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Indianapolis Association of Wabash Men

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The Indianapolis Association of Wabash Men serves the largest concentration of Wabash College alumni located in the Indianapolis metropolitan area. This constitutes around 2,000 alumni or nearly 20% of all alumni. The IAWM board encompasses a broad generational, geographical, and professional diversity. Annually, we sponsor several diverse and exciting events and services for the Wabash community.

Join us as we gather for camaraderie, enlightenment, celebration, and support of Wabash College and its students.

Upcoming Events 


Presented by Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company (Keenan Blanchford '98)

Join us for a discussion of effective leadership and regional economic development.

When:  Thursday, March 19, 2020
Where: Ivy Tech Culinary Center (2820 North Meridian St.)
Cost:  $25 per person


7:15 a.m. – Doors open, breakfast, and reception

7:50 a.m. – Program Featuring:

  • Adam Berry ’03: VP of Economic Development and Technology, Indiana Chamber of Commerce
  • Michael Huber: President & CEO, Indy Chamber
  • Scott Fadness: Mayor, City of Fishers

Man of Year Award Honoring Mike Raters '85


50TH MITCHUM CROCK GOLF OUTING - Thurs., July 16, 2020

Annual Event in Honor of Robert Mitchum H’59


Thursday, July 18, 2018
12:30 p.m. – Shotgun Start
Following Golf (approx. 5:30 p.m.) – Cocktails, Dinner, and Program

Plum Creek Golf Club
12401 Lynnwood Blvd.
Carmel, IN 46033
Don’t be left out! Golf is limited to the first 144 PAID registrants and we’ve filled up quickly the past few years.

Registration Options:

  • Major Sponsor – $725 (includes foursome, recognition in program, hole sign, dinner, drink tickets)
  • Hole Sponsor – $375 (includes one golfer, recognition in program, hole sign, dinner, drink tickets)
  • Foursome – $580 (includes foursome, dinner, drink tickets)
  • Single – $145 (1 golfer, dinner, drink tickets)
  • Young Alumni (Class of 2015-2019) – $125 (1 golfer, dinner, drink tickets)
  • Dinner Only – $30

***Participation will be limited to 144 golfers. The first 144 golfers registered and paid will secure a spot in the outing.  Reserve your spot today!


Join fellow Wabash alumni, spouses, parents, and friends after work at locations all around Indy. There's no agenda, and the events start when you show up. This year, we've mapped out dates and locations for the entire year to help you plan. Dates and locations are subject to change depending on conflicts.

March 11 - Moe & Johnny’s
April 7 - Liter House
May 20 - Daredevil, Speedway
June 18 - Wabash Brewing
July 22 - Taxman Brewing, Downtown
August 20 - Hotel Tango
September 30 - Koelschip
October 21 - Blind Owl
November - TBD
December 9 - Sun King Downtown 


Alumni-Faculty-Staff Symposium

Chairman: Jon Pactor ’71

Alumni Involvement

Chairman: Jim Dyer '83

Bachelor Liaison

Chairman:  Jon Pactor '71

The IAWM continues its long tradition of supporting the student-run newspaper, The Bachelor, by taking out advertisements in the weekly publication. Our alumni group uses the space to announce alumni-student events, congratulate student and alumni accomplishments, and provide occasional encouragement to students, organizations, and athletic teams.

Career Services

Chairman: Joe Samreta ’95

Economic Club Luncheons

Chairman: Marty Brown ’06


Chairman: Josh Nicholson ’04

Leadership Breakfast

Chairman: Dustin DeNeal ’04

Mitchum Crock Golf Outing

Chairman: Tony Unfried ’03

Mini Marathon Hospitality Tent

Chairman: Joe Samreta ’95

Moot Court

Chairman: Seamus Boyce ’03

New Faculty Reception

Chairman: Dustin DeNeal ’04

Opportunities to Learn about Business (OLAB)

Chairman: Jon Pactor '71

Rally for the Monon Bell

Chairman: Jake Knott ’03


Chairman: Kyle Bender ’12

Scholar Athlete Award

Chairman: Dustin DeNeal ’04

Summer Sendoff

Chairman: Tom Gunderman ’89


Chairman: Kyle McClammer ’08

Website/Social Media

Chairman: Tony Unfried ’03

Past Events

TEDx WABASH COLLEGE - Sat., Feb. 2, 2019

 The IAWM is a proud Silve Sponsor of this student-run event. Find out more HERE.

3-6 p.m. Wabash College Fine Arts Center

Emcee: Bruce Kopp

  • Will Yank
  • Taylor Misiak
  • Joanna Taft
  • Seth Taras
  • Suzanne Leibrick
  • Juna Mustad
  • Troy Riggs


WINE TASTING - Sat., Feb. 16, 2019

21st Amendment
3404 E 146th St, Carmel
6:30 p.m.

$25 per person; $20 for recent graduates (Class of 2009-2018) and their guests

The Indianapolis Association of Wabash Men cordially invites you to a wine tasting and class from a certified sommelier. 

  • Sample six wines ranging from a sparkling wine across the spectrum from white to red. 
  • We will have cheese paired with each wine we are tasting, and snacks will be provide so no one will go away hungry.
  • Each attendee will receive a 15 oz stemless wine glass.
  • Each attendee will be entered into a drawing for a jerobaum of wine in a presentation box.

This event welcomes all alumni, spouses, partners, significant others, parents, and guests over the age of 21.

WABASH AFTER-WORK - Thurs., Jan. 17, 2019

Wabash Brewing Taproom
5328 W. 79th St., Indianapolis

WABASH DAY - Oct. 6-7, 2018

Wabash College celebrated its 14th annual WABASH Day, a weekend of community service on October 6-7, at locations throughout Indiana and nationwide.

Held annually since 2007, WABASH Day (Wabash Alumni Benefiting And Serving Humanity) celebrates the National Association of Wabash Men's efforts to strengthen connections to the College through opportunities to give back to local communities. STORY  PHOTOS