Leadership Indianapolis has promoted Rebecca King to president and chief executive officer. For the past four years, she has served as vice president of programs and alumni relations and director of its flagship program, the Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Series. In that role, King has been responsible for overall direction and curriculum development, including opportunities for alumni. She is also a graduate of the SKL program’s Class XXXVII.

King is a graduate of Point Park University and the IU Lilly School of Philanthropy. Before joining the organization, King spent 15 years as co-owner and CEO of Theater of Inclusion. She is currently an Indianapolis Foundation Fellow, a board member of the Indiana Repertory Theatre and co-chairs the partner and agency engagement committee for the United Way of Central Indiana 100th Anniversary.

King’s past community volunteer experience includes the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Diving Trials, the 2015 and 2016 P&G Gymnastics Championships, Plan 2020, Tedx Indianapolis, the Carmel Arts Council and United Way of Central Indiana.

She replaces Christina Hale, who left Leadership Indianapolis to head youth leadership programs for her previous employer, Kiwanis International.