Ice Miller LLP has named Kristen Matha director of diversity and inclusion. She is also part of the firm's Diversity & Inclusion Committee and Women’s Initiative, as well as firm recruiting and retention efforts. Matha will lead the firm in updating and expanding its Strategic Plan for Diversity.

She is a member of the 2017-2018 Indiana Emerging Leaders Project. Since 2014, Matha has served on the board of directors of Saint Mary's College Alumnae Association. She also served as a trustee of the Gay and Lesbian Alumni/ae of the University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary's College from 2013 to 2016 and in 2017 was presented with the GALA Thomas A. Dooley Award.

Before joining Ice Miller, Matha was an administrator with the NCAA. Her work focused on diversity and inclusion, internal operations and regulatory compliance. Her contributions to the NCAA national office’s diversity and inclusion efforts included coordinating staff educational programs, advancing inclusive workplace policies, building relationships with equality advocates and leading strategic plan development. Kristen is an experienced facilitator and has traveled the country providing cultural competency workshops to students and higher education professionals.