IBE celebrates cultural diversity and inclusiveness across all races, ethnicities, nationalities, generations, socioeconomic levels and religious affiliations. We continue to strive for excellence by providing unique events and programs that reflect the changing landscape of Indiana and the world. Our commitment to excellence through personal enhancement and community development exemplify our dedication to improving the quality of life for all. With a statewide infrastructure now including 12 chapter affiliates, IBE continues to be a major economic and social contributor to our youth and the Indiana community.
Indiana Black Expo is an effective voice & vehicle for the social and economic advancement of African American youth & families.
Meet The Team
President & CEO
Vice President of Administration
Director of Finance & Facilities
Edward Rogers Jr.
YFP Admin & Volunteer Administration
Director, Black Business Training institite
Senior Director of Community Initiatives
Rinzer Williams, III, Chairman
Melissa Proffitt, Executive Vice Chairwoman
Hayley Boling, Treasurer
Keisha Ricketts, Secretary
Willie Stroman, Central Region Vice Chairman
Robert Taylor, Northern Region Vice Chairman
Steven Quick, Nominating Committee Chairman
Jamilia L. King
Andrew J. Mallon
Jan Stith Mansfield
“At KeyBank, our primary mission is to help our communities thrive. The Indiana Black Expo’s work in our community rests at the heart of that mission.“
“The team at IBE understands that through education and the right communication vehicles you can change the paradigms of individuals and their life trajectories.“