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Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Welcomes New Board Leadership

INDIANAPOLIS – (January 29, 2013) Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB) welcomes new board president, John Andrews. Andrews, vice president of marketing at Shiel Sexton Company, Inc., begins this month a two-year term as KIB’s board president.

Andrews succeeds John M. Kyle, III, partner at Barnes & Thornburg, LLP. “I’m thrilled to have John Andrews leading KIB’s board of directors, and having John Kyle’s continuing executive influence as immediate past chair,” said Dave Forsell, KIB president. “John Andrews brings years of involvement and sincere interest in our mission, particularly when it comes to making an impact on our city’s neighborhoods. John Kyle’s variety of involvements at KIB stretch back to a time when the organization was young and developing, right up until the past two years as chairman—a period in which KIB continued to grow and thrive. His historic and contemporary perspective will help KIB moving forward.”

New to the KIB Board of Directors for 2013 are Peyton Berg, Legal Counsel at Rolls-Royce North America, Inc.; David Feinberg, CPA at Crowe Horwath, LLP; and Joanna Nixon, Strategy Consultant at Achieve, LLC. and Efroymson Family Fund Manager at Central Indiana Community Foundation. They will be joining: Anat Ashkenazi, Eli Lilly and Company; Lou Ann Baker; Tammie Barney; Jan Diggins, Citizens Energy Group; Burney Fischer, IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs; Greg Fennig, Indianapolis Power & Light Company; Tim George, RW Armstrong; Meredith Gramelspacher, Indiana Brownfields Program, IFA; John M. Kyle, III, Barnes & Thornburg, LLP; Jeff Mader, Mader Design, LLC; Angie Hamilton Mason, Pac-Van, Inc.; Susan Matthews, Borshoff; Rufus “Bud” Myers, Indianapolis Housing Agency; Elsie Palabrica, Environmental Resources Management; Jean Quinn; Jamie Rich, JP Morgan Securities, LLC; Tony Steinhardt, RATIO Architects, Inc.; David Wantz, University of Indianapolis; and Christine Woodward-Duncan, Woodward-Duncan Consulting.