CEO and Executive Director
Dr. T.D. Robinson
Dr. Robinson has been the Pastor and inspirational leader of the Mt Paran Baptist Church for over 27 years. Under Dr. Robinson's leadership, the Mt Paran Baptist Church formed the HOPE Community Development Corporation in the year 2000 to become the vehicle for the church's outreach initiatives in the Indianapolis community. HOPE CDC thoughtfully established its core mission for the CDC through five basic goals: 1. Affordable Senior Housing 2. Workforce Business Center 3. Affordable Multifamily Housing 4. Early Learning Childcare 5. Community Life Center. Dr. Robinson serves as the Executive Director and CEO of the Corporation. He has led in the development of the Farrell Bell Senior Apartments, a 50 Unit Independent Senior Facility and partnership with Goodwill Industries in the relocation of their distribution center, retail store and online center to the north end of the City of Hope campus. Under his direction, the CDC partners with LISC Indianapolis to provide facade grants to small business owners and leadership for Mayor Hogsett's Lift Indy OOR program in the Far Eastside neighborhood.