MattKonow

MATT KONOW

Executive Director

Matt started with Cross Connections in January 2012 after a highly successful sales and administrative career in the document imaging industry. He was the Branch Sales Manager for Oce North America from January 2008 to December 2011; and was an area Account Executive for them from May 2005 to December 2007. Prior to his career at Oce; he worked with troubled youth in the Indiana Dept. of Corrections from 1999 to 2005. He graduated in 2005 from Indiana Tech with a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. Matt is a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church (Fort Wayne) and served honorably in the United States Navy from 1993 to 1998.

 

 

 GaryYounghans

GARY YOUNGHANS

Clinical Director

Gary is a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). He has a master's degree in counselor education with a focus on marriage and family counseling from Indiana University. He earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from Purdue University and holds an additional master's degree in public administration from IU. He has also completed training programs in Marriage Mentoring and Prepare/Enrich for couples.

In addition to experience with the Youth Services Bureau and Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Gary worked with children and families during his internship at Park Center's Family Education Center.

He is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Counselors and the American Association of Christian Counselors. He and his family are members of Aboite Lutheran Church.

 

 

 Jennifer Robb


 JENNIFER ROBB

 Office Manager

Jen began her work as Office Manager for Cross Connections in August 2015.  She has been working as an Administrative Professional since November 2004 with service to Bob Thomas Ford and Kelley Automotive Group. 

Jen enjoys staying busy, co-leading the women's ministry as well as a fitness ministry at Southwest Lutheran Church, where she is a member.  She loves spending time with her husband and family and is the proud aunt to 3 beautiful nieces.  When asked what she finds most rewarding about her work at the ministry of Cross Connections she said, "Seeing God's work in the lives of those He brings to Cross Connections each day is fascinating, it brings me so much joy!"

 

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JIM DOHRMANN

Development Director

Jim has a Master's and Doctorate degrees in Theology from Tripp Bible Institute and is a Certified Biblical Counselor through the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors.  Jim was a counselor at Charter Beacon Behavioral Health and spent 16 years working with Eli Lilly in their Psychiatric Division.  He has been the school and congregational counselor for Holy Cross Lutheran Church and School for the past 5 years and is the founder of Joshua's Tent, an outreach counseling and fellowship ministry for area military veterans.  Jim has also served as an adviser to the Lutheran Military Veteran's and Families Ministry in Fort Wayne.

Jim enjoys spending precious time with his wife of 40 years, Jill.  Jim and Jill have a son and a daughter who both serve our country in the National Guard.  Jim is a member at Holy Cross Lutheran Church.

 

 
Shari Miller


SHARI MILLER

Billing Administrator

Shari began her working at Cross Connections in March of 2019.  Shari was previously employed by LifeSpring Counseling in Fort Wayne where she was the Office Manager.

Shari enjoys spending time with her husband of 31 years, Mike, and their 4 children.  Shari and her family attend Christ's Hope.