IndyHub Staff + Board


Molly Chavers, Executive Director

Molly’s day-to-day responsibilities encompass all aspects of IndyHub’s operation – from fundraising to strategic planning. She works one on one with non-profits, for profit companies, and community organizations to encourage young professional engagement across the city. Molly also spearheads the No Mean City initiative.

Her civic and board involvement includes service with the United Way of Central Indiana, the Mitch Daniels Leadership Foundation, Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee and Tourism Tomorrow. She can be reached at

Karissa Hulse, Director of Development & Operations

Karissa works on the strategic development of IndyHub operations, and works closely with our community partners to connect and engage twenty- and thirty-somethings with work happening across the city.

Karissa serves on the Transit Drives Indy coalition, and is actively engaged across our city, including with the Soup’s On homeless outreach program and United Way of Central Indiana’s ReadUp mentoring initiative. Karissa can be reached at

Ashley Miser, Community & Events Manager

View More:’s days at IndyHub HQ are filled with planning the behind-the-scenes operations for the thirty plus events and programs we host each year. Additionally, she engages with our program partners, volunteers and the Indianapolis community.

Ashley stays connected in the community by volunteering for the annual Cultural Trail clean-up and making dinners for the Ronald McDonald House. She is also a member of the Urban League Exchange Fellows. On a sunny afternoon, you can find Ashley cruising the Canal Towpath or other Indy greenways with her family and enjoying all that our city has to offer! Connect with Ashley at

Laura Granieri, Communications Manager

View More: manages all IndyHub and No Mean City communications, including website, social media, and the emails you receive in your inbox. She also develops our content strategy and handles media relations. She’s always on the lookout for the next IndyHub guest blogger or a unique No Mean City story.

Laura spends much of her free time volunteering with People for Urban Progress and serves on the ‘League Office’ for Indy City Futbol, assisting with volunteer projects and transit points. She loves Indianapolis almost as much as Leslie Knope loves Pawnee. Laura can be reached at

IndyHub Board of Directors

Their visionary leadership guides our programs and their cultivation of new relationships makes them invaluable ambassadors.

Desma Belsaas, Chair
Schmidt & Associates

Katie Babbitt
CNO Financial

Erica Ballard

Josh Christie
Ice Miller

Megan Giannini

Lesley Gordon
Indiana State Fairgrounds

Matthew Hall
Highland Park Partners

Devon Kennedy
IU Health

Josh Klaben-Finegold

LeRoy Lewis III
Eskenazi Health

Steph Long
Eli Lilly & Company

Josh Malarsky
Katz Sapper & Miller

Sarah Myer

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

Jacqueline Pimentel-Gannon
Faegre Baker Daniels

Jillian Schmiedt
Dow AgroSciences

Justin Sufan
Indianapolis Power & Light

Corey Wilson
IndyHub Foundation Board of Directors

As directors of our 501(c)3 IndyHub Foundation, their guidance and support play a significant role in the success of IndyHub.

Trevor Belden, Chair
Faegre Baker Daniels

Ernest Disney-Britton
Arts Council of Indianapolis

Sara Fehsenfeld Morris
The Heritage Group

Zsofia Nagy

Ian Nicolini
Indy Chamber

Jeff Robinson
Visit Indy

Sherron Rogers
Eskenazi Health

Taylor Schaffer
City of Indianapolis