Kyle Hupfer

Partner and Co-Chair, Public Affairs Strategies Group Indianapolis


Kyle focuses his practice at Taft on business law and provides counsel on various business and other legal issues, public policy matters, municipal finance, P3 projects, and strategic development. His clients include both emerging and established businesses, as well as individuals, trade associations and their members, tax-exempt organizations, and governmental and quasi-governmental entities.

Kyle offers a unique perspective with his experience, positioning him as a trusted advisor to both business and government clients. He brings high level senior experience through his prior business executive roles, including chief administrative officer and general counsel at IMMI and vice president and general counsel at ETC Proliance Energy, as well as through his private law and government experience.

He has a strong and impressive background in government relations and politics and currently serves as the board chair of Data Trust and as a member of the board of Win Red. Kyle is past chairman of the Indiana Republican Party, where he served from 2017-2023. Kyle is also a former member of the Republican National Committee (RNC) and served as its general counsel from 2021 to 2023. He most recently served as Governor Holcomb’s campaign manager for his 2020 reelection and also previously served as 5th District Republican chairman, the director of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources for Governor Mitch Daniels, and chairman of the Indiana State Fair Commission.


  • Honoree, Indiana 250, IBJ Media (2022)

  • Honoree, Howey Politics Indiana Power 50 list, 2021

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  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law (1998)
  • Manchester University (1995)


  • State - Indiana

Professional Affiliations

  • Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

    Member, Board of Trustees

  • Indiana Republican Party

    Chairman (2017 – 2023)

  • Republican National Committee

    General Counsel (2021-2023)
    Past Member, Executive Committee
    Past Chairman, Resolutions Committee

  • Board of Data Trust


  • WinRed

    Board of Directors

  • Eric Holcomb for Governor

    Campaign Manager (2019 – 2020)