Professional Experience

  • Gubernatorial Appointment, Member, Board of Directors, INVestEd (2024–26). 
  • Cochair, National Academy of Sciences, Science, Technology, and Economy Policy Board, Innovation Policy Forum (2019–present) 
  • Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Regional Affairs, U.S. Department of Commerce (2011–17)
  • Director, Public Sector Services Financial Advisory, Crowe Horwath LLP (2005–11)
  • Assistant Secretary and Chief Information Officer, Family and Social Services Administration, State of Indiana (2004–05 / 1993–97)
  • Controller, City of Bloomington (2000–04)
  • Assistant Budget Director, Health and Human Services, Indiana State Budget Agency (1989–93)


  • Recipient of the Department of Commerce Silver Honors Award for implementation and leadership of the Americas Competitiveness Exchange (2015)
  • Formally recognized by the Executive Secretary for Integral Development of the Organization of American States for leading an international delegation from 19 countries of the Americas on a week-long tour of projects in the southeast U.S. under the first annual Americas Competitiveness Exchange on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (2014)
  • Government Finance Officers Association Award of Financial Reporting Achievement (2003)
  • Awarded the Distinguished Hoosier honor by Governor Frank O’Bannon (2000)