Meet the Team
Peter Lacy - Commissioner
Peter Lacy serves as the Commissioner of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles. He leads agency initiatives to provide driver and vehicle services in a timely and accurate manner. He and his team have strategically positioned the agency to support Governor Holcomb’s fifth pillar; “Provide great government service at a great value to taxpayers.” Peter joined the agency in 2015 as the Chief of Staff and was appointed Commissioner by Governor Holcomb in 2017. He brings more than 20 years of private sector experience and knowledge to the BMV, including acquisition integration, ERP system implementation, process improvement, business model transformation, and territory management.
Outside of work, Lacy is active in the community serving as Founding Chair of the Adaptive Movement Programs Board for the IUPUI School of Physical Education & Tourism Management, Board member of Keep Indianapolis Beautiful and the Culver Summer Board. Peter previously served as Board Chair of Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis, President of Carmel Girls Lacrosse, and Board Member of Junior Achievement.
Lacy earned his MBA from Xavier University in Cincinnati and his bachelor’s degree from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in Charleston. He resides in Carmel with his wife and three children.
Kevin Garvey - Chief Operating Officer
Kevin Garvey was named Chief Operating Officer of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles in November 2014. He is responsible for the oversight of both customer facing and central office operations including all branches in Indiana and the core functional areas including Titles, Registrations, Credentials, and Driver Records. Kevin began his career with the Bureau of Motor Vehicles in December 2008 as the Director of Supply Chain Management and has held various operational positions, each with increased oversight and responsibility, prior to being named COO.
Before joining the team, Kevin worked as an Operations and Inventory Manager for a music and video game distribution company. His various roles and experiences with the company took him from Indianapolis, Indiana to Detroit, Michigan, then Richmond, Virginia and Manchester, England.
Kevin is a native Hoosier, growing up on the west side of Indianapolis. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. Kevin is active in the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) currently serving as the Chair of the organization’s Vehicle Standing Committee. Kevin and his wife reside in Greenwood with their two children.
Joe Hoage - General Counsel
Joe Hoage serves as the General Counsel for the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles. As General Counsel, Joe is responsible for all legal matters affecting the agency, including providing legal advice and assistance to the various divisions, leading the agency’s legislative efforts and agenda, managing all matters in litigation, and legal review of all contractual transactions.
Prior to joining the agency, Joe was General Counsel for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. He has also served as the State’s Public Access Counselor, worked as an attorney with the Indiana Gaming Commission, and as a deputy prosecutor in Marion County.
Joe earned his law degree from Valparaiso University School of Law in 2006 and his bachelor’s degree from Franklin College in 1997. He resides in Indianapolis with his wife and sons.
Jordan Bolden - Chief Administrative Officer
Jordan Bolden joined the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles team as Chief Administrative Officer in October 2018. In her role, Jordan oversees the Marketing & Communications, Fraud, Security & Enforcement, Audit, Compliance, and Learning & Development departments.
Prior to her current role, Jordan was the Chief of Staff for the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS), working primarily on matters involving school safety, emergency management, and fire and building safety. Before her time at IDHS, Jordan was an attorney and worked in the Employee Relations division of the State Personnel Department serving as a subject matter expert and advisor to State agencies and Human Resource professionals in matters concerning employment law, performance management, and policies governing state employment.
Jordan earned both her bachelor’s degree and doctor of jurisprudence from Indiana University. In her free time Jordan likes to travel, read, and volunteer with Indy Reads Books.
Heidi Babkowski - Chief Financial Officer
Heidi Babkowski was named Chief Financial Officer of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles in October 2018. She is responsible for the financial operations of the agency, including oversight of contracts and procurement, revenue and expense, distributions, payroll, financial reporting and budgeting.
Heidi joined the team with 19 years of accounting and finance experience, including audit, accounting, treasury, and financial analysis. Prior to her current role, Heidi worked as a financial consultant for airports across the U.S after working as the Assistant Treasurer for the Indianapolis Airport Authority where she spent 12 years working in various capacities.
Heidi is originally from central Indiana and earned her bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Evansville. She resides in Plainfield with her husband and three children. Outside of work, Heidi enjoys traveling, music, boating and spending time with her family.