Noblesville Schools Names Assistant Superintendents

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Noblesville Schools announced two new promotions to assistant superintendent, Ryan Rich (left) and Heather Hendrich. The two replace the departing Dr. David Mundy. CFO David Hortemiller(right) will also see an expansion of his of ce’s responsibilitiesand areas of operation.

Noblesville Schools announced today that they have appointed Ryan Rich and Dr. Heather Hendrich as assistant superintendents, replacing Dr. David Mundy who has been named the new superintendent of Sheridan Community Schools.

Rich takes on the role of assistant superintendent from his current position as co-executive director of learning. He will now be the district’s academic leader, overseeing the learning department and supporting educator selection and development. Previously, Rich served as the principal of Noblesville East Middle School. He is currently pursuing his doctorate at Ball State University and holds a Ball State master’s degree and educational specialist degree.

Hendrich, currently the district’s safety director, will serve as assistant superintendent for HR and safety. She will oversee human resources while continuing to lead the district’s safety efforts and transportation department. Prior to joining Noblesville Schools in 2019, Hendrich served as assistant superintendent at Western School Corporation. She holds a doctorate in education from Ball State University.

Chief Financial Officer David Hortemiller will also see an expanded role as part of Mundy’s departure. In addition to running the district’s business office, he will now lead facility and grounds operations with responsibility for master facility planning and oversight.“These new appointments capitalize on the talent of our highly skilled district team and will position Noblesville Schools for success heading into the future,” said superintendent Dr. Beth Niedermeyer. “This arrangement also creates staffing efficiencies, allowing the district to realize a cost savings. Please join me in congratulating Ryan, Heather and David. I’m confident they will continue to provide the highest level of service to our students, staff and families.”