About

Hamilton County Councilman

Fred Glynn from Carmel, Indiana, is a councilman at Hamilton County Council.  In 2014, he was elected to the council to represent District 1, which includes nearly all of Carmel and the western edge of Fishers. When he moved to the city in 2002, he was tapped by the Carmel Young Republicans as an up and coming politician. He served as the Hamilton County Coordinator for Vice President Mike Pence’s then-gubernatorial campaign in 2012. When a seat opened on the County Council, he was ready to run for an elected office himself.

On top of his role as County Councilor, Fred Glynn is also a leader in business, finance, and even in community-service efforts.  He has a record of achieving sales quota even during economic downturns.  In 2001, he opened an insurance agency and worked as a Mortgage Loan Officer.  Throughout his business career, he has built two companies from scratch that went on to become growing and profitable ventures.  In the process, he also led brands into market leadership.  Fred has over 15 years of success in selling and managing businesses involved in banking, insurance, and mortgage.  With a strong business acumen, he utilizes his contact lists, referrals, and networking skills.  

As a policy leader, Fred Glynn formed an organization that teams successful attorneys, accountants, and small business owners to craft the Governor’s inaugural small business startup policy.  He uses his know-how in finance in preparing county budgets, tax rates, salaries, and approving requested appropriations. To make the most out of the community’s financial resources, Fred practices fiscal conservatism. As Hamilton County Councilor, Fred has been instrumental in balancing the County budget and has been an advocate for parks, public safety, and County road improvements. Above all this, he initiates and maintains relationships with community leaders and residents.

Fred Glynn graduated with a bachelor’s degree in aviation business from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He also worked as a certified airframe power plant technician (A&P) before establishing a career in finance and governance.  Fred and his wife Beth have one daughter.  They are active in numerous charity organizations including Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, Prevail of Central Indiana, and the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.  He is also an active member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church.  To stay healthy, Fred enjoys running, weightlifting, and hiking in state parks. He and his wife are volunteers at Race for the Cure and have volunteered for Gleaners Food Bank.