CICP CEO David L. Johnson receives Charles L. Whistler Award, the highest honor given by the Mayor of Indianapolis

2022-12-07T09:28:54-05:00December 6, 2022|

Press Release from the Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee Mayor Joe Hogsett, GIPC leaders presented CICP’s CEO with the 2022 Charles L. Whistler Award at annual breakfast ceremony at Ivy Tech. INDIANAPOLIS – The Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee (GIPC) and Mayor Joe Hogsett presented the 2022 Charles L. Whistler Award to David Johnson, CEO of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP), at a breakfast ceremony this morning at Ivy Tech Community College Culinary and Conference Center. The annual award recognizes individuals who, outside the regular duties of their chosen professions, have brought together the public and private sectors for civic improvement in Indianapolis. “The Charles L. Whistler Award honors an individual committed to going above and beyond to make a lasting positive impact on our city. David Johnson is a shining example of this commitment,” said Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett. “Over the past three decades, [...]

David Johnson: Bold Action from University Leaders on Vaccination Deserves Commendation, Not Condemnation

2021-06-14T07:46:29-04:00June 7, 2021|

In a recent Inside INdiana Business Perspectives article, Central Indiana Corporate Partnership President and CEO David Johnson explains why bold action taken by universities in Indiana to require that all students, faculty and employees be vaccinated before returning to school in the fall should be commended. Johnson says university leaders including IU President Michael McRobbie should be commended for their thoughtful and data-informed decisions that have characterized their leadership throughout the course of the pandemic, including the decision that some have reached now to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine for all students, faculty and employees. [READ MORE] (Source: Inside INdiana Business, CICP)

David Johnson: Indiana has everything to gain from Endless Frontier Act

2021-05-19T21:41:04-04:00May 17, 2021|

In a recent op-ed published in the Indianapolis Business Journal (IBJ), David Johnson, president and CEO of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) talks about why Indiana has everything to gain from the Endless Frontier Act. The Act is visionary bipartisan legislation co-sponsored by Indiana Senator Todd Young and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer that would authorize the federal government to invest more than $9 billion in accelerating regional technology hubs throughout the country. [READ MORE] (Source: Indianapolis Business Journal (IBJ), CICP)  

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