LDI Hires Amelia Patel as Chief of Staff

Indianapolis, IN – Indianapolis-based family office LDI, Ltd. today announced that Amelia Patel has been hired as the company’s Chief of Staff.  Patel will work with LDI’s executive team to manage internal operations.  Her role will encompass corporate governance, investor relations, and human resource responsibilities while also providing oversight for office administrative functions.

“We are excited to welcome Amelia to the LDI team!  She brings a set of skills and capabilities that will further bolster our executive leadership team and drive value within our operating companies,” said J.A. Lacy, CEO of LDI.

Patel began at LDI in August and brings over 14 years of operations experience to the firm.  She previously worked at Teach For America, a national education non-profit, where she supported the organization’s finance and strategy activities.  She began her career as a Teach For America corps member, teaching elementary and middle school on Chicago’s west side.

Patel earned a M.A.T. from Dominican University and received a B.A. from Arizona State University.  She serves on the Board of Directors of St. Nicholas Early Learning and resides in Indianapolis with her husband and two children.

About LDI Ltd.

LDI is an Indianapolis-based family office with more than a century of experience operating high-potential, middle-market companies.  Originally founded by the Lacy family in 1912 as U.S. Corrugated-Fiber Box Company, LDI today seeks new investment opportunities with an emphasis on manufacturers of proprietary products, value-added distributors and supply chain service providers.  LDI businesses employ more than 3,000 people in more than 20 countries.