impa_logo_BlueandWhite-small-shadowIn 2012, after choosing to not relocate to LA and pursue film work there, I dove into growing the film and media community in Indianapolis. Working with four other founders, the result was the Indiana Media Production Alliance, a 501(c)6 non-profit dedicated to bringing film tax incentives to Indiana via legislation.

I served as the first president from December 2012 until fall 2014, and continued working on the board into 2015. The group had moderate success in building a grass roots effort while I was presiding but has since become defunct.

However, one of my proudest moments came when we were featured on the front page of the Indianapolis Star for our efforts.1239625_10101400828410638_1156381374_n