Pat Wachtel

Pat  Wachtel Patricia Wachtel is president and CEO of Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis. Since joining Girls Inc. in 2007, Pat has led the organization through a transition from a club-based operation to a collaborative outreach model of program delivery that has dramatically increased its services to girls. In 2010, Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis celebrated growth of more than 50% with nearly 4,100 program registrations for area girls. Pat previously had a 28-year career in commercial banking and corporate philanthropy. Most recently, she served 11 years as vice president of community and corporate relations for Irwin Mortgage Corporation and one year as interim president of Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana. Pat has also been an active community volunteer, having served on the Mayor’s Charter School Advisory Board, chaired the boards of Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana, Dayspring Center, and Local Initiatives Support Corporation, and served on the Indiana Grantmaker’s Alliance board. In 2009, Pat was honored with a Torchbearer Award from the Indiana Commission for Women. Pat holds a B. S. in Business Administration from Butler University and an M.B.A. from Indiana University.