Jamar Cobb-Dennard is a businessman and political leader.
Cobb-Dennard came to Indianapolis with a dream of opening a business and eventually serving the community through politics.
He started his career in sales and marketing. Cobb-Dennard routinely helped companies grow 40% in the first year of his engagements, and was himself a top 10 award-winning salesperson.
Later, he fell in love with politics as a volunteer on the Kennedy for Indianapolis, Talley for Lawrence Township Trustee, and Gregg for Governor campaigns. Cobb-Dennard serves on the board for the City of Indianapolis Department of Public Works, is the state vice president of the Indiana Democrat African American Caucus. He is also a precinct committee-person and regular political analyst on Fox59, Indiana Issues with Abdul Hakim-Shabazz, and rtv6.
In 2019, Jamar ran for mayor of Lawrence, Indiana and came within 2% of winning.
Jamar is a fan of personal challenges and community leadership. He has walked on Fire with Tony Robbins, was part of breaking a Guinness World Record, and crossed the North American continent by bicycle. He led the Little Red Door Cancer Agency to host America’s largest Zumba class, and was instrumental in shutting down dangerous, ‘Club Industry’, in downtown Indianapolis.
Cobb-Dennard is a Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Series graduate, was recognized as a 2013 Emerging Leader by 100 Black Men, an Indianapolis Business Journal Forty-Under-40 award recipient, and a 2017 Trailblazer by the Alpha Foundation for the Youth.
Specialties: Civil Rights, Employment Law, Criminal Law, Lobbying, Government Affairs, Business Development, Sales, Networking, Marketing, Communications, Public Speaking, Leadership