The Town of Speedway has named Tim Gropp economic/redevelopment director. He previously served as assistant director of economic development for the city of Fishers. Gropp brings 12 years of hands-on economic development and redevelopment experience to Speedway. He spent six years in LaPorte County where he worked for the Greater LaPorte Economic Development Corporation and the LaPorte County Economic Development Alliance. He served in leadership positions with both organizations. In 2011, Gropp joined the then-Town of Fishers as assistant director of economic development and continued to serve in that role when Fishers became a city. Gropp has extensive experience in new development and redevelopment, incentive negotiation, marketing, finance, compliance and data analysis. He is a graduate of Purdue University North Central, and earned his Master of Business Administration from Bethel College. Gropp is certified by the International Economic Development Council, CEcD.

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