CHAD SWEENEY

Chad_Sweeney_Sq-640x640CHAD SWEENEY
Senior Principal

Direct: 317-819-4415
chad@ginovus.com

 

Chad is a member of Ginovus’ site selection and economic development incentives practice.  He provides location modeling, site selection, and advice on structuring economic development incentive agreements for clients throughout North America.  Chad has closed transactions resulting in over $700 million of capital investment and an estimated 6,300 new jobs.  His depth of experience gives Chad the knowledge and expertise to understand projects resulting from complex corporate transactions to the needs of start-up companies.

Before joining Ginovus, Chad served on the senior leadership team of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC), the State of Indiana’s lead economic development agency, where he held the roles of EVP, CFO, and General Counsel.  During that time, Chad represented Indiana in structuring and negotiating incentives for more than 700 companies (including Nestle, Honda, and Amazon).  He also participated as a member of the State‘s trade delegations to Asia and Europe in an effort to secure new foreign direct investment opportunities.  Prior to his work with IEDC, Chad practiced law with the Indianapolis-based law firm Ice Miller and as a CPA with Deloitte &Touche.

Experience:

  • J.D., Summa Cum Laude, Indiana University, Maurer School of Law
  • B.S., Accounting, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
  • Former EVP & General Counsel, Indiana Economic Development Corporation

Interests:

  • Zionsville Lions Club
  • Enjoys golf
  • Spends free time watching his kids play soccer