Welcome to IBJ's Thought Leadership series. We're talking with experts across all business sectors who want to engage with the Indianapolis business community about industry trends and to share advice and experiences. We are excited to bring their expertise to our readers.

Leo Lopez Senior Vice President Community Lending Market Executive Old National Bank
Dr. Shawn Smith Superintendent of Schools Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township
Lindsay Szostak Director of People Operations Sondhi Solutions

Content sponsored by Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township, Old National Bank, and Sondhi Solutions

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Organizations take a hard look at hiring practices

In IBJ’s Thought Leadership Roundtable, leaders at Old National Bank, Sondhi Solutions and the Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township talk about the importance of hiring a diverse team and the opportunities and challenges that come with a commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

Karen E. Bravo Dean and Gerald L. Bepko Professor of Law IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law
James C. Wimbush Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs Indiana University
Pete Yonkman President Cook Medical and Cook Group

Content sponsored by Cook Group, Indiana University, and IU McKinney School of Law

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

DEI work requires grace, empathy and an appetite for structural change

In IBJ’s Thought Leadership roundtable, leaders at Cook Group, Indiana University and the IU McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis talk about grace, humility and the big thinking required to create a more diverse, equitable and inclusive society.