Emory Edwards
Training and Outreach

Emory Edwards

Senior Outreach Director

Emory brings over 20 years of event management and community engagement experience to EdChoice. Prior to joining the organization, Emory spent eight years as an experiential marketing manager and marketing/graphic design consultant in Indianapolis, serving numerous private and non-profit clients. He is very involved in the community, having served on the Board of Directors for the Madame Walker Theatre Center and the Martin Luther King Community Center. Emory currently is a member of 100 Black Men of Indianapolis, Inc. and The Exchange (Indianapolis Urban League).

Emory earned his Bachelors of Business Administration from Georgia State University. A native of Georgia, he currently resides in Lawrence, Indiana, with his wife Chantelle and their three kids, Emory, Cadence and Lance.

Favorite Quote

“Success can be measured not only in achievements, but in lessons learned, lives touched and moments shared along the way.”
— Nishan Panwar

Favorite Teacher/Class

World History – Ms. Daniels

High School Mascot

Monroe High Tornadoes

Favorite Pastimes

Being creative and spending time with family and friends

Inspiration for Joining the School Choice Movement

I’ve always believed that our youth must be afforded the best opportunity to pursue their dreams. School choice allows a parent and child to determine which school suits them in pursuit of that dream.