Kelly Mitchell is a pro-life and pro-gun Republican from Logansport, Indiana. For the last six years, Kelly has helped keep Indiana on solid fiscal ground in the Treasurer of State’s Office as the Director of TrustINdiana. She oversees more than $500 million in public funds and helps train local elected officials on how to manage money.
Prior to joining the Indiana Treasurer of State’s Office, Kelly was a County Commissioner for two terms in Cass County, Indiana. She was the youngest commissioner in the state, and the first female ever to be elected commissioner in Cass County. For five of her eight years, she served as President of the Board.
Also while Commissioner, Kelly served seven years on the Logansport-Cass County Economic Development Foundation, one of those years as President of the Foundation. She also founded and co-chaired Cass County “Make a Difference Day”, managing hundreds of volunteers and dozens of projects every year.
During her years in Cass County, Kelly was involved in the local Republican Party and served as the President of the Cass County Republican Women’s Club for two years. She was honored as the Cass County Republican Woman of the Year in 2000 and has served as a delegate to the State Convention three times.
Kelly currently lives in Indianapolis with her husband, Larry. She has two college-aged children, Chloe and Colin. She and her husband are involved in their church, Common Ground Christian Church, in Indianapolis.
Kelly holds a B.A. in Political Science from Valparaiso University and a M.A. in Philanthropic Studies from Indiana University – Purdue University, Indianapolis (IUPUI). She is an alumna of the Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series.v