Board of Advisors
IUPUI Board of Advisors
President and Managing Editor
Grow Indiana Media Ventures
First Appointed: 2005
Term Ends: 2011
Gerry Dick is president and managing editor of Grow Indiana Media Ventures, a new media company created to deliver Indiana business news and information through multiple media sources. Grow Indiana Media Ventures' properties include "Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick," InsideIndianaBusiness.com, Inside INdiana Business Radio, The INside Edge daily e-newsletter, the downloadable Inside INdiana Business News Ticker, and "Inside Arizona Business with Dana Cooper." Mr. Dick formed the company in 2000 with technology entrepreneur and visionary Scott Jones.
Recognized across the state as an Indiana business leader, he also appears weekly on WTHR Channel 13 (NBC, Indianapolis) as an Eyewitness News business analyst.
Prior to the creation of Grow Indiana Media Ventures, Mr. Dick was Senior Vice President of the Indianapolis Economic Development Corporation, where he was responsible for a broad range of managerial and operational initiatives, including marketing, communications, advertising and media relations. Mr. Dick's broadcast news background includes 14 years as a principal reporter and field anchor at WRTV (ABC) in Indianapolis. He has also held reporter and anchor positions at television stations in Fort Wayne and Terre Haute.
Mr. Dick is a native Hoosier, born and raised in the Vermillion County community of Clinton, and is a graduate of Indiana State University. He is a vice president at the Indiana Sports Corporation, a member of the board of directors at Junior Achievement of Central Indiana, the Better Business Bureau of Central Indiana, the Indianapolis Convention and Visitors Association and the Dean's Advisory Council at the Indiana University School of Informatics. He also serves as a member of the Youthlinks Indiana executive committee, and contributes his talents to the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, the NCAA Hall of Champions and the Indiana Council for Economic Education.