Kathy Davis

Board Member

Kathy Davis owns Davis Design Group LLC, an Indianapolis firm that provides system modeling and data analysis to support the design of human services.

Prior to establishing DDG, Davis built a career in business and public service. She was Indiana’s first woman lieutenant governor, serving in that office from late 2003 to early 2005. She previously served as deputy commissioner in the Indiana Department of Transportation, Indiana’s state budget director, Secretary of the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, Start-up Director for the 21st Century Research and Technology Fund, and controller for the City of Indianapolis.

Davis started her business career at Cummins Engine Co., where she spent several years managing manufacturing operations. She later was CEO of Global Access Point, a computer network connectivity company.

Davis serves on the boards of the Indianapolis Foundation, Central Indiana Community Foundation, and the Endless Success Foundation. She also is a Sister on the Planet Ambassador for Oxfam America.

Davis holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in business from Harvard University.