Ersal Ozdemir

Ersal Ozdemir
Owner, Indy Eleven
Founder and Chairman, Keystone Group

As President and CEO of Keystone Group, Ersal has made a considerable impact on Indiana communities. Ersal started the company in 2002. With his leadership and vision Keystone has grown into an industry leader of transformative mixed-use projects.

Ersal graduated from Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. He is also a graduate of the Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Class XXVIII.

Ersal serves on many boards including the Indy Chamber, Indiana State Chamber, Park Tudor, University of Indianapolis and Purdue University School of Engineering. Previously he has served on the board for the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee, and the Children’s Bureau Foundation. He is also very active with local charities including the Alzheimer’s Association and American Heart Association.

Consistently recognized as one of the Best Places to Live in the country, Ersal has played an integral role in the City of Carmel’s transformation. He was a founding member of the Carmel Performing Arts Center and former President of the Carmel Economic Development Commission. 
Ersal is also the Owner of Indy Eleven, Indiana’s professional soccer team. Indy Eleven was made official in 2013 and expanded with a women’s team in 2021. One of Ersal’s passion projects is Eleven Park. This transformational mixed-use river front development will be the permanent home of the Indy Eleven.