Andre B. Lacy has been the chairman of LDI, Ltd., LLC since 2006. He previously served as their CEO.
Lacy began his career as an analyst at U.S. Corrugated Fiber Box Company, founded by his grandfather in 1961. He held positions of increasing responsibility, including executive vice president. After his father’s death, Lacy ran the company with his mother, Edna, until her passing. In 1984, the family sold the company and changed their focus to distributing through LDI.
Lacy has served as a board member of The National Bank of Indianapolis, Mid-American Capital Resources, Inc., Patterson Companies, and COMMIT, Inc., among others. He has held leadership positions with numerous civic organizations including trustee at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, and board member of the Community Leaders Allied for Superior Schools and The Nature Conservancy of Indiana. He is a former chairman of the 500 Festival, Indiana Chamber of Commerce, and the United Way of Central Indiana, where he and his wife, Julia, are Meridian Society.
Lacy is an alumnus of the Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Series, a program for emerging civic leaders that was established by his mother in honor of Lacy’s late brother. He is one of five recipients of the 2012 Indiana Living Legends award. Other honors include the Sagamore of the Wabash and Ernst & Young’s Master Entrepreneur of the Year. Lacy was involved in Butler University’s Business Accelerator program a decade ago and has since mentored students and served as an advisor to the school.
Lacy earned a bachelor’s degree from Denison University and a doctorate from Rose-Hulman Institute in 1985.