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Milo Leaving Governor's Office for Private Sector

(Indianapolis, IN) - A former mayor of La Porte is stepping down from her position with the

governor’s office. 


Blair Milo has been Indiana Secretary of Career Connections and Talent since 2017.  The position was created by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb to fill projected job openings in the state over the next 10-years and link people to those job opportunities. 


“Communities across the state have been able to strategically focus on how to collaborate regionally to harness the talent of Hoosiers and make strides in connecting education institutions with employers working to grow so that the entire state flourishes, thanks to the commitment of Secretary Milo,” Gov. Holcomb said. “I had a vision for connecting communities, growing regionalism, and sharing best practices, and she brought it to life.


Milo is entering the private sector.  She is launching the Center for Talent and Opportunity, a partnership with the Sagamore Institute and two other organizations.  Her focus will be getting more women and minorities to become business owners.


"It has been my honor to join Governor Holcomb’s team and work alongside a host of public servants to connect Hoosiers to a sense of earned success and employers to the talent needed to grow,” Secretary Milo said. “I am grateful for the opportunity to witness first-hand the opportunities for entrepreneurs in Indiana, and I’m excited to continue that work moving forward.” 


Milo was in her second term as Mayor of La Porte when she left to become a member of the governor’s cabinet.

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