Indy’s Most Pivotal Leaders 2024

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Annual Event Brings Together Influential Leaders

Open Pivot provides personalized training and coaching to support both seasoned and new leaders. Using best practices in executive coaching, Open Pivot’s clients are able to react and respond better to situations at work, identify their own core beliefs and engage in meaningful change.

As a result of Open Pivot’s coaching, leaders are refreshed, recharged, and refocused to lead and empower their organizations and communities more effectively.

Indy’s Most Pivotal Leaders, an exclusive half-day leadership workshop that inspires, connects, and refuels emerging and established leaders, has announced the members of its 2024 class. With nominees from across Central Indiana, the selection committee from Open Pivot is excited to accept outstanding participants from a talented group of candidates.

Please join us in congratulating the following recipients of the 2024 Indy’s Most Pivotal Leaders program:

  • Alyssa Yano Wier – Aspire Indiana
  • Amber Coryell – Indiana Members Credit Union
  • Ande Sadtler – Indianapolis Colts
  • Andrew Waggoner – DEEM
  • Augie Pence – Centerfield Equity
  • Bourke Patton – The Oaks Academy
  • Brandy Bast – Marian University
  • Brooke Callan – Integrity Learning Center
  • Casey L. Campbell-Thompson – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana
  • Clarence Cannon – Newfields
  • Denise McCleese – Connection Pointe Church
  • Heather Hennen – Indiana University
  • Jennifer Gross – IU Health Physicians
  • Jessica Stephenson – Mosaic BizOps LLC
  • Julia L Kaercher – Merchants Foundation
  • Julie Resler – Indiana University Health Physicians
  • Kelsey Baker – Health Gorilla, Inc.
  • Kerrie Siegl – The Marriage and Family Clinic
  • Kim Dinwiddie – Empowered Ventures
  • Larry Messing – Indiana University Foundation (IU School of Optometry)
  • Laura Garrett – Landmark Columbus Foundation
  • Lisi Kent-Isaac – United Way of Central Indiana
  • Natalia Almanza – Indiana University Arts & Humanities Council
  • Natalie Beane – Chatham Business Capital
  • Rob Panos – Sagamore Institute
  • Sarah Cox Dedrick – Pence Media Group
  • Kellie Seabrooks – RJE Business Interiors
  • Andrew Wahl – Indiana Business Advisors
  • Natalie Sutton – Alzheimer’s Association

    This year’s event will take place on Thursday, May 16th, 2024, at the Ritz Charles in Carmel. Participants will learn from Chris Bittinger, President of Open Pivot and Founder of the Indy’s Most Pivotal Leaders event.

    “I am thrilled by the nominations we received in this monumental 8th year of the event. With so many impressive candidates, it was challenging to narrow our selection to honor the best and the brightest in the city. These individuals have significantly contributed to their workplace and their community. I’m proud to host this group for on May 16th and look forward to their continued success as influencers across Central Indiana,” said event founder, Chris Bittinger.

    Indy’s Most Pivotal Leaders is an event created by Chris Bittinger of Open Pivot. Open Pivot is an Indianapolis-based leadership development firm who provides personalized business coaching, training and strategy for emerging and established leaders. With an unshakeable belief that every person has the power to lead, inspire and contribute in meaningful ways, Open Pivot works with companies of all sizes to help their leaders flourish and succeed.