—My focus is on families, advocating for fair school Funding and improving the quality of parks, trails, roads and life to make Hamilton County a destination place to live and raise a family. These are continued initiatives that the Commissioners work for on a daily basis. Continued communication and collaboration with other elected officials throughout the county to unify strengths have also been strong goals.—

About Mark

Mark Heirbrandt attended Ben Davis High School on the west side of Indianapolis where he participated in track and field, as well as football. Mark started working at an early age with his father’s construction company, as well as a morning paper route all through junior high and high school.

He was fortunate to receive a track and field scholarship to attend the University of Indianapolis where he graduated with a double major in chemistry and biology. Mark held the Pole Vault School Record for several years while attending the University of Indianapolis.

Over the past 17 years, Mark has worked in the water and energy-efficiency business and travels the state working with elected officials in the local government to improve the operations of their facilities with energy savings improvements. Mark served on the City of Westfield Public Board of Works for six years where he was involved in the negotiation and sale of the water utility to Citizen’s Energy Group for $91 million dollars and began serving as Hamilton County Commissioner in 2013.

Life and Family in Hamilton County

Mark has been a resident of Hamilton County for 25 years; living in Noblesville, Carmel and now residing in Westfield. He has been married to his wife Gina for 25 years and has three boys, Blake, Ethan and Evan. Mark is very active in the Catholic community and is a member of Saint Maria Goretti Parish in Westfield.

Time in Office

As a County Commissioner, Mark was instrumental in the negotiation with INDOT and the Governor’s office to make improvements to State Road 37; receiving $100 million to improve the traffic along this corridor, in addition to securing another $25 million of federal funds for other county road projects. 

Mark utilized his energy experience to assist the Hamilton County Building & Grounds to implement energy savings improvements to multiple Hamilton County-owned facilities. This included LED lighting, building automation controls, natural gas purchase plan, CNG vehicles, HVAC improvements generating significant energy and operations savings while obtaining utility rebates for Hamilton County.

Accomplishments Including State-Wide Awards

Indiana Association of County Commissioners – Outstanding Team of County Commissioners
Association of Indiana Counties – Outstanding Commissioner’s Award
Indiana Association of County Commissioners – Selected by peer to be on the Board
Indiana Association of Cities & Towns – Served two (three-year terms) on the Associates Board
President of the Big Cicero Regional Drainage Board 2014 to Present
Involved in numerous charity work with Janus Development, The Youth Assistance Program, The Cherish Center, The Humane Society of Hamilton County, Boys Scouts, Boys & Girls Club, Meals & Wheels and St. Maria Goretti Parish.