The Humane Society of Indianapolis has named David Horth chief executive officer. He has served in various volunteer capacities for IndyHumane for almost 17 years, including interim CEO and chairman of the board. Horth has held volunteer leadership positions in numerous other civic organizations, including serving as president of The Penrod Society, board chair and advisory board member for Indianapolis Animal Care Services and board member for the Indiana Repertory Theatre.

Horth is founder and principal of Quest Commercial Real Estate LLC, a real estate brokerage and investment firm. He is transitioning his day-to-day responsibilities within Quest Commercial Real Estate and will be working at IndyHumane as of January 1.

“David’s passion and vision for IndyHumane were the primary reasons I accepted the CEO position, and I am proud to have worked with David when he served on the board of directors during my nine years at IndyHumane. His leadership as a longstanding volunteer and board member has helped make IndyHumane the vibrant, growing organization it is today,” said John Aleshire, retired IndyHumane CEO.