Chamber Leadership

Picure of Betsy Schmidt

Betsy Schmidt

Franklin College

Board Member

Betsy serves as the Director of Academic Partnerships at Franklin College where she is responsible for administering external grants that support student scholarships, faculty development and engaged learning programs.

She grew up on a small family farm in Morgantown and graduated from Franklin High School. She later earned her Bachelor's degree with honors from Franklin College and her Master's of Business Administration degree from the University of Indianapolis.

She was a member of the inaugural class of Leadership Johnson County and is an active volunteer for several community organizations including Habitat for Humanity Family Services Committee, Discover Downtown Franklin, United Way of Johnson County, Johnson County Community Foundation, 100 Women Who Care, Friends of the Johnson County Public Library and the Franklin Symphonic Council.

Betsy resides in Franklin and enjoys walking for fitness, following sports (particularly the Franklin College Grizzlies and the Indianapolis Colts!), attending local festivals and participating in her church.

Betsy previously served on the Franklin Chamber Board of Directors from 2004-2009 and chaired the Franklin Holiday Lighting Celebration.