• (Image courtesy of ARCH Inc.) The former GE Broadway Campus in Fort Wayne, slated for a massive redevelopment, has once again appeared on this year's Most Endangered List.

    ARCH Announces Most Endangered List, ARCHie Winners

    Arch Inc., a Fort Wayne-based historic preservation organization, has released its annual list of Most Endangered properties and places in the area. This year's edition includes 13 entries. During its annual ARCHie Awards, the group has also recognized the individual and organizational efforts involving outstanding preservation projects. The 2017 Endangered List includes...

  • myCOI currently has 36 full-time employees in Indiana.

    Another Tech Company Adding Indy Jobs

    Indianapolis has landed another win in what has been a busy week for the city's burgeoning tech industry. Software company myCOI has announced plans to expand its Indianapolis headquarters and create up to 185 jobs by 2021. The company, whose platform tracks and manages certificates of insurance, won last year's Venture Club of Indiana Innovation Showcase. Its clients include Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT), Cushman and Wakefield and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

  • (Image provided by GE)

    GE Looks to 'Balance The Equation' For Women

    General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE), which has three manufacturing sites throughout the state, is launching an effort designed to get more women into its tech-driven work force. Balance the Equation is looking to attract 20,000 women into STEM fields by 2020 and boosting its representation of women and men in entry-level programs to a 50:50 ratio. Other facets of Balance the Equation include...

  • The building was constructed in the 1920s and has been vacant since 2015.

    Restaurant to Bring New Life to Historic Building

    Colorado-based The Kitchen Restaurant Group has announced plans to transform a former South Broad Ripple grocery store in Indianapolis into a new, farm-to-table restaurant. Next Door, which will be the company's second restaurant in Indianapolis, is slated to open in November. 

  • (L to R) LSI Group CEO Robert Baker and Roof Hugger President Dale Nelson.

    LSI Group Acquires Florida Company

    Logansport-based LSI Metal Building Components Group Inc. has acquired Florida-based Roof Hugger Inc. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, however LSI Group Chief Executive Officer Robert Baker says the acquisition helps the company achieve its goal of expanding into the retrofit roof and wall markets.

  • HIP Waiver Extension Gets Amendment

    Governor Eric Holcomb says the state has made an amendment to the Healthy Indiana Plan waiver application to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Holcomb says the amendment eases administrative burdens, expands treatment options and enhances HIP's Gateway to Work program.

  • Major Road Project to Start in Delaware County

    Work is set to begin next week on a $16 million project on State Road 3 in east central Indiana. The Indiana Department of Transportation says the project aims to maintain and preserve pavement and drainage structures on more than 12 miles of road between New Castle and Muncie.

  • Indy Tech Startup Scores Funding

    Indianapolis-based Tenant Tracker has closed on a $600,000 seed rounding of funding. Keith Kleinmaier, co-founder and chief executive officer of the tech startup, says the funding will be used to dial up the company's sales efforts and take its product to the market.

  • (Image courtesy of Elanco)

    Elanco, Gates Foundation Pair-up in East Africa

    Greenfield-based Elanco Animal Health has landed a grant of nearly $2.9 million from a big-name source. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is supporting the company's animal health and productivity initiatives for subsistence cow and chicken farmers in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Elanco Global Leader of Corporate Responsibility Noel Paul says the grant supports Elanco's cause-driven missions, engages employees and could have benefits on the business side.

  • (Courtesy of Evansville Regional Airport)

    Evansville Airport Set For Terminal Renovation

    The terminal at Evansville Regional Airport is slated for a major renovation. The Evansville Courier & Press reports the more than $12 million redesign will include an addition to the terminal, outdoor improvements and a single security line. 

  • Tech

    • Indy Tech Startup Scores Funding

      Indianapolis-based Tenant Tracker has closed on a $600,000 seed rounding of funding. Keith Kleinmaier, co-founder and chief executive officer of the tech startup, says the funding will be used to dial up the company's sales efforts and take its product to the market.

    • Another Tech Company Adding Indy Jobs

      Indianapolis has landed another win in what has been a busy week for the city's burgeoning tech industry. Software company myCOI has announced plans to expand its Indianapolis headquarters and create up to 185 jobs by 2021. The company, whose platform tracks and manages certificates of insurance, won last year's Venture Club of Indiana Innovation Showcase. Its clients include Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT), Cushman and Wakefield and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

    • 'Next Launch' Showcases Young Innovators

      Launch Fishers founder John Wechsler says this week's first "Next Launch" business idea competition is the first step of what he hopes will ultimately become a national program. High school students from Culver, Fishers and Illinois competed for more than $17,000 in prizes. The top prizes went to teams developing technology for artificial intelligence, arthritis therapy and using sound to extinguish fires.

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  • Education

    • State Looking to Boost STEM Teachers

      The state's efforts to attract and retain teaching talent continue. The Indiana Commission for Higher Education is making $10 million in STEM Teacher Recruitment Fund grants available to organizations seeking to address the shortage of STEM teachers throughout Indiana. 

    • 'Next Launch' Showcases Young Innovators

      Launch Fishers founder John Wechsler says this week's first "Next Launch" business idea competition is the first step of what he hopes will ultimately become a national program. High school students from Culver, Fishers and Illinois competed for more than $17,000 in prizes. The top prizes went to teams developing technology for artificial intelligence, arthritis therapy and using sound to extinguish fires.

    • GE Looks to 'Balance The Equation' For Women

      General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE), which has three manufacturing sites throughout the state, is launching an effort designed to get more women into its tech-driven work force. Balance the Equation is looking to attract 20,000 women into STEM fields by 2020 and boosting its representation of women and men in entry-level programs to a 50:50 ratio. Other facets of Balance the Equation include...

    More
  • Manufacturing & Logistics

    • LSI Group Acquires Florida Company

      Logansport-based LSI Metal Building Components Group Inc. has acquired Florida-based Roof Hugger Inc. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, however LSI Group Chief Executive Officer Robert Baker says the acquisition helps the company achieve its goal of expanding into the retrofit roof and wall markets.

    • ARCH Announces Most Endangered List, ARCHie Winners

      Arch Inc., a Fort Wayne-based historic preservation organization, has released its annual list of Most Endangered properties and places in the area. This year's edition includes 13 entries. During its annual ARCHie Awards, the group has also recognized the individual and organizational efforts involving outstanding preservation projects. The 2017 Endangered List includes...

    • I-65 Widening Work Starts Soon in NWI

      Crews will begin work to widen I-65 in northwest Indiana. The major project will affect the stretch between State Road 2 and U.S. 30. The Indiana Department of Transportation says lane shifts and reduced speed limits will be in place throughout the effort, which could begin around June 1. Work includes widening the busy thoroughfare, bridge repairs, adding erosion control and pavement resurfacing.

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  • Life Sciences

    • Elanco, Gates Foundation Pair-up in East Africa

      Greenfield-based Elanco Animal Health has landed a grant of nearly $2.9 million from a big-name source. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is supporting the company's animal health and productivity initiatives for subsistence cow and chicken farmers in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Elanco Global Leader of Corporate Responsibility Noel Paul says the grant supports Elanco's cause-driven missions, engages employees and could have benefits on the business side.

    • Hoosier, Scottish Organizations Sign Life Sciences MOU

      The Indiana Health Industry Forum has announced an international partnership. The organization has inked a Memorandum of Understanding with its counterpart in Scotland, the Scottish Lifesciences Association, which will involve sharing member benefits. IHIF says Scotland's life sciences cluster is similar to Indiana's. It considers the European Union nation a "key international partner." IHIF Chief Executive Officer Kristin Jones says...

    • Lilly Endowment: Grant Awards Rise, Assets Dip in 2016

      Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. has released its annual report. The foundation says it awarded grants totaling $452.8 million in 2016, compared to $435.5 million in 2015. Lilly Endowment's total assets from year-to-year dipped to $10.3 billion last year from $11.8 billion in 2015. The report shows 46 percent of grants received were for community development, 33 percent were for religious organizations and 21 percent went to educational initiatives.

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  • Health

    • HIP Waiver Extension Gets Amendment

      Governor Eric Holcomb says the state has made an amendment to the Healthy Indiana Plan waiver application to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Holcomb says the amendment eases administrative burdens, expands treatment options and enhances HIP's Gateway to Work program.

    • 'Next Launch' Showcases Young Innovators

      Launch Fishers founder John Wechsler says this week's first "Next Launch" business idea competition is the first step of what he hopes will ultimately become a national program. High school students from Culver, Fishers and Illinois competed for more than $17,000 in prizes. The top prizes went to teams developing technology for artificial intelligence, arthritis therapy and using sound to extinguish fires.

    • Franciscan to End Partnership With Rehab Provider

      Mishawaka-based Franciscan Alliance will end its partnership with the former Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago in September. Our partners at The Times of Northwest Indiana report the rehab facilities and outpatient centers in which RIC currently operates are expected to remain open.

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  • Ag INnovation

    • Elanco, Gates Foundation Pair-up in East Africa

      Greenfield-based Elanco Animal Health has landed a grant of nearly $2.9 million from a big-name source. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is supporting the company's animal health and productivity initiatives for subsistence cow and chicken farmers in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Elanco Global Leader of Corporate Responsibility Noel Paul says the grant supports Elanco's cause-driven missions, engages employees and could have benefits on the business side.

    • Startups Land Ag-celerator Funding

      The Purdue Ag-celerator has awarded a total of $100,000 to two Purdue University agriculture-based startups. The recipients, Akanocure Pharmaceutical Inc. and VinSense LLC, were chosen from among seven finalists to receive the funding as part of the spring semester Ag-celerator Demo Day.

    • Indy Online Farmers Market Acquired

      Indianapolis-based Market Wagon LLC has acquired FarmersMarket.com, also based in Indy. Market Wagon, which has a similar online market in the Evansville area, says it plans to rebrand the online farmers market and expand the concept to other cities throughout Indiana.

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  • Rodriguez Honored With Leadership Award

    The Indy Chamber's Hispanic Business Council has chosen Mario Rodriguez as the recipient of their Leadership Award. He is executive director of the Indianapolis Airport Authority. An engineer by training, Rodriguez has worked in the aviation-management industry for the past 29 years.

  • KSM Consulting Hires Cybersecurity Practice Director

    Indianapolis-based KSM Consulting LLC has hired Dan Resnick as practice director of cybersecurity & compliance. He previously served as manager of health industries cybersecurity & privacy at accounting firm PwC.

  • Lewis Wagner Appoints Partners

    Indianapolis-based law firm Lewis Wagner has appointed: Brandon Ehrie and Eric McNamar partners. Ehrie previously worked for the Michigan Department of the Attorney General, until he became a clerk for the firm in 2009. McNamar previously served as judicial clerk for the Honorable Robert Rucker, Indiana Supreme Court.

  • DePauw Hires VP For Enrollment Management

    DePauw University has hired Robert "Bobby" Andrews as vice president for enrollment management. He previously served in a similar role at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri.

  • CarDon & Associates Names Senior Director

    CarDon & Associates has promoted Gregg Gormal to senior director of operations. He has been with the company since 2009. Gormal has held administrative positions at several other senior living communities in the last two decades. He earned a bachelor’s degree in health administration from Indiana University.

  • Odle McGuire Shook Appoints Agnew Director

    Mary Agnew has been appointed director of architectural services for Indianapolis-based Odle McGuire Shook. She has more than 30 years of experience in architecture. Agnew brings a diverse portfolio of expertise in commercial, corporate, life science, hospitality, government and educational facility design.

  • New Board Members at Trine, Holtz Takes Emeritus Role

    Trine University has announced three new members of its board of trustees. The school also says legendary college football coach and six-year member of the board Lou Holtz has become trustee emeritus. The new trustees are: Illinois-based Tuthill Corp. Fort Wayne operations President Jeanice Croy (pictured), Parkview Health in Fort Wayne Chief Operating Officer Rick Henvey (pictured) and Oklahoma-based ONEOK Inc. and ONEOK Partners LP Chief Financial Officer Derek Reiners.

  • Birge Picked to Lead 'Next Level' Coworking Space

    Katie Birge will become executive director of Launch Indy June 1. She calls coworking spaces "a critical component" to entrepreneurship and the Hoosier startup community. She previously served as director of the Bloomington Economic Development Corp.'s Bloomington Technology Partnership and digital marketing strategist for Bloomington-based Envisage Technologies LLC.

  • Old National Adds Executive Position

    Evansville-based Old National Bancorp has named Todd Clark (pictured) chief information and strategic innovation officer. In his newly-created role, he will be responsible for the company's information technology division as well as leading its consumer banking strategy. Clark previously served as the Michigan region chief executive officer for Old National.

  • ISU Names College of Education Dean

    Indiana State University has appointed Janet Buckenmeyer dean of the Bayh College of Education. She currently serves as dean of the college of education at Armstrong State University in Georgia. Buckenmeyer will begin her new role July 31.

  • Fort Wayne Names Deputy Director

    The city of Fort Wayne has promoted Kelly Lundberg to deputy director for community development of the Office of Housing and Neighborhood Services. She previously served as an administrator. Lundberg has worked for the city of Fort Wayne since 2004.

  • Sponsel CPA Group Promotes Senior Accountant

    Sponsel CPA Group has promoted Brandon Cangany to senior accountant in its Tax Services department. He joined the firm as a staff accountant in 2015 after graduating from IUPUI’s Kelley School of Business, earning double majors with distinction in finance and accounting.

  • Girl Scouts of Central Indiana Chief Retiring

    The chief executive officer of Girl Scouts of Central Indiana is stepping down. Deborah Hearn Smith says she will retire at the end of the year. She has been a part of Girl Scouts on a professional level since the early 1970s.

  • Greenwood Chamber Elects Board Chair

    The Greater Greenwood Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has elected Christine Alfery (pictured) chair for 2017-2018. Alfery, regional sales manager for First Merchants Bank, has served on the board since 2010. 

  • Leadership Indianapolis Names Hale CEO

    Leadership Indianapolis has tapped a former Indiana State Representative and recent lieutenant governor candidate as chief executive officer. Christina Hale will also serve as president for the organization that operates the Stanley K. Lacy Leadership Series and other community leadership programs.

  • First Financial Names Regional Manager

    First Financial has named Jeff Cartwright regional manager of investment commercial real estate. He will help local real estate developers and investors access flexible and innovative lending solutions to meet their needs and goals. Cartwright has worked in the Indianapolis Business community for 16 years.

  • Vectren Makes Adjustments to Leadership Roles

    Evansville-based Vectren Corp. is making several changes to its upper-management structure. The utility says the moves are part of ongoing succession plans and continued development of its leadership team. The realignment involves senior vice president and vice president positions. Chief Executive Officer Carl Chapman says the changes include "vice presidential rotation opportunities that broaden these individuals' business acumen and operations experience.

  • Greene Co. Hospital Appoints Executive Director

    Kristin Crynes has been appointed executive director of nursing at Greene County General Hospital. She has worked at the hospital for more than 14 years, serving in leadership roles in infection control, employee health and environmental services. In her new role, Crynes oversees the hospital’s 85 nurses serving in departments that include emergency, obstetrics, medical/surgical, surgery, intensive care, specialties and more.

  • RESOURCE Hires Director

    RESOURCE has added Steve Shockley as director of valuation services. He leads the newly-created arm which includes appraisal, consulting and research. Shockley has worked in a number of smaller appraisal firms, beginning in 2005 when he first got into real estate while living in Louisville, Kentucky.

  • Leadership Hendricks County Selects Executive Director

    Danville-based Leadership Hendricks County Inc. has selected Kerry Tuttle as executive director. She served as executive director at the Avon Education Foundation. Tuttle will begin her new role June 5. LHC is a nonprofit organization that each year takes a class of 20-25 citizens and works to prepare them to become leaders in their communities.

  • Rose-Hulman Names Dean of Faculty

    Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology has appointed Russell Warley dean of faculty and professor of chemical engineering from the Penn State University system. He is currently interim director of the School of Engineering at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. Warley will assume his new duties at Rose-Hulman July 1.

  • Provost, VP Appointed For Holy Cross

    Holy Cross College has selected Justin Watson as provost, in addition to his current role as chief academic officer. The college has also appointed Michael Griffin, currently a tenured professor of theology, as senior vice president. Watson joined Holy Cross in 1995 and became dean of faculty in 2007 and vice president for academic affairs in 2013. Griffin, in his new role as senior vice president, will oversee college relations.

  • Evans Joins FaegreBD's Consulting Health & Biosciences Group

    Dan Evans has joined Faegre Baker Daniels Consulting as a senior director in the health and biosciences group, part of the firm’s national health and life sciences industry team. He joins the firm following a 13-year tenure as president and CEO of Indiana University Health.

  • IMA Promotes Haigh to COO

    The Indianapolis Museum of Art has promoted Kathryn Haigh to chief operating officer. She will continue to manage the museum's art collection, exhibitions, conservation laboratories, historic sites, security and facilities operations, while playing a leading role in developing and implementing a new 30-year master plan for the institution. Haigh joined the IMA in 2007 after spending 13 years at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

  • Top Videos

    • Another Tech Company Adding Indy Jobs

      Indianapolis has landed another win in what has been a busy week for the city's burgeoning tech industry. Software company myCOI has announced plans to expand its Indianapolis headquarters and create up to 185 jobs by 2021. The company, whose platform tracks and manages certificates of insurance, won last year's Venture Club of Indiana Innovation Showcase.

    • Infosys Chooses Indy

      Indianapolis will be home of the first U.S. technology and innovation hub for an India-based tech company with a global presence. Infosys announced plans earlier this month to create up to 2,000 jobs in central Indiana by 2022, but had not identified the location until Tuesday morning. During a news conference featuring Mayor Joe Hogsett and Governor Eric Holcomb, Infosys officials reiterated that Indiana's talent pool and academic pipeline were major factors in the company's decision.

    • Inside SalesForce Tower Renovation

      The tallest building in the state not only has a new name. The inside of the structure is undergoing a major renovation. SalesForce currently occupies four floors in SalesForce Tower and has plans to renovate a total of six.

    • Salesforce Christens New Regional HQ

      Global tech giant Salesforce is christening its new regional headquarters in downtown Indianapolis this weekend. CEO Marketing Cloud and Chief Analytics Officer Bob Stutz talks about the milestone and new prospects for investments and jobs.

    • Flourish3D Blossoming for Cancer Patients

      A nonprofit startup aimed at cancer patients has spun out of a bio-engineering lab at the University of Notre Dame. Flourish3D creates 3D crystal flowers for chemotherapy patients, who can’t receive real flowers. 

    • Vectren Teaming up with Muncie Habitat for Humanity

      Greater Muncie Habitat for Humanity has partnered with the Vectren Foundation to build homes, revitalize neighborhoods and support local businesses. Execs from both organizations discuss their plan to improve housing and beautify neighborhoods in targeted areas.

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    • Vectren Teaming up with Muncie Habitat for Humanity

      Greater Muncie Habitat for Humanity has partnered with the Vectren Foundation to build homes, revitalize neighborhoods and support local businesses. Execs from both organizations discuss their plan to improve housing and beautify neighborhoods in targeted areas.

  • Perspectives

    • Transferring Assets to Grandchildren

      Planning the transfer of assets to grandchildren is in many ways similar to transferring assets to your own children, with a few exceptions...

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      Carrier Corp. says it will begin the layoff process for more than 630 employees in Indianapolis this summer. The layoffs are coming despite the company's commitment to keep more than 1,000 jobs in the city, 800 of which were previously slated to be outsourced to Mexico. In a notice to the state, Carrier says the employees are part of its fan coil production operation, which is being relocated to Mexico. The affected positions were never included in the deal orchestrated by...

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