Our Team

Ami Peacock, MSW, LISW-S Director
Ami has a long association with mentoring as a former employee and contractor for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio. She created and managed their first Hispanic Mentoring program. More recently she was the manager for the Mount Carmel West Healthy Living Center, where she created and developed bilingual health and wellness services for vulnerable communities addressing issues of infant mortality, obesity and chronic disease management. Prior to that she served as a hurricane relief social worker in Miami, Florida and lived in Argentina for a year teaching English to youth while doing community development work. Through these engagements she has managed staff, finances and fund acquisition / grant reporting, developed and cultivated partnerships with community organizations, designed and delivered training, and built programs and functions from the ground up. What a great journey of preparation for leading Mentor Central Ohio through its next exciting chapter!



Courtney Koehler Administrative Specialist
Courtney McCaleb Koehler has served children and families of diverse backgrounds and cultures for over ten years. Originally from Columbus, she obtained her bachelor’s degree from Capital University and then returned home to serve her former, at-risk community as a teacher. Throughout her teaching and music career, Courtney served as the Positive Behaviors Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Co-Coordinator, facilitated a Building Leadership Team, and served as an Executive Board Member of a 501(c)3. As a volunteer, Courtney served as a mentor and Holiday Wish volunteer with Franklin County Children’s Services in addition to serving as the Resident Environmental Education Intern at the Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge in Nampa, Idaho. During her time there she hosted children’s programs, community outreach events, workshops, and coordinated volunteers. Her most recent employment has been with Nationwide Children’s Hospital where she served in the Community Education Department as a trauma informed Parent Partner with the SPARK program (Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids), an in-home, kindergarten readiness program.



MENTOR Central Ohio Advisory Council

Elizabeth Martinez, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio
Kimeta Dover, Retired
Art Flesch, Retired
Jim Kilgore, CIVISTA Bank
Steven Miller, United Negro College Fund Inc.

John Schilling, Design Group
Michael Schilling, Franklin County Children Services
Kathleen Smith, Nationwide Insurance
Kip Wahlers, Ice Miller LLP
Randy Ware, AEP
Ron Wollett Stage Capital, LLC