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For Immediate Release: May 22, 2006
Governor appoints new Department of Administration commissioner

INDIANAPOLIS (May 22, 2006) ? Governor Mitch Daniels announced today he has appointed Carrie Henderson as commissioner of the Indiana Department of Administration (IDOA). She will replace Earl Goode, who has moved to the governor?s office as deputy chief of staff, focusing on implementation of the Major Moves Roads and Jobs plan and economic development issues.

Henderson, 44, has worked as the Indiana Finance Authority (IFA) director of business finance since April 2005. She manages a unit that includes programs such as tax exempt bonds, loan guaranty, capital access program (CAP), volume cap, broadband and shovel ready.

?Like so many in our administration, Carrie is a businesswoman in her own right. We need top talent to continue implementation of critical programs such as Buy Indiana and procurement reform,? said Daniels.

Henderson is an Indianapolis native who has spent the past 23 years at small- and medium-sized companies working in public accounting, corporate finance, economic development and venture capital. Before she joined the IFA, Henderson had spent 9 years as president of T.M. Englehart Corporation where she managed a leveraged small business investment company. From 1990 to 1996, she was with Eastside Community Investments, Inc., a non-profit community economic development company that specializes in real estate and service programs for eastside residents. She is a graduate of Butler University.

Henderson will begin her duties on May 30. Her salary is $96,915.