Governor Holcomb

Wednesday, August 28, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Aim President Mayor Denny Spinner will sit down with Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb to discuss a wide-range of state initiatives impacting municipal government.  Eric Holcomb is the 51st governor of the state of Indiana. Prior to his election, Eric served as Indiana’s Lt. Governor and was a trusted advisor to former governor Mitch Daniels, Vice President Mike Pence and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats.

Governor Holcomb is a veteran of the United States Navy and a graduate of Pike High School in Indianapolis and Hanover College in Jefferson County. He is the author of “Leading the Revolution,” a book detailing his experiences with leadership and executive management. A lifelong Hoosier, Eric has shot-and made—a jump shot in each of Indiana’s 92 counties. A student of history, he is also a collector of presidential signatures and has documents signed by 42 of our nation’s 45 presidents.

Keynote Speaker: Josh Bleill

Wednesday, August 28, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Sponsored by Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP

Marine Corporal Josh Bleill [Bly-ul; rhymes with “Kyle” or “smile”] is a native of Greenfield, Indiana. After graduating high school, Josh attended Purdue University. Upon completion of his education, Josh decided to serve his country by joining the United States Marine Corps in 2004, and was activated for a tour of duty in Iraq in 2006.

While serving in Iraq, Corporal Bleill was severely injured, resulting in the loss of both of his legs. After extensive rehabilitation, Bleill returned to Indiana in August of 2008, where he attacked his new life head-on. This new life included employment as the Indianapolis Colts Community Spokesperson. In 2017, Josh took a new step in his journey by starting his own speaking company, Josh Bleill LLC, to do public speaking independently. His powerful message of overcoming adversity and taking life one step at a time is inspiring audiences around the country. Josh is proudly sponsored by DEEM.
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