Dr. Hartzer received his B.A. from Indiana University and his Ph.D. in Political Science from Miami University. He held numerous leadership positions in city and state government, among these positions were: Chief of Staff for the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE), Executive Director of the Public Employees Retirement Fund (PERF), Commissioner of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, Deputy Policy Director for Governor Frank O’Bannon and Deputy Mayor of South Bend, IN.
Dr. Hartzer served as a member of the Board of Directors from June, 2006 to December 31, 2012 and was re-elected to the Board in March, 2017.
Dr. Hartzer is a resident of Indianapolis, IN.