Darell E. (Gene) Zink


Darell E. (Gene) Zink



Darell E. (Gene) Zink was born in Houston, Texas and graduated from Bedford High School in Bedford, Indiana. Prior to enrolling in law school, he obtained a BA in Political Science from Vanderbilt University, a master of business administration degree from the University of Hawaii and served as a captain in the Air Force. He received his JD from Indiana University in 1976.

Zink started his career in Indianapolis at Bose McKinney & Evans. In 1982 he co-founded Duke Realty Corporation and served there as vice chairman and chief financial officer. He wemt on to found a second realty company, Strategic Capital Partners, LLC, where he is currently the executive chairman.

He serves today on the boards of directors of the Ivy Tech Foundation and the Goodwill Industries of Central and Southern Indiana. Together with his wife, Gene founded the Gene and Mary Ann Zink Poverty Institute at the University of Indianapolis.

He is a 2020 inductee into the Academy of Law Alumni Fellows.


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Darell E. (Gene) Zink