Greg O’Connor, a 10-year member of the Noblesville Common Council, has announced he will run for the state representative seat in District 29, approximately one week after incumbent Kathy Richardson announced she will not seek re-election.
“I have worked diligently over the last 10 years for the citizens of Noblesville as a city councilman,” O’Connor stated in a press release. “I intent to take the experience and knowledge I’ve development over the last decade and apply it to effectively represent the citizens of District 29. Hamilton County is a driver of economic success, and I intent to work closely with local and county government and ensure ongoing job creation, economic development and workforce development.”
Economic development projects O’Connor has been involved with include bringing and retainings BlueSky Technology Partners, Borg Warner, Cabela’s Embassy Suites and Metro Plastics in Noblesville.
“Economic growth is crucial in facilitating job creation, retaining a low tax rate environment and working to provide all Hoosiers with an opportunity to succeed,” O’Connor stated.
O’Connor and his wife have lived in Noblesville for more than 30 years. Together they have two children, Kerry and Evan, both alumni of Noblesville Schools. O’Connor also is employed by BMO Harris Bank as a senior vice president and director. He also serves as a Riverview Health Foundation board member, Noblesville Chamber of Commerce Business Advisory member, Noblesville Schools Miller Ambassador, Noblesville Schools Education Foundation life member and Community Health Network Foundation Advisory Board member.