SKL

Programs

The Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Series® is the 10-month Leadership Indianapolis flagship program that brings together 25 emerging leaders to learn about the issues that drive Indiana.

The SKL Series began in 1976 to honor Stanley K. Lacy, who had established himself as a recognized leader in Indianapolis while he was in his mid-twenties before he was killed in an automobile accident in 1973. Three years later, Edna Lacy established The Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Series to honor his memory by encouraging and supporting other young professionals in their community work.

Since its inception, more than one thousand people have gone through the ten-month program and many of the significant leaders in Indianapolis are graduates of the program or have served as moderators, such as Carolene Mays-Medley, Mark Miles, Brian Payne, Joe Slash, and Judge Sarah Evans Barker, and John Lechleiter.

Apply for SKL

The application for SKL Class XLV will be posted in early March 2020. If you would like to receive an email when we open the application process, please email Rebecca Hutton, President & CEO and SKL Program Director.

Email Rebecca

 

Eligibility & Fees

For information about eligibility, cost, selection process, and program description download the PDF.

SKL Class Lists

For a list of all SKL classes click here.

 

This Year’s Class

Class XLIV

Steve Walker, Moderator

 

 Alicia Wilson Baker

Director of Neighborhood Engagement

John Boner Neighborhood Centers

 

 Adam Basch

Senior Vice President of Portfolio Management

Kite Realty Group Trust

 

 Kimberly Bostic

Director, Tocqueville Society

United Way of Central Indiana

 

 Jay Chaudhary

Managing Attorney/ Director of Medical Legal Partnerships

Indiana Legal Services

 

 Akilah Darden

Operations Executive

Smoot Construction

 

Sheila Dollaske

Director of School Development & Innovation

Goodwill Education Initiatives

 

 Danielle Dove

Director of Marketing & Sales

Indiana Repertory Theatre

 

Matthew Ehinger

Partner

Ice Miller LLP

 

 Lourenzo Giple

Architectural Designer/Project Manager

Rottmann Collier Architects

 

 Logan Harrison

Senior Director of Public Affairs

Anthem, Inc.

 

 Oni N. Harton

Partner

Barnes & Thornburg LLP

 

Kashif Khan

Executive Vice President

Infrastructure Engineering, Inc.

 

 Amber LaRue

Senior Vice President, Healthcare Relationship Manager

Fifth Third Bank

 

 Travis Meek

Senior Counsel

Cummins Inc.

 

 Eric Neuburger

Stadium Director

Capital Improvement Board of Managers of Marion County

 

Sean Northup

Deputy Director

Indianapolis Metropolitan Planning Organization

 

 Amar Patel

Executive Director

Teach for America

 

 Taylor Schaffer

Deputy Chief of Staff

City of Indianapolis

 

David Shaw

Director of Concessions & Air Service

Indianapolis Airport Authority

 

 Brittany Smith

Midwest Regional Director of Community and Marketing

Yelp

 

 Jason Spilbeler

Executive Director, Investment Specialist

J.P. Morgan Private Bank

 

 Tekiah Tunstall

Senior Business Analyst/Technical Project Manager

Bosma Enterprises

 

Greg VanSlambrook

Principal

Brebeuf Jesuit Prepatory School

 

 Kristen Fuhs Wells

Vice President

Indiana Humanities

 

 Bob Wood

Chief, Appellate Division

United States Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Indiana