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Daniel Marquez

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: Founder and Director of ENGINE Initiative (ENGINE is an acronym for Engaging Next Generations In Neighborhoods Everywhere.) What neighborhood do you live in? I live in the Hawthorne community on the Near Westside of Indianapolis. What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis? My community is probably the most inspiring place in Indianapolis for me, primarily because of the … Read more

Kevin Banich

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: Roncalli High School Freshmen Football Coach and History Teacher What neighborhood do you live in? Roncalli High School is located in Indianapolis What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis? I believe that the most inspiring place in Indianapolis is the Medal of Honor Memorial located on the Canal Walk. It is a humbling and inspiring place to read … Read more

Leah Gerber

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: Student at Butler University What neighborhood do you live in? Butler- Tarkington What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis? The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park: 100 Acres is one of my favorite spots in Indy. With pieces like FLOW (the circle-shaped mirrors that reflect the flow of the river), visitors can relax and better connect with … Read more

Rob Uppencamp

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: Senior Environmental Scientist, ARCADIS U.S., Inc. What neighborhood do you live in? Bates-Hendricks Neighborhood What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis? I’m going to have to say the southeast side, specifically my neighborhood. It is one of the most, if not the most, active neighborhoods in the city. To quote a recent post I read from KIB, “Some … Read more

Ryan Sapp

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: I work as an investment analyst for J.P. Morgan. We provide investment solutions for high net-worth individuals in Indiana. What neighborhood do you live in? My wife and I have live with our golden retriever, in the Lockerbie Square neighborhood.  What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis?  I love strolling over to City Market on Wednesdays for the … Read more