Indy Chamber appointed a new president and CEO Sept. 18.
The organization announced Matt Mindrum as its new president and CEO in a press release on Sept. 18. Mindrum will take over the position beginning December 1, 2023, and will spearhead Indy Chamber’s new efforts in promoting regional economic development, advocating for businesses and driving innovation.
“We are thrilled to welcome Matt as our new President and CEO,” Melissa Proffitt, chair of the Indy Chamber Board, said in a statement. “The board is looking forward to working with Matt in this new leadership role to accelerate our impact as we continue to foster a business-friendly environment and create new opportunities for Indianapolis and the surrounding region.”
Mindrum’s previous experience includes leadership positions with Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Butler University and most previously as vice president of Growth and Strategy at DaVita Kidney Care, where he helped launch and grow a new startup division for the Denver-based healthcare delivery leader.
Mindrum has shown a dedicated commitment to growth and innovation in working with his teams to build successful brands at Eli Lilly, improve enrollment and national recognition at Butler University as well as expand the impact of the Indy 500.
“I am truly honored to lead an organization that plays such a vital role in the success of Central Indiana,” Mindrum said in a statement. “I look forward to working alongside a team of dedicated staff and passionate leaders, both in and outside the Chamber, to further raise Indy’s profile, promote inclusive growth in our business community, and help our region become a magnet for business innovation and talent.”