Kyle is the Executive Director of the Jay Community Center. Prior to joining JCC in January of 2013, Kyle worked full time with a local family business, Cook's Nursery & Trim. His educational background includes being a 2002 graduate of Jay County High School and receiving a BS from the nationally ranked Ball State Entrepreneurship Program in 2006. Civically, Kyle was a past member of the board of directors in both the Portland and Jay County Chamber of Commerce and is currently active with the Portland Revolving Loan Committee, 20/20 Implementation Committee, and the Jay County Tourism Commission.
Mitch is the Director of Operations at the Jay Community Center. Mitch is married to his wife Angie, and they have 4 children. He was a 2002 graduate of Jay County High School. He then attended Ancilla College from 2003-2004, before graduating from Manchester College with a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education in 2007. While attending Manchester, he was a 3 sport athlete (Baseball, Basketball, and Track & Field.) After graduating, he played professional baseball for the Kalamazoo Kings of the Frontier League. After being released from Kalamazoo, he then became the General Manager of two Gold’s Gym’s. One in Merrillville, Indiana and the other New Buffalo, Michigan, until 2010 when he got the unique opportunity to play professional baseball in Italy from 2010-2012.