Camille D. Blunt

Director of Public Affairs Indianapolis

Summary

Camille has over 15 years of legislative lobbying experience at the local, state, and federal levels. She represents clients in a wide range of policy matters before state legislative and executive agencies and is regularly called upon to advocate the interest of clients on government contracts, grant and incentive programs, and legislative and regulatory matters. In addition, Camille is experienced in advising and certifying businesses as women, minority, disabled, and veteran-owned enterprises.

Prior to joining Taft, Camille served as director of the Office of Minority and Women Business Development in the Indianapolis Mayor’s Office promoting a culture of inclusiveness in business opportunities and economic growth, and furthering the sustainability of business enterprises owned by minorities, women, veterans, and people living with disabilities. In addition, she served as legislative director for the City of Indianapolis, a role she began in January 2016. In this role, Camille was a liaison to the City-County Council and oversaw the execution of the city’s legislative strategy on the state and federal levels. During her tenure as legislative director, the administration garnered bipartisan support on most legislation agenda items including the city budget.

Prior to joining the city, she served as vice president of government affairs at a local law firm. Camille met the needs of legislative clients through grassroots lobbying, political action committee management, state and local legislative lobbying, and relationship development.

Camille has been recognized as a “Forty Under 40” honoree by the Indianapolis Business Journal.

Camille is not licensed to practice law in any state and does not provide legal services. 

Awards

  • Honoree, Forty Under 40, Indianapolis Business Journal (2016)

  • Honoree, William A. Crawford Public Service Award, Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention (2016)

  • Finalist, Indy's Best and Brightest Awards, Junior Achievement (2012, 2014)

  • Honoree, Breakthrough Woman in Public Policy, National Coalition of 100 Black Women Indianapolis Chapter (2015)

All Service Areas

Education

  • Ball State University (1999)

Professional Affiliations

  • Governmental Affairs Society of Indiana

    Member
    Membership Committee

Community Involvement

  • Ball State University

    Member, Alumni Association

  • La Plaza

    Member
    Chair, Governance Committee

  • Indianapolis City Market

    Board Member

  • Martin Luther King Community Center

    Past Board Member

  • Marion County Library Board

    Past Board Member