Jennifer Hallowell is the President of Hallowell Consulting, LLC, a government relations and communications consulting firm with extensive experience developing and executing successful initiatives for corporate, nonprofit and political clients. She currently represents clients at the state level in various areas including technology, clean energy and health care. She helped form and launch the Indiana Technology & Innovation Association (ITIA) and currently serves as its Executive Director. She is also Executive Director of the Indiana Leadership Forum (ILF).
Jennifer provides expertise in government relations, association management, lobbying, communications, public relations, issue advocacy, project management and political consulting. She is an accomplished professional with nearly twenty-five years of experience managing organizations and advising elected officials and business leaders at the federal, state and local levels. She has also managed crisis communications, message development, marketing and grass-tops issue advocacy efforts for several corporate clients.
Jennifer has served as the General Consultant and chief political advisor for U.S. Congressman Luke Messer, Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson, Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard, Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness and Indiana State Senator Scott Baldwin. Jennifer was also active in Indianapolis in the Citizens for Wishard Hospital (now Eskenazi Health) public ballot referendum.
Her extensive campaign history includes serving as the Executive Director of the Indiana Republican Party and as the Director of Political Strategy for Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels in his first election. On the national level, in 2008, she was a Regional Campaign Manager for U.S. Senator John McCain’s presidential campaign and the New Hampshire State Director for former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s presidential campaign. She also served as a consultant for the Michigan Republican Party during the 2010 gubernatorial election and on a successful statewide ballot referendum in 2012.
Jennifer appears regularly on a variety of Indiana political television and radio programs. She is the recipient of the following awards and honors:
• Distinguished Hoosier Award — Presented by Governor Mitch Daniels
• Campaigns and Elections Magazine — Rising Star
• Howey Political Report — Top 50 Most Influential People in Indiana Politics