Betsy McCaw

Consultant

Biography

Betsy McCaw serves as a consultant focused on strategic development and planning; organizational design and development; and implementation of complex, multi-stakeholder programs and projects. She works with companies of all sizes and stages, non-profits, universities, and governments with a focus on growth and innovation.

Betsy previously served as chief operating officer of Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP), a non-profit focused on advancing the economic prosperity of central Indiana. During her time at CICP, she was involved in and led several projects with significant, intended long-term impact on regional and state economic development. Some of these projects include serving as the founding president of the 16 Tech innovation community in downtown Indianapolis, leading the Indiana Economic Development Corporation study that provided the research basis for the state's $126 million investment in Indiana's Regional Cities, working with the Brookings Institution on the 2018 Opportunity Jobs study of economic mobility in Indianapolis, and working with TEConomy Partners on a study of the trends and technologies affecting the future growth of our regional economy.

Betsy's background also includes venture capital and private equity investment at Robert W. Baird & Co.; corporate growth at Brunswick Corporation and turnaround management at its subsidiary, Bayliner Boats; and real estate investment banking at Jones Lang LaSalle.

Betsy has a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from Duke University. She currently serves on the boards of St. Vincent Ascension, Tourism Tomorrow Indy, and the IUPUI Board of Advisors. She also serves on the White River Plan Steering Committee and the Marion University President's Advisory Council. She previously served on the Indiana STEM Council.

Betsy and her husband Carson are parents to three young children and are both proud natives of Indiana.