Angela Stewart, Community Initiatives Officer, Battle Creek Community Foundation (BCCF) and BCVision
Angie has been Community Initiatives Officer at BCCF since 2013. A consummate multitasker, she provides leadership for Operation Fit, Battle Creek BCycle, and several Regional Health Alliance initiatives. In 2015, BCVision oversight was added to her role. As a Battle Creek native, Angie believes building relationships based on a diverse set of values will keep Battle Creek moving in the right direction. She studied social work at Western Michigan University and served as a probation officer for Calhoun County District Court. Angie loves continuous learning. She spends her downtime watching documentaries and participating in fitness-related adventures.
Devon Gibson, Community Initiatives Associate, BCVision
Devon is good with numbers and fascinated with data and searching out new trends. He joined BCVision as Community Initiatives Associate in October of 2016. Devon studied business management and is an alumnus of the first class of W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Community Leadership Network Fellowship. He previously served as Operations Manager, Sprout Urban Farms. A lifelong resident and graduate of Battle Creek Central High School (BCCHS), Devon is a member of the BCCHS Alumni Association and Battle Creek Pubic Schools Education Foundation Fund. Devon also enjoys basketball and serves as BCCHS Assistant Coach for Varsity Boys Basketball.
Olivia Harvey, Community Initiatives Associate, BCVision
Olivia joined BCVision in October 2017 to support Battle Creek’s community initiatives, Encourage BC!, and related programs. She comes to BCVision with diverse experience. Olivia has worked in the corporate, academic and nonprofit environments. Prior to BCVision, she was a member of the Corporate Communications team at Kellogg Company. Olivia studied communications at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. She enjoys spending time with her family.
Danni Heddinger, Community Initiatives Assistant, BCVision
Danni’s sparkling personality allows her to easily work across the table with all BCVision stakeholders. In 2015, she became a coordinator with Operation Fit. Earlier this year, Danni was hired into her current role. She has a degree in business administration and experience working in preschool education. In Danni’s spare time, she is a setter for an intramural volleyball team. Danni’s favorite place to visit is the beach – “It doesn’t get any better than that,” she says.
Sara Way, Marketing Associate, BCCF and BCVision
Sara is a college student planning to study advertising at Western Michigan University and is studying graphic design at Kellogg Community College. She joined BCCF in 2015 as an intern focused on developing content for marketing and social media. Sara’s artistic skills continue to develop rapidly. This summer, creating graphic designs for BCVision, was added to her responsibilities. Before BCCF, Sara trained new employees at Panera Bread. She likes to paint, hike, run and rock climb at Climb Kalamazoo.