Advisory Board

Jim Alvarez



  • Currently the Director of Finance for Maple City Health Care Center.
  • Served as senior vice president and chief financial officer at Everence from 2006-2021.
  • Had an international business career in Puerto Rico, the Philippines and Texas in food processing and international grain markets.
  • Was an economics major at Goshen College and graduated in 1984, then earned his Master of Business Administration degree with a focus in marketing from Penn State University in 1988.

Gilberto Perez Jr.



  • Serves as the Vice President for Student Life and Hispanic Serving Initiatives, Dean of Students at Goshen College.
  • Authored the Bienvenido curriculum, a nationally recognized mental health promotion curriculum for Latino immigrants.
  • The first Latino to ever serve on the Goshen City Council.
  • Earned a bachelor’s degree in social work from Eastern Mennonite University, a master’s degree in social work from the Inter American University of Puerto Rico and a doctor of education from the University of New England.

Jeremy Stutzman



  • Has been the CEO at Lacasa since 2023.
  • Former mayor of Goshen from 2016-2023, the youngest in the history of Goshen when elected.
  • Added to the Goshen Community Schools Wall of Fame in 2021.
  • Full-time owner and manager of Lofty Ideas LLC from 2001 to 2016, a renovation and property rental company.

Dan Sullivan


  • Head men’s soccer coach at Goshen College since 2023 after serving as an assistant from 2016-2023.
  • Coached the Elkhart Memorial High School boy’s soccer team from 2009-2015, compiling a 50-55-15 record.
  • Led Elkhart Memorial to their first sectional title of the millennium in his final season.
  • Also has recreational and travel soccer coaching experience with boys and girls from 6-19 years old.