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Susan Matthews

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: I am a consulting principal at Borshoff, an advertising and public relations agency. What neighborhood do you live in? I moved to Herron-Morton in 2007 and it’s been thrilling to see the redevelopment of our neighborhood over the past decade. What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis? It’s hard to pick just one spot. I’m inspired when I … Read more

David Starr

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: I work for Roche Diagnostics as Regional Supply Chain Manager. What neighborhood do you live in? I grew up on the East Side of Indianapolis in Emerson Heights and I’m currently in the process of transitioning to the Chatham Arch neighborhood.  What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis? The downtown area is very inspirational to me.  Over the … Read more

Brandon Sturdivant

Occupation: High School Student Why do you support KIB?  I support KIB because I really love the feeling of helping others. This organization is unique for me because it allows me to work with the environment around us. I have had an urge to volunteer for positive “green” pursuits for years and KIB provides a perfect outlet for just that. … Read more

Laurie Klinger

Occupation: Landlord Organization: Springdale Neighborhood Association Position: Chair of KIB Springdale Greenspace at the Nowland Oak committee What neighborhood do you live in? Springdale What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis? For me, the most inspiring places in Indianapolis are the beautiful parks that border our Near Eastside neighborhoods – Spades and Brookside Parks.  I walk them every day … Read more

Greg Gerke

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: Senior Ecologist, Civil Site Group (Engineering Company): I am the lead ecologist for a local engineering firm that works with landowners to develop property. We work with developers, solid waste facilities, farmers, non-profits, government agencies, other consultants, etc. to make a positive impact on their projects. What neighborhood do you live in? I live in Traders Point. What is … Read more