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  • Dick Giromini has served as CEO of Wabash National for 11 years.

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    Supporters of Leveled Antique Shop Turn to Crowdfunding

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  • Fred Green is president of Cripe.

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  • (Image of 2016 SPARK class courtesy of Saint Mary's College.)

    SPARK Grads Complete Entrepreneurial Program

    A graduation ceremony is set Friday for the newest graduating class from a women-focused startup program in northern Indiana. SPARK, part of the Saint Mary's College Women's Entrepreneurship Initiative, has graduated 179 women since launching in 2011. More than 50 sustained businesses have sprouted from the program, Saint Mary's says. Participants, called "SPARKlers" learn key skills to start a business from regional business owners.

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    Riley Children's Health in Indianapolis has announced plans to create a comprehensive maternity and newborn health center. The $142 million facility will centralize all inpatient obstetric services and neonatal care offered at the three downtown Indianapolis hospitals in the Indiana University Health system. IU Health the project involves the renovation of four floors at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health as well as the fourth floor of the Riley Outpatient Center.

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      An Indianapolis-based tech company has announced plans to split one of its software platforms into its own subsidiary. Axia Technology Partners says Kerauno, a communications workflow platform that connects people, process, software and systems, will operate as an independent software company under the AxiaTP umbrella.

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      Granger-based Indiana Toll Road Concession Co. says it will begin work in early 2018 on its previously-planned intelligent transportation system. The project follows the installation of 70 miles of fiber optic cable, which was completed earlier this year as part of the $220 million 80/90 PUSH Project. 

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      Governor Eric Holcomb says Indiana's pool of mentors in tech create an industry where "the hits just keep on coming." He says entrepreneurs who have turned "coffee table discussions" into million and billion-dollar companies paved the way for businesses like Indianapolis-based Lessonly, which today announced a $2 million expansion involving more than 100 new jobs. Chief Executive Officer Max Yoder says the growth, coming just weeks after announcing...

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      A new partnership between the orthopedics industry and academia will target therapies for patients with musculoskeletal injuries or diseases. The collaboration among Indiana University, the Indiana University Research and Technology Corp. and AcceLINX, a business accelerator launched by Warsaw-based OrthoWorx, will focus on development and commercialization of technologies developed at the university. IURTC Chief Executive Officer Tony Armstrong says...

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      A graduation ceremony is set Friday for the newest graduating class from a women-focused startup program in northern Indiana. SPARK, part of the Saint Mary's College Women's Entrepreneurship Initiative, has graduated 179 women since launching in 2011. More than 50 sustained businesses have sprouted from the program, Saint Mary's says. Participants, called "SPARKlers" learn key skills to start a business from regional business owners.

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      Nestlé USA has unveiled plans to invest nearly $80 million into its Anderson operations. Our partners at The Herald Bulletin report the company will purchase new equipment for the facility and add 30 jobs.

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    Lafayette-based Wabash National Corp. has announced Chief Executive Officer Richard Giromini (pictured) will step down in June. Brent Yeagy, current president and chief operating officer, will become president and CEO. Mike Pettit has been appointed senior vice president and group president, Final Mile Products. Also, Mark Weber, president and chief executive officer of the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Supreme Industries Inc., is stepping down.

  • Router Ventures Founder Joins High Alpha

    Indianapolis-based High Alpha, a leading venture studio, has added Jeff Slobotski as an entrepreneur in residence. Based in Omaha, Nebraska, he is a nationally recognized investor and entrepreneur who founded Router Ventures in 2014 and co-founded Silicon Prairie News and Big Omaha. Slobotski will continue to serve as managing partner at Router Ventures, a seed stage venture firm whose portfolio includes High Alpha Studio companies Quantifi and Zylo.

  • Managed Health Services Appoints VP

    Managed Health Services has appointed Jill Claypool vice president of network development and contracting. She previously served as director of Medicaid risk for Indiana University Health Plans, which included P&L management for the Medicaid line of business.

  • Regions Financial Corp. Names President

    John Turner Jr. (pictured) has been promoted to president of Regions Bank and Regions Financial Corp. He most recently served as a senior executive vice president, a member of the bank’s executive council and head of Regions’ corporate banking group. Turner is also responsible for corporate strategic planning and will remain head of the Corporate Banking Group.

  • Endangered Species Chocolate Hires Marketing Chief

    Indianapolis-based Endangered Species Chocolate has hired Tod Dalberg as director of brand & marketing. He previously served as vice president at Simon Property Group. In his new role, Dalberg is responsible for developing all brand and marketing opportunities for the natural chocolate company. He has more than 25 years of marketing and business development experience to the company.

  • Cushman & Wakefield Adds to Team

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  • Music For All Promotes Sternberg to Manager

    Music for All, one of the nation’s largest and most influential organizations in support of active music-making, has promoted Mark Sternberg to events manager. He has been a part of the events team since 2013, first as an events coordinator and most recently senior events coordinator. Also, Sternberg previously served as a band director and music teacher in central Indiana for 10 years.

  • Ice Miller Attorney Selected For LCLD Pathfinder Program

    Ice Miller LLP has selected attorney Charles Bush as its 2018 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Pathfinder. The LCLD Pathfinder Program is designed for diverse, high-potential, early career attorneys at LCLD Member organizations. Bush is an attorney in the firm's labor and employment group.

  • Midwest Urban Strategies Consortium Selects Treasurer

    Linda Woloshansky has been selected to serve as treasurer of the Midwest Urban Strategies Consortium. She is president and chief executive officer the Center of Workforce Innovations. Midwest Urban Strategies Consortium is made up of 13 workforce boards serving urban areas in the midwest.

  • The Farmers Bank Promotes Doyle

    The Farmers Bank has promoted Grant Doyle to consumer loan officer. He will work at the Lebanon office. Doyle started at the bank as a float teller in 2015. He has more than three years of banking experience.

  • IU Health Physicians Names President

    David Ingram (pictured) has been named president of Indiana University Health Physicians. He is currently chief medical officer of the physician group and a longtime faculty member in pediatrics at IU School of Medicine. Ingram will replace John Fitzgerald, the founding executive of IU Health Physicians, who is taking on the new role of senior vice president of population health for IU Health.

  • State Museum Promotes Two

    The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites has promoted Beth Van Why to chief officer of engagement. She has been with the museum since 2015 and most recently served as vice president of exhibitions. Also, Susannah Koerber has been promoted to chief curator and research officer. She previously served as senior vice president of collections and interpretation.

  • Allison Transmission Promotes Szalavari

    Allison Transmission has promoted Otto Szalavari to managing director of global marketing. He will be instrumental in driving growth through ongoing implementation and refinement of the company's marketing strategy. He joined Allison in February as director global marketing information and product strategy, with a focus on international and domestic business activities and commercial sales agreements.

  • MIBOR Names Political Affairs Manager

    The MIBOR REALTOR Association has named Tres York political affairs manager. He will serve as the liaison with the MIBOR RPAC Trustees and coordinate the candidate evaluation and endorsement process for all county and municipal offices. York previously served as a legislative assistant for the Indiana House of Representatives. Prior to that he served as a field representative and staff assistant for U.S. Representative Luke Messer.

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      Governor Eric Holcomb says Indiana's pool of mentors in tech create an industry where "the hits just keep on coming." He says entrepreneurs who have turned "coffee table discussions" into million and billion-dollar companies paved the way for businesses like Indianapolis-based Lessonly, which today announced a $2 million expansion involving more than 100 new jobs.

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      The chief executive officer of an Indianapolis urban-based private school network says an overachieving fundraising campaign will move growth plans to an "all together different trajectory." Andrew Hart says, with the help of an additional $2 million in donations The Oaks Academy is now seeking, it wants to add teachers, develop new infrastructure and make facility improvements to boost its potential enrollment from the current 815 to more than 1,200. 

    • St. Elmo 'Extensions' Coming to The Yard in Fishers

      The first two tenants of The Yard in Fishers will come from a familiar name on the central Indiana dining scene. St. Elmo Co-Proprietor Craig Huse says new 1933 Lounge and Burger Study locations will open at the $40 million food and entertainment district. The bar and high-end burger joint are expected to open in July of 2019. Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness stopped by Studio (i) to discuss the project with Inside INdiana Business Managing Editor Andy Ober.

    • Pacers Debuts NBA 2K League Team

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