Board Members

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Maria Santiago

Maria Santiago is the Founder & Executive Director of Chosen Ministries. She is a visionary with a passion for developing solutions for young families to thrive independently through effective personal and professional coaching and mentoring. Maria is a hands-on strategic planner, organizational developer, and project manager with a high aptitude for identifying and cultivating key relationships. Through over 11 years of business development, customer service and organizational development in the insurance industry, Maria has successfully displayed a confident, organized, self-starting personality with the ability to understand and clearly communicate with a wide variety of people. Her extensive community involvement with young women and children, as well as her professional experience with a large Indianapolis employment assistance firm has given her the tools needed to cultivate and further develop Chosen.

Pastor Jonathan Ember

Jonathan Ember
Pastor, Diversity Church Indy

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Dr. Anna Merrill
Psychology Fellow at Riley Hospital for Children in the Riley Child Development Center

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Greg Vance
CEO and Certified Career and Business Coach, Career Meets Purpose

JoAnna Brown

Dr. Joanna Mitchell-Brown
PHD, Senior Research Fellow, Sagamore Institute

Kathie Fox

Kathie Fox
Ministry Liason, Kaleo Indy

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Sara Miller
Sales Production and Financial Analyst at OneAmerica