We are thrilled to announce the selection of our new Executive Director to lead the 100 Black Men of Indianapolis, Inc. After an extensive and thorough search, the 100 BMOI Board and Executive Search Committee have chosen William E. Durham Jr to serve as the organization’s new Executive Director!
William Durham Jr joins the 100 Black Men of Indianapolis, with more than 20 years of experience working in the non-profit and secondary education sectors with nine years of experience in banking and finance. William 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 earned his MPA in Non-Profit Management from DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management. In 2016 William was selected as a Woodrow Wilson Fellow and was in the Inaugural Woodrow Wilson MBA Fellowship in Educational Leadership Program at Indiana State University where he earned his MBA in Educational Leadership.
His passion for helping youth succeed ultimately led him to spend time working at the Center for Leadership Development (CLD) as Program Coordinator and manager of Alumni Relations. For a number of years, William has also served as a facilitator for multiple programs offered by CLD. In 2005 William transitioned into education where he has served in multiple roles. For the past four years, William has served as the School Director of The Excel Center-Meadows. His community involvement is significant; volunteering his time with his fraternity, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., where he works to further the fraternity’s efforts to impact youth with the Guide Right Program and Kappa League. Additionally, for over 10 years, William has volunteered with the 100 Black Men of Indianapolis serving as a mentor, session presenter, and step master for the Beautillion Militaire.
William is a husband, father, and grandfather. His wife and daughter are both educators in Lawrence Township, and his son is a rising sophomore at Kentucky State University. William thoroughly enjoys spending time with his one-year-old grandson. William is also an Associate Pastor at Christ Church Apostolic as well as a member of the Indiana State Board of Education
We are excited to have William Durham join our organization and look forward to William applying his previous knowledge, experience, and expertise to assist the “100” as we continue the impact in our community.