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Committees

Business Advocacy Committee

The Business Advocacy Committee is a non-partisan, independent political action committee that supports candidates and elected officials who endorse limited government, free enterprise and a pro-business, pro-economic growth environment. This committee is actively involved in fundraising to support pro-business candidates and business-friendly issues.

Chair: Melissa Proffitt 
Indy Chamber Staff Member: Mark Fisher 

Regional Strategy Council

The Regional Strategy Council was created to oversee regional economic development and marketing activities in the Indianapolis region in partnership with the nine counties that make up the Indianapolis region. Partner counties include Marion, Hamilton, Hendricks, Johnson, Shelby, Boone, Morgan, Hancock, and Madison.

Chair: Dave Lewis
Chair: Ed Bonach
Indy Chamber Staff Member: Maureen Donohue Krauss

Develop Indy Committee

The Develop Indy Committee is charged with overseeing economic development in the City of Indianapolis, including marketing the City for business relocations and expansions, site identification and real estate services, incentive recommendations, and project management and liaison services with the City's department of code enforcement.

Chair: Mike Williams
Indy Chamber Staff Member: Ian Nicolini

Business Ownership Initiative Board of Directors

The Business Ownership Initiative Board of Directors oversees the Indy Chamber's efforts in helping Indianapolis region residents start & grow businesses by providing business resources, business coaching and access to financing.

Chair: Lisa Schlehuber
Indy Chamber Staff Member: Carrie Henderson