Eric Doden of Fort Wayne will lead the Indiana Economic Development Corp., Gov.-elect Mike Pence announced today.
Doden, who ran unsuccessfully for the Republican mayoral nomination in Fort Wayne in 2011, will be the chief executive officer of the state's key economic-development organization.
Pence said Doden most recently worked as a principal for Domo Ventures LLC, a boutique private equity firm located in Fort Wayne. Doden worked as director of investments for Ambassador Enterprises where he developed and executed strategic investment plans.
He earned his bachelor's degree from Hillsdale College and his law degree from Valparaiso University School of Law.