SCS Foundation Board

Matt Haehl

Matt Haehl is a lifelong Shelbyville resident who graduated from Shelbyville High School in 1996. He received his bachelor’s degree in business management from Purdue University in 2000. Matt is married to his wife, Jenni, and they have two children, Brock and Sydney. Matt is the Vice President of Sales and Operations for Shelby Materials. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Shelbyville Boys and Girls Club and is a past President and Director for the Shelby County Babe Ruth. In his free time, he enjoys watching his children’s sports and activities, traveling, and proudly supporting Purdue football and basketball.

Dr. Matt Vance

Dr. Vance is currently serving as superintendent of Shelbyville Central Schools.  Previously, he served eight years as the superintendent in nearby Rush County Schools, with 27 years of overall educational experience.  A graduate of Franklin College, Dr. Vance went on to earn a master’s degree from Indiana Wesleyan University before earning his Education Specialist and Ph.D. degrees from Indiana State University. 

 He started his career at Greensburg High School as a teacher and coach, continuing on to Greenfield-Central High School where he taught, coached, and later served as athletic director and assistant principal.  He was the next principal at Tri Jr./Sr. High School and then assumed that same position at his alma mater Rushville High School, becoming superintendent of Rush County Schools in 2014.  As a side note, Vance actually started his coaching career in 1992 at Shelbyville High School while attending college, coaching football under Scott Olinger. 


Beau Browning

Beau Browning was raised in Shelbyville, Indiana and currently resides in Fishers with his wife, Mary. He sits on the Board of Directors for both the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce and for the local United Fund in Shelby County (SCUFFY), where he served as the 2014 Annual Drive Chair. Beau also co-chairs the Major Business Partners Committee through the Major Hospital Foundation, supporting its annual fundraising drive. He serves on the Finance Committee of the Blue River Community Foundation, volunteers as an active member of the Knights of Columbus Sacred Heart Council (#822), and is a parishioner of St. Louis de Montfont Catholic Church in Fishers. In his free time he enjoys travel and sports.

Kay Dee Baird

Kay Dee Baird is a 2001 graduate of Shelbyville Central High School. After graduation, Ms. Baird attended Indiana University, Indianapolis, and graduated from the Kelley School of Business with high distinction and bachelor’s degrees in accounting and finance. Ms. Baird then attended the Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana. Ms. Baird graduated from law school cum laude in 2009.

Ms. Baird is a currently a resident of Shelbyville. She is a partner at the law firm of Krieg DeVault LLP, where she represents primarily banks and financial institutions as a member of the firm’s Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy Practice Group. Ms. Baird is also a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group and represents clients in commercial litigation.

In addition to being a member of the Shelbyville Central Schools Foundation, Ms. Baird is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Section of the Indianapolis Bar Association and a parishioner at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Matt Nolley

Matt Nolley earned his B.S. from Purdue University. He then earned an MBA with a focus in accounting and marketing from Indiana University Kelley School of Business and a J.D. from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Matt is President of the Riley Area Development Corporation, serves on the Indianapolis Zoo Associate Council as Zoolala Chair and is a member of the 1816 (Indiana State Museum), Logistics & Corporate Partnership Committee.

Michelle Babcock

Michelle Babcock is the Business Manager of Shelbyville Central Schools. Mrs. Babcock attended Huntington University and graduated with Honors in her bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration and Human Resource. Mrs. Babcock also attended Indiana Association of School Business Officials where she earned her certification as Certified Business Officer. She has recently been accepted into IASBO’s two-year Leadership Academy. In addition to serving on the SCS Foundation Board, Mrs. Babcock is on the Board of Central Indiana School Employees’ Insurance Trust, where she serves on the Administrative, Finance and Clinic Oversight Committees. Mrs. Babcock is a resident of Shelby County. She is married to (RET.)1SG Shawn Babcock, they have two children and are expecting their first grandchild.

Floyd K. Hastings

Floyd K. Hastings is a lifelong resident of Shelbyville, IN and graduated from Shelbyville High School in 1980. Floyd is married to his wife, Jennifer. They have three grown children and one grandson. Floyd was employed with the Shelbyville Police Department for 28 years. He was a Reserve Officer for five years, was then hired full time in 1996 and retired in 2016.  He currently works as a Reserve Officer for the Shelbyville Police Department and is a Resource Officer for the Shelbyville Central Schools. Floyd was the D.A.R.E. Officer for 17 years of his career and continues to serve in that capacity. Floyd is a member of the Shelby Lodge #28 F.&A.M. and Shelby Lodge F.O.P # 84. In his spare time, he likes woodworking and baking special desserts upon requests.

Gayle Wiley

Gayle is a native of Shelbyville and graduated from Shelbyville High School in 1974. She then graduated with honors from Ball State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education in 1978 and a Master of Arts degree with endorsements in social studies and science in 1981.

Ms. Wiley taught second grade at  North Decatur Elementary school for nine years, and sixth grade at Shelbyville Middle School for two years. She also substituted across all grade levels for several years until deciding to run for the first elected Shelbyville Central School Board. Over the years Gayle represented the board for the Special Education Co-Op, also as secretary, Vice President and President. She served as President again during the past two years (2019-2021), having proudly served for a total of 24 years, retiring at the end of 2021.

During the years she was substitute teaching Gayle was busy raising her two children, son Will Brunner, SHS class of 2005 and daughter Drew Brunner Devilla, SHS class of 2013.  Ms. Wiley also studied with the Dyslexia Institute of Indiana to become a Specialist in Dyslexia using Orton Gillingham, and has been tutoring children with reading disabilities for 15 years.

In addition to the Shelbyville Central Education Foundation, Ms. Wiley is also currently serving on the board of directors of the Shelby County Public Library. She is a member of the Diligent Diggers Garden Club, which funds and maintains the library gardens. Gayle is also a member of the First United Methodist Church. She has been a past member of the Shelby County Arts Council, Mainstreet, Hometown Heritage Preservation group, Psi Iota Xi, and other civic and philanthropic organizations throughout the years. Outside of her keen interest in public education, other interests include reading, gardening, history, preservation, and genealogy. Most of all, she is enjoying her four wonderful grandchildren.

Cody Montgomery is a life long Shelby County resident.  He was raised between the Shelbyville and New Pal areas and graduated from Greenfield Central Highschool in 2006.  Cody went on to further his education at IUPUI and graduated from the Kelley School of Business with a Bachelor’s Degree in finance in 2011.  Cody is married to wife, Erica, and they have two children, Grace and Beckett. Cody is the President and co-owner of Shelby Tire and Auto Care. Cody is a member and serves as a trustee at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church.  In his free time Cody enjoys assistant coaching his son’s baseball team, camping, boating and traveling with his family.

Cody Montgomery

Krista Ketchum

Krista Ketchum is a dedicated individual with a diverse background and a passion for education and community involvement. She graduated from Yorktown High School in 2001 and went on to earn a degree in Business Administration from IWU. In 2012, Krista made the move to Shelbyville, where she has since established roots with her husband, Jason, and their five children: Briley, Jalen, Bracken, Ava, and Harper. Krista’s career in education has been marked by a commitment to serving students and families. She began her journey at Loper Elementary in 2013 before transitioning to the Preschool when it opened in 2019. Currently, Krista holds a position at the Central Office, where she collaborates with Kathleen. Her dedication to the field extends beyond the school day, as she has served as the Treasurer for the Golden Bear Preschool PTO for the past three years. Outside of her professional endeavors, Krista enjoys staying active and exploring the outdoors. In her free time, she can be found canoeing, hiking, participating in 5k runs, and taking on the challenge of the Indy Mini. Krista’s multifaceted experiences and genuine enthusiasm make her a valued member of the educational community in Shelbyville.