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NAWM Voting

Welcome to the official ballot to vote for your representatives on the Board of Trustees and on the NAWM Board of Directors. All alumni (attending two semesters or more) and honorary alumni are eligible to vote.

Official Ballot

This ballot must be submitted by April 25, 2023

Please make your selections below then enter the required information at the end of the form. After you hit "Submit Vote," you will receive an email at the email address we have on file for you which will ask for confirmation.

Questions? Email or call Alumni and Parent Relations:, 765-361-6360.

Board of Trustees

Select one of the alumni listed below to serve on the Board of Trustees for a four-year term, 2023-2027.

  • *incumbent

    Christopher J. “Chris” Braun ’81 majored in political science at Wabash and received his J.D. from Southern Methodist University in 1984. He was a four-year letterman in football and received the Wabash College Alumni Spirit of the Monon Bell Award. Since 1994, Braun has been a name partner at Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP where he practices complex litigation in business and environmental law. For more than two decades, he has consistently been selected as a top lawyer for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America and Indiana Super Lawyer. Braun is a member of the College’s Board of Trustees where he serves as national chairman of the College’s annual fund and chairman of the Honorary Degree Committee. He served as chairman and founding member of Guerin Catholic High School and St. Maria Goretti Catholic School. He served on the Park Tudor Board of Directors for 10 years, including three years as president. Since 2001, Chris has been an adjunct professor of law at the IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Braun and his wife, Trish, have four daughters and live in
    Westfield, Indiana.

  • Shane M. Fimbel 02, a Lilly Scholar, majored in biology, participated in football, track, Sphinx Club, and was a leader in Sigma Chi fraternity. He earned a Ph.D. in neuroscience from University of Notre Dame, where he was a Reilly Fellow. He was awarded the Thomas Cole Prize in Biology from Wabash for his work in retinal regeneration. Fimbel served on the founding board for the Center for Innovation, Business, and Entrepreneurship and shaped relationships between Wabash and the University of Notre Dame graduate biology department and master’s degree programs in entrepreneurship (ESTEEM) and patent law. Fimbel has expertise in founding and operating high-growth companies. As co-founder and chief executive officer of Trek10, he guides the overall strategy and execution of one of the fastest growing pure play Amazon web services partners in North America. Prior to Trek10, Fimbel served as the chief operating officer of Global Access Point. He has held leadership roles at Purdue Research Foundation and served as an adjunct professor in the Krannert School of Management at Purdue. He is the founder of Intellectual Analytics with Jim Abercrombie ’02. The pair has developed or invested in several high-growth companies. Fimbel enjoys youth sports and time at the lake with his wife, Mindi, and three children.

  • James R. “Jim Williams ’88 exemplifies the meaning of the Gentleman’s Rule and public service through his work in the community and Wabash College. He has been involved with the College and Sigma Chi, has served as class agent for many years, and was awarded the Frederick Urbaska Distinguished Alumni Civic Service Award by the National Association of Wabash Men in 2022. Williams has a passion for recognizing and developing leadership. In 2018, he was appointed by the president of Ball State University to lead the board of the legislatively mandated and historic partnership between the university and Muncie Community Schools. Through his vision and innovative leadership, he has helped create a thriving, financially solvent school system with unlimited potential for growth and success. Under his direction, MCS has received more than seven million dollars in pledges and grants to support its mission. For service to the state of Indiana, Williams was awarded a Sagamore of the Wabash by Governor Holcomb in November 2022. He served as a state court trial judge, is a managing partner at his law firm of Defur Voran, serves as adjunct professor at Ball State teaching higher education law, and as a board member of the BSU Foundation.

  • If you would like to vote for someone not listed above, please write in their full name and class year below.

NAWM Board of Directors

Select up to three of the alumni listed below to serve on the National Association of Wabash Men Board of Directors for a three-year term, 2023-2026.

  • Kyle M. Bender ’12 is an associate director of global marketing at Eli Lilly & Company. After graduating from Wabash, he joined Teach For America as a classroom teacher and later held leadership positions in fundraising and government affairs for the organization. He received a master’s in business administration in marketing and management from the Kelley School of Business in 2021. He previously served on the IAWM board for four years and has served on the Executive Committee of the Society of Class Agents since 2016. He has twice received the R. Robert Mitchum Award for his work as a class agent and is also a member of the Board of Chapter Advisors for Phi Gamma Delta. He lives with his wife, Kathleen, in Indianapolis, Indiana.

  • Jared H. Lange ’08 joined Parkland Health, a public healthcare system that serves Dallas County, in March 2019, and is now the director of business sustainability and development. He is responsible for identifying, creating, and implementing high-impact projects that optimize revenue and operations to improve bottom-line performance. His healthcare leadership experience includes operations, consulting, support services, program development, process improvement, and data analytics. Before joining Parkland, Lange was a senior operations consultant for CallisonRTKL, where he helped define the future processes that would drive the conceptual design of a new facility. Lange spent the first seven years of his career with Crothall Healthcare, working in various support service roles in hospitals across the country. At Wabash, he majored in economics and a minored in mathematics. He earned his master’s in business administration from the University of Texas at Dallas. He obtained his Lean and Six Sigma Black Belt from the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers. He is the president of the Wabash Club of Dallas-Fort Worth and he sits on the American College of Healthcare Executives of North Texas Board of Directors. Lange and his wife, Madalyn, enjoy traveling.

  • Kevin W. Meyer 06 graduated with a degree in chemistry and has extensive experience in the life sciences industry, having invented, patented, and commercialized a diverse range of technologies. He has helped originate and run multiple biotechnology companies including Perfinity Biosciences and Monon Bioventures, which have proudly employed many Wabash College graduates. Perfinity makes tools that accelerate the development and clinical research of protein and mRNA therapeutics. Monon’s largest holding is Scioto Biosciences. At Scioto, Meyer led the manufacturing and regulatory efforts to begin clinical testing of a first-in-class autism drug. He is a brother in Phi Gamma Delta and served as a trustee of the Wabash College Phi Gamma Delta Association, Inc. from 2006 to 2017. Meyer lives in West Lafayette with his wife, Annie, and their daughter.

  • Harsh Singh ’01 is managing principal at Lodi Ventures, a Venture Capital fund based in Chicago focused on early-stage healthcare companies. He was involved with a variety of clubs and organizations at Wabash including Student Senate, Alpha Phi Omega, rugby, and the Sphinx Club. He served as Wally Wabash the mascot’s inaugural year. After graduation, Singh joined Deloitte and completed his master’s in business administration from the University of Michigan. He has spent time in the c-suite as well as investment banking in New York and London. He lives in the western suburbs of Chicago with his wife and three children.

  • David M. Zimmerman ’93 grew up on the south side of Indianapolis. He was encouraged to look at Wabash by a high school teacher. His years at Wabash were probably the best four years of his life and he grew a lot as a person. He was very shy in high school so it was the perfect environment for him to learn to be more outspoken and come out of his shell. After Wabash he went to Indiana University School of Medicine, graduating in 1997. Zimmerman then did a three-year residency in internal medicine at St. Vincent Hospital and a three-year residency in hematology and medical oncology at St. Louis University, finishing in 2003. Since then, he has been in private hematology and oncology practice, mostly in Fort Wayne, Indiana, specializing in management of cancers and blood disorders. Zimmerman has been involved with his daughters sports teams and caring for uninsured patients. He has been on the board of directors for the Fort Wayne Medical Surety Company and the Tri-State Medical Group, in addition to serving on the executive committee of his own physician-owned medical group.
  • If you would like to vote for someone not listed above, please write in their full name and class year below.

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