Administration

PatrickJKiely-webpagePatrick J. Kiely, President & CEO,
pkiely@imaweb.com
, 317-713-5916, 800-462-7762, ext. 229
Pat began his career with IMA in 1991. Prior to that, Pat served in the Indiana House of Representatives for 13 years, and served as Ways and Means Chairman for eight years. Pat was also Vice President/Manager of City Securities Corporation, and the former owner of Computerland, the first computer store in Indianapolis. Pat’s areas of specialization include taxes, budget, economy, education and manufacturing.

 

JennyKnoebel-webpageJenny Knoebel, Executive Assistant/Office Manager,
jknoebel@imaweb.com, 317-713-5916, 800-462-7762, ext. 229
Jenny is the office manager and assistant to the president.  Her duties include attending to the board of directors, ordering supplies, supporting  governmental affairs staff, maintaining records for the state and federal political action committees. In addition she is responsible for preparing and sending compliance reports to the Indiana Election Commission, Federal Election Commission and Indiana Lobby Registration Commission, and overseeing the office workflow.

MikeGamage-webpageMichael F. Gamage, Director of Operations,
mgamage@imaweb.com, 317-217-6988, 800-462-7762, ext. 236
Mike provides technical support for IMA computer and communication networks.  He also handles building contract issues, as well as other operational functions. He also assist with database functionality, reports and various other technological issues.

 

 

SandieJohnson-webpageSandie Johnson, Accounting Manager,
sjohnson@imaweb.com, 317-713-5928, 800-462-7762, ext. 224
Sandie handles accounts payable/receivable and payroll for both the Indiana Manufacturers Association and it’s subsidiary, IMASERV, Inc.  She also works closely with IMA’s accounting firm on compliance reports and audits.  In addition, she fields questions regarding electronic payments.

 

Member Services

BrianBurton-webpageBrian Burton, V.P. of Marketing and Member Services,
bburton@imaweb.com
, 317-713-5924, 800-462-7762, ext. 233
Brian began his career at IMA in June 1999. Previously, Brian served for 10 years as the vice president of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. While at the Chamber, he lobbied the Indiana General Assembly and Congress on a variety of issues including human resources, labor, energy and economic development.

 

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R. Dale Buwalda, II, Director of Business Development,
dbuwalda@imaweb.com, 317-713-5940, 800-462-7762, ext. 202
Dale began at the IMA on Sept. 9, 2013. Prior to joining IMA, Dale had served as State Programs and Governmental Relations Director at the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice as well as Regional Political Director for the Indiana Republican Party.

 


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Charlene Hickey, Director of Communications,
chickey@imaweb.com, 317-713-5926, 800-462-7762, ext. 230
Charlene is responsible for IMA publications (IMANET, Daily Update, Executive Memo, HR Memo, TaxTalk, Environment & Energy Forum and Weekly Legislative Update), ad placement and scheduling, press releases and media inquiries.  She also maintains the IMA website and its content and performs graphic design functions.

 

LoriMartin-webpageLori Martin, Membership Services Coordinator,
lmartin@imaweb.com, 317-713-5930, 800-462-7762, ext. 235
Lori manages IMA’s membership database, handles membership questions and dues payments.

 

 

KathyGundle-webpageKathy Gundle, Member Services Representative,
kgundle@imaweb.com
, 317-713-5934, 800-462-7762, ext. 241
Kathy contacts IMA members to help IMA stay abreast of member needs, requests and concerns.

 

 

Governmental Services

TimRushenberg-webpageTim Rushenberg, V.P. of Governmental Affairs and Tax Policy
trushenberg@imaweb.com, 317-713-5920, 800-462-7762, ext. 232
Tim Rushenberg is the former General Counsel and Commissioner of the Department of Local Government Finance under the Daniels administration. Most recently, Tim served as President of SRI, Inc., in Indianapolis, which provides technology solutions for liquidating real property and collecting taxes on behalf of local governments at no cost to taxpayers. Tim’s areas of specialty include taxes and state and federal legislative matters.

 

EdRoberts-webpageEdward O. Roberts, Jr., Governmental Affairs Consultant,
eroberts@imaweb.com, 317-713-5922, 800-462-7762, ex. 231
Ed began working for the IMA in 1977. Before that he worked as an Indianapolis police officer and worked one year for the Indiana House of Representatives. He earned a law degree from Indiana University in 1981. Ed specializes in labor issues including worker’s compensation, unemployment compensation, civil law/tort issues and health and safety issues. Ed is semi-retired and works part-time as a lobbyist and consultant for the IMA.

 

PatrickBennett-webpagePatrick Bennett, Governmental Affairs Consultant,
pbennett@imaweb.com, 317-713-5918
Patrick joined the IMA in September of 1999. A veteran in the lobbying community, Patrick was employed by the Indiana Builders Association for five years prior to joining the IMA team.  Patrick’s areas of specialty include air, water and waste issues, as well as energy, infrastructure and permitting. Patrick works as a lobbyist and consultant for IMA.

 

IMASERV, Inc.

JeffGoodwin-webpageJeffrey B. Goodwin, Executive Vice President & COO,
jgoodwin@imaweb.com, 317-713-5936, 800-462-6861, ext. 214
Jeff Goodwin began his career with IMA in 1990. Prior to that,  Jeff served as a member of the Board of Directors of both the Indiana and Indianapolis Association of Health Underwriters.  Jeff holds an active Indiana Life, Accident & Health and Property and Casualty license. Jeff’s areas of specialization include health care and health-related insurance issues as they affect the manufacturing community.

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