Director of Business Development
Kim Reier is recognized as a trusted, results-oriented, and energetic leader and has spent most of her career working in public policy, development, and cross-functional project management. Kim has previously held positions at the Indiana Department of Education, Indianapolis Mayor’s Office, and most recently helped to lead Goodwill’s national expansion efforts of its adult high school model, The Excel Center. She has proudly been involved in developing new laws, policies, and regulations in 8 states, and has overseen and managed the approval of 23 schools across the country. Kim is passionate about work that leads to positively impacting the lives of others. In her role as Director of Business Development at Purdue Polytechnic High School, Kim enjoys developing relationships within communities and school districts that are anxious to rethink the high school experience and bring new opportunities to the students and future innovators they serve.
Director of Finance
Sharnell Johnson joined the PPHS team as Director of Finance in 2021. She has over 25 years of Finance experience, most recently as Director of Finance at Ivy Tech Community College Central Indiana campuses where she served for over 21 years. Sharnell holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Indiana State University and an MBA from Anderson. She is passionate about working in the community and has experience as a board member for several local organizations including the Madame CJ Walker Theater, National Coalition of 100 Black Women as well the Near North Development Corporation.
Sharnell is a graduate of Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership program and CICF Women’s Fund program. She currently serves as a Co-Chair of the Women’s Fund Grants Committee.
Sharnell is excited to join PPHS in her role as Director of Finance and is committed to continuing the high level of excellence within the organization. She plans to review, refine and update policies where necessary to ensure she meets and exceeds the expectations of all stakeholders. She is committed to learning, growing, and glowing in her new role.
In addition to her professional experience, Sharnell is passionate about working with youth and spends time mentoring. Sharnell is a native of Indy and enjoys spending time with her family and friends, shopping, sewing, and relaxing.
Director of Human Resources
LaShaun Aldridge joined the PPHS team as Director of Human Resources in 2021. LaShaun brings over 10 years of Human Resources experience working in industries from manufacturing to utilities. LaShaun holds a Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources from Indiana Tech and is a member of SHRM. She is excited to join the PPHS team and brings a wealth of experience in employee relations, benefits, and staff recruitment.
As Director of Human Resources, LaShuan oversees all aspects of staff recruitment, leave of absence, benefits, employee relations, leadership development, and compliance. LaShaun is eager to lend her professional experience to the team at PPHS. For any Human Resources-related questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.