Governor Eric Holcomb has promoted Tracy Barnes to chief information officer for the state of Indiana. He has served as chief of staff for Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch since 2017.

Barnes has also served as deputy auditor and information technology director for the Indiana Auditor of State. Prior to that was chief executive officer for ENTAP Inc. which designed and delivered effective information technology solutions to organizations in various industries across the globe.

He has been recognized as Inc. Magazine’s 9th Fastest Growing Black Entrepreneur and has received accolades from Top 50 Indiana Companies to Watch, the TechPoint MIRA awards and IBE Governor’s Award for Achievement in Technology.

Barnes earned a Bachelor’s degree in computer science from Butler University and a certificate from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. 

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