Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce names new vice president for business advocacy

July 13, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
The Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce recently named Tammie Jones Vice President, Business Advocacy.

In this senior management role for the Indianapolis Chamber, Jones will be responsible for setting the Chamberís overall public policy direction. Prior to joining the Chamber, Jones was Midwest Manager of Supplier Diversity for Cincinnati-based Duke Energy (formerly Cinergy Corp.), the second largest gas & electric utility in the United States. In her 16 years at Duke, she developed an extensive background in the fields of economic inclusion, economic growth and retention strategy, public and community affairs and issues advocacy.

Jones is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnatiís School for Creative and Performing Arts.

Founded in 1890 by Colonel Eli Lilly and a group of Indianapolis business leaders, the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce is the voice of the central Indiana business community. Today, with a membership of nearly 4,000 businesses, the Indianapolis Chamber is still a voice of progress and improvement, bringing together businesses for a thriving community. For more information on the Chamber, visit