In April of 2012, Valerie Warycha joined the office of Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson as Communications Director. Prior to joining the office, Valerie worked as a press secretary for the Indiana House of Representatives where she managed media relations for numerous state representatives. Most recently she served as Communications Director for the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.

Valerie is a graduate of the University of Southern Indiana, where she majored in Public Relations and Advertising. She earned her J.D. from the Indiana University McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis.

She is a native of Newburgh, Indiana, but currently resides in Indianapolis with her family.