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Indianapolis Regional Office

Meet Our Leadership Team

 

Director: Michael R. Stephens

Michael R. “Mike” Stephens was appointed Director of the Indianapolis RO on Jan. 4, 2009. Mr. Stephens leads a staff of more than 600 people and is responsible for administering benefits and services to more than 530,000 Indiana Veterans, Servicemembers, their families and survivors. He also provides fiduciary services to Veterans and their families in 14 states in the Northeast.
Mr. Stephens began his VA career in 1991 as a Veterans Claims Examiner at the Des Moines RO.


Assistant Director: Teria Dowdy

 Teria Dowdy was appointed as the Assistant Director of the Indianapolis Regional Office in September 2019. Ms. Dowdy is responsible for the effective operation and oversight of the Indianapolis VA Regional Office, where there are currently over 600 employees serving our Veterans and their families.





Veterans Service Center Manager: Aaron Filsigner

 Aaron Filsigner was selected as the Veterans Service Center Manager (VSCM) at the Indianapolis VBA Regional Office effective August 2, 2020. Prior to his assignment, Mr. Filsigner served as the VSCM at the Sioux Falls VBA Regional Office beginning July 25, 2016. 


Cheyenna Irwin

Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E) Officer: Cheyenna Irwin

Cheyenna took this position in 2019.  She leads a staff of 20 employees and is responsible for assisting Veterans with service-connected disabilities to obtain suitable employment or achieve independent living goals. 


Horace Jordan

Chief, Support Services Division: Horace Jordan

Horace Jordan took this position in June 2017. He leads a staff of 22 employees that serves over 600 Regional Office employees.


Hillary Jedicka

Fiduciary Hub Manager: Hillary Jedlicka

Hillary Jedlicka took this position in January 2017. She leads a staff of 367 employees that serve 14 Northeastern states.