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LARRY GIGERICH, EXECUTIVE MANAGING DIRECTOR

BIO

Larry is a nationally recognized economic development leader with more than 30 years of local and state government, not-for-profit and private sector experience.  Throughout his career, Larry has worked on approximately 550 economic development projects resulting in over $11 billion in capital investment, the creation of over 85,000 new jobs, and the retention of over 170,000 existing jobs.  Named by Governing Magazine as one of the nation’s best economic development officials, Larry is a member of The Site Selector’s Guild, an internationally recognized site selection organization, and is a regular speaker and panelist at conferences throughout North America.

Prior to founding Ginovus in 2002, Larry worked in a variety of economic development settings, including Deputy Director of Business Development for the Indiana Department of Commerce, Senior Advisor to the Mayor of the City of Indianapolis for Economic and Workforce Development, and President of the Indianapolis Economic Development Corporation (Develop Indy and Indy Partnership).  Additionally, Larry was instrumental in the launch and leadership of the Indianapolis and Central Indiana Technology Partnership (TechPoint), an initiative designed to nurture growing and emerging technology companies throughout Indiana.

 

BACKGROUND

  • B.A., Political Science with Minor in Economics, Indiana University
  • Chairman Emeritus, Fall Forum and Chairman, Membership Committee, Site Selectors Guild
  • Chairman, Economic Development Committee, Indiana State Chamber of Commerce

MEDIA APPEARANCES

Larry Gigerich provides a legislative update on key economic development bills after the 2019 Indiana General Assembly session on Inside Indiana Business.
WATCH NOW: http://www.insideindianabusiness.com/clip/14827283/2019-legislative-wrap-up

 

Larry Gigerich share perspective on the top economic development bills going through the Statehouse on Inside Indiana Business. 
WATCH NOW: http://www.insideindianabusiness.com/clip/14768861/economic-development-bills-at-statehouse

 

 

 

Larry Gigerich walks the Indy Chamber through feedback received from Indy’s bid for Amazon HQ2, and the value in a central repository of marketing and research assets to benefit the region’s efforts to succeed.
WATCH NOW: https://indychamber.com/news/in-video-state-of-the-region/


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arry Gigerich participates on a Quality of Life panel discussion featured on Inside Indiana Business.

WATCH NOW: http://www.insideindianabusiness.com/story/39669593/insiders-quality-of-life-projects-target-talent

PUBLICATIONS

EVENTS

  • December 2016  – Presented at the IndyCREW meeting on Trends in Economic Development, Indianapolis, IN.
  • September 2016 – Site Selector Guild’s Advisory Forum, Northern Louisiana.
  • September 2016 – Presented at the REDI event, Cincinnati, OH.
  • August 2016 – Meetings and presentation to regional and state level economic development officials, Oakland and Portland, ME.
  • August 2016 – Attend Advisory Forum event on behalf of the Site Selectors Guild, Des Moines, IA.
  • March 2016 – Moderated a Large Employer Corporate Panel for the Central Indiana Council of Elected Officials, Indianapolis, IN. 
  • March 2016 – Representative of the Site Selectors Guild at an Advisory Forum, Huntsville, AL.

INTERESTS

  • Board Member, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Indiana
  • Board Member, Indiana Chamber of Commerce
  • Board Member, Indiana State Certified Development Corporation
  • Funding of scholarships for low income children
  • Frank Sinatra Fan