Jody Peacock

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Ports of Indiana

Vice President

Role: Provides strategic leadership as the second-in-command and directs corporate initiatives involving business development, planning, marketing, communications, government relations and regional trade programs.

Joined: February 2001

Background: Has served in various management roles with the Ports of Indiana involving corporate affairs, marketing, communications and planning. Previously served as editor in chief for an Indianapolis publishing company and as a newspaper reporter, editor and team leader for a Gannett Co. newspaper in Richmond, Ind.

Bio: Jody Peacock has served on the senior management team for the Ports of Indiana since 2001. As Vice President, his responsibilities include marketing, business development, public affairs and strategic planning for the organization’s three ports on the Ohio River and Lake Michigan, as well as for the organization’s statewide foreign-trade zone and financing.

During his time with the Ports of Indiana, Peacock helped establish a new mission, vision and strategic goals for the organization and change the port authority’s legislative charter to better enhance Indiana’s economy. He has also led efforts to position Indiana as a leader in the development of Great Lakes and inland river shipping, logistics-related growth and foreign-trade zones enhancements.

Peacock has been appointed by Indiana Governor Mike Pence to the Board of Directors for the Great Lakes Commission and as Chairman of Indiana’s GLC Delegation. He also serves as Indiana’s lead representative on the Conference of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers’ Maritime Task Force charged with crafting a regional strategy for maritime transportation on the Great Lakes.

A graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, Peacock is currently pursuing his MBA from Indiana University-Kelley School of Business.

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