Newly elected state Senator shares insights on her priorities and governing philosophy
By Mike Corbett
Victoria Spartz, 39, was recently elected by a caucus of Republican precinct committeemen to replace six term State Senator Luke Kenley, who retired. Like Kenley, Spartz is from Noblesville, having married life-long resident Jason Spartz in 2000 and immigrated from her native Ukraine. She has been a citizen since 2006.They have two school-age daughters.
The Spartz family owns Westbrook Village, an upscale mobile home park, and are farmers and land developers in Noblesville. Spartz has a financial background, is a CPA and has worked for various Fortune 200 companies and Big 4 public accounting firms. Most recently she was CFO for the Indiana Attorney General’s office, a post she resigned to avoid a conflict of interest with her elected position.
She earned her BS in International Economics and MBA at National University of Economics in Ukraine. She has a Master of Professional Accountancy degree from IU Kelley School of Business and serves on the adjunct faculty at the Kelley School.
She’s active in the Hamilton County Republican Party, having served as a volunteer, Vice Chair of the Party and President of the Hamilton County Federated Republican Women.
This interview was conducted by email and is unedited.