HAND board welcomes new members, officers

Hamilton County Area Neighborhood Development Inc. (HAND) has added four members to its board of directors, which also has a new slate of officers leading the organization into its 15th year.

Sara B. Hill, vice president and regional manager for Lake City Bank, will serve as president through May 2018. Joining her on the executive committee are Vice President Cory Daly, a partner at HWC Engineering; Secretary Sandy Thomas, a Realtor with Carpenter Realtors; and Treasurer Mark Winzenread, a retired CFO.

New board members are:

  • Keith Broadnax, senior vice president of business development at Cinnaire Corp.
  • Carolyn Deines, co-owner of the Noblesville Event Center
  • Paula Gilliam, retired GM employee
  • Ailithir McGill, director of Nickel Plate Arts

Founded in 2003, HAND works to ensure that Hamilton County remains livable, with homes that are affordable for all residents. In addition to developing and owning six properties that provide a total of 96 affordable apartments, HAND helps low-income homeowners make critical repairs to their homes. The organization has invested nearly $17 million in Hamilton County housing.

HAND focuses on housing because where we live impacts every aspect of our lives. Our homes are the foundation for our health, education, safety and economic well-being, and having more homes that people can afford will strengthen our neighborhoods.