Keith Broadnax, Cinnaire Senior Vice President, Business Development, has been awarded the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention (CHIP) Champion Award. The award celebrates an individual who embodies dedication and commitment to CHIP’s mission and champions the work of CHIP in the community. CHIP’s mission is to mobilize, advocate, and empower community collaboration towards ending homelessness in Indianapolis.
“Keith has dedicated his 30-year career to creating opportunities and making life better for vulnerable people,” said Mark McDaniel, Cinnaire President and CEO. “He is deeply committed to his role as board member for CHIP and supporting their mission towards ending homelessness. Keith leads with integrity and respect and embodies the strength and characteristics of a champion. He is a mentor and role model who is always willing to lend a helping hand. We are extraordinarily proud to have him on our team and thrilled to see CHIP recognize him with this prestigious award.”
CHIP believes that successful efforts towards ending homelessness require the collective talents, resources, and commitment of the entire Indianapolis community. Keith is dedicated to CHIP’s belief that every person in Indianapolis should have a home and be connected to care.
“Keith has served and continues to serve as a passionate and dedicated champion of CHIP and our collective vision to ensure everyone has the right to be housed and connected to care,” said Dr. Chelsea Haring-Cozzi, CHIP Executive Director. “Keith has been on the CHIP board for 6 years, serving as board chair for the last two years. He brings his full self to his role on the board and helps elevate our work everywhere he goes. Keith is someone you can count on to always show up ready to engage, support, and uplift. For Keith, this work is personal, and he firmly believes that it takes all of us to foster a compassionate community grounded in the belief that housing is a human right. Keith is a leader, mentor, advocate and friend and we are honored to celebrate him!”
Keith also serves on the boards of the Illinois Housing Council; Indiana Affordable Housing Council; Board Secretary for Prosperity Indiana; Hamilton Area Neighborhood Development (HAND); First Pathway Community Development Advisory Committee; Ball State University Planning Alumni Advisory Board; and the City of Indianapolis Advisory and Redevelopment CDE.