About Midtown Indy
Midtown Indy is…
As a 501(c) (3) organization, our efforts are made possible through the generous philanthropic support of area businesses, institutions, charitable foundations and individual stakeholders.
Our initiatives may include:
- Projects to revitalize blighted commercial nodes
- Redevelopment of vacant or underused commercial or residential properties
- Community programming to impact quality of life issues
- Long-range plan creation for neighborhood development and economic sustainability
- Events that celebrate and showcase the programs and assets that make Midtown a unique and vital community
What Does Midtown Indy Do?
Our board members effectively represent interests of Midtown businesses and neighborhoods.
Midtown Indy is a 501(c)3 nonprofit community service organization committed to cultivating an equitable, healthy, and sustainable community in which stakeholders of all incomes, races, and ethnicities have access to the opportunities, services, and amenities they need to thrive.
Midtown Indy is an Activator.
We bring together the people, neighborhood associations, organizations, investors and funders to make things happen.
Midtown Indy is a Connector.
We connect those with a passion for generating economic opportunity and a better quality of life to the needs of our region.
Midtown Indy is an Advocate.
Midtown Indy is a Promoter.
After receiving his B.A. in Political Science from Indiana University Southeast, Michael spent nearly a decade in government affairs at the Indiana Statehouse before turning his attention to neighborhood revitalization. In 2007, while serving as Board President for the Maple Road Development Association, he helped establish Midtown Inc. and became its first full-time Executive Director in 2012. Michael also serves as a member of Indy’s CEO’s for Cities Cluster and the Plan 2020 ‘Connect Indy’ Committee. He lives in Indy’s Midtown with his wife Kristie and son Jaxon.
Projects & Engagement Manager
Tom has a long history of advocating for bicycle, pedestrian, and transit in Indianapolis. He is a past chair of the Indianapolis Mayor’s Bicycle Task Force, a founding member of the Hoosier Rails-to-Trails Council, and most recently convened the Broad Ripple RiverWalk Task Force. He is a past board member of the Broad Ripple Village Association and served on the its Land Use & Development committee as well as the steering committee of the Envision Broad Ripple planning process. He owns Apple Press Inc., a printing and publishing services company in Broad Ripple, which he co-founded in 1983. A former consumer affairs reporter with The Indianapolis NEWS, Healy has continued his community service journalism by writing for a number of print and online publications. He is the founding editor and publisher of Indy Midtown Magazine, which his company donated to Midtown Indy in 2022. In addition to his other duties, he serves as managing editor of the rebranded Midtown Indy Magazine. He lives and gardens in the Meridian-Kessler neighborhood with his four-legged child, Nellie.
Veteran community advocate Danita has deep roots in the Crown Hill neighborhood where she resides. Currently serving her second term as president of the Crown Hill Neighborhood Association, she also serves as the interim market master for the North Church Farmers Market. In her role, Danita engages with Midtown’s diverse partner organizations as well as Midtown-area stakeholders to support the organization’s key quality-of-life initiatives. These include food access & equity, public safety, multi-modal infrastructure, planning, community events, and programming.
Engagement & Events Coordinator
Krista received her B.S. in nonprofit management and leadership from Indiana University’s Paul H. O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, where she worked in development and alumni relations until August 2022. In her current role, she uses her experience in fundraising, communications, relationship management, and event planning. Krista lives in Broad Ripple with her dog, Malachi. In her free time, she enjoys biking the Monon Trail and cooking.
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