2019 Champion Of Youth First Breakfast


Dan Arens to Receive 2019 Champion of Youth First Award

Youth First, Inc. will honor community leader and former Board Member Dan Arens at its 12th Annual Breakfast of Champions event on Tuesday, October 22nd, at 7:00 am at St. Vincent Manor in Evansville. Arens will receive the Dr. William Wooten Champion of Youth First Award.

Dan’s passion for youth and the community is evident in everything he does, including raising a family with his wife, Sherri; growing a business; and serving as a volunteer for numerous organizations. An Indiana native, Dan received undergraduate and graduate degrees in management from Purdue University and launched his business consulting career. In the late 1970s, he moved to Southwest Indiana, where he co-founded Keller Schroeder & Associates, information technology and consulting firm.

While serving on Youth First’s Board from 2004 – 2011, and continuing to volunteer to this day, Dan has been instrumental in helping the organization plan for healthy growth and sustainability. His current community involvement includes the Downtown Evansville Rotary Club, the Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville, the Evansville Industrial Foundation, the Evansville Police Department Foundation, Crossroads Christian Church, and Youth First.