Legacy Fund Announces Board Change


Daniel Fowler Named New Board Director

Legacy Fund of Hamilton County, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation, announced Mr. Dan Fowler, CEO, Hamilton National Title, LLC, as a new Legacy Fund board director in 2016.

Mr. Fowler joins 29 other directors for a three-year term and was nominated by the board’s board of development committee. He replaces Mr. Steve Pittman whose three-year term ended in 2015.


“Dan is an exceptional addition to Legacy Fund’s board of directors,” says Terry Anker, president, Legacy Fund. “As Legacy Fund celebrates its 25th year as a community foundation serving Hamilton County, it is our board’s charge to build on that legacy and ensure the next 25 years are monumental for our community.”


legacy fund Board of 2016 includes:

Board Chair – Michael Daugherty, wealth advisor/senior vice president, Key Private Bank
Vice Chair – Ann O’Hara, attorney at law, Church, Church, Hittle & Antrim
Secretary/Treasurer – Brian Myers, president, Biddle Memorial Foundation
Director – Lisa Allen, not-for-profit consultant
Director – Lawrence Beck, CEO, Beck’s Superior Hybrids, Inc.
Director – Henry (Hank) Blackwell, retired from Baker & Daniels
Director – Brenda Bush, renewal strategist, Sheridan Historical Society
Director – Judith Campbell, M.D., retired psychiatrist
Director – Thomas Dapp, chairman and CEO, Gradex, Inc.
Director – Frank Esposito, Jr., director of wealth management, The Windsor Group, Ltd.
Director – Paul Estridge, president and chief servant, Estridge Homes
Director – Dan Fowler, CEO, Hamilton National Title, LLC
Director – Kay Hartley, owner, Hartley Funeral Homes
Director – Steven Holt, partner, Holt Legal Group
Director – Mike Houk, retired from Anthem
Director – Jim Longstreth, managing director and market leader, David A. Noyes & Company
Director – Jay Merrell, executive vice president, Industrial Dielectrics
Director – Pamela Robinson, retired, Indiana World Skating Academy
Director – James Roederer, director, Morgan Stanely
Director – Corby Thompson, president, Thompson Land Company, Inc.



Legacy Fund, an affiliate of the Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF), is a $53 million public foundation that serves Hamilton County by administering charitable funds, foundations and organizational endowments for individuals, families and not-for-profit entities. Established in 1991, Legacy Fund’s goal is to inspire philanthropy as it helps people enhance their family and charitable legacies in tax-smart ways. Legacy Fund has three main priorities: consult with donors, family foundations and professional advisors on charitable giving; award grants; and provide leadership to address community needs. Learn more about Legacy Fund’s 25th anniversary at BeIN2016.org.



Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) is a $720 million public foundation transforming the lives of central Indiana residents in three ways: consulting donors, family foundations and their professional advisors on charitable giving; awarding grants to effective not-for-profit organizations; and providing leadership to address community needs and seize opportunities. CICF was established in 1997 as a partnership between The Indianapolis Foundation, serving Marion County since 1916, and Legacy Fund, serving Hamilton County since 1991. For more information about CICF, contact Tamara Winfrey-Harris at tamarawh@cicf.org.

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