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Chad Sweeney
Director of Corporate Development

Direct: 317-819-4415

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As Director of Corporate Development, Chad works on economic development and strategy planning projects with Ginovus clients.

Prior to joining Ginovus, Chad served four years with the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC), the State of Indiana’s lead economic development agency, chaired by Governor Mitch Daniels. Chad held the roles of Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel while with the IEDC. During his time at the IEDC, Chad represented the State of Indiana in structuring and negotiating incentives for more than 700 companies (including Honda, Nestle, Medco and Amazon) that elected to make new investments in the State of Indiana. Chad also participated as a lead member of the State of Indiana’s trade delegations to Asia and Europe in an effort to secure new foreign direct investment opportunities for the State.

Prior to his tenure with the IEDC, Chad practiced law with the Indianapolis-based law firm Ice Miller where he focused his practice on private equity, merger and acquisition and corporate financing transactions for private businesses and large corporations. Chad also practiced as a Certified Public Accountant with Deloitte & Touche in Indianapolis and in Brussels, Belgium, where he assisted individuals and businesses on tax and financing matters.

Chad holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and a law degree from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. He lives in Zionsville, IN with his wife and children.

Case Study

Redcats – The Golf Warehouse


Project Parameters
Capital Investment: $6.2 Million
Jobs: 105
Square Footage: 130,000







Did You Know?

Ginovus provides compliance management services for its clients throughout the entire length of their incentive agreements, sometimes as long as 15 years.