Governor Pence Names New Chief of Staff

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WOWO): Tuesday afternoon, Governor Mike Pence named Jim Atterholt as his Chief of Staff, effective Monday, May 19th.  

“Jim Atterholt’s experience in state government and in the Indiana General Assembly, along with his reputation for integrity make him uniquely qualified to serve as my Chief of Staff,” said Governor Pence. “We look forward to having him join our team, and know he will serve the people of Indiana well.” 

Atterholt brings state government experience to the position, having served two terms as a state representative and led two state agencies. He currently chairs the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC).

“It has been a blessing to observe the positive tone Governor Pence and his team have set for Indiana and their commitment to servant leadership,” said Atterholt. “The Governor has a heart for all Hoosiers and a well-deserved reputation for showing kindness to even those who may disagree. I am honored to serve in this new role.”