Tim Berry

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Tim Berry
54th Indiana State Auditor
In office
January 1, 2007 – August 13, 2013
Governor Mike Pence
Mitch Daniels
Preceded by Connie Kay Nass
Succeeded by Dwayne Sawyer
52nd Indiana State Treasurer
In office
February 10, 1999 – January 1, 2007
Governor Mitch Daniels
Frank O'Bannon
Preceded by Joyce Brinkman
Succeeded by Richard Mourdock
Personal details
Born (1961-08-01) August 1, 1961 (age 53)
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Kim
Alma mater Indiana University Bloomington, Bowling Green State University
Religion Lutheran

Timothy J. Berry (born August 1, 1961) is an American politician who served as the State Auditor of Indiana from 2007 to 2013, resigning the post to become Chairman of the Indiana Republican Party. Berry has also previously served as the State Treasurer of Indiana from 1999 to 2007.

Education and early career[edit]

Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Berry graduated from Wayne High School in 1980. Berry received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Bowling Green State University, and his Master of Business Administration from the Indiana University School of Business.[1]

Berry worked as an administrative assistant in the office of then-Fort Wayne Mayor Paul Helmke before workings as a financial officer for North American Van Lines.[2]

Berry was elected Treasurer of Allen County, Indiana in 1990, being reelected to a total of two terms, serving in that position until 1999.[3] During his time as Allen County Treasurer, Berry served as the President of the Indiana Association of County Treasurers in 1995.[4]

State Treasurer[edit]

Berry served as State Treasurer between 1999 and 2007.[1]

State Auditor[edit]

He has served in the position of Indiana State Auditor since January 1, 2007.[1] He was re-elected in 2010 against Sam Locke by a large margin. He resigned the post effective August 13, 2013, after having become Chairman of the Indiana Republican Party.[5]


Berry is married with two children and a member of the Trinity English Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne. He is a self described “hockey dad”.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Auditor of State Tim Berry: Biography". Archived from the original on March 10, 2013. 
  2. ^ Project Vote Smart. "Auditor Tim Berry's Biography". votesmart.org. 
  3. ^ "Indiana Treasurer Tim Berry's Annual Report 1999" (PDF). in.gov. 1999. 
  4. ^ "Indiana State Auditor: Tim Berry". newsandtribune.com. October 25, 2006. 
  5. ^ "Tim Berry resigns as Indiana State Auditor". Indiana Talks. August 14, 2013. Archived from the original on August 26, 2013. 

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