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Gregory A. Ballard Edit Profile

Indianapolis , mayor , Military officer

Gregory A. Ballard, Mayor, Indianapolis, retired military officer. Achievements include defeating the two-term incumbent democratic mayor by a margin of 4 percent with a small campaign budget. Decorated Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service medal, Kuwait Liberation medal, Marine Corps Expeditionary medal, Humanitarian Service medal, Outstanding Volunteer Service medal. Tutor, advisory board Lilly Boys and Girls Club.

Background

Ballard, Gregory A. was born on November 20, 1954 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of Duard and Mary Ballard.

Education

Bachelor in Economics, Indiana University, 1978. Master of Arts in Milt. Science, Marine Corps University, Quantico, Virginia, 1997.

Career

Advanced through ranks to lieutenant colonel United States Marine Corps, 1996, retired, 2001. Leadership and business management consultant private practice, 2003—2007. Instructor in economics, marketing, management Indiana Business College, 2006—2007.

Mayor City of Indianapolis, since 2008. Founder Indianapolis Writers Group.

Achievements

  • Achievements include defeating the two-term incumbent democratic mayor by a margin of 4 percent with a small campaign budget.

Membership

Tutor, advisory board Lilly Boys and Girls Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf.

Connections

Married Winnie Ballard, 1983. Children: Erica, Greg Junior.

father:
Duard Ballard

mother:
Mary Ballard

spouse:
Winnie Ballard

child:
Erica Ballard

child:
Greg Junior Ballard