Hoosier Academies - Indianapolis
John Marske, President, received his undergraduate and his MBA degrees from the University of Notre Dame. In the past, he has served as a bank examiner for the Comptroller of the Currency and as a business owner, and he is currently employed as an investment analyst at M&I Bank. He teaches economics, accounting, and risk management courses at Marian University, and he has taught and started economic clubs at various high schools. He is a graduate of the Stanley K. Lacy leadership class and HCLA Leadership Academy, and currently sits on the board of the Entrepreneurial Advancement Center.
Gary J. Meyer, Treasurer earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in environmental science, and two Master of Science degrees from Purdue University, one in microbiology and the other in public finance and administration. He is currently owner and President of Square One, Inc. which specializes in technical, scientific, regulatory, and financial investigation and analysis. Square One, Inc. also has equity ownership in various limited liability corporations for which he serves as managing partner and chief technical officer. These companies primarily recycle industrial chemical byproducts into new chemical reagents to treat other polluted wastes. Mr. Meyer has served, or is currently serving, on the Board of Directors of the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library (IMCPL) and also RecycleForce/Workforce, Inc. which assists formerly incarcerated individuals in rebuilding their lives by providing gainful employment and comprehensive social services.
George Giltner, Secretary is the owner of FIRSTEP Robotics camp. FIRSTEP is a STEM-themed camp located in Indianapolis for 1st‒8th graders. George studied electrical engineering technology and technology education at Purdue University. While at Purdue, George rowed crew, was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity, and was actively involved in College Mentor for Kids. He taught at Carmel High School for nine years as a Technology Education Teacher and was also the robotics head coach. He is passionate about teaching students the exciting side of engineering, technology and robotics. George also fosters dogs through the Alliance Responsible Pet Owners, and is eager to help students in Indiana get the best education that they deserve.
Maurice Boler recently joined the Board of Hoosier Academies in January 2018. The son of educators, his family has a long history of being education proponents in the public, private, and charter school sectors. A lifelong resident of Indianapolis, Indiana he spent 21 years working in the private sector, as a Manager with Time Warner Cable, Vice President with Walker Information, and as the Director of Administration for Brightpoint Inc. (now Ingram Micro). For the past 14 years and currently, he has been employed by SHK Inc., a construction/facilities management consulting firm located in downtown Indianapolis. His experience with non-profit board governance includes completion of the Stanley K. Lacy Leadership Series - Class XIX (1994) and the Ardith Burkhardt Series, as well as serving on several boards, including Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Indianapolis, the Greater YMCA of Indianapolis, and several church boards at the Caring Place of Indianapolis (formerly Calvary Temple). While at the Caring Place, he served as a Lay Pastor (10 years) and Married Couples Counselor (six years).
He and his wife Shawn have been married for 22 years and have four children, who attended both private and public grade and high schools. All three have completed college either at Purdue or Indiana State.