Elizabeth E. Nelson, 33, director of catering sales at the JW Marriott, started her hotel career in New Orleans just before Hurricane Katrina hit. She moved to Atlanta and Chicago before coming to Indianapolis.
Brian Neale, 37, health care policy director for the Office of Gov. Mike Pence, is at the forefront of Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0, the governor's recently approved initiative to expand health care to more than 350,000 uninsured Hoosiers.
Corrie Meyer, 37, president of Innovative Planning LLC, last year became executive director of the Carmel Redevelopment Commission, a role in which she brings together parties with diverse perspectives.