Former Secretary of Commerce Brad Chambers Files for Governor

INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 17, 2023) – Former Secretary of Commerce Brad Chambers today filed his formal paperwork with the Indiana Secretary of State’s office to establish his campaign committee for governor of Indiana, the first step in the formal process of seeking the office.

“As Indiana’s Secretary of Commerce, the last two years, I have witnessed firsthand how important leadership, vision, urgency, and aspiration are to the future of Indiana,” said Brad Chambers. “I am running for Governor because I want Hoosiers of today and Hoosiers of tomorrow to believe that Indiana offers an opportunity for an excellent life. I am ambitious in my vision for Indiana, and I look forward to talking with Hoosiers about the best way to continue making our state the envy of many.”

Brad Chambers, a Hoosier-born and raised business entrepreneur, recently concluded a historic two-year term as the Secretary of Commerce for the state of Indiana. Under Brad’s leadership, the IEDC secured over $33 billion of committed capital investments during his tenure, including an unprecedented $22.2 billion last year alone with average wages 30% higher than any time in IEDC history. His creation of and focus on an ambitious 5E vision for Indiana’s economic future is transforming the Indiana economy. These breakthroughs included Indiana’s first-ever industry investments in microelectronics, electric vehicles, and the largest life sciences investment in state history.