Ann Cottongim

Ann has more than 15 years of experience involving local and state government affairs. She provides innovative solutions for clients in both the municipal world and in the Indiana Statehouse. Throughout her career, Ann has built statewide connections and she is passionate about fostering these relationships for continued growth.

Prior to joining Taft, Ann served as Deputy Director and CFO of Aim (Accelerate Indiana Municipalities, formerly known as Indiana Association of Cities and Towns (IACT)). As Deputy Director, Ann managed the Association’s finances along with the Indiana League of Municipal Clerks and Treasurers and Aim Affiliate Groups. Together with her financial responsibilities, Ann served as the Director of Trust Operations for Aim overseeing the establishment, growth, and management of the Aim Medical Trust. Prior to becoming Deputy Director and CFO, Ann served as Aim’s Government Affairs Manager where she was responsible for the implementation of the association’s legislative initiatives. This included serving as the primary staff liaison to the Legislative Committee, maintaining relationships with members of the Indiana General Assembly, Legislative Services Agency, state agency personnel, and municipal officials.

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