Indiana Finance Authority Members
Micah G. Vincent (Chairman):
Mr. Vincent serves as the Director of the Office of Management and Budget. Mr. Vincent has served in a variety of roles in state government, including General Counsel and Policy Director for the Office of Manatgement and Budget and Commissioner of the Department of Local Government Finance under Governor Pence and Assistant General Counsel and Policy Director to Governor Daniels. He graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in management and from the Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis with JD.
Kelly Mitchell (Member):
Ms. Mitchell, as the State Treasurer, is a statutorily required IFA member. She was appointed on November 18, 2014 to complete the term of her predecessor. Her elected term is from January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2018.
For the last seven years, Ms. Mitchell has worked in the Treasurer of State's Office as the Director of TrustINdiana, Indiana's local government investment pool. She is proud to be part of the team at the State Treasurer's office.
Prior to joining the Indiana Treasurer of State's Office, Ms. Mitchell was a County Commissioner for two terms in Cass County, Indiana. There she served as President of the Board of Commissioners for five of the eight years she held office. In 2000, Kelly was named First-Term Commissioner of the Year by the Association of County Commissioners. While Commissioner, she served on the State Board of the Association of County Commissioners for three years, as well as serving as a member of the County Government Senate Study Commission.
Also while Commissioner, Ms. Mitchell served seven years on the Logansport-Cass County Economic Development Foundation, one of those years as President of the Commission. She founded and co-chaired Cass County "Make a Difference Day", managing hundreds of volunteers and dozens of projects every year. By virtue of office, she also served on several other boards.
During her years in Cass County, Ms. Mitchell was involved in the local Republican Party and served as the President of the Cass County Republican Women's Club for two years. She was honored as the Cass County Republican Woman of the Year in 2000 and has served as a delegate to the State Convention four times.
Ms. Mitchell holds a B.A. in Political Science from Valparaiso University and a M.A. in Philanthropic Studies from Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis. She is an alumna of the Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Services Series.
Owen B. (Bud) Melton, Jr. (Member):
Mr. Melton, Jr. retired on December 31, 2003 as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of First Indiana Bank, N.A., a national bank, and as President and Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of First Indiana Corporation. Before being elected President of First Indiana in October 1983, Mr. Melton held the position of Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Savings and Loan Company, Findlay, Ohio. Prior to his arrival at Diamond Savings and Loan Company, Mr. Melton held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Skokie Federal Savings and Loan Association, Skokie, Illinois.
Before his experience at Skokie Federal, Mr. Melton served as the Assistant to the Chairman and Chief Administrative Officer of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board in Washington, D.C. The Federal Home Loan Bank Board was the predecessor independent federal agency to the current Office of Thrift Supervision of the Department of Treasury. As Chief-of-Staff of the Federal Regulatory Agency charged with the supervision and regulation of all federally-insured and federally-chartered savings and loan associations in the nation, his responsibilities included the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation, the Federal Home and Mortgage Corporation, the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation and the twelve regional Federal Home Loan Banks.
A graduate of Indiana University, Mr. Melton received a B.S. degree in Finance. He completed the graduate program of the Graduate School of Savings and Loan at Indiana University, Class of 1982, and was elected President of his class. Mr. Melton served in the active duty of the U.S. Air Force in various Air Force bases including California, Okinawa, Republic of South Vietnam, Thailand and Delaware.
Mr. Melton was reappointed in August 2015.
Harry F. (Mac) McNaught, Jr. (Member):
Mr. McNaught has served as President/CEO of Denison Properties since 1991, and initiated its development of mixed-use business parks and other mixed-use developments in metropolitan Indianapolis. Preceding his role at Denison Properties, in 1979 Mr. McNaught joined Baker and Daniels law firm where he became a partner in 1985, and specialized in real estate and land use law. Mr. McNaught serves as the Senior Director to the Saxony Development located at Exit Ten in Hamilton County, Indiana, and as a Trustee of Wabash College. Mr. McNaught graduated from Wabash College and from Duke University School of Law.
Mr. McNaught was appointed in August 2015.
Rudy Yakym, III (Member):
Mr. Yakym joined Bradley Company in February of 2013. Rudy focuses on regional business and brand development, teaming with all market leaders and brokers to develop strategic, corporate and civic relationships.
Rudy served as the Finance Director for a Republican Congressional campaign where he oversaw the strategic financial planning and fundraising stragegy. Prior to that Rudy worked for many years as the Senior Vice President of Operations for Cyberlink International, a company that designed and implemented wireless networks in the Region.
Mr. McNaught was appointed in January 2018.