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    Hilton Bringing New Hotel Brand to Indy

    Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has chosen Indianapolis as one of three markets where it will roll out its new Signia Hilton brand. The hospitality company says Signia Hilton will target meeting professionals and business travelers hosting and attending large events. The 800-room Signia Hilton will be the larger of the two hotel towers planned for the Pan Am Plaza site as part of a $120 million Indiana Convention Center expansion. Visit Indy Senior Vice President Chris Gahl expects...

  • New Leader Aims to Expose International School's Assets

    The new head of school at the International School of Indiana says she wants to build on 25 years of growth. Elizabeth Head, who became the school’s first female leader last month, says the school’s reputation for contributing to the workforce and attracting talent from around the world excited her about the job. She says the ISI is the only school of its kind not just in Indiana, but throughout the Midwest. In an interview on Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick...

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    Indy Named as Site for Global Church Meeting

    Indianapolis has been announced as the site for the General World Session of the Carmel-headquartered Seventh-day Adventist Church in July 2020. The event is expected to bring more than 100,000 people to the city.

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    ISU Speaker Series to Honor Slain Journalist

    Indiana State University has established an annual address in honor of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi, whose death in Turkey last October drew headlines worldwide, is a 1983 alumnus of Indiana State.

  • 14 Delaware County Nonprofits Receive Grants

    The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. has awarded total of $551,500 to 14 nonprofit organizations during the first Quarterly Competitive Grant cycle of 2019. Quarterly Competitive Grants are intended to fund projects that benefit the community through arts and culture, human services, economic development, education and community betterment.  

  • Hammond Sports Hall of Fame Announces 2019 Inductees

    The Hammond Sports Hall of Fame will recognize seven individuals during its 33rd annual induction dinner program March 12 at the Hammond Civic Center. During the induction program, the Hammond Sports Hall of Fame’s 28th annual Anderson-Peterson Family Distinguished Athlete Award will be presented to three 2018 graduates of Hammond schools. 

  • Rolls-Royce to Make Indy Jobs Announcement

    Rolls-Royce Corp. in Indianapolis will Monday make an announcement about a new campaign and jobs. Few details were provided, however the company says the announcement will involve a new U.S. defense engine program.

  • KGP Logistics has been located in Warsaw since 2009

    Logistics Company Assisting Displaced Employees

    Soon-to-be displaced workers in Warsaw are receiving assistance in finding new employment. Minnesota-based KGP Telecommunications this week announced plans to lay off 300 employees as a result of a “sudden decrease in business.”

  • Purdue hosts the conference today and tomorrow

    Purdue Students to Compete in Nationwide Baking Competition

    Purdue University has announced that four students from its Department of Food Science have been selected as finalists for the American Society of Baking product development competition. The annual competition accepts entries from university teams across the country. 

  • (Image courtesy of Brightlamp LLC)

    Brightlamp's New App Targets Concussions

    The chief executive officer of Brightlamp Inc. says the company’s new app, Reflex, could change the way athletic trainers treat concussions on the field. Kurtis Sluss, who first began developing the app as an undergrad at Purdue, says it works like a pupilometer- measuring the size and dilation of a person’s eye. 

  • Tech

    • (photos courtesy of Kenzie Academy)

      Kenzie Adds Tech Vet to Inaugural Board

      Indianapolis-based Kenzie Academy has announced the first members its board of trustees. The coding school has appointed Travelocity.com and Kayak.com founder Terry Jones and Indianapolis philanthropist Kathy Hubbard as the first members of the board.

    • (photo courtesy of GadellNet Consulting Services)

      IT Consulting Firm Growing in Carmel

      Carmel-based GadellNet Consulting Services is touting its growth in 2018 and plans to continue that momentum over the next two years. The IT managed services firm says it added 26 jobs last year and expects to add 20 more by the end of 2019.

    • Lev Bringing Headquarters to Indy

      Marketing technology consulting firm Lev has announced plans to relocate its headquarters to Indianapolis. The company, which is currently based in Arizona, says it plans to hire 70 employees this year, part of a previously-announced effort to create up to 175 jobs by 2021. Lev has had a presence in Indianapolis for nearly three years and Chief Executive Officer Michael Burton says, since that time, the company has outgrown every space it has occupied in Indy. In an interview with...

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  • Education

    • (photo courtesy of Indiana State University)

      ISU Speaker Series to Honor Slain Journalist

      Indiana State University has established an annual address in honor of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi, whose death in Turkey last October drew headlines worldwide, is a 1983 alumnus of Indiana State.

    • (photo courtesy of Purdue University)

      'Sully' Sullenberger to Speak at Purdue

      Ten years after becoming famous for landing a commercial airliner on the Hudson River, Captain "Sully" Sullenberger will Sunday speak at Purdue University. The Purdue alumnus' talk is part of the university's Giant Leaps Series.

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      Indy Sports Teams Unite For JA Day

      Indiana's pro sports teams are coming together today to work with Indianapolis students in areas ranging from personal finance to career paths and entrepreneurship. Junior Achievement of Central Indiana says the Indiana Fever, Pacers, Colts, Indy Eleven, Indy Fuel, the Indianapolis Indians and Indianapolis Motor Speedway are working with more than 400 elementary students about the importance of education and the role it can play in leading to a career in...

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  • Manufacturing & Logistics

    • Rolls-Royce to Make Indy Jobs Announcement

      Rolls-Royce Corp. in Indianapolis will Monday make an announcement about a new campaign and jobs. Few details were provided, however the company says the announcement will involve a new U.S. defense engine program.

    • KGP Logistics has been located in Warsaw since 2009

      Logistics Company Assisting Displaced Employees

      Soon-to-be displaced workers in Warsaw are receiving assistance in finding new employment. Minnesota-based KGP Telecommunications this week announced plans to lay off 300 employees as a result of a “sudden decrease in business.”

    • (photo courtesy of Aardvark Straws)

      Talent Key to Straw Maker's Growth

      Fort Wayne-based Aardvark Straws is celebrating the opening of its more than 100,000-square-foot paper straw manufacturing facility. The company was acquired by Wisconsin-based Hoffmaster Group Inc. in August and President Rory Leyden says the $9 million project is the result of a rapidly-growing demand for alternatives to plastic straws, especially on the coasts. Aardvark has already hired more than 100 employees for the facility and has plans to add at least...

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  • Life Sciences

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      Bayer to Close Mishawaka Facility

      Germany-based pharmaceutical company Bayer has announced plans to close its customer logistics service center in Mishawaka. The company says the closure will take place over an 18-month transition period and will affect nearly 200 employees.

    • Lilly Completes $8B Acquisition

      Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY) has completed its $8 billion acquisition of Loxo Oncology Inc. (Nasdaq: LOXO) in Connecticut. Loxo Chief Executive Officer Josh Bilenker says the deal will allow the company to realize the full value of its pipeline of medicines.

    • BASi Profit Falls Despite Revenue Jump

      West Lafayette-based Bioanalytical Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: BASI) is reporting a fiscal first quarter net loss of $85,000, compared to net income of $26,000 during the same period the previous year. Despite the drop, the company says quarterly revenue increased more than 60 percent.

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  • Health

    • Floyd Memorial Foundation Begins Chapel Campaign

      The New Albany-based Floyd Memorial Foundation is kicking off a fundraising effort to build a new chapel at Baptist Health Floyd hospital. The Chapel Capital Campaign aims to raise $600,000 over the next year.

    • State Awards $750K to Substance Abuse Coalitions

      More than a dozen substance abuse coalitions will share in $750,000 in grants from the state. Governor Eric Holcomb's office says the one-year funding will support the recipients' efforts to combat the drug crisis in Indiana.

    • Lilly Completes $8B Acquisition

      Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY) has completed its $8 billion acquisition of Loxo Oncology Inc. (Nasdaq: LOXO) in Connecticut. Loxo Chief Executive Officer Josh Bilenker says the deal will allow the company to realize the full value of its pipeline of medicines.

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  • Ag INnovation

    • State Seeks to Tap 'Tremendous Potential' of Hardwood Industry

      New investment and jobs that pay well above the state average are among the payoffs state officials see in a just-released hardwood strategy. The Indiana Hardwood Strategy will focus on business development, education and marketing in hopes of growing an industry valued at more than $10 billion annually and responsible for 70,000 jobs. Indiana State Department of Agriculture Director Bruce Kettler says a boost to the sector could benefit some areas of the state that face economic...
    • New Strategy to Focus on Indiana's Hardwood Sector

      Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch has unveiled a new initiative to boost Indiana's hardwood industry. The Indiana Hardwood Strategy aims to expand existing wood processing facilities and attract new hardwood companies to Indiana. Crouch says the industry contributes more than $10 billion to Indiana's economy and supports more than 70,000 high-wage jobs. In an interview with Inside INdiana Business, Crouch said an assessment of the state's...

    • Entrepreneur Chosen For Fellowship to Africa

      A young Indiana entrepreneur is using his expertise to help families in Africa. Scott Massey, a graduate of Purdue University and co-founder of Evansville-based Heliponix, has been selected for his second Mandela Washington Fellowship to lead educational workshops in the Republic of Cameroon.

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  • Suresh Garimella

    Garimella Named University of Vermont President

    The University of Vermont has named Purdue University’s Suresh Garimella as its next president, effective July 1. He currently serves as executive vice president for research and partnerships and will remain at Purdue through the spring semester. Garimella came to Purdue in 1999 as associate professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering.

  • Jennifer Ping

    Krieg DeVault Hires Executive Director

    Krieg DeVault has added Jennifer Ping as executive director of governmental affairs. She previously served as principal of Bose Public Affairs Group, Bose Governmental Strategies, and Tabbert Hahn Ping Global Strategies, where she assisted clients in several capacities, including lobbying and legislative monitoring, issue management, administrative and regulatory affairs and government procurement contracts.

  • Judy Altmaier (photo courtesy of The Toro Co.)

    Allison Transmission Appoints Board Member

    Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. has appointed Judy Altmaier to its board of directors. She will also serve as a member of the board's audit committee. Her term will expire at the 2019 annual stockholders meeting. She served as president of Exmark Manufacturing from 2013 till her retirement this January.

  • Terry Jones and Kathy Hubbard

    Kenzie Adds Tech Vet to Inaugural Board

    Indianapolis-based Kenzie Academy has announced the first members its board of trustees. The coding school has appointed Travelocity.com and Kayak.com founder Terry Jones and Indianapolis philanthropist Kathy Hubbard as the first members of the board. Kenzie says Jones and Hubbard will act as advisors to the school's senior leadership and also assist as local and national ambassadors. Jones is also the managing principal of innovation consultancy ON Inc.

  • Roberta Tisdul

    Visit Indy Promotes Tisdul to Director

    Visit Indy has promoted Roberta Tisdul to director of convention services. She will oversee the convention services team, who supports the more than 500-plus meeting planners who host their convention in Indy each year. Tisdul joined the organization more than a decade ago as an assistant, and has been promoted four times.

  • Robert Seabrook

    Vincennes University Foundation Adds Data Analyst

    The Vincennes University Foundation has added Robert Seabrook as a data analyst. He previously served as office manager for Weston’s Lawn Equipment, as a help desk specialist with the AME Group, as IS technician/help desk coordinator for Beaufort Memorial Hospital, and as a software technician with Hilton Head High School.

  • Scott Meiner

    Lippert Components Appoints Chief Supply Chain Officer

    Elkhart-based Lippert Components Inc. has promoted Scott Meiner to chief supply chain officer. He previously served as vice president of supply chain. Over the last 20 years, Meiner led several major operations, including chassis and axle production and window and glass tempering facilities.

  • Abby Van Vlerah

    Manchester University Adds VP

    Manchester University has named Abby Van Vlerah vice president for student affairs. She most recently worked at Long Island University as dean and chief operating officer at its Suffolk County regional campuses and before that she served as director of a mentoring program for first-generation students at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, New York.

  • Kristen Gentry Klos

    Indianapolis Law Firm Hires Partner

    Kristen Gentry Klos has joined the Indianapolis office of Taft Stettinius & Holister LLP as a partner in the firm’s Health and Life Sciences practice. Klos focuses on Medicaid and Medicare program reimbursement, with a specialization in Medicaid Supplemental Payment programs. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from IU McKinney School of Law and bachelor's degree from Indiana University.

  • Brian Sullivan

    Merchants Capital Promotes Sullivan to COO

    Carmel-based Merchants Capital has promoted Brian Sullivan to executive vice president and chief operating officer. He previously served as vice president of Merchants Capital and Merchants Bank of Indiana – the parent company of Merchants Capital, formerly PR Mortgage and Investments. Sullivan has been with with Merchants Bancorp since 2013 and has more than a decade of experience.

  • Christopher Murphy

    Bank CEO Elected to Federal Reserve Board

    1st Source Bank Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Christopher Murphy has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Murphy was elected as a Class A Director and will serve through 2021. Murphy previously served as Chairman of the Federal Reserve of Chicago's Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council and represented the council as a member of the Federal Reserve Board's CDIAC in Washington D.C. 

  • Brandi Hess

    USI Promotes Hess to Web Services Director

    The University of Southern Indiana has promoted Brandi Hess to director of web services. She most recently served as manager of web services and will now lead the team in management and strategic development of the university's web presence. Hess began as a web designer at USI in 2000, before being named art director of an Evansville marketing agency.

  • Li Li Leung

    USA Gymnastics Appoints CEO

    USA Gymnastics has appointed Li Li Leung president and chief executive officer. She most recently served as a vice president at the National Basketball Association, where she was responsible for managing partnerships across the globe. Leung also worked with USA Basketball, which is the sport's governing body.

  • Ryan Hiler

    Taft Stettinius & Hollister Adds Member

    Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP has hired Ryan Hiler in its Indianapolis office as a member of its intellectual property practice group. He designs intellectual property portfolios for entrepreneurial start-ups, universities, biotechnology and software companies, among others.

  • Jared Danilson

    Faegre Baker Daniels Adds Partner

    Jared Danilson has rejoined Faegre Baker Daniels in Indianapolis as a partner in its insurance group. He has extensive experience in corporate and strategic transactions in the insurance industry. Danilson will advise insurance and health benefits companies on mergers, strategic alliances and joint ventures.

  • Vanessa Pataky

    Aspire Indiana Hires Director

    Aspire Indiana/Aspire Indiana Health has promoted Vanessa Pataky to director of youth and family home and community based services. She will develop the organization's youth and family services. Pataky previously served as outpatient clinical manager.

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    • Hilton Bringing New Luxury Hotel Brand to Indy

      Hilton Hotels and Resorts has chosen Indianapolis as one of three markets where it will roll out its new luxury Signia Hilton brand. The hospitality company says Signia will target meeting professionals and business travelers hosting and attending large events. The 800-room Signia will be the larger of the two towers planned for the Pan Am Plaza site as part of a $120 million Indiana Convention Center expansion. 

    • Lev Bringing Headquarters to Indy

      Marketing technology consulting firm Lev has announced plans to relocate its headquarters to Indianapolis. The company, which is currently based in Arizona, says it plans to hire 70 employees this year, part of a previously-announced effort to create up to 175 jobs by 2021.

    • Innovation, Quality of Place Lead Nickel Plate Plan

      After more than 30 public events and meetings and over 1,500 ideas submitted by residents and students, Fishers leaders Monday unveiled the Nickel Plate Trail Master Plan 2040. The stretch from 96th Street to 146th Street in Hamilton County will feature five segments: the Makers Space and Innovation Zone, Nature Park Zone, Downtown Active Core Zone, Wellness Zone and Park and Education Zone.

    • Indy Chamber Kicks Off Music Strategy

      The Indy Chamber has launched the first phase of the Indy Music Strategy. The chamber says the economic development initiative, created in partnership with the city of Indianapolis, the Central Indiana Community Foundation, and Visit Indy, is focused on the city's diverse and growing music industry. 

    • IoT Lab Update, State of IoT Preview

      The Indiana IOT Lab is preparing to turn one, and there is much to celebrate. This one of kind facility is practically at capacity, and a new State of IOT Report is about to be released with some surprising results. Founder John Wechsler gives us the scoop.

    • Mira Awards Nominees are Out

      Indiana's technology initiative has released the nominees for the 20th annual Mira Awards. TechPoint says the winners, to be selected from a list of 109 companies, organizations and individuals, will be announced April 13.

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    • Pacers' Rick Fuson Talks 'Nothing But Knit'

      Pacers Sports & Entertainment and members of the 2021 NBA All-Star Local Organizing Committee board today announced the first event leading up to the 70th NBA All-Star Game that will take place at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on February 14, 2021. The program is called "Nothing but Knit" and calls upon the community to knit or crochet navy blue and gold beanie hats that will be part of the official uniform for volunteers and frontline hospitality...

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    • Indiana's Regrettable Struggle to Pass Hate Crime Legislation

      It shouldn’t be this hard. The Senate’s Public Policy Committee voted 9-1 in favor of SB-12 this week, a bill that would have codified (as written) hate crime bias to include protections for race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, and age. SB-12 then made its way to the full Senate. Preceded by a lengthy deliberation by the Senate’s Republican caucus, the Senate voted 33-16 in favor of a watered-down...

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    • Picture Courtesy: Ratio Architects

      Hilton Bringing New Hotel Brand to Indy

      Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has chosen Indianapolis as one of three markets where it will roll out its new Signia Hilton brand. The hospitality company says Signia Hilton will target meeting professionals and business travelers hosting and attending large events. The 800-room Signia Hilton will be the larger of the two hotel towers planned for the Pan Am Plaza site as part of a $120 million Indiana Convention Center expansion. Visit Indy Senior Vice President Chris Gahl expects...

    • Rolls-Royce to Make Indy Jobs Announcement

      Rolls-Royce Corp. in Indianapolis will Monday make an announcement about a new campaign and jobs. Few details were provided, however the company says the announcement will involve a new U.S. defense engine program.

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      Governor Holcomb Launches Next Level Broadband Program

      Governor Eric Holcomb has launched a program dedicating $100 million to bring broadband to rural areas of the state. The Next Level Broadband Program will be overseen by Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs. The Indiana Department of Transportation will administer grants and provide technical support.  

    • Hoosier Hospitals Make Top 100 Lists

      Several Indiana hospitals are included in two lists from The Chartis Center for Rural Health that feature the top 100 critical access hospitals and rural and community hospitals. The healthcare advisory services and analytics company says the lists are based on the results of the Hospital Strength Index from iVantage Health Analytics, which provides a "comprehensive and objective assessment of rural provider performance." The Chartis Center says the hospitals that make...
    • Indiana's Regrettable Struggle to Pass Hate Crime Legislation

      It shouldn’t be this hard. The Senate’s Public Policy Committee voted 9-1 in favor of SB-12 this week, a bill that would have codified (as written) hate crime bias to include protections for race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, and age. SB-12 then made its way to the full Senate. Preceded by a lengthy deliberation by the Senate’s Republican caucus, the Senate voted 33-16 in favor of a watered-down...