Groups connected to the governor:
Imagine Indiana, Inc. (II)
Imagine Indiana, Inc. (II)
Stated mission: II was “formed to manage [Gov. Holcomb’s] transition and inaugural activities.”
Ties to the governor: II was formed by William W. Barrett, who donated $5,400 to Gov. Holcomb’s campaign. As of November 9, 2016, its directors include Kyle Hupfer, a “trusted longtime friend of [Gov.] Holcomb” and co-chair of Gov. Holcomb’s transition board who Gov. Holcomb also nominated as Indiana Republican Party chief; Earl Goode, Gov. Holcomb’s chief of staff; and Jeff Knight, who also served on Gov. Holcomb’s transition board.
Activities: II, formerly known as Next Level Indiana, Inc., was created the day after Gov. Holcomb won the 2016 gubernatorial race. Taking Indiana to the “next level” is a catchphrase for Gov. Holcomb; it was a repeated theme of his first State of the State address, where he also announced the creation of the Next Level Indiana Fund. In April 2017, II retweeted a Twitter ad from American Policy Coalition, a nonprofit previously associated with Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, advocating for Gov. Holcomb’s infrastructure plan.
II changed its name to Imagine Indiana, Inc. on July 11, 2017.
Donor disclosure and revenue: II has not disclosed its donors. Its revenue has not yet been reported to the IRS.
 State of Indiana Filing History Details (Corporations), “Business Details: Imagine Indiana, Inc.,” State of Indiana, Office of the Secretary of State, https://bsd.sos.in.gov/PublicBusinessSearch/BusinessInformation?businessId=1166214&isSeries=False (Accessed February 5, 2018)
 Niki Kelly, “New governor announces transition team,” The Journal Gazette (Indiana), Nov. 9, 2016, http://www.journalgazette.net/news/local/indiana/New-governor-announces-transition-team-16236910 (Accessed February 5, 2018)
Ibid., “Business Details: Imagine Indiana, Inc.”; Report of Receipts and Disbursements, “Authorized Committee: Eric Holcomb of Indiana,” Federal Election Commission, http://docquery.fec.gov/pdf/105/15020151105/15020151105.pdf (Accessed February 5, 2018)
 Niki Kelly, “Holcomb makes pick for state’s GOP chief,” The Journal Gazette (Indiana), Dec. 12, 2016, http://www.journalgazette.net/news/local/indiana/Holcomb-makes-pick-for-state-s-GOP-chief-16801454 (Accessed February 5, 2018)
 Brittany Lewis, “Governor-elect Holcomb announces Earl Goode as chief of staff,” WISH-TV, Nov. 21, 2016, http://www.wishtv.com/2016/11/21/governor-elect-holcomb-to-announce-chief-of-staff-transition-board-expansion/ (Accessed February 5, 2018)
 Tony Cook, “Holcomb turns to former Daniels officials for transition team,” The Indianapolis Star, Nov. 9, 2016, http://www.indystar.com/story/news/politics/2016/11/09/holcomb-turns-former-daniels-officials-transition-team/93538888/ (Accessed February 5, 2018)
 “Certificate of Amendment: Next Level Indiana, Inc.” State of Indiana, Office of the Secretary of State. https://bsd.sos.in.gov/PublicBusinessSearch/GetBOSFilingDocuments?FilingNo=7644385&BusinessID=1166214 (Accessed February 7, 2018); Laura King, “Republican Eric Holcomb wins governor’s race in Indiana,” The Los Angeles Times, Nov. 8, 2016, http://www.latimes.com/nation/politics/trailguide/la-na-election-day-2016-republican-eric-holcomb-wins-governor-s-1478658217-htmlstory.html (Accessed February 5, 2018)
 Schneider and Lange, “Holcomb: Indiana will act with ‘boldness and courage’,” The Indianapolis Star, Jan. 17, 2017 http://www.indystar.com/story/news/politics/2017/01/17/holcomb-indiana-act-boldness-and-courage/96674282/ (Accessed February 5, 2018)
 Niki Kelly, “Nonprofit backs roads plan,” The Journal Gazette (Indiana), Apr. 19, 2017, http://www.journalgazette.net/news/local/indiana/20170419/nonprofit-backs-roads-plan (Accessed February 5, 2018)
 “Certificate of Amendment: Next Level Indiana, Inc.” State of Indiana, Office of the Secretary of State.