Kristi Steppe

Kristi Steppe has been at IU health for 16 years and currently serves as the Director of Information Services. After obtaining degrees from Purdue University, Kristi has over 35 years of expertise in technology, project management and leadership. Throughout her tenure at IU Health, Kristi has contributed to the improvement of equipment life cycle and ongoing support and maintenance of equipment for all IU Health hospitals and clinics. Kristi recently accepted the Co-chair position for the IIS Diversity Committee and is also a member of the IIS Diversity Council. Prior to coming to IU Health, Kristi worked for Wishard and Indianapolis Life building her leadership, team building, and customer support capabilities that she is now demonstrating at IU Health.

Outside of IU Health, Kristi is passionate about community service, empowerment and helping young people get to and through college. Through her involvement with the Beautillion Militaire Program for over 10 years, she has worked with over 300 young African American high school seniors to graduate, secure scholarship dollars, and learn valuable life skills. As a graduate associate member of Jack & Jill Indianapolis Chapter, board member for her high school alma mater Cathedral High School, former president of the Black Alumni Council of Cathedral High School, volunteer for UNCF Indianapolis and Fundraising Coordinator for Father’s and Families Annual Luncheon Kristi has continued to expand her presence in the Indianapolis community.

Kristi celebrates 30 years of marriage to her husband Edward III this year and they have two phenomenal kids, Edward IV and Kourtney. Edward IV graduated from Full Sail University in 2014 and Kourtney recently graduated from Spelman College in 2020 that Kristi has celebrated as a proud parent.

Through her involvement with the diversity initiatives at IU Health, Kristi hopes to aid in the increase of awareness, transparency and recruitment of a more diverse environment and culture in IIS and beyond.

Bio posted March 2022