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Mayor of Carmel

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Full Name : Sue Finkam
Family : "I鈥檓 a business executive, community leader, wife and mom who has dedicated the last 12 years to Carmel鈥檚 success."(
Education : 馃敼 Master of Science, Management
Indiana Wesleyan University

馃敼 Bachelor of Science, Sports Medicine
Central Michigan University

馃敼 Roscommon High School
Professional Experience : 馃敼 Founder/CEO
Fire Starter LLC 路 Full-time
Sep 2010 - Present 路 13 yrs 3 mos
Carmel, Indiana

馃敼 Director, External Engagement
Indiana Donor Network
Jul 2014 - Feb 2020 路 5 yrs 8 mos
Indianapolis, IN

馃敼 Driven2SaveLives
Indiana Donor Network
Dates not provided

馃敼 Sr. Vice President/Chief Experience Officer
Aug 2013 - Jun 2014 路 11 mos
Indianapolis, Indiana

馃敼 Manager, HR & Administration
Skjodt-Barrett Foods Inc
Jun 2011 - Aug 2013 路 2 yrs 3 mos
Lebanon, Indiana

馃敼 Director, Statewide Marketing, Sponsorships and Events
Indiana University Health
Feb 2005 - Jun 2011 路 6 yrs 5 mos
Indianapolis, Indiana

馃敼 Manager, Marketing & Communications
Jan 2004 - Feb 2005 路 1 yr 2 mos
Indianapolis, Indiana

馃敼Indiana University Health
Director, Statewide Marketing
Feb 2005 - Jun 2011
Political Experience : 馃敼 Republican nominee for Carmel Mayor
Sue Finkam for Carmel Mayor 路 Seasonal
Nov 2022 - Present 路 1 yr 1 mo
Carmel, Indiana, United States 路 On-site

馃敼Carmel City Council - Northeast:
City of Carmel 路 Part-time,
Jan 2012 - Present 路 11 yrs 4 mos
Org Membership : Solid Waste Management Board:
Hamilton County Government,
Jan 2021 - Present 路 2 yrs 4 mos,

Vice Chairman:
Hamilton County Economic Development Corporation,
Jan 2016 - Jan 2018 路 2 yrs;

Chair, Public Education/Public Relations Council:
Association of Organ Procurement Organizations,
Jan 2016 - Jan 2018 路 2 yrs,

Carmel Porchfest,
Jan 2013 - Jan 2018 路 5 yrs;

Chair, Clinical/Industrial/Corporate Committee:
National Athletic Trainers'鈥 Association,
Jan 2000 - Jan 2005 路 5 yrs,

Governmental Affairs Chair:
Candidates in the same race
Miles Nelson
Darin Johnson