Board of Directors

Brad Wanek

Vice President, Social Programming

Brad attended Ball State University for both undergraduate and graduate studies and currently works as a licensed architect in downtown Fort Wayne. Brad has been the project architect for financial, healthcare, wellness, and various other project types and has been involved with master planning, renovations, new construction projects, and also rendering and 3D visualization packages.

Brad is a former graduate of the YLNI Leadership Institute and has been volunteering with YLNI since 2021. He has lived in Fort Wayne since 2015 and has been involved with organizations including Big Brothers Big Sisters, Fort Wayne Trails, Building Contractors Association YPF, ACE Mentor Program, American Institute of Architects, and the Fort Wayne Civic Theatre.

When out of the office, Brad enjoys working on his house in the 07 neighborhood, traveling, trying out new restaurants and breweries, playing guitar, golfing, and spending time with friends and family.

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