Jeff Cardwell Named Senior Vice President

March 23, 2017
Contact: Lindsey Craig Sextons Creek, LLC

Indianapolis, Indiana – Sextons Creek is pleased to announce that Jeff Cardwell has been named Senior Vice President of the consulting and strategic communications firm with offices located in Washington, D.C. and Indianapolis, Indiana.

Cardwell brings a vast array of experience as an entrepreneur, executive, public servant, and philanthropist. At the age of 16, Cardwell began his career in the lumber industry, and today he serves as president and CEO of Cardwell Do-it Best Home Center. In 2012 then Governor-elect Mike Pence appointed Cardwell to serve as the Executive Director of the Office of Faith-based and Community Initiatives (OFBCI), and in September 2013 Pence tapped Cardwell to serve in a Cabinet-level position as Senior Advisor and Special Assistant to the Governor.

For the past seventeen years Cardwell has also regularly volunteered his time, talent, and treasure by serving the people of El Salvador and organizing multiple efforts to provide goods and services in that region.

Sextons Creek Vice President and C.O.O., Lindsey Craig, stated “Jeff’s heart for people and his passion for service are unparalleled. He brings a wealth of experience in both the public and private sector, and we are excited to have him on the team at Sextons Creek.”

Cardwell said, “I am grateful and honored to be a part of the team at Sextons Creek and look forward to working together in our efforts to serve our clients.”

Cardwell has also served on the Indianapolis City-County Council, and he was nominated by then Governor Pence and later confirmed to be the Chairman of the Indiana Republican Party. He has received numerous distinguished awards including the Sagamore of the Wabash, Kentucky Colonel, Honorary Colonel of Alabama, Builder of the Year, Honorary Consulate to the Republic of El Salvador, and the Spirit of Independents’ Award.

Sextons Creek serves clients in the areas of government relations, strategic communications, media production, and leadership coaching. More information is available online at or you may contact Jeff Cardwell at