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Headquarters Staff

The Fraternity is fortunate to have well-qualified and passionate staff who serve in the best interests of our undergraduates and alumni. These staff members all have various responsibilities, but share the common characteristic of a passion for Zeta Beta Tau.

All staff can be reached by contacting the Indianapolis headquarters at (317) 334-1898 or by emailing zbt@zbtnational.org. The International President of the Fraternity can be reached at zbtpresident@zbtnational.org.

To contact Zeta Beta Tau Foundation staff, click here. To contact National Permanent Endowment Fund staff, contact ZBT International Headquarters.

If you are a representative of a chapter or colony seeking your staff liaison, please click here to read more and see the 2017-18 Chapter Liaison Grid.

Laurence Bolotin

Laurence A. Bolotin, M.Ed., CAE, Alpha Zeta (University of Florida) 2001

Contact Laurence for matters pertaining to:

  • Strategic plan
  • Housing
  • Insurance
  • Governance
  • Human resources
  • Working for ZBT
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Alumni Engagement
About Laurence

Laurence grew up in South Florida and joined ZBT in 1998 at the Alpha Zeta (Florida) Chapter. Prior to becoming executive director of ZBT he served as the executive vice president for the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce in addition to prior roles at ZBT including associate executive director and director of chapter affairs.

Laurence’s passion for ZBT dates back to his experience in his undergraduate chapter and life-changing opportunities that came along with it. His leadership experience at Florida inspired him to pursue a graduate degree with a focus in student affairs and higher education administration.

Prior to coming to work for ZBT in 2005 he spent time working at The University of Texas and California State University – San Marcos. When not working hard, Laurence enjoys exploring the world outside of the United States.

Libby Anderson

Libby Anderson, CAE

Contact Libby for matters pertaining to:

  • Risk management
  • Brand management
  • Office administration
  • Interfraternal inquiries
  • Nationally sponsored programs and meetings
  • Leadership opportunities
About Libby

Libby is a member of the Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority where she serves on the Alpha Epsilon Phi Foundation Board of Directors, a lead facilitator for programs of the North-American Interfraternity Conference, member of the Fraternity and Sorority Assessment Coalition Project, a member and volunteers for both the Fraternity Executives Association and the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors.

Additionally, Libby has been awarded the Jack L. Anson Award for Interfraternity Excellence from Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, the Distinguished Service Award from the Association of Fraternity and Sorority Advisors and ZBT’s Riegelman-Jacobs Award for Outstanding Interfraternal Service. Libby is a graduate of the University of Missouri with a bachelor’s degree of educational studies in family and consumer science education and Indiana State University with a Master of Science degree in student affairs administration.

In her spare time, Libby likes to travel, cook and go to the theater.

Shelly Laflin

Shelley Laflin

Contact Shelley for matters pertaining to:

  • Financial affairs relating to the organization
  • Financial statements
  • Budgeting
  • Payment plans and collections
  • Accounts payable
  • Accounts receivable
About Shelley

She is a member of Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority. Shelley graduated from university with a degree in accounting and went on to receive her 4th Level Certified General Accountant. Prior to becoming Director of Finance at ZBT, Shelley had served as an accountant and assistant controller for 20 years. Shelley is excited to continue to share her experience and effectively apply it to the continued growth of ZBT.

Patsy Faulkner

Patsy Faulkner

Contact Patsy for matters pertaining to:

  • Special membership requests
  • Membership appeals
  • Release/reinstatement requests
  • Scheduling meetings with leadership
About Patsy

Patsy has been on the ZBT staff since the international office moved to Indianapolis in 1995. She has enjoyed working for ZBT – especially talking to all the alumni and undergraduates. Patsy was born in Mexico, but was raised in the States since she was 9 months old, and has lived in Indiana most her life.

She has two daughters and a son-in-law. Patsy graduated from Ricks College (now known as BYU-Idaho) with a degree in office education. In her spare time she loves to read, do crafts, watch movies, but most of all she loves to hang out with her kids.

Brian Hoffman

Brian A. Hoffman, Sigma (Tulane University) 2009

Contact Brian for matters pertaining to:

  • Assisting with current and future expansion projects
  • Marketing and recruitment material review
  • Marketing and recruitment strategy training
  • Recruitment referrals
About Brian

Brother Hoffman is a 2009 graduate from the Sigma Chapter at Tulane University. After receiving his degree he worked for ZBT International Headquarters as a Consultant and then serving for two years as the Director of Chapter Affairs.

After concluding those roles with ZBT, Hoffman pursued his master’s degree in Higher Education at Florida State University. After graduating from Florida State, he worked for two years as the Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life at the University of Tampa. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, going to concerts and seeing movies.

Andrea Smithson Benek

Andrea Smithson Benek

Contact Andrea for matters pertaining to:

  • Social media
  • Publications and Fraternity emails
  • Graphics requests and branding information
  • Vendor and supply information
  • Press releases
About Andrea

The Hoosier native attended Franklin College in Franklin, where she was editor of both the student newspaper and magazine. She was initiated into Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity while studying journalism at Franklin. As an undergraduate, she served in several programming and Panhellenic leadership roles with ZTA and the campus Order of Omega group, and now she is a volunteer for her local alumnae club as well as the Fraternity Communications Association. The current Indianapolis resident worked in the newspaper industry for 10 years at several small publications across central Indiana, serving in roles including Editor and Presentation Editor, before joining ZBT. Andrea is a proud geek who loves Star Wars, vampire books, ’90s TV shows, playing board games and Indianapolis Colts football.

Jesse P. Kopp, Delta Eta (Lynn University) 2011

Contact Jesse for matters pertaining to:

  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Networking and career development
  • Alumni events and involvement
  • Alumni associations
About Jesse

Brother Kopp grew up in Connecticut and joined ZBT in 2007 at the Delta Eta Chapter at Lynn University. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree from Lynn in 2011, he went on to earn an MBA from the university. Prior to becoming Director of Alumni Engagement for the Fraternity, he served as the Associate Director of Development for the Zeta Beta Tau Foundation.

Jesse lives in Florida with his wife, Amanda, and their dog, Tinkerbell. He loves golf, traveling, running and the New York Yankees, New York Giants and New York Rangers.

Chelsea Sheridan

Chelsea E. Sheridan

Contact Chelsea for matters pertaining to:

  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Networking and career development
About Chelsea

Chelsea is a native of Cleveland, Ohio and a member of the Theta Chi chapter of Alpha Xi Delta from the University of Toledo. There she held several leadership positions within her organization, which peeked her interest in giving back to her organization on a regional and national level. After her time at Toledo, Chelsea attended the University of Mississippi where she completed her M.A. in Higher Education & Student Personnel, while also serving in her most recent position, Graduate Assistant for Leadership and Involvement. Chelsea brings with her a passion for leadership development, volunteer initiatives, and event planning.

Outside of the professional world, Chelsea enjoys traveling, blogging, spending time with friends and family, and being a Cleveland sports fan.

Nancy Schwartz

Nancy C. Schwartz

Contact Nancy for matters pertaining to:

  • Risk prevention
  • GreekLifeEdu
  • Alcohol Skills Training Program (ASTP)
  • Membership information and appeals
About Nancy

Nancy is a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma from the University of North Texas. She held several officer positions while she was an undergraduate and currently serves in numerous local and national volunteer roles. After her time at UNT, she attended the George Mason University and worked as the Graduate Assistant for Fraternity and Sorority Life. In her most recent position, she served as the Assistant Director of Chapter Services for Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority.

Outside of the professional world, Nancy loves to cook, take her dogs on walks and travel.

David Dworkin

David S. Dworkin, Alpha Beta (Greater Philadelphia Area) 2017

Contact David for matters pertaining to:

  • Words to Action program and other hate prevention education opportunities
  • Hate Against One is Hate Against All campaign
  • Campus incidents related to racism or anti-Semitism
About David

Brother Dworkin is a native of the Chicagoland area, and a graduate the Alpha Beta Chapter. During his time in college, he worked for Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10), the Anti-Defamation League and Equality Pennsylvania. He was also involved with Hillel at Temple University and The David Project. He is located in Chicago, Illinois.

He loves traveling, spending time with family and friends and reading.

Brandon Goldberg

Brandon M. Goldberg, Delta Iota (University of Central Florida) 2011

Contact Brandon for matters pertaining to:

  • Working with chapters and colonies on day-to-day operations
  • Officer training and transition
  • Risk management
  • Recruitment
About Brandon

Brother Goldberg grew up in South Florida and joined ZBT his freshman year in 2006 at the Beta Tau Colony at the University of Central Florida, later chartered as the Delta Iota Chapter. He held a leadership role with the Fraternity throughout time as an undergraduate, in roles including Secretary and Vice President. He often regards his experiences and education through ZBT to be as equally important to him as his college degree. Before joining the ZBT International Headquarters staff, he previously worked with Hawks Cay Resort in the Florida Keys and several resorts in the Orlando, Florida, area with a focus on sales and guest services over the past seven years.

In his spare time, Brandon is a world traveler, enjoys running, cooking, playing guitar, spending time at the beach, watching UCF and Miami Dolphins football and Premier League Soccer, especially West Ham United.

Bobby Smith

Robert (Bobby) F. Smith, Delta Omicron (University of Tampa) 2017

Contact Bobby for matters pertaining to:

  • Chapter operations and recruitment
  • Brotherhood development
  • Officer training and transition
About Bobby

Brother Smith is a Long Island native who joined the Delta Omicron Colony at the University of Tampa as a freshman in 2013. During his time as an undergraduate he watched his fraternity transition from a colony to a chapter and served as the Recruitment Chairman, External Vice President and President. Brother Smith has attended Dover Days, the 2016 International Convention and the James E. Greer, Jr. Presidents Leadership Academy twice, as a participant and facilitator. He enjoys meeting brothers from other chapters and hearing about their ZBT experience. In his free time he loves skateboarding, shooting video, editing and being a New York Islander fan.

Bradley Whittaker

Bradley J. Whittaker, Gamma Xi (University of California, Santa Barbara) 2017

Contact Bradley for matters pertaining to:

  • Chapter operations and recruitment
  • Brotherhood development
  • Officer training and transition
About Bradley

Brother Whittaker is a 2017 graduate of the Gamma Xi Chapter at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Joining his sophomore year in college when his chapter was a colony with around 40 brothers, Bradley served as Recruitment Chair and lead a powerful recruitment that more than doubled the size of his Colony. Following this great experience, Brother Whittaker was an intern at ZBT International Headquarters, received the Barry D. Siegel Recruitment Award at the 2015 International Convention in Las Vegas on behalf of Gamma Xi, and received a Zeta Beta Tau Foundation scholarship that helped him afford tuition. This motivates him to give back to the Fraternity and he now serves as a Chapter Development Consultant.

While Bradley loves to travel, he also enjoys hiking, free climbing, reading novels or philosophy and spending time with his family.

Nina Bader

Nina Bader

Contact Nina for matters pertaining to:

  • Chapter and officer rosters
  • OmegaFi and myZBT
  • Billing
  • Ritual kits
About Nina

Nina is originally from Boca Raton, Florida, and currently lives in Indianapolis. She attended Indiana Wesleyan University where she obtained her B.S. in Accounting and Business. She comes to ZBT after spending several years working for CPA firms in the Indianapolis area.  In her free time Nina loves to craft for her Etsy store, read anything and watch sci-fi shows, spend time with her husband Doug and their pets Bender, Leela and Fry.

Heather Jungemann

Heather Jungemann

Contact Heather for matters pertaining to:

  • General office inquiries
  • Office operations and procedures
  • Insurance certificates
  • Administrative support
About Heather

Heather is originally from Ohio, where she obtained her degree from Miami University. At Miami, she worked in the Applied Research Center, where she developed an interest in higher education. After graduating, her interest continued, working in the areas of admissions, recruiting and career/student services. Outside of work, Heather enjoys visiting museums, and spending time with her husband and two boys.