About Us

Meet the Team

We are a registered nonprofit organization, headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, operated by a volunteer board of directors and staff.


Max Yoder
Founding Director

Max is founder and executive director of The First Fund. He oversees all aspects of the organization’s operations, from fundraising to strategic planning.

A native of Goshen, Indiana, Max lives in Indianapolis, where he also serves as co-founder and CEO of Lessonly, the employee learning software.


Kevin Grande
Legal Counsel

Kevin is legal counsel for The First Fund, operating on behalf of Alerding Castor Hewitt, LLP.

Design and photography courtesy of Rita Troyer.