CICP Elects New Executive Committee Members

January 14, 2021

Tom Linebarger, chairman and CEO, Cummins and CICP Chair

INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 14, 2021) – The Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP), which brings together the chief executives of the region’s prominent corporations, foundations and universities, has named new executive committee members for 2021.

Tom Linebarger, chairman and CEO of Cummins, was elected chair of the board at the December board meeting. Bryan Mills, president and CEO of Community Health Network, will continue to serve as vice chair and has also assumed the role of treasurer. In addition, Sue Ellspermann, president of Ivy Tech Community College, joined the Executive Committee.

The CICP Executive Committee for 2021 is:

  • Chair – Tom Linebarger, chairman and CEO, Cummins
  • Vice Chair/Treasurer – Bryan Mills, president and CEO, Community Health Network
  • Secretary – Steve Ferguson, chairman, Cook Group
  • At-Large – Gail Boudreaux, president and CEO, Anthem
  • At-Large – Sue Ellspermann, president, Ivy Tech Community College
  • At-Large – Jeff Harrison, president and CEO, Citizens Energy Group
  • At-Large – Mark Hill, managing partner, Collina Ventures
  • At-Large – Jeff Smulyan, chairman and CEO, Emmis Communications
  • Immediate Past Chair – Connie Bond Stuart, regional president, Central and Southern Indiana, PNC

“CICP is focused on its mission to advance the region’s prosperity and growth, and we are committed to working collaboratively to accomplish this,” said Linebarger. “CICP’s work has positively impacted our business and civic communities in myriad ways throughout the COVID-19 crisis, and as we move forward, I am confident that our efforts can drive improvements in the economic and social vibrancy in communities across the state.”

CICP is the parent organization of six talent and industry sector initiatives:  AgriNovus Indiana, Ascend Indiana, BioCrossroads, Conexus Indiana, Energy Systems Network and TechPoint. Each initiative is focused on its own specific area respectively, agbiosciences, talent and workforce development, life sciences, advanced manufacturing and logistics, energy technology and technology.

About Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP)

The Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) was formed in 1999 to bring together the chief executives of the region’s prominent corporations, foundations and universities in a strategic and collaborative effort dedicated to Indiana’s continued prosperity and growth. To advance this mission, CICP sponsors six key talent and industry sector initiatives, AgriNovus Indiana, Ascend Indiana, BioCrossroads, Conexus Indiana, Energy Systems Network and TechPoint, each of which addresses challenges and opportunities unique to its respective area: agbiosciences, talent and workforce development, life sciences, advanced manufacturing and logistics, energy technology and technology. To learn more about CICP, visit www.cicpindiana.com.