Kristen Lampkin serves as the Director of Business Equity for Indy (BEI) for the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP). BEI is a joint venture of CICP and the Indy Chamber, in collaboration with the Indianapolis Urban League, to grow a more inclusive business climate and build greater equity and economic opportunity for the Indy region’s Black residents and people of color.
Lampkin has been working in human resources for more than 10 years, focusing on talent acquisition, performance management, organizational development, employee relations, coaching, diversity, and inclusion. She is also the proud CEO of HR Guru LLC, where she helps business owners, take their careers to the next by helping them with their LinkedIn profile and resume and is also a global speaker on these topics too. She is currently serving as Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity Director for the Indiana State SHRM board, Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis board member, Co-Founder of Black in HR Indy, and All-Star 2024 Committee Member.
She was named one of the ten Indianapolis Women to Watch in 2022 by Indy Maven. In 2021 Lampkin was selected as part of the Auto Remarketing 40 Under 40 class. Also in 2018, she was a finalist for the Junior Achievement’s Indy’s Best and Brightest award and United Way of Central Indiana recognized her as one of United Way’s 100 Heroes. Lampkin has an MBA from Kaplan University and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from Ball State University.