Honoree

Randy L. Borror

AWARDS

IPFW Distinguished Service Award (2004)

B.S., 1987

BIOGRAPHY

Randy L. Borror is a former Republican member of the Indiana House of Representatives, representing the 84th District since 2001.

Borror was born in Bluffton, Indiana, and and graduated from Bluffton High School. He earned his B.S. degree from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University in Fort Wayne. He has been a resident of the 84th District, which comprises parts of the City of Fort Wayne and Allen County and most of St. Joe Township, for over 15 years. Professionally, Borror is the Vice President of Corporate Services for Star Financial Bank. Prior to assuming that position, Rep. Borror was involved in the construction industry for 10 years while working at the Gaylor Group and serving as the President of Liberty Construction.

Borror has served as a campaign staff member for U.S. Senator Richard Lugar in 1982, and as a member of the National Republican Senatorial Committee in Washington, D.C. in 1983. Borror has also served as the Director of Political Affairs and chief fundraiser at the National Association of Home Builders. In 1987, he returned to Indiana and continued his involvement in politics as a Precinct Committeeman, State Convention Delegate, Treasurer for State Senator David Long and Finance Chairman for numerous local and state officials. In 2003, he served as the volunteer State Chairman of the Associated Builders & Contractors of Indiana, and held leadership positions within the Home Builders Association of Fort Wayne and the Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce. In addition, he served on the Board of Directors of the Construction Financial Management Association, the Three Rivers Ambulance Authority, and the Board of Directors of the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana.

In 2005, under Governor Mitch Daniels, Borror authored legislation creating the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC). The IEDC replaced the Department of Commerce in 2005 as the entity to plan and implement Indiana's economic development efforts. In 2006, Borror authored the House Enrolled Act 1008, also known as Major Moves. Major Moves is Governor Daniels' transportation initiative that allows for the funding of Indiana's ten-year road construction plan by leasing the Indiana Toll Road to a private consortium.

In 2005, Borror received the Indiana Chamber of Commerce's Small Business Champion Award for his commitment to improving the state's economic climate for small businesses. In addition, he was named the Aviation Association's 2006 Legislator of the Year. He was the 2004 recipient of IPFW's Alumni Distinguished Service Award.

Borror is married to Kelly Borror, the Administrator of Parkview Hospital's Continuing Care Center, and father of three.