Millennial Leaders Alliance

The Millennial Leaders Alliance (MLA) is the leadership body of Millennial 2020, a network of Millennials (roughly between the ages 15-25) committed to changing the story of Northeast Indiana.

Millennial Leaders Alliance networking group in Fort Wayne Indiana


To engage Millennials in developing, attracting, and retaining talent in the region. 


2014-2015 MLA

The MLA represents Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, and Whitley counties. It is made up of 3-4 Millennials per county, 1 MLA leader per county, the Vision 2020 staff and a maximum of 4 at-large members.

Adams County 


Allen County 


DeKalb County


Huntington County 

   Luke Bone 
       Josh Wickersham
     Adam Bouthot
     Jessica Miller
        Justin Sheehan
     Josh Smith
 Brandon Wiegand
     Leader: Dan Kennedy        

LaGrange County


Noble County


Steuben County


Wabash County

   Anna Pasquali     
     Mitch Schaefer  

   Carrie Schieber


Wells County


Whitley County




     Lindsey Hively    
          Katie Rethlake    
      Miranda Ringel    
     Peter Schnellenberger

2014-2015 Agenda

Millennial Engagement

  • Presentations to high school classrooms throughout Northeast Indiana to share experiences about living, studying and working in the region.

MLA Exclusive

  • Speed networking events with members of Vision 2020's Regional Opportunities Council and Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana.
  • Pursue a volunteer project to support one of Vision 2020's five pillars.            
  • Job shadow opportunities allowing MLA member to explore career options in the region. 
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Contact Sonya Snellenberger for more information. 

We are currently accepting applications for the 2014 - 2015 MLA! 

Visit our blog to read about projects and programs that Millennials are engaged in-- around the region and around the country!