The office aims to assist companies with fewer than 500 employees, which account for 99 percent of Indiana businesses.
Republican Party Chairman Eric Holcomb and vice chair Sandi Huddleston plan to step down July 9.
The lieutenant governor debate held at the Indiana State Fair focused on agricultural issues.
The roles of the lieutenant governor will change when the next administration takes over in January.
Lieutenant Governor Becky Skillman has been in China seeking investments for the state.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Pence will announce his choice for running mate Monday. A few names are being floated as possibilities.
Poltical talk has suggested Representative Sue Ellspermann although those involved say they cannot confirm or deny the speculation.
Congressional candidates go door-to-door in an attempt to win over undecided voters.
Lieutenant Governor Becky Skillman outlined Tuesday her hopes for the legislative session.
In order to be eligible, farms had to have been owned by the same family for more than 100 consecutive years.