Alan K. Bacon is a trusted leader in the Indianapolis community with a passion for people, improved economic mobility and finding creative solutions to end poverty. Grounded in an education foundation, Bacon works to spark ideas and collaboration toward social innovation practices in central Indiana. As Senior Director of the Social Innovation Fund at United Way of Central Indiana, Bacon lead a million-dollar fund and all related aspects including grantmaking, community engagement and corporate partnerships. Prior to his role at United Way, Bacon served as global director of learning and development for iLAB LLC, as well as in various leadership roles for Harrison College including president of its northwest campus. Cherishing his work and presence in the community, Bacon serves on the Music Cities Steering Committee and has left his footprint on more than twenty Indy-based boards, governing bodies, or organizing committees. An IU grad, a father of 3 and downtown Indy resident, Bacon spends his time outside of work playing guitar and keyboards for the Chamber Music Band.