INDIANA – Ross Teare has joined the Indiana Bankers Association as vice president-government relations. He will be working with Dax Denton, senior vice president of government relations, to analyze issues, review legislation, build relationships with policymakers and enhance IBA’s grassroots advocacy.
Teare has a background in government affairs, finance and data analytics, most recently serving with the Indiana Department of Revenue as legislative director for three years. At the DOR, he developed legislative goals and policy, testified to the Indiana legislature, and teamed with stakeholders for legislative support, among other responsibilities.
Prior work experience includes service as political affairs coordinator with the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, 2015-2018; as a legislative assistant with the Indiana House of Representatives, 2012-2015; and as field manager with the Indiana House Republican Campaign Committee, 2014. Teare is a graduate of Butler University, where he additionally earned a certificate in data analytics.