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Grace Bultman joined DOR’s team in 2017 and has worked for the state of Indiana for nearly five years. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis. Grace is currently a communications specialist for DOR working with business communications and the external public.
Natalie Rodriguez, Deputy Director of External Communications, is a life-long Hoosier who has spent half of her public relations career in public service. Her focus at DOR is business communications. She is also on the Motor Carrier Services Management Team. Natalie has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Butler University and a Master's degree in public relations from Ball State University. She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America, International Association of Business Communicators and ACES: The Society for Editing.
Anna Shei graduated from Ball State University in 2012 with a degree in Telecommunications. She spent several years working at various TV stations around Indiana, before making the transition to government service. She joined the Department of Revenue in 2017. She writes content for the blog and internal newsletters, and produces videos for DOR.
Julie Tucker-Toppin has worked in communications for several years in state government and joined the DOR team in 2018. As the Business Communications Manager, she is responsible for internal and external communications for Project NextDOR, a multi-year modernization of DOR's tax systems. Julie attended Butler University and has a degree in Journalism.
Nancy Tyree manages DOR's Business Outreach program and works with professional organizations, businesses, civic groups and more to provide taxpayer education to Hoosiers. Nancy is an Indiana University graduate who, prior to joining DOR in 2019, also worked in marketing and economic development, as well as coached competitive speech and debate. She’s a member of the Pass the Torch for Women Foundation and the Junior League of Indianapolis.