MEPI Board of Directors, President
Sr. Director of Supplier Diversity
and Diversity Officer, Indianapolis Airport Authority
BSME Mechanical Engineering
Howard University (1991)
Holli Harrington is the Diversity Officer and Sr. Director of Supplier Diversity at the Indianapolis Airport Authority and recognized community advocate and business leader in Indianapolis. She leads the strategic efforts to ensure the airport fosters public value and economic development by providing equitable access to meaningful opportunities.
Holli has been involved with MEPI for over 25 years and understands first-hand the value of a pre-college engineering experience. Her involvement in a similar program in Detroit was a great influence, instilling the importance of giving back and leading her to pursue a degree in mechanical engineering. In 1991 she graduated from Howard University and moved to Indiana to start her engineering career at Eli Lilly and Company. She has more than 15 years of engineering experience including civil, mechanical, automotive, chemical, pharmaceutical, plant engineering, and preventative maintenance.
MEPI Involvement: Holli has served as a facilitator for the 7th and 12th-grade; facilitated the partnership with the National Society of Black Engineers: and lead efforts to coordinate the annual report and annual banquet.
Holli is married to Brian and their three children, Briana, Brailen, and Bradley all participated and completed the program.