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Meet The Team

Board of Directors

Andre Givens,

President/Board Chair
Andre Givens is a native of Chicago, Illinois. Upon completion of his Bachelor’s in Management Information Systems at Indiana State University, Andre decided to relocate to Indianapolis, IN in 2003, to pursue career opportunities and earn his Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Indianapolis, IN. As a community leader, his personal philosophy is to cultivate the next generation of leaders through professional and personal development mentoring. His most significant community leadership responsibility has been serving as Chairman of the Dollars & $ense Financial Literacy Investment Program for the 100 Black Men of Indianapolis for the past seven years. Currently, Andre proudly serves as the President & CEO of the 100 Black Men of Indianapolis, Inc. He is a past graduate of the Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership XLIII and the FBI Citizens Academy-Indianapolis.
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Cliff Hunt

Assistant Treasurer

Bio

20+ years medical device, diagnostic, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical executive working for both Fortune 100 and privately held family-owned firms. Experience in 15+ therapeutic areas. Cliff has a wife (19+ years) and three teenage sons. He is an active member of Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church (prayer-line, prison, and youth tee-ball ministries). Hobbies: Calligraphy, racquetball, reading and travel. Currently resides in Fishers, IN.
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Aundre Hogue

Vice President

Bio

is a Regional Vice President with Primerica and 20-year veteran in the financial industry. He brings the strategic focus, vision, and mature judgment gained during a successful career guiding the creation and implementation of financial programs for his individual and institutional clients. Mr. Hogue owns and operates financial brokerages in Indianapolis, IN, South Bend, IN and Manhattan, NY. Of all his professional commitments, he most enjoys mentoring at risk youth and teaching financial literacy in the community. Additionally, Mr. Hogue is a member of the 100 Black Men of Indianapolis where he serves on the board and as the Vice President. As a father and husband, he recognizes serving starts with his wife and two daughters. He lives by the philosophy of God first, family second and business third.
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Timothy Adams

Assistant Secretary
Born in East Chicago, Indiana and raised in Michigan City, Indiana, Tim Adams graduated from Indiana State University with a Bachelor of Science degree. After his graduation, he moved to Indianapolis, Indiana to begin his professional career, becoming intimate and married to his college sweetheart. For nearly his 30 years, Tim has served as his executive in sales with a focus on delivering optimal results and having fun for internal and external clients.

He has been profitable in various companies and improved his ROI for countless clients. Closest to his heart is the spirit of partnership that has contributed to the success of countless individuals, teammates and clients, and scaled distribution companies large and small.

Tim is married to his college friend Mande his Mrs.
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Jason Gaines

Secretary

Bio

Jason Gaines is an Associate Director in Eli Lilly’s Immunology Business Development and Forecasting Division. In addition to his primary role, Jason is involved in DE&I initiatives through Lilly’s Employee Resource Groups and mentors student pharmacists. Outside of work, he is very active in the community serving on the Board of Directors for the 100 Black Men of Indianapolis, American Pharmacists Association Student Scholarship Committee, and The UNCF Advisory Council. Jason is an Army Veteran, having served most of his time in the U.S. Army Reserve. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Morehouse College and his Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from Mercer University College of Pharmacy. Jason is a member of Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Omega Psi Fraternity, Inc., and Progressive Baptist Church.
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Everett Lewis

Treasurer

Bio

Chief, Systems Engineering at Rolls Royce. He graduated from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. Mr. Lewis has over 47 years of gas turbine engine development and engineering management experience in aerospace products. He has actively mentored young people since he was twenty five either in church basketball leagues or community based programs. He has served or chaired several committees for the 100 Black Men of Indianapolis including the Financial Literacy program, Technology, Special Events, Robotics and Summer Academy. He currently serves as the Treasurer of the Board and Finance Chairman. He has been an active Member of “The 100” for Twenty five (25) years. He is a past member of the Lions organization, graduate of the FBI Indianapolis and currently serves on the Cross Roads of America board of directors for International Council on Systems Engineers. He is the father of one son and in his free time enjoys, boating, fishing and golfing.

Directors at Large

Alonzo Sanders, Sr.

Director at Large

Bio

Alonzo Sanders, Sr., is a native of Chicago, IL. Married to Rachel, his wife of 30 years. They have two adult children Ke’ara and Alonzo Jr. After graduating from high school, Alonzo enlisted in the U.S. Army. After serving 22 years of active duty, Alonzo retired at the rank of First Sergeant. A short time after retirement he began his second career with the Department of Veterans Affairs, where he continues to serve proudly. In his free time, he enjoys shooting pool and spending time with his family. Alonzo is a man of God who believes that if you put God first, everything else will fall into place.
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Jeffrey Woodard

Director at Large

Onajh’ Porter

Director at Large
Born in East Chicago, Indiana and raised in Michigan City, Indiana, Tim Adams graduated from Indiana State University with a Bachelor of Science degree. After his graduation, he moved to Indianapolis, Indiana to begin his professional career, becoming intimate and married to his college sweetheart. For nearly his 30 years, Tim has served as his executive in sales with a focus on delivering optimal results and having fun for internal and external clients.

He has been profitable in various companies and improved his ROI for countless clients. Closest to his heart is the spirit of partnership that has contributed to the success of countless individuals, teammates and clients, and scaled distribution companies large and small.

Tim is married to his college friend Mande his Mrs.
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James Duke

Former President

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James is The Director, Diversity and Inclusion for Indiana University Health. In this role, he is responsible for the development, implementation, and effective management of all areas of IU Health`s Supplier Diversity and Affirmative Action Programs.

James is a member of The 100 Black Men of America, Inc. James has led The 100 in areas of program creation, organizational rebranding and infrastructure upgrading.

James is also the Chair of The 100s Beautillion Militaire Scholarship Program that recently awarded over 300 thousand dollars in scholarships to the participants.
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Staff

Dr. Kraig Kinchen

Executive Director

Keli Reese

Manager of Programs

Joseph D. Eldridge

Director of Operations

Bio

Joseph Eldridge is the Director of Operations for the 100 Black Men of Indianapolis. In this capacity Joseph is responsible for the day to day operations of the organization, works with corporations, schools, non-profits, private citizens and governmental agencies to promote the value of organization’s core mission of: men giving real time to positively impact the development and outcomes of youth in our communities. He is active in recruitment of both members and volunteers to the organization, social media and works with the many program and committee chairperson in many aspects of program services.
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