The staff and the Board of Directors at the Indiana Afterschool Network (IAN) are delighted to announce the appointment of Lakshmi Hasanadka as our new CEO, effective October 12, 2020.
With years of strategic planning and non-profit management experience, Lakshmi brings with a her a unique set of skills, perspectives, and relationships to lead IAN into the future.
Lakshmi previously served as the Assistant Vice President of Strategy & Innovation at Ivy Tech Community College, where she led statewide teams through the implementation of the college's strategic initiatives. Additionally, she served as the project lead on a statewide effort to increase college completion for single mom learners.
Prior to her tenure at Ivy Tech, Lakshmi served as the Executive Director for Project Home Indy, a local non-profit serving teen moms who are homeless. There, Lakshmi led all aspects of the organization, including strategic planning, finance, organizational management, and legal.
Lakshmi holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Indiana University in Bloomington, as well as a Juris Doctor degree from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.
Lakshmi is married to Kevin McKelvey, a professor at the University of Indianapolis. Together, they have three children, ages 11, 9, and 7.
Join us in welcoming Lakshmi to the team. We look forward to beginning this new phase of IAN's work under her leadership.