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Meet The Team

Board of Directors

Andre Givens,

President, CEO
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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Aundre Hogue

Vice President

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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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Everett Lewis

Treasurer

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Alonzo Sanders, Sr.

Secretary

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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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Jason Gaines

Assistant Secretary

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Jason Gaines is currently a marketing Brand Manager in Eli Lilly’s Immunology Division, overseeing brand strategy and execution for one of the company’s assets. Until earlier this year, Jason served as a military Officer in the U.S. Army Reserve. Outside of work, he is very active in the community serving as one of several members on the Indianapolis Public School (IPS) Superintendent Advisory Council, The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Policy Review Committee and the APhA Student Scholarship Committee.
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Dr. Quinton Sparrow

Director at Large
Dr Quinton Sparrow, M.D,M.B.A. hails from northeast Florida by way of Saint Augustine. He was very active in sports and music as a youngster and chose to attend Florida State University for his undergraduate studies. He graduated with honors with a degree in chemical science and chose to pursue a career in medicine. He attended the University of Miami and attained dual MD and MBA degrees. He specialized in Internal Medicine at the University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital residency program, Miami’s largest safety net hospital. He moved to Indianapolis to pursue a career in Hospital medicine with IU Health. Since joining the Indianapolis chapter of the 100 Black Men of America, Dr Sparrow has been a member of the team mentoring program and he was chair for the 2019 Walking for Dreams fundraiser. He is married and a father of identical twin boys. His wife, Carmella, is also engaged in civic community work. Together, they hope to make an infinite impact on the Indianapolis community.
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Jeffrey Woodard

Director at Large

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Jeffrey first started volunteering with 100 Black Men of Indianapolis in 2017. He became a member in 2018. Jeffrey has focused on the organization's Dollars and $ense Financial Literacy Program. He started as one of the program's mentors, then became the program's co-chair in 2019. Jeffrey became the Chair of the Dollars and $ense Financial Literacy Program in 2020. Jeffrey is a private investor. He believes in the importance of financial literacy and investing in his own life. Jeffrey continues to focus on sharing his passion for financial literacy and investing with youth. In 2018, Jeffrey retired from a career in IT where he focused on software testing and test leadership in industries that included manufacturing, research, legal, software, financial, pharmaceutical, and consulting.
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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. Board of Directors, serving as the Moses Gray Midwest District Representative and the Immediate Past President and CEO of the 100 Black Men of Indianapolis (The 100). James has been a member of The 100 since 2001 and truly believes that “What They See is What They’ll Be.” James is committed to doing what it takes to make a difference in our community. 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. Under his leadership, The 100 was awarded a 1.2-million-dollar sustainability grant from The Lilly Endowment as well as over 200 thousand dollars during the Covid-19 and Social Justice related activities. James is a native of Indianapolis, IN and a Graduate of Morehouse College with a degree in Business Administration.
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Staff

William E. Durham Jr.

Executive Director

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William E. Durham, Jr. is a native of Indianapolis, IN and a proud graduate of Pike High School. He earned his BA in Business Administration from Morehouse College. William also attained his MPA in Non-Profit Management from DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management. William has over nine years’ experience in Banking and Finance. His passion for helping youth succeed ultimately led him to spend time working at the Center for Leadership Development (CLD) as Program Coordinator and Manger of Alumni Relations. For a number of years, William has also served as facilitator for multiple programs offered by CLD. In 2005 William transitioned into Education where he has served in multiple roles. for over 20 years William has volunteered with the 100 Black Men of Indianapolis serving as a mentor, session presenter, and step master for the Beautillion Militaire.
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Joseph D. Eldridge

Director of Operations

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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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