Our Board of Directors

Charles Harsin

Charles E. Harsin is a retired pharmacist serving 41 years in retail pharmacy. Charles graduated from Butler University as class president with a BS Degree in Pharmacy. He worked for Esquire Pharmacy, serving as pharmacy manager from 1974 until 1984. He joined Hooks Drugs as pharmacy/store manager in 1984, and continued serving the company through a series of mergers and acquisitions, ending with CVS/Caremark, for 31 years. Charles currently volunteers in ministries at Neighborhood Fellowship Church, teaching elementary classes at Neighborhood Academy and other activities within the children’s ministry.

Lieutenant Cameron Ellison

Lieutenant Cameron Ellison is a 19-year veteran of the Fishers Police Department, with a total of 26 years of law enforcement experience. Lt. Ellison is currently under the Operations Division (Tactical Operations, Narcotics/Vice, Digital Forensics Laboratory and Department Law Enforcement Training) and serves as the supervisor for the Hamilton County Metro Child Exploitation Task Force (6 years). In addition, he serves as Team Leader for the Emergency Response Team (SWAT) (15 years), and is the Chief Firearms/Use of Force Instructor for the Fishers Police Department (7 years). Lt. Ellison previously served with the Hamilton County Drug Task Force for 4 ½ years and the Indiana Intelligence Fusion Center for 1 ½ years. He is also a graduate of the 248th Session of the FBI National Academy. Lt. Ellison serves as our expert in internet crimes involving children.

John Jewett, Jr.

John R. Jewett, Jr. is an Executive Vice President of PNC Real Estate Banking and Market Manager of its commercial real estate activities throughout the State of Indiana and Missouri. John’s Indianapolis group oversees and manages PNC’s largest real estate relationship. Prior to John’s PNC appointments and PNC’s acquisition of National City Corporation in December, 2008, John was an Executive Vice President of National City Bank and Indiana’s Commercial Real Estate Managing Director. John joined Merchants Mortgage Corporation, a subsidiary of Merchants National Corporation in 1984 as a Real Estate Investment Officer. John is a member of the downtown Kiwanis Club of Indianapolis and the Penrod Society. John serves on the Board of the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis. He is a former board member of the United Way of Central Indiana. John is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and the Indiana Apartment Association. He graduated from DePauw University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in History.

Harry Kennerk

Harry H. Kennerk is Chief Executive of Sycamore Commercial Real Estate, LLC since 1976. Mr. Kennerk has managed and developed real estate projects consisting of mixed-use developments, apartment communities, shopping centers and industrial projects, as well as leasing and property management programs. He also provides a range of financial services. Under his direction, Sycamore Commercial Real Estate, LLC is distinguished by its management teams of proven research, planning, legal, design, finance and marketing professionals. These professional associates are recognized as being among the most experienced and qualified in their respective fields. Mr. Kennerk is an award-winning real estate executive, recognized by the Society of Exchange Counselors twice as the recipient of the Cliff Weaver Award for the Most Creative Real Estate Transaction of the year. He is a member of the Board of Directors and Past President of the society, and was recently awarded a Lifetime Status Award for outstanding contribution to society. Mr. Kennerk has been professionally affiliated with the Apartment Association of Indiana, Indiana Commercial Board of Realtors and serves as past President of the Indianapolis Real Estate Exchange. He is also a member and past chair of Baptist Homes of Indiana, board member and past chair of the Golf Course of Indiana, and is active in other community not-for-profit boards and continuing community involvement.

James Strietelmeier

James F. Strietelmeier is actively involved with a wide variety of ministries through Neighborhood Fellowship Church in Indianapolis, Indiana. James has been involved in ministry at Neighborhood Fellowship Church for the past 20 years. He was previously involved in ministry with Zionsville Fellowship Church for 5 years. Neighborhood Fellowship currently provides ministry opportunities and services in the areas of homelessness, food pantries and a K-12 school, Neighborhood Academy. James has been instrumental in partnering with IU Health and other local colleges to form health and wellness clinics within the neighborhood to provide healthcare for the underserved. James has also been involved in African Evangelical Fellowship, Eagle Creek Fellowship and Zionsville Fellowship in a volunteer capacity. James and his wife currently have 8 children; 4 biological and 4 adopted.