Chuck Gillespie
Executive Director, Wellness Council of Indiana

Chuck Gillespie joined the Indiana Chamber of Commerce in January 2011. With over 20 years of experience working in all facets of business, Chuck has seen firsthand the importance of a healthy workplace culture.

He is a former human resources manager for a power utility and director of human resources for a transportation corporation. In those positions, he led the workplace wellness efforts that resulted in substantial cost savings to the company.

Chuck has also held positions in finance and operations and has owned and operated a consulting firm focused on human resources management, leveraging technology and understanding behavioral economics.

He has spent time in the classroom teaching for Purdue University, IUPUI and Indiana Wesleyan University. Chuck earned a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University and an MBA from the University of Indianapolis. He resides with his wife and daughter in Fishers, Indiana.

  • Board of Directors for the Indiana State Council of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)
  • Co-Chair for the Indiana Workplace Wellness Partnership (IWWP)
  • Co-Chair for the Indiana Healthy Weight Initiative Steering Committee
  • Member of the Workplace Committee

Contact Chuck at (317) 264-2168 or

Laura Bliss
Project Coordinator, Wellness Council of Indiana

BlissLaura Bliss joined the Indiana Chamber of Commerce team in October 2012. She is inspired by positive communities where individuals can lead balanced, healthy lives.

Prior to joining the Wellness Council of Indiana as project coordinator, Laura worked as the membership coordinator for the Indiana Chamber. She also spent time coordinating events at Red Frog Events, a Chicago-based active entertainment company, and leading outdoor adventure trips through the American Youth Foundation. Laura received her bachelor’s degree in communications and business management from Indiana University.

When she isn’t working, Laura enjoys riding her bicycle, exploring new restaurants and cheering on the Indiana Hoosiers.

Contact Laura at (317) 264-2165 or