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Tim George is the executive vice president for innovation and collaboration at the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP). He has over a decade of leadership experience working with the public, academic, nonprofit, and private sectors to turn ideas into outcomes.
Prior to his current role, Tim served on Indiana governor Eric Holcomb’s senior staff as his director of policy, where he led development of the governor’s policy priorities and served as interim director of the Indiana Office of Energy Development. Tim’s work as executive director of the governor’s Teacher Compensation Commission prompted a record increase in state education funding and numerous novel policy changes. He also managed various projects and chaired or served on other task forces on topics such as innovation, data, racial equity, and economic development.
Prior to his return to Indiana, Tim practiced law at Alston & Bird LLP in Charlotte, NC, advising private equity firms and Fortune 100 banks on acquisitions, strategic investments, and financial transactions. Tim also worked for two years advising the University of Texas at Austin on higher education policy. In earlier government service, he spent two years as an aide to former Indiana governor Mitch Daniels.
Tim has a law degree from the University of Texas School of Law, where he led the Texas Review of Law & Politics as editor in chief. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Wheaton College (IL). Having grown up in Maryland, Tim is a proud Hoosier by choice and is passionate about seeing Indiana thrive. He lives in Indianapolis’ Fall Creek Place neighborhood with his wife Lauren (a school counselor) and their two very energetic, elementary-aged children.