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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 600 economic development projects resulting in over $12 billion in capital investment, the creation of over 100,000 new jobs, and the retention of over 200,000 existing jobs.  Named by Governing Magazine as one of the nation’s best economic development officials, Larry is a member of The Site Selectors 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 & CEO 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 and Board Member, Indiana State Chamber of Commerce

MEDIA APPEARANCES

IIB Segment for September 2020 showing Gerry Dick and Larry Gigerich

Larry Gigerich shares recent findings from a Site Selectors Guild survey including projects moving forward and active industries on Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick. Watch now.

Larry Gigerich does a video interview with the Dallas-Fort Worth CBS affiliate

Larry Gigerich discusses with the CBS Dallas-Fort Worth affiliate what are the DFW region differentiators to continue to attract corporate relocation projects. Watch now.

Larry Gigerich, Laura Merriweather Wilson & Tom Schuman discuss economic development drivers on Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick. Watch now.

 

Larry Gigerich is spotlighted as an Indiana Chamber of Commerce 2019 Samuel C. Schlosser Volunteer of the Year.

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Larry Gigerich shares perspective on the top economic development bills going through the Statehouse on Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick. Watch now.

Larry Gigerich walks the Indy Chamber through feedback from Indy’s bid for Amazon HQ2, and the value in a central repository of marketing and research assets. Watch now.

 

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
  • Panel Member, McKinsey & Company Global Survey Panel of Corporate Executives
  • Funding of scholarships for low income children
  • Frank Sinatra Fan