Ward was raised in Indianapolis. He served in the Indiana Army National Guard while attending Indiana University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Geography with certificates in Urban Studies and business. Ward then earned his Masters from the University of Memphis in City and Regional Planning with a focus in transportation. He is interested in long range planning and walk-bike issues.
Ward has four daughters and he enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching IU football and basketball, and cycling.
His main responsibilities with the Indianapolis MPO include:
- Long Range Transportation Plan Support
- Special Projects Management