Kelly Mitchell served as treasurer of Indiana from 2014–22, leaving office due to a two-term limit in the state. She previously worked as director of Trust Indiana (2007–2014), an investment pool for local governments, and as a Cass County commissioner (1997–2004) responsible for the county budget and departmental oversight, along with planning and zoning issues.
In 2020, Mitchell served as president of the State Financial Officers Foundation (SFOF), and since 2015 she has routinely moderated and participated in SFOF panel discussions. She also co-founded the National Association of State Treasurers’ first diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) committee.
Mitchell holds a bachelor’s degree from Valparaiso University and master’s degrees from Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis and the U.S. Army War College.
- Signed a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) opposing the proposed rule known as the Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors (6/17/22)
- Signed an SFOF letter urging the Biden White House to spearhead “a call to invest in American energy instead of pursuing ESG initiatives that divide American energy businesses and discourage investment in these reliable energy industries” (4/5/22)
- Signed an SFOF letter urging President Biden to withdraw his nomination of Sarah Bloom Raskin as vice chair for supervision at the Federal Reserve for her “radical banking and economic views” that would “disrupt the private banking sector, reliable energy supplies, and the U.S. economy” (1/31/21)