President And General Manager
Arlan Yoder is the President and General Manager of the Schowalter Foundation. He accepted the responsibility to lead the Foundation in 2016 following the retirement of Jerre Bontrager.
Previously he was the Senior Investment Officer and Vice President of Everence Trust Company. Earlier in his career, Arlan was with Via Christi Health, a nonprofit integrated health system headquartered in Wichita, KS. He served there in several leadership positions including eighteen years as the Chief Financial Officer.
Arlan grew up on the farm near Newton, KS and has personally maintained ownership and interest in farmland throughout his adult life. He graduated from Hesston College, Wichita State University with a BBA in accounting and Fort Hays State University with a MBA. He holds the designation of Certified Public Accountant. He has served on numerous health care, community, professional and church-related Boards.
Arlan is a member of the Whitestone Mennonite Church in Hesston, KS and lives in Hesston. He and his wife, Ila, have three children and seven grandchildren.