Steve Braun (politician)

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Steve Braun
Commissioner of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development
In office
November 24, 2014 – August 30, 2017
GovernorMike Pence
Eric Holcomb
Preceded byScott Sanders
Succeeded byFred Payne[1]
Member of the Indiana House of Representatives
from the 24th district
In office
November 7, 2012 – November 19, 2014
Preceded byRichard McClain[2]
Succeeded byDonna Schaibley
Personal details
Born1959/1960 (age 58–59)[3]
Political partyRepublican
RelationsMike Braun (brother)
ResidenceZionsville, Indiana
Alma materHarvard University[4]
Steve Braun campaign sign

Steven James Braun is an American businessman and politician from the state of Indiana. A member of the Republican Party, he served in the Indiana House of Representatives from 2012 to 2014.

In 1990, Braun founded Braun Technology Group which was later renamed to Braun Consulting. In 2004, he sold it to Fair Isaac Group.[5]

Braun is the former Commissioner of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development. Then Governor Mike Pence appointed Braun in 2014.[6] In 2017, Braun resigned as Commissioner.[7] He ran unsuccessfully for Indiana's 4th congressional district in 2018. The seat was held by Todd Rokita who ran unsuccessfully for U.S. Senate, against Braun's brother, Mike, in the Republican primary.[8]

Braun has 5 children.[9]


  1. ^ Dan McGowan (2017-11-07). "Payne to Head Indiana DWD". Inside INdiana Business. Retrieved 2018-01-07.
  2. ^ "Indiana House (District 24)". Retrieved 2018-05-21.
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  4. ^!/legislator/10402/Steven-Braun
  5. ^ "Without Todd Rokita, 13 run in Indiana's 4th Congressional district race". Retrieved 2018-05-21.
  6. ^ "State Rep. Steve Braun joining Pence administration". Retrieved 2018-01-07.
  7. ^ Alex Brown (2017-08-23). "DWD Commissioner Steve Braun to Resign". Inside INdiana Business. Retrieved 2018-01-07.
  8. ^ By $${element.Contributor} (2018-04-11). "Indiana's Braun Brothers Keep Their Distance on the Campaign Trail". Retrieved 2018-05-21.
  9. ^ "Steven Braun's Biography - The Voter's Self Defense System". Vote Smart. Retrieved 2018-05-21.

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