INDIANAPOLIS (July 20, 2023) – The Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) is announcing that its CEO and four of its talent and industry sector initiative leaders have been named to the Indianapolis Business Journal’s prestigious list of the 250 most influential business leaders in Indiana. The list represents the people who are making an undeniable impact on the state.
Named to the list from CICP are the following:
- Melina Kennedy, CEO, Central Indiana Corporate Partnership
- Mitch Frazier, president and CEO, AgriNovus Indiana
- Jason Kloth, president and CEO, Ascend Indiana
- Fred Cartwright, president and CEO, Conexus Indiana
- Ting Gootee, president and CEO, TechPoint
Some of the groundbreaking projects CICP and its initiatives have been involved in include the creation of the 16 Tech Innovation District, the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute, Business Equity for Indy, the Indiana GPS Project, the Indiana Seed Funds, the Manufacturing Readiness Grants, HungerTech, Modern Youth Apprenticeship and Xtern, to name a few.
All 250 Indiana business leaders will be honored at a celebration on July 20, 2023. To learn more about the CICP leaders and the other honorees, visit https://www.indiana250.com/2023.
About the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership
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 five key talent and industry sector initiatives, AgriNovus Indiana, Ascend Indiana, BioCrossroads, Conexus Indiana 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 and technology.