2018 Apex Alumni Katrina Hall
Katrina Hall is the Director of Public Policy at Indiana Farm Bureau, the largest farm organization in the state, and has represented its 70,000 plus farming family members since 1999. Hall leads the public policy team of Indiana Farm Bureau and directs the policy efforts of Farm Bureau’s grassroots. She is responsible for overall policy advocacy at the local, state and national levels on behalf of Indiana Farm Bureau members. She is a respected expert on tax and fiscal issues, local and state government, and education policy and is a frequent speaker on those issues and trainer for local officials. Over her long tenure, Katrina served as the Director of State Government Relations and the Tax and Local Government Specialist at Indiana Farm Bureau.
Hall is currently the Chair of the Board of the Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute. Before joining Indiana Farm Bureau, Katrina worked for the State Board of Tax Commissioners as the Director of the Budget Division where she was responsible for the overall administration of Indiana’s property tax control system and managing the budgetary interface of state government will all units of local government and school corporations. Katrina has served as a consultant to local governments and schools on fiscal matters. She worked for Manatron, Inc., a supplier of county government financial, assessing and property tax billing software. Early in her career, she gained local government experience on a first hand basis during four years as first deputy to the Shelby County auditor.
In 1976, Hall graduated from Purdue University with a B.S in Home Economics that is now the College of Health and Human Services. Katrina lives in Shelbyville with her husband Peter Hall. She served as President of the Shelbyville Central Schools board of trustees and the board of the Shelby County United Fund. She is the mother of two adult children, both graduates of Purdue University and has one granddaughter and two grandsons.