• 260-301-4501
  • rene@crossroadsadamscounty.org
  • Adams County, Indiana

Board of Directors

Rene LeBlanc is the Founder and Director of Crossroads Community. A Louisiana native, he completed a substance abuse counselor training program through the Louisiana Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority. Rene personally understands the challenges people in recovery face, and is a living example that people can overcome the past and live successful, productive lives. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Rene and his wife Rena live in rural Berne and have three adult children.

Hailey Beer is a Financial Advisor for Edward Jones in Decatur. She is passionate about growing the cities in which she serves in a deeper and more meaningful way. She and her husband David welcomed their first child in June 2022.

Kevan Biggs is the President and CEO of Ideal Suburban Homes in Decatur. He has been with the company since 1996 and took over full management in 2004, continuing to operate on the foundation of strong values and good moral judgment. Kevan brings strong leadership and experience in project management to the Crossroads Community board of directors and shares the mission, vision, and purpose of the organization.

Deana Friedt is Director of Project Management Office at Ambassador Enterprises. At AE, she assesses and implements best practice projects and discerns best strategies for successful execution across the organization. Deana holds a B.S. Business degree in Accounting from Indiana University Fort Wayne, Management Certification from Boston University, and Dale Carnegie Effective Speaking certification. She has experience in governing system conversion projects and integrations, relationship management, coaching, and process improvements. She and her husband, Mick, have been married 32 years and have two grown sons, Carter and Caden.

Pastor Steve Austin grew up in Wells County, Indiana. Pastor Steve graduated from Norwell High School in 1983. He joined the United States Army for a four-year enlistment in the 82nd Airborne Division. Steve is senior pastor at Grace First Community Church.