent gardening, hiking, and beekeeping.