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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

Jessica Leck

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: Certified Personal Trainer & Fitness Instructor, YMCA of Indianapolis What neighborhood do you live in? Emerson Heights How long have you supported Keep Indianapolis Beautiful?  I adopted my block about 7 years ago.   I’ve participated in numerous Great Indy Clean-ups. Why do you support KIB? I’ve always felt strongly about litter and I was so happy to discover that … Read more

Brittany Smith

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: Yelp Indy Senior Community Manager What neighborhood do you live in? Fletcher Place  What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis? Monument Circle – I have a reputation of taking out-of-towners around the Circle as many times as possible when they visit – what a show off, right? This space is a  HUGE opportunity for our community. I can’t … Read more