Harrison Painter
Harrison Painter is the Founder & CEO of Amplify Indy, Co-Founder of Collaborate 317, and serves as Marketing/Communication Committee Chairman to non-profit COFFE (Community Outreach for Financial Education). He is a U.S. Navy veteran and Google Certified marketing professional who has had two of his marketing companies acquired, one privately and one publicly. Harrison brings his passion for building relationships and seeking out creative partnerships to the Amplify Indy mission of elevating the human experience through community, culture, and commerce in Indiana. 

 Dr. Pingnan Shi is a co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer of Amplify Indy, He has a PhD in Electrical Engineering and has worked in academic research and tech industry for 26 years and holds 15 patents. He currently teaches Calculus and College Algebra at Greenwood Christian Academy. He also currently serves on the board of the Beyond Me Initiative and is leading the Amplify Youth Program launching in July. His goal is to help at-risk youth with financial literacy, math skills, and leadership training so they can become entrepreneurs.  

Douglas Karr

Douglas Karr is a founding advisor of Amplify Indy and is credited with our amazing logo design. Douglas is a Navy veteran and early pioneer of the internet who quickly learned how to translate business needs into technology solutions. Douglas is the founder of DK New Media, runs an industry leading MarTech publication, a best-selling author, and international keynote speaker covering digital marketing, technology, and media topics. His newest project is co-hosting the Dell Technologies Luminaries podcast.


Danielle Stealy McDowell

Danielle Stealy McDowell
Executive Director
The Speak Easy
Josh Bach

Josh Bach
Collaborate 317

Dr. Mark Eckle
The Comenius Institute

Harold “HB” Bell
Community R.U.L.E. Literacy Programs

Charles Guynn
Executive Director
COFFE (Community Outreach for Financial Education)

Bruce Ford
Your Family Bank Midwest

David Gorsage
Camp David & Quantum Leap Challenge