TBHC Staff & Trustees

Michael D. Fouts

Michael D. Fouts

Executive Director

Email  | mfouts@trianglebhc.org
Phone | 317.203.4506

Mr. Michael Fouts assumed the post of Executive Director of the Triangle Building & Housing Corporation (TBHC) in summer of 2015. Michael is the TBHC’s first full-time Executive Director. His responsibilities include consulting with local alumni groups about potential housing options, development of housing educational programs, facility management, and alumni engagement.

Fouts first came to Triangle Fraternity in 2011 when he joined the Triangle Fraternity National Headquarters staff as the organization’s first Director of Alumni Services. In this role, Fouts was responsible for coordinating alumni services provided by the National Fraternity and assisting with services requested by alumni members and local housing corporations.

Michael Fouts joined the Triangle Fraternity National Headquarters team after many years working with the men’s fraternal movement.  He served Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity for five years as a Regional Director and Coordinator for Housing Development and Support.  Prior to that, he worked at Indiana State University as the Director of Academic Peer Advocates Programming.  Most recently, Fouts served as the Program Director for the Engineering Peer Mentors program at Western Michigan University.

Michael holds two bachelor’s and two master’s degrees, including a master’s in higher education and student affairs.  He has presented numerous programs and workshops across the country focusing on membership recruitment, risk management, and alumni engagement.

Feel free to contact Mike for assistance with Alumni Advisory Board training, regional alumni events, volunteering with a local chapter or colony, and business pertaining to the Triangle Building & Housing Corporation. Mike may be reached via email at mfouts@trianglebhc.org or (317) 837-9640.

Ray Guttendorf

Ray Guttendorf

Director of Business Operations

Email  | rguttendorf@trianglebhc.org
Phone | 317.203.4506

Ray joined the Triangle team in 2021 as the Director of Business Operations. Ray received his Bachelors of Arts in Communications from Easten Illinois University where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, PRSSA, Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity, and a coach for Girls on the Run. He also received his Associates Degree in 2012 from Parkland College where he was a student trustee on the board of trustees, and a founding member of the Alpha Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Phi Omega.

Prior to joining Triangle, Ray was the Finance Administration Coordinator for Sigma Tau Gamma. He has also worked on multiple political campaigns, and held various roles in Accounting & Human Resources. In his free time you can find Ray traveling the world, playing Gaelic sports, trying new cuisine, watching cooking shows with his wife, and reading history books.

Contact Ray for questions on house invoicing, house vendor support, and housing deposits .

Directors

Richard F. Beaubien mich64

Richard F. Beaubien mich64

Chairman

Richard Beaubien is Managing Director at Beaubien Engineering.  He was previously Transportation Department Head at Hubbell, Roth & Clark Consulting Engineers for more than 20 years.  He received bachelors and masters degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Michigan.  His employment experience includes five years as a Highway Engineer with the Federal Highway Administration and fourteen years as the Transportation Department Head for the City of Troy, Michigan. 

He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Michigan, Illinois, Missouri, Florida, and California.  He has been certified as a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer and a Road Safety Professional by the Transportation Certification Board in Washington, DC.  He is a Past International President of the Institute of Transportation Engineers.  He is a received the Institute’s Marsh Award for Distinguished Service.

He is a Past President of the Intelligent Transportation Society of Michigan, and he received their Outstand Service Award.  He chairs the Southeast Michigan Regional Transportation Operations Coordinating Committee.

His Triangle experience includes service as undergraduate and alumni President at the Michigan Chapter.  He has served on National Council, and as Triangle National President.  He has been awarded the Triangle Service Key.  He has served on the Triangle Building and Loan Fund, and he currently serves as Chairman of the Triangle Building and Housing Corporation.

James R. Marshall pur65

James R. Marshall pur65

Secretary/Treasurer

Brother Marshall pur65, was previously the Associate Director of Computing Research for the Office of Space Management and Academic Scheduling at Purdue University.

He received his bachelors of science degree in 1967 and a master of science in 1970, both from Purdue University. He worked in the Office of Space Management and Scheduling for Purdue for 46 years, retiring as Associate Director of Computing Research in 2013. Jim is a distinguished leader in his field as he was instrumental in the development of the computer program that brought classroom space and class scheduling and final exam assignment out of the dark ages of paper and pencil and into the computer age. This development was the “big bang” of computerized scheduling for higher ed, a system originated by Jim and Purdue that after decades of evolution is now in use around the world.

Jim was initiated into the Triangle Chapter at Purdue in 1965 and graduated in 1967. After graduation his passion for Triangle only grew.. Jim served for nearly 40 years on the Purdue Triangle Alumni Board, 30+ years on the Triangle National Building Loan Fund/Building & Housing Corp. Jim twice served as Triangle National President 1979-1980 and 1987-1988; Triangle National Council 1976-1981, 1986-1989; and received the National Service Key in 1995.

Donald S. Hatfield msu88

Donald S. Hatfield msu88

Assistant Secretary

Br. Don Hatfield msu88 began service in Triangle at the Michigan State Chapter as the Chapter’s Alumni Advisor in 1992. With a core of alumni, he helped re-start the Chapter during its reorganization, maintaining its original 1995 Charter. The Michigan State Chapter is now one of the largest Chapters in Triangle.

Br. Hatfield has been serving in the National Family since 1995 as a Field Director and other volunteer positions, culminating in a decade on National Council and two years as National President during Triangle’s centennial. Br. Hatfield’s passion has been on the growth of Triangle, often serving on recruitment related topics.

He has served on the Triangle Building and Housing Corporation (and its predecessor, the Triangle Building Loan Fund) since 2007. During Br. Hatfield’s two terms on the BLF / TBHC, he has helped with bolstering the communication and marketing of the organization as it has transitioned from a simple loan fund to a full-service organization, helping support Triangle Chapter Homes which in turn help support growth of Triangle Chapters.

Professionally, Br. Hatfield was recently promoted to Director of Global Sales for Intrepid Control Systems, and is now responsible for worldwide sales, marketing and technical training. Leading Intrepid’s training programs, he has lectured thousands worldwide on CAN, CAN FD, LIN, FlexRay and Automotive Ethernet; and its application for testing, validation, as well as diagnostics, scripting and data logging. Mr. Hatfield was also a GM Resident Engineer where he assisted users of Intrepid’s products in their use and their application in test, simulation and data logging applications.

John K. Malmquist wis72

John K. Malmquist wis72

Director

Brother Malmquist graduated Rose Polytechnic (now Rose-Hulman) in 1969 with a BSCE, Structural Engineering degree. He then worked with the U.S. Navy Group designing components for submarines. Returning to school at the University of Wisconsin, John joined Triangle in 1972, serving as House Manager for two years, and earned his MBA in Production Management in 1973.

Following graduation, John joined the San Francisco construction firm doing large scale projects in the U.S. and other countries including Canada, Brazil, Australia, and Papua New Guinea. Following his last overseas assignment, John left to start his own Construction Management firm building hotels for a small chain. After the sale of the chain, he began consulting with small businesses in project, employee, schedule, and finance management.

Malmquist maintained active relationships with local organizations, both civic and professional, serving as Director of AGC of Wisconsin Cub/Boy Scout units, ending as Asst. Regional Counselor Assisted Red Cross, Salvation Army, and others during fund raising activities John was asked to join Building Loan Fund in 1996, serving as Secretary and has continued his service through the formation of Triangle Building & Housing Corporation (TBHC) as Vice-Chairman. In 1987. John received the Career Achievement Award from Rose-Hulman, and in 2013, he received the Triangle Service Key Award.

He and his wife, Susan, are currently putting together a small car museum on Route 66 in Tulsa and enjoying their five kids and eight grandkids. They also love to travel whenever possible.

Shawn G. Diedtrich minn90

Shawn G. Diedtrich minn90

Director

Shawn Diedtrich has served for five years as a Trustee of the Building Loan Fund and a co-founding Director of the Triangle Building and Housing Corporation. He has been a Field Consultant and served as a Councilman for Triangle Fraternity. Initiated at University of Minnesota, he served in various undergraduate chapter positions, including President twice. He was served as Minnesota’s Alumni Board President responsible for three undergraduate chapter houses. He wants to continue serving the new TBHC organization by assisting to expand its house management services and chapter property holdings, where appropriate.

Shawn Diedtrich is an attorney and owns his own law firm, Prudens Law, focusing on intellectual property counseling, patent portfolio monetization, trademark and copyright prosecution, licensing, and litigation strategy.  His experience spans the financial services, software, telecommunications, chemical, education, health and publishing industries.

He served as General Counsel to LPL Licensing, where he concentrated on portfolio development and monetization, licensing and litigation strategy.  From 2005-2007, he was an associate at Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. concentrating on intellectual property protection strategies, patent prosecution, and litigation support.  Shawn also has extensive experience in trademark and domain name management for large corporations.

Shawn received a J.D. and LL.M. of Intellectual Property from the University of New Hampshire Law School (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center) in 2004.  He received an M.B.A and a B.S in 1995 and 1999, respectively, from the University of Minnesota.  From 1995-2001, he worked as a web programmer, and later a senior manager and strategic management consultant for Fortune 500 financial service institutions.  He is licensed to practice in Arizona and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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Plainfield, IN 46168
P | (317) 837-9640
F | (317) 837-9642

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