Sarah Strimmenos: President and CEO

Sarah Strimmenos

Fort Wayne, IN – Sarah Strimmenos has been chosen as President and CEO of the Foellinger Foundation.

Strimmenos’ experience includes nine years in commercial banking at Old National Bank, where she has served as the Fort Wayne Market President. She also served on the Board of Directors for the Old National Bank Foundation. Prior to her career in banking, she worked as a CPA for 20 years with a special interest in foundation work.

Her involvement with Foellinger Foundation began 25 years ago when, as an auditor with a CPA firm, she was assigned to conduct the Foundation’s audit. Strimmenos managed the annual audit for ten years, after which she joined the Foundation’s Audit Committee. Her service to the Foundation also includes nine years on the Board of Directors.

The Foellinger Foundation is a private, charitable foundation that awards grants to effective grantee organizations led by adaptive leaders for the benefit of people in Fort Wayne and Allen County, Indiana. The Foundation was created in 1958 by Helene R. Foellinger, The News-Sentinel’s publisher from 1936 to 1980, and Helene’s mother, Esther A. Foellinger. It was established to carry forward their family’s tradition of civic involvement, private philanthropy and active concern for the well-being of their community. Visit for more information.