• Sue Anne Gilroy

    Gilroy to Retire From St. Vincent Foundation

    After more than 12 years leading the St. Vincent Foundation, Sue Anne Gilroy (pictured) will retire as vice president of development and executive director, effective June 29. Her service began as a foundation board member during her tenure as Indiana's secretary of state.

  • Shawn Gardner

    Eleven Fifty Academy Hires VP

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  • William Donahue

    Notre Dame's Nanovic Institute Appoints New Director

    William Donahue has been appointed director of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame. He has been a professor of humanities with the university and has served as chairman for the department of German and Russian languages and literatures since 2015. Donahue holds a Ph.D. in German literature from Harvard University and studies contemporary German literature and film. He is author of two books on German literature and its impact.

  • Raquel Richardson

    Centric Consulting Names Senior Manager

    Centric Consulting has named Raquel Richardson senior manager. She spent 14 years consulting in the marketing industry with her firm, Silver Square, while spending the last six years in leadership roles with growing technology companies.

  • Karen Williams

    Continental Structural Plastics Appoints First Female Plant Manager

    Continental Structural Plastics, a world leader in vehicle lightweighting technologies, has promoted Karen Williams to plant manager of its Huntington-based manufacturing facility. She becomes the first female named to a plant management position in the company’s more than 50 years in operation. Williams, who joined CSP in 2010, most recently served as corporate quality manager.

  • Michael Terlep and Hannah Riffle

    VOX Global Makes Promotion, Hires

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  • BKD Indianapolis Adds Consultant

    BKD Indianapolis has added Robert Kanter as a consultant in the forensics & valuation services department. He has a Masters of Science degree in Accounting from Purdue University. Kanter previously served as an assurance associate at RSM US LLP in Chicago.

  • Douglas Brown and Randy Stocklin

    Franklin College Elects Trustees

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  • Brian Modiano and Leonid Grabovsky

    JCC Indianapolis Elects Board President

    The JCC Indianapolis has elected Brian Modiano (pictured) board president. Leonid Grabovsky (pictured) and Lawrence Turow were elected to three-year terms as board members. Modiano is managing director for Strategian Advisors. Grabovsky and Turow both work for The Grabovsky Group. Grabovsky is a private wealth advisor and COO and Turow is managing director and financial planner.

  • Shannon Williams

    The Mind Trust Hires SVP of Community Engagement

    The Mind Trust has hired Shannon Williams as senior vice president of community engagement. She will lead the organization's initiatives to engage, empower, and invest in communities that are most affected by education change in Indianapolis. Williams has served for the past eight years as president of the Indianapolis Recorder, one of the nation’s oldest African-American-owned newspapers, and the Indiana Minority Business Magazine.

  • Kyle Fisher

    Community Health Network Appoints CFO

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  • Kim Newnam

    Witham Family YMCA Names Executive Director

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  • Mike Dodd and Leslie Wolfe

    Indiana Innovation Institute Expands Team

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  • Brian McDade

    Simon Promotes McDade to CFO

    Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group has promoted Brian McDade to executive vice president and chief financial officer. He will succeed Andy Juster on October 1. McDade has been with the company for 14 years, serving in various senior finance and accounting roles with increasing complexity and responsibility, most recently serving as senior vice president and treasurer.

  • Edward Alexander

    Heritage Place Names Alexander Executive Director

    Edward Alexander has been appointed executive director of Heritage Place of Indianapolis Inc. He previously served as national field director for the Lupus Foundation of America Inc. in Washington, DC. Alexander will officially assume the role on July 9 following the more than 35 year tenure of Ruth Ann Hankins.

  • Ross Swallow

    Whitinger & Co. Names New Owner

    Muncie-based Whitinger & Co. has promoted Ross Swallow to member/owner of the firm. He specializes in tax consulting and compliance services for small businesses and individuals. Swallow is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Indiana CPA Society, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the East Central Indiana Estate Planning Council. He joined the firm in 2006 and earned his CPA designation in 2007.

  • Scott Moorehead

    Moorehead Honored With EY Award For Family Business

    EY has named Scott Moorehead the Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 Award in the Family Business category in the Midwest. He is chief executive officer and president of Carmel-based Round Room, the nation’s largest Verizon Authorized Retailer. The award recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

  • Daniel Moore

    Rose-Hulman Professor Selected to Advise State Department

    Daniel Moore, a Rose-Human Institute of Technology professor of electrical and computer engineering, will spend the 2018-2019 school year in Washington D.C. working in the U.S. Office of Science and Technology.  He will advise the State Department on global science, technology, engineering and mathematics as a government fellow for the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.

  • Dave Lawrence

    Indy Arts Council CEO to Resign

    The president and chief executive officer of the Arts Council of Indianapolis will step down in August. Dave Lawrence, who has been with the organization since 1999, is leaving to become CEO of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County in Florida. Lawrence began his tenure at the council as a special projects director and was named vice president in 2005.

  • Geovani Bonilla

    IU Health Plans Names VP

    Geovani Bonilla has joined Indiana University Health Plans as vice president of medical operations. He previously served as director of utilization management for Johns Hopkins Healthcare.

  • James Pillischafske

    Katz, Sapper & Miller Adds to Team

    James Pillischafske has been hired as an engineer in Katz, Sapper & Miller's cost segregation practice. He previously served as a project engineer at Messer Construction Co.

  • Devin Claerbout

    Taft Stettinius And Hollister Hires Patent Lawyer

    Taft Stettinius and Hollister LLP has added Devin Claerbout to its intellectual property group. He has practiced patent law in everything from electro-hydraulic control systems to orthopedic surgical instruments. Prior to joining private practice, Claerbout worked for Clarke Engineering Services as a project engineer.

  • Pam Austin

    PNC Bank Appoints Senior VP

    PNC Bank has appointed Pamela Austin senior vice president and senior banking advisor for wealth management. She has more than 30 years of banking experience, including private banking, financial analysis, marketing, business development sales, wealth transfer and problem resolution for clients and their families. Most recently she served as vice president at 1st Source Bank.

  • Dan Grigg

    Indiana Tech Names Grigg VP

    Indiana Tech has named Dan Grigg vice president for institutional advancement. He will officially begin his duties on July 23. Grigg currently serves as VP of development and alumni relations at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri, a post he has held since 2016. Prior to that role, he served as executive director of advancement at Liberty Christian School in Argyle, Texas.

  • Beth Johnson

    Home Builders Association Appoints Executive Director

    The Home Builders Association of Fort Wayne Inc. has appointed Beth Johnson executive director. She previously served as marketing manager for HWC Engineering.

  • Shayla Pulliam

    Greenwood Hires Director of Economic Development

    Shayla Pulliam has joined the city of Greenwood as director of economic development, serving as a primary liaison to businesses, developers and others exploring Greenwood as a potential home for future operations. She previously served as a licensed domestic relations mediator for the Viola J. Taliaferro Family and Children Mediation Clinic at the IU Maurer School of Law in Bloomington.

  • Sue Clevenger and Jeremy Murchland

    Seven Corners Hires Two

    Carmel-based Seven Corners Inc. has named Sue Clevenger customer experience director. She previously worked for Aprimo LLC (formerly Teradata) as vice president of customer experience. Clevenger will oversee the multicultural 24/7 Customer Service team. Also, Jeremy Murchland has been appointed vice president of sales. He most recently worked as vice president of business development for ALOM.

  • Hillenbrand Adds to Team

    Batesville-based Hillenbrand has appointed J. Michael Whitted senior vice president, strategy and corporate development. He brings more than 20 years of strategy and M&A experience to the company, having served most recently as vice president, corporate development for SPX Corp. and SPX Flow Inc. Also, Richard Dudley has been promoted to leader of investor relations. He most recently served as director of financial planning and analysis since 2014.

  • Molly Chavers

    Chavers Exiting IndyHub

    The longtime executive director of IndyHub is leaving the organization. Molly Chavers, the founding leader of the civic engagement organization for young professionals, says she plans to take time for family before determining what's next. IndyHub was launched in 2005 by the city of Indianapolis and BioCrossroads to help retain and attract talent. 

  • Jason Lippert (photo courtesy LCI Industries)

    LCI Leader Wins 'Entrepreneur of the Year'

    The chief executive officer of Elkhart-based LCI Industries Inc. has received a major honor. Jason Lippert has been named the 2018 EY Entrepreneur of the Year for the Midwest region. The award recognizes entrepreneurs who excel in areas including innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Lippert is now in the running for the 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year National Overall Award.

  • Steve Pruden

    Studio Science Appoints Pruden CEO

    Steve Pruden has been appointed chief executive officer of Studio Science. He previously spent nearly a decade at Appirio, where held senior leadership positions and was responsible for the growth of the Global Salesforce consulting practice.

  • Mark Melnick

    Ivy Tech Names Executive Director

    Ivy Tech Community College has named Mark Melnick executive director of workforce strategic partnerships. In this role, he will serve as a key strategic advisor to the South Bend/Elkhart campus and community, regarding community relations and fulfilling workforce training needs, of both local and regional business and industry. Melnick currently serves as technical training manager for Benteler Automotive NAO. 

  • Matt Impink

    Executive Director Named For Indy Achieves Initiative

    Mayor Joe Hogsett has appointed Matt Impink executive director of the Indy Achieves initiative. He previously served as director of policy and civic engagement at the Indy Chamber. Prior to that, Impink worked as a researcher at the IU Public Policy Institute, a community organizer at Stand for Children Indiana and consultant at the Lumina Foundation for Education.

  • Brandy McCord

    Reuben Engagement Center Announces Executive Director

    Brandy McCord has been named executive director of the Reuben Engagement Center. She developed the Parole Re-Entry Liaison Program for the Indiana Department of Correction. Prior to developing this program, McCord spent time advocating for offenders with mental illness to receive treatment instead of prison sentences, coordinating the Psychiatric Assertive and Identification Referral program and serving as a mental health liaison for community corrections.

  • Darrel Zeck

    New State Office Selects First Executive Director

    The Indiana Department of Workforce Development has established the Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship, called for by Executive Order from Governor Eric Holcomb. Darrel Zeck has been named the office's first executive director. He will lead Indiana’s apprenticeship and work-based learning initiatives. He most recently served as vice president for Stark Industries, an aerospace manufacturing company in Terre Haute.

  • Jesse Perez Mendez

    IUPUI Appoints Founding School of Education Dean

    IUPUI has selected Jesse Perez Mendez as the founding dean of the School of Education. Mendez, who previously served as associate dean for academic affairs at the University of Central Florida's College of Education and Human Performance, is slated to begin his new role in August. Mendez' appointment still requires approval from the Indiana University Board of Trustees.

  • Hopebridge Names Seib CFO

    Hopebridge has named Ben Seib chief financial officer. He most recently served as system CFO for Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Hopebridge was founded in 2005 to serve the growing need for autism treatment services and to improve the lives of affected children and families.

  • Calvin Lee

    Lee Appointed Executive Director of IMAA

    The Indiana Mineral Aggregates Association has appointed Calvin Lee executive director. He succeeds Robert Jones who is retiring after 16 years in the role. The change in leadership will be effective on July 9. Lee’s career includes 20 years with the Indiana Department of Transportation, where he rose to the position of assistant deputy commissioner.

  • Patrick Jones and Michael Prihoda

    The Mind Trust Adds to Team

    The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit, has hired Patrick Jones as senior director of school incubation and Michael Prihoda as manager of development and communications. Jones previously served as director of secondary schools for Tindley Accelerated Schools. Prihoda previously worked for KIPP Indy College Prep as an 8th grade literacy teacher and Teach For America corps member.

  • Julie Heath

    New Leader For The Speak Easy

    The Speak Easy in Indianapolis has a new executive director. Julie Heath, who previously served as a vice president with software-as-a-service startup Boardable, succeeds Danielle McDowell as head of the coworking space and entrepreneurial organization. McDowell left in April. Prior to Boardable, Heath was director of strategy & partnerships at the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts in Philadelphia.

  • Michelle Young

    Interior Image Group Names VP

    Dyer-based Interior Image Group has named Michelle Young vice president of operations. She has worked in the hospitality industry since 2002, with brands such as Fairmont Hotels and Resorts and Westin Hotels and Resorts.

  • Armon Curd

    CICF Names IT Director

    The Central Indiana Community Foundation has named Armon Curd director of information technology. He most recently served as eCommerce manager for Citizens Energy Group in the corporate affairs department where he was responsible for managing, maintaining and implementing all company websites and electronic communications. He also served as director of customer service for Veolia Water North America and as a systems manager at The Hartford Insurance Group.

  • Don Staley

    Landscape Architecture Group Leader Joins V3

    Don Staley has joined V3 Companies as group leader of landscape architecture. He will be based at the firm's Indianapolis office, from where he will lead the company’s landscape architecture group. Staley is an accomplished Professional Landscape Architect and LEED Accredited Professional, he holds an MLA with Distinction from the University of Georgia School of Environmental Design and a BS with Distinction from Purdue University Landscape Architecture Program.

  • Indy Eleven Adds to Front Office

    Indy Eleven Professional Soccer has hired Josh Mason as vice president of sales and marketing. He has spent the last 18 years in various sales and marketing roles with top brands including: Monarch Beverage, Miller Brewing Co. and Starbucks Coffee Corporate. Most recently, Mason acted as central regional manager for Enthuse Marketing, a New York-based beverage marketing agency. Also, Dan Dripps has been named corporate partnership manager.

  • David Long

    Long Joins Ice Miller as Partner

    David Long has joined Ice Miller as a partner in the firm's public affairs group. He spent more than 20 years in the Indiana state legislature, including 12 years as Indiana Senate President Pro Tempore.

  • Bernie Eagan (photo courtesy of our partners at WIBC)

    IBA Names Hall of Fame Inductees

    The Indiana Broadcasters Association has announced four new inductees to the Indiana Broadcast Pioneers Richard M. Fairbanks Hall of Fame. This year's inductees include: Norman Cox, Bernie Eagan (pictured), Al Hobbs and Patty Spitler. The class will be inducted this fall during the 2018 Indiana Broadcasters Conference.

  • Stephanie Pemberton

    Colts Makes Promotions, Hires

    The Indianapolis Colts have announced the following changes to its football operations staff and team. Ed Dodds has been named assistant general manager. He enters his second season with the Colts and his 16th year in the NFL. Brian Decker has been promoted to director of player development. Jon Shaw has been elevated to assistant director of pro scouting. Also, Stephanie Pemberton (pictured) has been promoted to vice president of marketing.

  • Debbie Davis

    Counterpart Adds to Team

    Counterpart, a custom software development firm based in Indianapolis, has hired Debbie Davis as project manager. She has spent the last two decades with a major Indianapolis-based corporation, serving in a variety of IT systems and business analysis roles.

  • Anthony "Tony" Wise

    LTC Language Solutions Adds Marketing Director

    Anthony "Tony" Wise has joined LTC Language Solutions as marketing director. He previously served as product manager for Student Connections, a subsidiary of Strada Education Network.

  • Julie Petr

    Dress For Success Appoints Executive Director

    Dress for Success Indianapolis has named Julie Petr executive director. She replaces Barbara Ellsworth, who has retired after nine years with the organization. Petr most recently served in a similar role for Pass the Torch for Women Foundation for the past three years.

  • Amanda Straight

    Straight Joins Thomas P. Miller & Associates

    Thomas P. Miller & Associates has named Amanda Straight senior project consultant for economic development. She brings experience in urban planning, market analysis, economic impact analysis and strategic planning. With a background in research, Straight has held previous positions with the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, as well as the Bureau of Labor Statistics Unit at the Arizona Department of Administration.

  • Jeffrey Buck

    Purdue Global Names Business School Dean

    Purdue University Global has named Jeffrey Buck dean of the School of Business and Information Technology. Buck, who previously served as an associate dean at Anderson University, succeeds Thomas Boyd, who recently retired. In his new role, Buck will be responsible for the academic leadership of the school’s programs, faculty and students.

  • Graham Spickett-Jones

    Notre Dame Names Executive Director For London Global Gateway

    Graham Spickett-Jones has been appointed executive director of the University of Notre Dame’s London Global Gateway. He will serve the university’s faculty and students, and support the broader community of alumni, parents and partners by facilitating programs that help promote understanding, advance knowledge and address issues to serve the common good within a global context.

  • Nicole Rife and Gail Brown

    Indiana State Museum And Historic Sites Hires Five

    The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites has named Jordan Rodden as northeast regional director. Nicole Rife (pictured) has been appointed director of education engagement. Gail Brown (pictured) has been named director of public and family engagement. Hayley Whitehead joined the museum as early childhood program manager. Also, Renee Bruck has been named manager of communication.

  • Sean Obermeyer

    The Health Foundation of Greater Indianapolis Adds to Board

    The Health Foundation of Greater Indianapolis has appointed Sean Obermeyer to its board of directors. He currently works as a senior wealth planner for Fifth Third Private Bank. In addition, Obermeyer has served or is currently serving as a volunteer with the Episcopal Church of All Saints, the Central Indiana Community Foundation, Flight1, Englishton Park and the Indianapolis Bar Association.

  • Joel Farmer

    Guidon Design Hires VP of Architecture

    Joel Farmer has joined Indianapolis-based Guidon Design as vice president of architecture. He has more than 28 years of healthcare design experience and has planned, designed, and managed numerous large and small healthcare and life science projects throughout the Midwest. In his new role, Farmer will focus on envisioning healthcare projects that integrate long-term overall wellness through functional and solution-oriented design.

  • Vanta E. Coda II

    Ports of Indiana Names New CEO

    The Ports of Indiana has named Vanta E. Coda II its next chief executive officer. Coda most recently served as executive director of the Duluth Seaway Port Authority, which the organization says is the busiest port district on the Great Lakes. His previous experience also includes an executive role with Jeffersonville-based American Commercial Barge Lines. Coda succeeds Rich Cooper, who is retiring next month after 16 years with the Ports of Indiana.

  • John Bear

    MISO CEO Appointed to Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee

    The Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy has appointed Carmel-based MISO Chief Executive Officer John Bear to the Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee. The NEAC and its members provide independent advice to the Office of Nuclear Energy on complex science and technical issues that arise in the planning, managing and implementation of DOE’s nuclear program.

  • Baldwin & Lyons Executive Chairman Resigns

    Carmel-based Baldwin & Lyons Inc. has announced Steven Shapiro has resigned as executive chairman and member of the board of directors. Chief Executive Officer Randy Birchfield says the company has decided to retire the executive chairman position as well. Birchfield said in a news release the position was established in late 2015 during a management transition period to help develop a long-term strategic plan for Baldwin & Lyons.

  • Michael Reed

    Huntington Bank Names VP

    Michael Reed has joined Huntington Bank as vice president and middle market commercial portfolio manager for the central Indiana region. He has 24 years of commercial banking experience with portfolio management roles at Old National Bank and, most recently, BMO Harris Bank.

  • Jenna Kienle and Bethany Hart

    Levementum Adds to Team

    Levementum, a digital consultancy with offices in Indianapolis, Chandler, Arizona, California, Texas and Michigan, has added: Nicholas Goldsberry, Jenna Kienle (pictured), Abbey Sullivan and Bethany Hart (pictured) to its team. Goldsberry has been named a solution architect. Kienle fills the newly-created director of marketing role. Sullivan and Hart have been named account strategists.

  • Paul Williams

    Traders Point Names Head of School

    Traders Point Christian Schools has appointed Paul Williams head of school, effective June 18. He served in a similar role for 24 years at Killian Hill Christian School in Georgia and Freedom Christian Academy in North Carolina.

  • John Shannon

    Shannon Returns to Lead Trine Academics

    John Shannon has returned to Trine University as vice president for academic affairs. He originally held the position from 2012-2015, following five years as dean and professor in the university's Jannen School of Arts and Sciences. Since 2015, Shannon served as vice president for academic affairs at the Indiana Institute of Technology. He replaces A. Allen Hersel, Ph.D. is returning to his former role as dean of the Allen School of Engineering and Technology.

  • Robyn Durr-Henry and Mark Cameron

    AIT Bioscience Adds to Leadership Team

    AIT Bioscience LLC has promoted Robyn Durr-Henry (pictured) to senior director of quality assurance. The life sciences firm has also named Mark Cameron (pictured) vice president of scientific services and ligand binding assays, Jeff Goddard vice president of business development and Ray Fitzpatrick director of commercial operations.

  • David Kerr

    Allos Ventures Adds Managing Director

    Indianapolis-based venture capital firm Allos Ventures has added David Kerr as its third managing director. He most recently served as chief executive officer of Allos portfolio company Octiv. Kerr previously held executive roles with Groupon, Angie’s List and GHX. He joins Allos founders Don Acquilano and John McIlwraith as managing directors at Allos.

  • Kameelah Shaheed-Diallo

    The Mind Trust SVP Stepping Down

    Indianapolis-based education nonprofit The Mind Trust is looking for a new senior vice president. Senior VP of Strategy and Community Engagement Kameelah Shaheed-Diallo is stepping down from the role. She joined the organization in 2013 and was a big part of the growth of Innovation Network Schools in the city. The Mind Trust Senior Director of Community Engagement Marquisha Bridgeman will serve in the roll on an interim basis while the organization searches for a replacement.

  • Gretchen Lee

    THE PLAID AGENCY Names Lee Vice President

    Gretchen Lee has been named vice president at THE PLAID AGENCY. She joins the firm with more than a decade of marketing and account management experience, most recently serving as executive director at Avant Healthcare.

  • Brian Hostetler and Kari Funston

    arcDESIGN Promotes Three to Associate

    Architecture and interior design firm arcDESIGN has promoted Brian Hostetler (pictured), Greg Miller and Kari Funston (pictured) to associates. Hostetler has been with the firm since 2004. Miller focuses in renovation/historic preservation, university and religious design. And Funston joined the firm in 2009 as leader of its interior design team.

  • Lorenzo Acuna

    St. Elmo Server Retires After 42 Years

    After nearly 42 years as a server at St. Elmo Steak House, Lorenzo Acuna has hung up his bow tie and officially retired. He was originally hired by former Co-owner Harry Roth, (part of the namesake of St. Elmo’s companion restaurant Harry & Izzy’s) and believes he has served more than 300,000 guests.

  • (photo courtesy Carter Barrett/WFYI)

    IPS Names Teacher of the Year

    Indianapolis Public Schools has named Alexandria Stewart as its 2019 Teacher of the Year. Stewart is a middle school teacher at Center for Inquiry School 70, where IPS says she has helped develop and implement the middle school program. IPS Superintendent Lewis Ferebee surprised Stewart with the honor in her classroom before a school-wide celebration.

  • Joe Loughrey

    Loughrey Receives Inaugural Andre B. Lacy Vanguard Award

    Conexus Indiana has announced F. Joseph Loughrey, chairman of Hillenbrand Inc. and the Lumina Foundation and longtime advanced manufacturing and logistics champion, is the recipient of the inaugural Andre B. Lacy Vanguard Award. Loughrey was selected for his impact on Indiana’s advanced manufacturing and logistics as president of Cummins Inc. and commitment to organizations that support growth of the advanced manufacturing and logistics industries and their workforce.

  • Khawaja Moein

    Attorney Moein Khawaja Joins Ice Miller

    Ice Miller LLP has added Attorney Moein Khawaja to its business group. He previously practiced business law at a firm in Chicago, where he was also director of a civil liberties nonprofit organization.

  • Michael Key

    President Named For Ball State Construction Management Advisory Board

    Michael Key has accepted an invitation to become president of the Ball State University Construction Management advisory board. He is regional director of construction for Milhaus and is based in Tampa, Florida. Key graduated from Ball State in 2012 with a construction management degree. He has a range of experience, including working on project teams that managed Butler University Hinkle Fieldhouse renovations and the Indianapolis Zoo International Orangutan Center.

  • Judy Singleton and Roland Shelton

    Indiana State Museum Names Four Board Members

    The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites has added: Kathryn Roudebush, Roland Shelton (pictured), Judy Singleton (pictured) and John Wechsler to its board of directors. Roudebush has practiced law for three decades, and she’s a co-founder of the Allen County Bar Association’s Women Section. Shelton works as VP and senior business development officer with Old National Bank.

  • Jené Bastian

    EnviroForensics And PolicyFind Names Claims Expert

    Indianapolis-based EnviroForensics and PolicyFind, a division of EnviroForensics, has named Jené Bastian a senior insurance analyst. EnviroForensics manages complex environmental claims for policyholders pursuing regulatory site closure. She brings more than 24 years of insurance and environmental claims management experience with Travelers Indemnity Co.

  • Courtney VanJelgerhuis

    Indiana Red Cross Appoints COO

    The Indiana Region of the American Red Cross has appointed Courtney VanJelgerhuis chief operating officer. She has extensive experience leading operations support in disaster response and for resilience building organizations. VanJelgerhuis most recently served as human resources section chief for the Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, a division of Eskenazi Health.

  • Brandon Weddle

    Meyer Najem Promotes Weddle

    Meyer Najem Construction LLC has promoted Brandon Weddle to senior business development manager, with a focus on the commercial market. He has been in the construction industry since graduating from Purdue in 1995. Weddle spent 10 years in the California construction industry before joining the firm in 2013.

  • Emilie Cook

    Philanthropic Consulting Firm Expands Team

    Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates has added Emilie Cook as project coordinator. She is a recent graduate of Butler University and gained valuable experience in nonprofit management, events planning, and marketing through internships at Porchlight Music Theatre in Chicago and Music Makers Theatre in Western Springs, Illinois.

  • Brandon Cooper

    Newburgh Group Names President

    The Newburgh Group has promoted Brandon Cooper to president. He succeeds Dan Oates, who was a former owner and retired from the firm in April. In addition to his retirement, Oates sold his interest in the company to Cooper and his family. Cooper has worked as a partner with the firm since 2007.

  • DJ Fitzpatrick

    Quality Dining Appoints VP

    Mishawaka-based Quality Dining Inc. has appointed Daniel J. "DJ" Fitzpatrick vice president of planning. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame. Fitzpatrick “walked on” to the Fighting Irish football team, later earned a scholarship and played professional football for parts of three seasons. From 2008 through 2010, he worked as a credit analyst at the Northern Trust Bank in Chicago.



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