Judith G. Ripley has more than 25 years of in-depth experience from the public, private and non-profit sectors in the areas of regulatory and banking issues, political consulting, grass tops advocacy and coalition building, public involvement, public relations, and community relations. She has extensive experience with the public sector and knows how public entities operate – how they communicate with decision-makers, constituents and among themselves.
Prior to joining Capitol Assets Judith Ripley was appointed by Gov. Mitch Daniels as Director of the Indiana Department of Financial Institutions (DFI). In this role Ripley served as the chief executive and administrative officer of the state agency that provides regulatory oversight of state-chartered financial institutions and licensed lenders. During her term at DFI, Ripley served as a board member of the conference of State Bank Supervisors and Chairman of District II.
Prior to her appointment to the DFI Ms. Ripley also served as a member of the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission. She served on this five-member commission that administers the laws regulating utilities that provide electric, natural gas, telecommunications, water, or private sewer services for seven and one-half years.
While at the IURC Ripley served as co-chair of the advisory council to the Center for Public Utilities at New Mexico State University. The Federal Communications Commission appointed Ripley to the Federal-State Joint Board on Jurisdictional Separations.
Prior to her appointment to public service she maintained a law practice for seventeen years. While in private practice, she was a member of the Board of Governors of the Indianapolis Bar Association; was an appointee to the Marion County Municipal Court nominating commission and a delegate to the State Bar Association. Ripley received her law degree from the Indiana University School of Law in Indianapolis.