Creating an initiative requires many partners.
Meeting over the course of several months in 2012 and 2013, this group of business and civic leaders studied the serious health issues facing the community. As an initial response, they agreed to create and fund a multi-year initiative targeting childhood obesity: Jump IN for Healthy Kids.
That group included:
- Charles Bantz, PhD, Chancellor
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
- Len Betley, CEO
- Robert Brody, CEO
- Vince Caponi, CEO
St. Vincent Health
- Eric Ellsworth, CEO
YMCA of Greater Indianapolis
- Dan Evans, CEO
Indiana University Health
- Karen Ferguson, Publisher
- Matt Gutwein, President & CEO
Marion County Health & Hospital Corp.
- Rob Hillman, President
Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield, Indiana
- David Johnson, President & CEO
Central Indiana Corporate Partnership
- John Lechleiter, PhD, Chairman, President & CEO
Eli Lilly & Company
- Bryan Mills, President & CEO
Community Health Network
- Jim Morris, President
Pacers Sports & Entertainment
- Ann Murtlow, CEO
United Way of Central Indiana
- Jack Phillips, CEO
Roche Diagnostics Corp.
- Clay Robbins, President
Major employers and community organizations are leading the way to create healthier environments for families and children. Want to do your part? Learn more about the Jump IN Pledge.