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Meyer named president and CEO of Passages

Posted: Friday, August 16, 2013

Passages, Inc. in Columbia City is pleased to announce the hiring of Jason Meyer as the organization's next president and CEO. He will serve in that capacity for both Passages and its sister organization, Whitley Crossings Neighborhood Corporation. Meyer will assume the position on August 26. Tom O’Neill’s tenure as the current president and CEO will end on September 30, 2013.

Meyer’s responsibilities will include developing effective and sustainable relationships with key external constituents and stakeholders of Passages. He will focus on cultivating relationships with current and potential individual, corporate and foundation based donors, collaborating with peer organizations in the region, and seeking opportunities for partnerships that enhance the quality of life for Passages’ clients. Meyer will work closely with local, state and national legislators and trade associations, advocating for the rights of individuals with an intellectual disability.

“I am very excited to join Passages and lead our organization to continue to fulfill our vision to be a premier provider of quality supports to enable the individuals we serve to discover their potential and achieve the quality of life they desire,” Meyer stated. “I am truly fortunate to join such a great team and be a part of helping fulfill the dreams of the individuals we serve throughout northeast Indiana,” he concluded.

Meyer joins the team at Passages after spending eight years at Pathfinder Services in Huntington, where he served in roles including assistant to the president and most recently as marketing manager. Meyer is a graduate of Ball State University in Muncie where he holds a Bachelor of Arts in Telecommunications and a graduate of Bishop Dwenger High School in Fort Wayne. He and wife Lea have three children.

Passages, Inc. is a non-profit corporation that was established in Columbia City in 1954. The organization currently serves over 240 individuals; offering a variety of community based programs and services for individuals with an intellectual disability. In September, Passages will open its new Creative Learning Center.  For further information on Passages, Inc. please visit http://www.passagesinc.org/ or contact Tom O’Neill at (260) 244-9310.