• Ben Campbell

    STAR Bank Exec to Retire After 40+ Years

    STAR Financial Bank has announced Ben Campbell is retiring as executive vice president of commercial banking. He has spent the past 42 years in various leadership roles for JPMorgan Chase, Bank One, First Chicago NBD and Indiana National Bank. Campbell has given back much to Indiana and Arizona, where he spent the bulk of his career volunteering on several board of directors including: St. Vincent Health, Parkview Health, Indiana CPA Society, The Journal-Gazette, The Fort W...
  • Scott Robinson and Braylen Scott

    MutualBank Adds to Team

    MutualBank has named Scott Robinson (pictured) vice president and regional executive. Braylen Scott (pictured) has been appointed LPL financial consultant at MutualFinancial Investment Services St. Joseph and Elkhart counties. Daniel Cobb has been named vice president, senior commercial banker. Also, Michelle Campbell has been named manager of the Wabash Financial Center.

  • Christel DeHaan (Image courtesy Christel House.)

    Christel DeHaan to Retire as Christel House CEO

    One of the biggest names in philanthropy in Indiana is announcing her retirement. Christel House International Chief Executive Officer Christel DeHaan will remain board chair, but leave as CEO of the nonprofit she founded 20 years ago. The organization has named former Indianapolis Mayor Bart Peterson to be her successor.

  • Heather Reynolds

    First Managing Director Named For Wilson Sheehan Lab

    Heather Reynolds, a nonprofit leader with extensive expertise in poverty alleviation, will join the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities at the University of Notre Dame as its inaugural managing director in January. She has served as president and chief executive officer at Catholic Charities Fort Worth for the past 14 years.

  • Steven Sonnenberg

    Steel Dynamics Appoints Board Members

    Steel Dynamics Inc. has appointed Sheree Bargabos and Steven Sonnenberg (pictured) independent members of its board. The appointments are for a one year term, ending next May. Bargabos served as vice president, customer experience, roofing at Owens Corning from 2013 through her retirement in 2015. From 2008 through 2016, Sonnenberg served as president of Emerson Electric Co.'s process management group.

  • Benjamin Smith

    Smith Joins CORE Planning Strategies

    Benjamin Smith has joined CORE Planning Strategies as a project coordinator. With experience in construction planning and administration, he previously served as a code enforcement and project manager for the State of Indiana Department of Natural Resources’ engineering division.

  • Jesse Kurth

    Kerauno Hires Vet Tech Exec as VP of Services

    Kerauno has named Jesse Kurth vice president of services. In this newly-created role, he is responsible for leading professional services, customer care and education and training. Kurth brings more than a decade of experience helping grow technology companies. He most recently helped grow Octiv by leading client success, professional services, product and program management.

  • Karen Walker

    Walker Elected to Lilly Board

    The board of directors of Eli Lilly and Co. has elected Karen Walker as a new member, effective December 1, 2018. As a member of Lilly's board, she will serve on both the audit committee and the public policy and compliance committee. Walker is senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Cisco, where she has worked since 2009.

  • Heidi Monroe

    DCS Names Deputy Director

    The Indiana Department of Child Services has appointed Heidi Monroe deputy director of permanency and practice support. She previously served as director of children’s services at Meridian Health Services. Monroe also spent two years working at Talbert House as the behavioral health director in Cincinnati.

  • Jessica Armstrong and Kate Miller

    Simon Youth Foundation Hires Three

    Simon Youth Foundation has named Jessica Armstrong director of finance. She most recently served as chief financial officer for a local nonprofit in Indianapolis. Kate Miller has been hired as assistant director of advancement. She previously  managed annual advancement programs for a national youth leadership organization. Also, Molly Linehan has been named communications associate.

  • David Skinner

    Purchasing Power Names Regional Sales Director

    David Skinner has been named regional sales director at Purchasing Power LLC. He will be based in Indianapolis and assumes sales responsibilities covering the U.S. Great Lakes territory. He previously served six years as a principal sales professional at Mercer, working in their Indiana Health Practice. Skinner also worked for 13  years at IHC Health Solutions as vice president, sales and marketing dental and vision.

  • E. Timothy DeLaney

    Bose McKinney & Evans Adds to Team

    Bose McKinney & Evans LLP has added E. Timothy DeLaney as of counsel to the white-collar crime and litigation groups. He focuses his practice on white-collar criminal defense, compliance and internal investigations, as well as complex litigation. DeLaney previously served as grand jury deputy prosecutor for the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office.

  • Shelby Barrett

    Matchbook Creative Hires Account Executive

    Indianapolis-based Matchbook Creative, a full-service marketing agency, has hired Shelby Barrett as an account executive. She previously worked on the sales staff with the Indianapolis Indians.

  • Jennifer Rhodes

    Ice Miller Adds Partner

    Ice Miller has welcomed back Jennifer Rhodes to the firm as a partner in the business group. She started her career at Ice Miller in 1999, where she worked primarily with private equity and venture capital firms in connection with their fund formation and investment transactions and private companies, across industries, in connection with their financing, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and general corporate needs.

  • Bethany Hartley

    South Bend - Elkhart Regional Partnership Hires Director

    The South Bend - Elkhart Regional Partnership has named Bethany Hartley director of diversity and Inclusion. For the past decade, she has served in leadership roles including director level positions at the Women's Business Development Center, in Chicago and the Family and Children's Center and Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Joseph County. Most recently, Hartley served as deputy director at RISE | Regional Innovation and Startup Education.

  • Thor Industries Adds to Board

    Elkhart-based Thor Industries Inc. has appointed Amelia Huntington to serve on its board of directors. She joins the board after concluding a 30 year career in the global energy management and lighting industries, most recently serving as chief executive officer for Philips Lighting America.

  • Suneel Krishnaswamy

    enVista Hires Tech Vet to Lead Software Development

    Indianapolis-based enVista has hired Suneel Krishnaswamy as chief technology officer to lead development and product direction for all enVista software, including the multi-tenant, Unified Commerce Cloud Platform. He most recently served as chief technology officer at Kuebix.

  • Rajeev Ram

    Ram to Receive Indiana Pathfinder Award

    Indiana Sports Corp. has announced tennis pro Rajeev Ram will receive the 2018 Indiana Pathfinder Award. The organization will honor the Carmel High School graduate alongside National Pathfinder Award recipient Andy Roddick during a luncheon next month in Indianapolis. After graduating from Carmel High School in 2002, Ram won an NCAA team championship during his time at the University of Illinois.

  • Chuck Staley

    Flagship Enterprise Center CEO to Retire

    The longtime chief executive officer of Flagship Enterprise Center in Anderson has announced plans to retire. Chuck Staley, who has served in the role since 2003, says he will step down by the end of the year while the center's board of directors searches for a successor. Dennis Carroll, chairman of the FEC Board of Directors, says Staley has positioned the center for continued success.

  • Nicholas Campbell

    First Internet Bank Makes Promotion, Hires

    First Internet Bank has promoted Nick Campbell (pictured) to vice president, commercial real estate relationship manager. He has more than 12 years of commercial real estate lending experience. Campbell joined the bank in 2017 as a senior portfolio manager. Also, Meghan Marrello and Liz McKeon have joined the bank's central Indiana commercial banking team as vice presidents of commercial banking.

  • Sean Mullins

    Olio Names COO

    Carmel-based healthcare startup Olio has appointed Sean Mullins chief operating officer. He has more than 15 years of healthcare experience including roles with the White House, IU Health, Navigant Consulting and, most recently, as director of corporate strategy at Anthem. Mullins earned both his undergraduate degree in business and his master’s of health administration at Indiana University.

  • Brandon Ridenour

    ANGI Homeservices Names New CEO

    Colorado-based ANGI Homeservices Inc. has named a new chief executive officer. The company, which maintains a significant presence in Indianapolis, says Chief Product Officer Brandon Ridenour will transition to CEO by the end of the year. He succeeds Chris Terrill, who will remain with the company in an advisor capacity.

  • J.P. Hanlon

    Hanlon to Serve as District Judge on U.S. District Court

    Faegre Baker Daniels Partner J.P. Hanlon has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as United States District Judge, Southern District of Indiana. During his time at the firm, he served as co-chair of the white collar defense and investigations practice. A former federal prosecutor, Hanlon represented clients in government investigations, enforcement proceedings and related civil litigation.

  • Tandy Shuck and Amanda Conklin

    ILA Names Board President

    Tandy Shuck (pictured) has been named president of the Indiana Leadership Association Board. She is executive director for Leadership Johnson County. Meanwhile, the organization has added Amanda Conklin and Geoff Zentz to its board.

  • Jon Howard

    Huntington Insurance Hires VP

    Huntington Insurance Inc. has hired Jon Howard as vice president and senior risk advisor. His background includes nine years in the insurance industry, with an additional 11 years of heavy highway construction management.

  • Elisa Phelps

    Eiteljorg Names Chief Curatorial Officer

    The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art has named Elisa Phelps vice president and chief curatorial officer. She will start her new duties in November. For the past 14 years, Phelps has served as director of collections and library departments at History Colorado in Denver. In that role, she has had overall management of the curatorial, collections and library departments, and supervised a staff of 14.

  • Cassie Li

    FlashPoint Leadership Consulting Hires Director of Finance

    Cassie Li has joined FlashPoint Leadership Consulting as director of finance and operations. She brings more than 15 years of experience in finance and accounting roles across a variety of organizations, including 40 | 86 Advisors, Veolia Environment North America, Indiana University Health and KPMG.

  • Eugene B. Habecker and Jane Magnus-Stinson

    Indiana Academy to Honor Three New Members

    The Indiana Academy will induct three new members at its 48th annual dinner celebration Monday. The new honorees will be acknowledged by the Academy for lifetime achievements in the state of Indiana. This year's inductees are:  Eugene B. Habecker, Jane Magnus-Stinson and Mary Louise Miller.

  • Marlin Stutzman and William Dubois

    Stutzman, Dubois Join Trine Board

    Trine University has announced two additions to its board of trustees. Former Congressman Marlin Stutzman and Indianapolis-based Patriot Engineering and Environmental Inc. founder William Dubois, both Trine alums, join the board and nine-year board member Clifford Ryan has transitioned to trustee emeritus. Stutzman represented the state's 3rd Congressional District from 2010-2017.

  • Nicole Perez

    IIG Names Senior Project Manager

    Dyer-based Interior Image Group has added Nicole Perez as senior project manager for its newly-formed procurement division. She is a 20-year industry veteran. Perez previously spent 20 years at Hyatt Hotels, where she has worked the last 12 years as a project manager overseeing procurement for new hotels and renovations. She is experienced with procuring furniture, fixtures and equipment for hotels from budget to installation, following through to completion.

  • David Wood and Matt Hibbeln

    Emmis Makes Promotions

    Indianapolis-based Emmis Communications has promoted David Wood (pictured) to director of programming for Indy Radio. He will continue to serve as program director of WIBC. Sean Copeland has been promoted to program director of B105.7, while continuing to host the morning show. Matt Hibbeln has been promoted to assistant program director of WIBC. Also, Eric Allen (pictured) has been named new afternoon drive host and music director of B105.7.

  • Janice Cervelli

    Saint Mary's President Resigns

    Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame has announced President Janice Cervelli has resigned after nearly two-and-a-half years on the job. In a letter to faculty and staff, Board Chair Mary Burke says Provost Nancy Nekvasil will serve as interim president "for as long as needed." The school did not give a reason for the resignation, but in her letter Burke thanked Cervelli for her contributions during her tenure.

  • Lou Gerig

    Lou Gerig Named 'Indy PR Legend'

    The Indianapolis Public Relations Society has named Lou Gerig an Indy PR Legend. Gerig, who currently serves as president of Indianapolis-based Sease, Gerig & Associates, previously served in roles including press secretary for former Senator Richard Lugar and assistant to former Reagan administration Press Secretary James Brady. Gerig will receive his recognition November 14 during an IPRS luncheon at Christ Church Cathedral on Monument Circle in Indianapolis.

  • Ron Kiino

    Subaru of America Appoints Kiino Manager

    Subaru of America Inc. has appointed Ron Kiino manager of product communications. He will be responsible for the company's automotive media relations, product launches and strategy. With more than 20 years of automotive industry experience, Kiino most recently managed communications for Chevrolet Camaro and Corvette for the past two years at General Motors.

  • Joseph Antenucci Becherer

    Notre Dame Appoints Director of Snite Museum of Art

    Joseph Antenucci Becherer has been appointed director of the Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame. He most recently served as founding director and curator of the sculpture program at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Becherer joined Meijer Gardens in 1999, and became its chief curator and vice president of sculpture and horticulture, collections and exhibitions in 2009.

  • Craig Mince

    Athenaeum Foundation Names President

    The Athenaeum Foundation in Indianapolis has a new president. Craig Mince, who previously served as director of the IMAX Theater at the Indiana State Museum, will begin his new role in November. Mince succeeds Cassie Stockamp, who announced in June she would step down to pursue philanthropic opportunities throughout the world.

  • Spencer Dell

    TrendyMinds Promotes Dell to Senior VP

    TrendyMinds has promoted Spencer Dell to senior vice president. He most recently served as vice president of marketing services. His previous seven years of experience in marketing communications at Cummins kicked off his career in the marketing industry and gave him insight into enterprise-level business operations.

  • Ellie Crumley

    McGuire Sponsel Hires Administrative Coordinator

    Ellie Crumley has joined McGuire Sponsel as an administrative coordinator. Her background is in the health and fitness industry. She previously served as a healthy lifestyle coach for Premise Health at the Cummins LiveWell Center in Columbus. Crumley also served in multiple roles involving day-to-day business operations, staff training and program implementation.

  • William “Willie” Neiberger

    Ocean Prime Indianapolis Names General Manager

    Ocean Prime Indianapolis has promoted William “Willie” Neiberger to general manager. He most recently served as assistant general manager under Jeremy Devine, who was recently appointed general manager of Ocean Prime Denver’s Larimer Square location. Neiberger, a native of Denver, joined the Cameron Mitchell Restaurants family in 2011 as a server at Larimer Square.

  • Erin Albert

    ASCP Names Senior Director of Education

    Erin Albert has joined the American Society for Consultant Pharmacists as its senior director of education. She has worked in a wide variety of pharmacy settings and has been a champion for the profession for more than 20 years. Her resume includes founding two companies of her own and founding a podcast under the Pharmacy Podcast Network umbrella titled ‘Pharming Your Career.’

  • Maynard Soukup and Jeremy Bennett

    Meyer Najem Adds to Team

    Meyer Najem Construction has promoted Maynard Soukup to special project division manager. He began his career as a union carpenter in 1983 and has been in the industry ever since, most recently as a project manager. Also, Jeremy Bennett has been named assistant controller.

  • Jonathan Wood

    Cummins Names VP

    Cummins Inc. has named Jonathan Wood vice president – components engineering. As an officer, he will continue to lead all aspects of engineering for components along with his role as engineering functional leader for the Cummins Europe Area Business Organization. Wood previously served as executive director of research and engineering for Cummins Emission Solutions.

  • The Center For Leadership Excellence Names President

    The Center For Leadership Excellence has appointed Jessica Gendron president. She most recently served as chief executive officer of Phired Up, TechniPhi & Innova. Prior to her role as CEO, Gendron served as vice president and director of women’s education at Phired Up Productions.

  • Lisa Vielee

    The Health Foundation Adds to Board

    The Health Foundation of Greater Indianapolis has appointed Lisa Vielee to its 2018 governing board of directors. She previously served as deputy press secretary for Governor Joe Kernan and has a long history of working and volunteering for health organizations, including Spotlight, the performing arts fundraiser for the Indiana AIDS Fund. Currently, Vielee is co-owner and vice president of Well Done Marketing.

  • Garrett Cannizzo and Michele Jurkaites

    RSM Indiana Makes Promotions

    RSM Indiana has promoted the following: Garrett Cannizzo (pictured), John Fredlake, Michele Jurkaites (pictured), Mark Matejka, Casey Dynako, Tyler Sims, Lauren Willis, Derek Zook, Scott Hurlbert, Megan May, Cory Wilson, Jessica Newell, Andrew Lynch, Sara Cruz, Sarah Feasby, Denise Easterday, Krystal Schrock and Jaymi Stoneburner.

  • Wende Burbridge

    Burbridge Elected to PRADO Board

    Lakeshore Public Media’s Vice President of Development Wende Burbridge has been selected to serve on the board of directors for the Public Radio Association of Development Officers. PRADO is a membership-based organization that provides a supportive environment for public radio development professionals through a variety of projects and services including a mentor program and virtual idea house.

  • Michael Case and Stacey Katz

    Frost Brown Todd Adds Three Attorneys

    Michael Case (pictured), Eric Baker and Stacey Katz (pictured) have joined Frost Brown Todd’s Indianapolis office. Case previously served as chief operating officer and general counsel for a public holding company focused on serving the transportation industry. Baker served nearly two decades as general counsel in the transportation industry and Katz previously general counsel to a large transportation company.

  • Bill Guisinger

    Centier Investment Services Adds Senior Investment Exec

    Centier Bank has appointed Bill Guisinger senior investment executive for Centier Investment Services. He has more than 15 years of experience and has obtained Series 6, Series 7, Series 63, and Series 65 registrations, along with an Indiana Life and Health Insurance license.

  • Tamara Markey

    Markey Named Teacher of The Year

    The Indiana Department of Education has named Tamara Markey of the Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township as the 2019 Teacher of the Year. She teaches pre-engineering at the McKenzie Center for Innovation and Technology. Markey first began her teaching career at Lawrence Township’s Fall Creek Valley Middle School.

  • Rolf Anweiler

    FileWave Appoints CEO

    Indianapolis-based FileWave has appointed Rolf Anweiler chief executive officer. He has more than 19 years of marketing, sales and startup experience in the B2B software industry. Nurdan Eris, founder and former CEO, will stay on as chairwoman of the board. Anweiler previously served as senior vice president of marketing and a member of the global senior leadership team for Mapp Digital. 

  • Claire Hunter

    Hunter Joins Bose Public Affairs Group

    Bose Public Affairs Group LLC has added Claire Hunter as a public relations account executive. She will support clients from a variety of industries on the local, state and national level with expertise in public relations, media relations, social media strategies and crisis management. Hunter previously worked at The Glover Park Group in Washington, D.C.

  • George Kemp

    Indiana 811 Adds Kemp to Board

    Indiana 811 has appointed George Kemp to its board of directors. He is director of safety and quality assurance for MetroNet. He will represent the telecommunications sector on the full board and will also serve on the damage prevention subcommittee.

  • Christina Kelley

    Gregory & Appel Insurance Appoints COO

    Gregory & Appel Insurance has promoted Christina Kelley to chief operating officer. She has served as vice president, manager of commercial operations since 2017. She previously served as business operations director for the Capital Improvement Board of Managers of Marion County and as a senior manager for KPMG LLP.

  • Larry Hopkins

    Indiana Sheep Association Elects President

    The Indiana Sheep Association has elected Larry Hopkins president. He is the owner and operator of Little Eagle Creek Valley Farm in Westfield. Hopkins also serves on the board of directors of the Indiana Sheep and Wool Council. He is also a partner in Hopkins Dairy Farm LLC and serves on the Genetics committee of the American Sheep Industry.

  • Aaron Frye

    Frye Joins Hilliard Lyons Indianapolis Branch

    Hilliard Lyons has added Aaron Frye as a wealth advisor and vice president. He spent seven years as an investment advisor for Raymond James. Frye spent nine years in the United States Air Force studying aerospace physiology.

  • Adam Benoit

    Dealers Wholesale Names Controller

    Dealers Wholesale has named Adam Benoit director of finance/controller. He is a graduate of the Indiana University Kelley School of Business and is a Certified Public Accountant. Benoit brings prior CFO and controllership experience within the professional services and manufacturing industries.

  • Leela Breithaupt

    IndyBaroque Music Appoints CEO

    IndyBaroque Music Inc., the parent organization of the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra and IndyBaroque Chamber Players, has appointed Leela Breithaupt president and chief executive officer. She has served as interim executive director and board president for nearly two years, in addition to performing Baroque flute with the orchestra for eight years and serving as chair of the artistic committee.

  • Jessi Robbins

    Collective Alternative Adds to Team

    Indianapolis-based Collective Alternative has hired Jessi Robbins as an implementation coordinator. She previously served as a marketing and event specialist for Tilson, a comprehensive HR management firm.

  • Elizabeth Friedland

    Spaulding Ridge Adds Director

    Elizabeth Friedland has joined Spaulding Ridge as director of marketing and communications. She most recently served as senior director of global corporate communications at Appirio.

  • Aaron Carroll

    Regenstrief Institute Names Inaugural Faculty Development VP

    Aaron Carroll has been selected as Regenstrief Institute’s first-ever vice president for faculty development. He is a nationally recognized research scientist, research team leader and a New York Times writer and book author. The appointment leverages and complements Carroll’s experience and continuing position as associate dean for research mentoring at Indiana University School of Medicine.

  • Jim McEwan

    Furrion Appoints VP For United Kingdom

    Furrion, a global leader of innovative products and solutions for the specialty vehicle market, residential, and marine sectors, has established its first office in the United Kingdom and has appointed Jim McEwan vice president and country manager. He previously served as sales director for Whirlpool.

  • IUSA Names Executive Director

    The Indiana Utility Shareholders Association has named Benjamin Pete Bauer executive director. He most recently served as regional government affairs director for the Indiana Association of REALTORS, and also has worked for the office of Congressman Todd Young and in other political posts.

  • Martha Hoover

    Centric Names Indiana Innovation Award Winners

    Centric Inc. has announced winners of the 2018 Indiana Innovation Awards and Excellence in Innovation Award. Established in 2011, the awards seek to recognize those individuals and organizations who are successfully leading the innovation charge in our state. Also, Martha Hoover (pictured), founder and president of Patachou Inc., has been named the 2018 Excellence in Innovation Award winner. Hoover was chosen by Centric's board of directors.

  • Adam Reuille and Steven Broadwater

    Simon Property Group Promotes Two

    Simon Property Group has promoted Adam Reuille to senior vice president and chief accounting officer. He has been with the company for more than eight years, most recently as vice president and corporate controller. Also, Steven Broadwater has been promoted to senior vice president - financial reporting and operations. He has been with the company since 2004.

  • Ivy Tech Names Vice Chancellor, Dean

    Ivy Tech Community College has named John Cowles vice chancellor for student success. He previously served in a similar role for Grand Rapids Community College since 2013. Also, Kevin Keathley has been appointed dean of the School of Information Technology for its Indianapolis campus. He has been involved in information technology in central Indiana for more than 25 years.

  • Mike Manning

    Indiana Wesleyan University Names VP

    Indiana Wesleyan University has promoted Mike Manning to vice president of academic affairs for the College of Adult and Professional Studies. He most recently served as dean of the School of Service and Leadership since April 2014. In his new role, Manning oversees four academic units: the School of Service and Leadership, the DeVoe School of Business, the School of Educational Leadership and the Division of Liberal Arts.

  • C.J. O'Donnell (photo courtesy IndyCar)

    Executive Leaving Hulman Motorsports

    Hulman Motorsports has announced Chief Marketing Officer C.J. O'Donnell will leave the company at the end of the year. He has held the position since 2013. Hulman & Co. President and Chief Executive Officer Mark Miles says the company has made strides in recent years.

  • Nelson Hellwig and Rob Aukerman

    COTA Names Board Chair, Adds Member

    Nelson Hellwig has been elected to serve a three-year term on the Children’s Organ Transplant Association board of directors. He is chief executive officer of the Alliance for Community Transfusion Services. Also, Rob Aukerman has been named chairman. He is president of Animal Nutrition and Health at PLAMAN Global. Aukerman has been on the board since 2012.

  • Vittoria Meyer

    RJL Solutions Hires Operations Manager

    Vittoria Meyer has been named operations manager at RJL Solutions. She recently graduated from Indiana State University with a major in communication/public relations and a minor in marketing. Meyer was involved with the Weigh of the Waste marketing campaign at the college.

  • Patti Stauffer

    APPE Appoints Executive Director

    Patti Stauffer has been appointed executive director of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, a nonprofit membership organization founded in 1991 and dedicated to advancing scholarship, education and practice in practical and professional ethics. She brings 25 years of leadership in the nonprofit sector, most recently serving as vice president for policy, strategy and compliance for a multi-state, nonprofit health care organization.

  • Jody Meyer

    Lake City Bank Names VP

    Lake City Bank has named Jody Meyer vice president, retail banking officer at its new office in downtown Indianapolis. She has 15 years of experience in financial services.

  • Corey Serowik

    Charles C. Brandt Construction Adds Superintendent

    Corey Serowik has joined Charles C. Brandt Construction Co. as general superintendent. He has more than 25 years of experience in the industry and has a background in industrial and municipal construction and is trained in fields ranging from CPR/First Aid to Hazardous Materials.

  • Brandon Hoge

    Sponsel CPA Group Promotes Hoge

    Sponsel CPA Group has promoted Brandon Hoge to senior – audit and assurance service. He joined the firm as a staff accountant in 2015.

  • Indianapolis City-County Council Appoints Staff Attorney

    The Indianapolis City-County Council has appointed Toae Kim general counsel. Long-time General Counsel Fred Biesecker is stepping down from the role October 31. Kim joined the City-County Office of Corporation Council in November of 2011, and in the seven years since has worked with the administration’s Office of Finance & Management, Office of Audit and Performance, Information Services Agency, and the Marion County Board of Finance.

  • Miranda Cruz

    New Director For The Sacred Alliance

    A subsidiary of Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University has named its new leader. Miranda Zapor Cruz has been selected as director of The Sacred Alliance, formerly known as The Center for Women in Ministry. Cruz succeeds Andrea Summers, who took the job nearly seven months ago when the organization announced its rebranding effort. The Sacred Alliance did not provide a reason for Summers' departure.

  • James Due

    Franklin College Elects New Board Chair

    The Franklin College Board of Trustees has elected James Due as its new board chair. He takes over for retiring Chair Christine Fields, who served for five years.  Due is a senior vice president and global head of banking for Northern Trust's Global Family and Private Investment office. The Chicago-resident is a 1982 graduate of Franklin College and has served on the board since 2003.

  • Elizabeth Hagerman and Bradley Rhorer

    Conexus Appoints Executives to Leadership Team

    Conexus Indiana has appointed two senior executives to join its leadership team to help target the impact of technology on the industries. Elizabeth Hagerman has been named chief innovation and strategy officer. She most recently served as vice president for Rose-Hulman Ventures at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Also, Bradley Rhorer has been appointed chief talent programs officer.

  • Holcomb Makes Appointments to Boards & Commissions

    Governor Eric Holcomb has made several appointments and reappointments to various state boards and commissions. The governor made one reappointment and two new appointments to the Behavioral Health & Human Services Licensing Board, with terms expiring September 30, 2021: Stephan Viehweg, Dr. Elizabeth Cunningham and Kelley Gardner. Doug Banks has been appointed to the Indiana Coroners Training Board.

  • Kristina Box and Sarah Demmon

    'Torchbearers' Receive Recognition

    The Indiana Commission for Women has recognized 12 honorees with Torchbearer Awards. The winners include: Kristina Box (pictured), Judy Brown, Tammy Butler Robinson, Melinda Clark, Sarah Demmon (pictured), Brenda Gerber Vincent, Nila Miller-Cronk, Jennifer Pope Baker, Rupal Thanawala, Kendra Vanzo, Tina Walters and Donna Zimmerman.

  • Jeff Geitz

    Stay Metrics Fills VP of Tech Position

    South Bend-based Stay Metrics has named Jeff Geitz to the newly-created position of vice president of technology. He has more than 20 years experience managing corporate information systems.

  • Suahil Housholder

    Youth Opportunity Center Names Controller

    The Youth Opportunity Center has named Suahil Housholder controller for the Muncie-based youth treatment facility. She has more than 20 years of experience working with finances and accounting in a business setting. Housholder has acted as a director and supervisor of books and budgets for a variety of companies, industries and projects.

  • Adam Funk and Amelia Warren

    Hylant Hires Two

    Hylant has hired Adam Funk as client service executive with a focus in property and casualty for small commercial lines. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management with the Kelley School of Business through IUPUI. Also, Amelia Warren has been named a personal lines client service manager.

  • Rusty Hamilton

    GenieBelt Names Country Manager

    Indianapolis-based GenieBelt, provider of cloud-based real-time communications and project management software for the construction industry, has named Rusty Hamilton country manager of its new US operation. He has worked within the construction industry for more than 28 years, including a string of years as president of Catalyst USA.

  • American Resources Corp. Appoints COO

    Fishers-based American Resources Corp. has promoted Tarlis Thompson to chief operating officer. He has spent more than 16 years in the coal industry managing quality control, logistics, coal production and environmental compliance for several operators within the Central Appalachian Basin. Thompson most recently has served as superintendent of surface & processing facilities.

  • Cassandra Hustedt

    The International Center Adds to Team

    The International Center has named Cassandra Hustedt marketing and communications associate. She most recently served as creative director and business manager for Brainstorm Escapes in Champaign, Illinois.

  • Jonathan Shaull

    Poly Electronics Hires Engineer

    Elkhart-based Poly Electronics LLC has hired Jonathan Shaull as an electrical design engineer. He has completed a four-month internship with the company, where he demonstrated a deep understanding around hardware and software development.

  • Tracy Skibins

    Buttigieg Names Director of Code Enforcement

    South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg has named Tracy Skibins director of code enforcement for the city of South Bend. She previously served as deputy director of code enforcement, as a captain in the Notre Dame Security Police Department and as a corporal and investigator with the South Bend Police Department. Skibins also served in the United States Army Reserve.

  • Elaine Vulcano and Shelby Troyer

    Endangered Species Chocolate Adds to Team

    Endangered Species Chocolate has added Elaine Vulcano and Shelby Troyer to its marketing and quality teams. Vulcano brings 20 years of retail and CPG marketing experience to the company as brand & partnership marketing manager. Also, Troyer has been named quality programs manager. She previously served as quality control manager at Trader’s Point Creamery.

  • Amanda Rubadue

    Westfield Names Economic Development Manager

    The city of Westfield has named Amanda Rubadue economic development manager. The new Westfield Economic Development Department reports directly in to the office of Mayor Andy Cook. She started with the city in 2015 as an associate planner in the Economic and Community Development Department.

  • Stacy Cachules

    Central Indiana Land Trust Promotes Cachules

    Stacy Cachules has been promoted to associate director of the Central Indiana Land Trust. She most recently served as operations director. Cachules has been with the nonprofit since 2011.

  • Kyle Keeney

    Elevate Ventures Hires Entrepreneur-in-Residence

    Elevate Ventures has hired Kyle Keeney as an entrepreneur-in-residence to serve the southern Indiana region that borders the Ohio River along the Kentucky state line. He most recently served as chief executive officer for The Turnpike Partnership in Washington D.C. Keeney will remain a founding partner.

  • BKD Adds Audit, Tax Associates

    The BKD Indianapolis office has hired the following audit associates: Matt Goff, Alyse Phillips, Megan Durchholz, Connor Hammond, Tony Dyer, Blake Bowers, Jackson Naylor-Cook, Brett Lochbihler and Cyrus Holland. Also, the firm has hired the following tax associates: Elizabeth DeGutis, Jordan Zickert and Jacob McCrory.

  • Emily Kibling

    Hirons Hires Account Director

    Indianapolis-based Hirons has hired Emily Kibling as account director in the agency's communications management department. She previously worked at Borshoff as an account director. Kibling is a graduate of the University of Iowa. She is accredited in public relations by the Public Relations Society of America and has served in numerous leadership roles for the organization’s Hoosier Chapter, including serving as 2018 president-elect.

  • Amanda Schipp

    Schipp Joins Krieg DeVault's Health Care Practice Group

    Krieg DeVault has named Attorney Amanda Schipp of counsel in its health care practice group. She has more than 12 years of experience and focuses her practice in the areas of publicly financed healthcare programs, particularly Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act. Schipp previously served as a senior policy consultant at HMA Medicaid Market Solutions, previously SVC Inc. 

  • Katie Jenner

    Ivy Tech Community College Names VP

    Ivy Tech Community College has named Katie Jenner vice president of K-12 initiatives and statewide partnerships. She most recently served as assistant superintendent for the Madison Consolidated Schools. Jenner started in K-12 education as a Career and Technical Education teacher in Kentucky.

  • Mitch Daniels

    Daniels Is Chamber's Business Leader of The Year

    The Indiana Chamber of Commerce has named Purdue University President Mitch Daniels its 2018 Business Leader of the Year. The chamber is citing achievements including several years of frozen tuition and the growth of the Discovery Park District in announcing the honor. Chamber President Kevin Brinegar says Daniels has helped Purdue "strike the right balance" of respecting the school's core mission while "challenging the norms of academia."

  • Greg McKenzie

    MutualBank Adds Mortgage Lender

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  • Rob Grizzle

    Brehob Hires Sales Manager

    Brehob Corp. has hired Rob Grizzle to lead air compressor sales as the company’s first sales manager, air compressor division. He has more than 23 years of industrial sales experience and 14 years of air compressor sales. Grizzle previously worked for BOGE America, a daughter company of BOGE Compressed Air Systems based in Germany.

  • Kathy Miller and Jim Isch

    Damar Elects New Board Members

    The Damar Services board of directors has elected Ralph Balber and Kathy Miller (pictured) as new members. Also, the Damar Foundation board of directors has elected Jim Isch (pictured) to join the board.

  • Brent Atwood

    Greenlight Guru Hires EVP

    Greenlight Guru, the only quality management software designed specifically for medical device companies, has hired Brent Atwood as executive vice president of sales and market strategy. He previously served as vice president of global sales and marketing at Brooks Life Sciences. Atwood brings 25 years of medical device sales and development experience from companies such as BioStorage Technologies, LifeWatch AG, Cerner Corp. and Depuy Inc.

  • Patrice Dawson

    Junior League of Indianapolis Names President-Elect

    The Junior League of Indianapolis has named Patrice Dawson president-elect. She joined the JLI in 2014 after transferring from North Carolina, where she had been a member of the Junior League of Greensboro. In her four years as a JLI member, Dawson has served as a placement chair, Partners Advancing Students Success chair, director at large and a delegate for the Association of Junior Leagues International’s bi-annual conference, the Organizational Development Institute.

  • Andrea Angel

    ISU Names Foundation CEO

    Indiana State University has selected Andrea Angel as chief executive officer of the ISU Foundation. Angel, who previously served as associate vice chancellor for alumni and development at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, will also serve as vice president of university advancement at ISU. The university says, in her new role, Angel will lead a team of more than 30 staff across four units.

  • Southwest Indiana Chamber Unveils Award Winners

    The Southwest Indiana Chamber has announced the winners of its 2018 business awards. The recipients were announced at the organization's Annual Meeting & Dinner, where the new chairman of the chamber's board of directors was also nominated. They include: Normal P. Wagner Business of the Year: Accuride Corp. and Small Business of the Year: Signarama Evansville.

  • Todd Mosby

    Todd Mosby Returns to EDC Field

    Todd Mosby has been named chief executive officer of the Perry County Economic Development Corp. Mosby, the former longtime CEO of the Gibson County Economic Development Corp., most recently served as chief operating officer of Evansville-based telecommunications provider Sitco Solutions. Mosby is also former Gibson County Chamber of Commerce executive director and former vice president of marketing for the Louisville-based Churchill Downs Corp.

  • Steven Humke

    Ice Miller Announces New Management Team

    Ice Miller LLP has re-elected Steve Humke (pictured) as chief managing partner, beginning a four-year term effective January 1. He will begin his second term of service with a diverse management team, which includes new managing partners Kristine Bouaichi and Michael Jordan and returning managing partner Judy Okenfuss. Also, Marilee Springer was elected by the partnership as chair of the strategic planning committee.

  • Ann Cottongim

    Cottongim Joins Taft’s Municipal And Legislative Team

    Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP has added Ann Cottongim as director of municipal and legislative relations. In this role, she will direct the firm's objectives involving local and state government affairs by maintaining and nurturing relationships with municipal, county and state officials. She previously served as deputy director and CFO of Aim (Accelerate Indiana Municipalities, formerly known as Indiana Association of Cities and Towns (IACT)).

  • Mike Connelly

    Indiana Emergency Response Names Award Winners

    The Indiana Emergency Response Conference has presented its annual awards, honoring the best and brightest among Indiana first responders and public safety officials. The IERC serves as the annual gathering for firefighters, emergency medical services, law enforcement, emergency management agencies, hazardous materials professionals, special operations personnel and telecommunicators.

  • Sandy Bryant-Willis and Sam Elmore

    Indiana Sports Corp. Hires Two

    Indiana Sports Corp has named Sandy Bryant-Willis chief talent officer. She spent the last 15 years at Eli Lilly and Co. Also, Sam Elmore has been hired as business development manager. He previously worked for Pacers Sports and Entertainment in several sales roles since 2008.

  • Tom Kmiecik

    Krieg DeVault Names COO

    Krieg DeVault LLP has named Tom Kmiecik chief operating officer. He will focus his efforts on overseeing the day-to-day operations of the firm's seven offices, spanning four states, as well as identifying growth opportunities for the firm. Kmiecik previously served as chief administrative officer of a regional Louisville-based law firm.

  • Chris Ratay

    Klipsch Marketing & Advisors Hires VP

    Chris Ratay has been named vice president at Klipsch Marketing & Advisors in Indianapolis. He most recently served as general manager at the Le Meridien Indianapolis Hotel. Ratay graduated from Purdue University in 1986 with a bachelor's degree in Restaurant, Hotel and Institutional Management. He started his career with Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, working 13 years in several locations including Lake Tahoe, Miami, Palo Alto and Sacramento.

  • LeAnne Hester

    TRIMEDX Names Chief Marketing Officer

    TRIMEDX, a leader in clinical engineering and clinical asset management services, has named LeAnne Hester chief marketing officer. She previously held leadership positions at Premier Inc., Leidos, Sg2 and Ontario Systems. Hester most recently served as chief commercial officer for PeraHealth, where she had responsibility for marketing, product management, business development and sales.

  • Susan Eisenhauer

    Fort Wayne Hires Director

    The city of Fort Wayne’s Community Development Division has hired Susan Eisenhauer as neighborhood code compliance director. She replaces Cindy Joyner, who is now division director of community development. Eisenhauer has a career history in both legal work and the social service field. She earned her law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School and her Masters of Social Work from the University of Cincinnati.

  • Josh Daugherty

    Huntington Bank Names VP

    Josh Daugherty has joined Huntington Bank as vice president and private bank client advisor. He most recently served as an advisor for PNC Wealth Management.

  • Terry Powers

    BAM Weather Adds Managing Director

    BAM Weather, a locally based private weather forecasting company, has added Terry Powers as its managing director of sports and special events. He has decades of event experience; most recently as vice president at USA Diving and 11 years at the 500 Festival where he was vice president of operations.

  • Christopher Murphy

    1st Source Bank CEO Named Member of Federal CDIAC

    The Federal Reserve Board reappointed Christopher Murphy III, 1st Source Bank chairman and chief executive officer, as a member of the 2019 Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council in Washington D.C. The CDIAC advises the board on the economy, lending conditions and other issues of interest to community depository institutions. Murphy is currently chair of the Chicago CDIAC, serving his second year of a three-year term.

  • Dennis Gale

    M3 Ultimate Solutions Appoints CPO

    Dennis Gale has been appointed chief people officer of M3 Ultimate Solutions. He will develop new business opportunities in HR, OCM and OD while leading strategic partners and independent consultants. Gale brings more than 30 years of experience in a wide selection of industry segments including manufacturing, nuclear power utilities, insurance, retail, Department of Defense and a veteran of U.S. Navy.

  • Carol Sergi

    HCEDC Hires Marketing Director

    The Hamilton County Economic Development Corp. has named Carol Sergi marketing director. This new role will be responsible for developing integrated marketing, web content and promotional strategies to position Hamilton County as “a great place to work, learn, live and invest.” For the past five years, Sergi has been director of marketing for the Indiana Office of Tourism Development.

  • Marie Maher

    Synapse Sitters’ Founder Named Best Buddies Champion

    Indianapolis-based Synapse Sitters’ Founder Marie Maher has been selected as a 2018 Best Buddies Indiana Champion. She is also a finalist for Indiana Champion of the Year. Maher started Synapse Sitters to connect specialized sitters with families that have children on the Autism spectrum and those who have Down syndrome, ADHD, Asperger Syndrome, Sensory Processing Disorder, Cerebral Palsy or other behavioral and emotional needs.

  • Jarrett Baughman

    Faegre Baker Daniels Adds to Corporate Team

    Jarrett Baughman has been named an associate in the corporate group at Faegre Baker Daniels. He practices in the firm’s Indianapolis office. Baughman counsels on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures, licensing transactions and financing transactions. Previously, he practiced as a litigator at the Chicago firm of Swanson Martin & Bell, where he represented clients in commercial disputes, settlement proceedings and class action matters.

  • Diane Desierto

    Notre Dame Appoints Associate Professor

    Diane Desierto has been appointed associate professor of human rights law and global affairs at the University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs. A graduate of Yale Law School, she is a scholar of international human rights law whose expertise includes civil and political rights as well as social, cultural and economic rights.



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