Ritch Hochstetler


Ritch has over 30 years of experience as a professional trainer leading students and adults to grow as persons and leaders. Ritch has a B.A. Business Administration from Goshen College, Goshen, IN and a M.S. Theology from Fuller Seminary, Pasadena, CA. Ritch has lived and served in California and Kansas, returning to Indiana 14 years ago to work with uLEAD , where he works now as President & CEO. Certifications Include Challenge Ropes Course Man-ager, Appreciative Inquiry Facilitator, NEOS Self-Efficacy Measure Administrator, and True Colors Temperament Assessment Trainer. Ritch is an avid kayaker, folk guitar singer-songwriter, and loves spending with his family.


  • B.A. in Business Administration from Goshen College, Goshen, Indiana
  • Master of Theology – Youth Ministry from Fuller Seminary, Pasadena, California. 


  • True Colors Personality Temperament Facilitator
  • Appreciative Inquiry Strategic Planning Facilitator
  • Ministry By Strengths Facilitator
  • Developmental Asset Profile Pre/Post Test Administrator
  • Challenge Education Low and High Ropes Facilitator
  • Greenleaf Servant Leadership Certificate Program
  • Servant By Design Personality Assessment
  • Perceived Competence Functioning Inventory Self Efficacy Measure



574.696.1085  ext. 302