The people behind Renew Indianapolis are what make our organization amazing. Each person contributes their skills and talents to improve housing, economic development, and quality of life in the metropolitan Indianapolis area.
We got a chance to chat with Alex Ervin, our Financial Portfolio Manager about his work at Renew as well as the lessons and values that drive him. Learn a little more about Alex below.
What is the most important career lesson you’ve learned thus far?
“You can’t meaningfully improve something without first understanding how it currently works.”
What is your proudest moment at Renew Indianapolis?
“I was able to watch from my office window as the abandoned building across the street was transformed into an art center for kids using the financing we provided. It was a great daily reminder that what we’re doing actually has a positive, tangible impact in our community.”
What does a typical day look like for you?
“Reviewing financials of borrowers and applicants, structuring new deals in the pipeline, and updating our internal databases. Lots of numbers and spreadsheets, but that’s how I like it.”
What’s a fun fact about you?
“I’ve been a homebrewer for three years and I’m finally get ting pretty good at it! My latest batch is a hefeweizen with a really nice fruity, clove taste.”
What are the values that drive you?
“Equality and justice, regardless of means and circumstances.”