• Derrick Fields

    Taft Adds Patent Agent

    Taft Stettinius & Hollister has announced Derrick Fields has joined its Indianapolis office as a patent agent in the firm’s Intellectual property practice group. He most recently served as a patent agent at Arent Fox in Washington, D.C.
  • FlexePark Expands Team

    FlexePark has named Patrick O’Donnell acting vice president of sales.  He most recently worked at Xceleration. O’Donnell has more than 20 years of experience in sales.

  • Devon Valencia

    CareSource Hires CIO

    CareSource has named Devon Valencia chief information officer. She most recently served in various roles at Blue Shield of California.
  • Phil Terry

    Julian Center Elects Board Chair

    The Julian Center board of directors has appointed Phil Terry as chairman. He is chief executive officer for Monarch Beverage. 
  • Jessica Tamulonis

    General Petroleum Hires Manager

    Fort Wayne-based General Petroleum has named Jessica Tamulonis automotive business development manager. She most recently served as business development manager for Lubrication Technologies in Wisconsin. Tamulonis graduated with a communications degree from Ball State University.

  • Reggie Gresham

    Matrix Promotes Gresham

    Matrix Integration has promoted Reggie Gresham to vice president of sales and marketing. He most recently served as a sales executive. Prior to joining the company, Gresham served as president of sales for a technology company based in Louisville for nineteen years.
  • Ryan Hickey

    Geronimo Hospitality Names Director

    Geronimo Hospitality Group has hired Ryan Hickey as director of entertainment and programming. The company's properties include the Ironworks Hotel and the Bottleworks District in downtown Indianapolis.  Hickey co-founded ORANJE, an art-focused gathering of emerging artists and original music acts.  He also co-founded Pulp Functions, a digital marketing company geared towards helping small businesses with online content and advertising.

  • Alan Finn

    Ball State Announces VP

    Ball State University has named Alan Finn vice president for business affairs and treasurer. He is currently vice president for business and finance and treasurer at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. Finn has also served at Portland State University and the State University of New York.
  • Patty Martin

    BioCrossroads Appoints Lilly Exec CEO

    After a national search, BioCrossroads has announced Patty Martin will become the life science initiative's next president and chief executive officer. Martin, who most recently served as chief operating officer for Lilly Diabetes, will begin her new role Monday.  

  • McGuire Sponsel Hires Tax Consultant

    McGuire Sponsel has added Natalia Pintusava as a tax consultant in the firm's Research & Development Tax Credits practice. Pintusava will provide risk advisory services and data analyses. She formerly served as a product developer at Post Consumer Brands. Pintusava holds a degree from the University of Minnesota. 
  • Joseph Maratt

    Methodist Sports Medicine Adds Surgeon

    Methodist Sports Medicine has hired Joseph Maratt as an orthopedic surgeon. He is currently in the same role at Michigan Medicine at the University of Michigan.
  • Malika Butler

    IMA Promotes Butler

    The Indiana Manufacturers Association has promoted Malika Butler to assistant vice president of governmental affairs. She has served the past year as government affairs & communications specialist.
  • Pat Barton and Patrick McNamee

    BKD Makes Promotions

    BKD Indianapolis recently promoted Pat Barton (pictured) and Patrick McNamee (pictured) to senior associates.  Both have served as tax associates since 2017.  Also, the firm promoted Jennifer Sears to senior associate.
  • Pier 48 GM Announced

    FK Restaurant Group has appointed Justin Mayes general manager of Pier 48 Fish House & Oyster Bar at The Yard in Fishers. He most recently served in the same role for ten years at Scotty's Brewhouse. Mayes is an Indianapolis native with over 17 years of experience in the hospitality and retail industry.         
  • Jamie White

    Farmers Announces Assistant Manager

    Frankfort-based The Farmers Bank has hired Jamie White as assistant branch manager at the Fishers location. She has previously worked as a customer service representative, service associate and most recently a personal banker.
  • Mahan Named Community Health Network Executive Director

    Former Indiana State Representative Kevin Mahan has accepted the position of executive director, security and safety preparedness for Community Health Network. Mahan will be responsible for the strategic vision and day-to-day operations of the Network’s security services, disaster planning, emergency preparedness efforts, and network valet services. 

  • Autumn McNichols

    McNichols Receives Ivy Tech Excellence Award

    Ivy Tech Community College has awarded its Glenn W. Sample Founder’s Award for Excellence in Instruction to Autumn McNichols. She is a professor on the Muncie campus. 
  • KPMG Adds Managing Partner

    KPMG LLP has named Eric Sutphin managing partner of its Indianapolis office. Sutphin has 30 years of audit and risk management experience and will be responsible for the strategic direction and quality client service. He also served as executive vice president and chief auditor at Huntington Bancshares. Sutphin holds a degree from Indiana University. 
  • Amanda Parker

    CHAMP Camp Honors Parker

    CHAMP Camp has awarded Amanda Parker with the Heart and Darrell Gossett ‘Sole’ Award. She currently serves on the board of directors and leads her team at Collective Alternative. Gossett was a generous donor and supporter of the organization, which is dedicated to providing a traditional summer camp experience for children with tracheostomies and those requiring respiratory assistance.
  • Robin Newman

    Purdue Fort Wayne Names Dean

    Purdue University Fort Wayne has named Robin Newman dean of students. Newman was previously director of the university’s Center for Women and Returning Adults. Newman also served as associate dean of students from 2008 to 2019.  

  • Barnes & Thornburg Names Partner

    Barnes & Thornburg in South Bend has named Michael Bergerson partner in the firm’s litigation department. He previously served at the international law firm of Winston & Strawn LLP in Chicago. Bergerson is a graduate of Notre Dame Law School and a native of Northwest Indiana.
  • Cindy Graham

    Goodwill's Graham Announces Retirement

    Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana has announced Cindy Graham, vice president of marketing, will retire at the end of the year. She has served in that capacity since 1996. Prior to that, Graham operated her own full-service agency.
  • Sue Ehinger

    BAY Advisors Adds President

    Angola-based BAY Advisors has named Sue Ehinger as a partner and president of the newly formed healthcare division. She most recently served as chief experience officer for Parkview Health in Fort Wayne.
  • Cristal Brisco

    Centier Appoints Board Member

    Merrillville-based Centier Bank has appointed Cristal Brisco to its board of directors. She currently serves as magistrate judge for the St. Joseph Circuit Court.  Brisco previously served as general counsel for Saint Mary’s College - Notre Dame and chief legal counsel for South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

  • Mallory Doyle and Emily Hammer

    PLAID Expands Team

    THE PLAID AGENCY has added Mallory Doyel (pictured) and Emily Hammer (pictured) as account executives. Doyel most recently served as account executive at MilesHerndon, while Hammer previously served as marketing manager at Under Armour. The company also hired Taylor Jessup as visual designer. She most recently held the position of art director at Three Sixty Group.
  • Andrew Hampton

    MutualBank Adds Commercial Lender

    Muncie-based MutualBank has named Andrew Hampton commercial lender for its Greenwood location. He most recently served as commercial portfolio manager at MainSource Bank. Hampton is is a graduate of Franklin College as a Finance major.
  • Jason Ulm

    AxiaTP Fills Leadership Positions

    Indianapolis-based AxiaTP has hired Jason Ulm (pictured) as vice president of sales. He most recently served at Calltower as vice president of product and customer success. Also, the company named Chris Ayres senior project manager and Eric Champion senior network engineer.

  • Kate Brierty

    Hedges Hires Consultant

    Indianapolis-based Hedges has added Kate Brierty as a nonprofit capacity building consultant. She most recently served as the director of corps member learning at Teach for America.  
  • Kendell Culp

    USDA Appoints Two To Committee

    The United States Department of Agriculture has appointed Indiana farmers Kendell Culp (pictured) and Michael Nichols to its committee on trade. Culp serves as director for the Indiana Soybean Alliance and owns Culp Family Farm near Rensselaer. Nichols is president of the Indiana Corn Growers Association and is the owner of Nichols Family Farms near Rockport.
  • Aleesia Johnson

    Johnson Named IPS Superintendent

    Indianapolis Public Schools has announced Aleesia Johnson will become the district's next superintendent. She has served in the role on an interim basis since January following the resignation of former superintendent Lewis Ferebee.  Johnson is the first African-American woman to serve as superintendent of IPS. 

  • Beth Klapper and Leo Grabovsky

    JFGI Elects Board Members

    The Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis has elected Beth Klapper board president and Leo Grabovsky vice president. Klapper has worked in healthcare and health insurance since 1995. Grabovsky is a financial advisor and chief operating officer at the Grabovsky Group.

  • Torrey Wilson

    UIndy Appoints Dean

    The University of Indianapolis has named Torrey Wilson dean of the College of Applied Behavioral Sciences. He most recently served as associate professor of clinical psychology at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University. 
  • Oni Harton and Elizabeth Underwood

    LCLD Selects Two For National Program

    The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity has selected Barnes & Thornburg attorneys Oni Harton and Elizabeth Underwood to participate in two national diversity programs. Harton will participate as a fellow, while Underwood has been chosen for the Pathfinders program.
  • Ryan Clasey

    Spectra Adds Staff

    Spectra Student Living has hired Ryan Clasey as director of asset management. He most recently served as director of property management for Bluffstone Student Housing. Clasey will be based out of the company's corporate headquarters in downtown Indianapolis. 
  • Indiana Members Credit Union Adds Officer

    Indiana Members Credit Union has hired Daren Johnson as a commercial relationship officer in its Commercial Services department in Indianapolis. Johnson has been with IMCU for twelve years and began in 2007 as a business development officer. He has served the last 7 years as manager at the Government Center Branch and spent his most recent tenure managing the Castleton branch. Johnson holds a degree from the University of Indianapolis. 

  • Joseph Myers

    DVN Hires Youth Program Coordinator

    The Domestic Violence Network has named Joseph Myers youth program coordinator. He most recently worked with Teach for America in both Indianapolis and on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation in Todd County, S.D. Myers received his BA in English from Manchester University.
  • Julia Tipton

    Kendallville Center Names Leader

    The Community Learning Center in Kendallville has announced Julia Tipton as executive director. She previously served as principal at Waterloo Elementary School in DeKalb County. Tipton began her career in 1983 at East Noble School Corp., where she worked for many years before joining Fort Wayne Community Schools as its instructional facilitator for curriculum.
  • Jennifer Simerman

    Diocese Names Communications Secretary

    The Fort Wayne Catholic Diocese has appointed Jennifer Simerman as secretary for communications. She most recently served as marketing director for Commonwealth Engineers. Simerman has more than 15 years of experience in the fields of marketing, communications, multimedia and public relations for both for-profit and nonprofit organizations.
  • David-Schlenk

    Music for All Names Manager

    Music for All has announced David Schlenk as annual fund manager. He most recently worked at St. Richard's Episcopal School in a development role where he was responsible for assisting with data management, annual giving, strategic communications, technology and capital campaign strategies. Schlenk holds a degree from Butler University where he earned a Bachelor of Science, Arts Administration and Music degree.
  • James Darnell

    R.E. Dimond Announces VP

    R.E. Dimond and Associates James Darnell has been named vice president of information technology and communications. He most recently worked for Telecom Infra-Design and Schmidt Associates.

  • Nancy Lynne Westfield

    Wabash Center Names Director

    Wabash College has appointed Nancy Lynne Westfield as director of the Wabash center for teaching and learning in theology and religion. She recently served as director of the social justice leadership project at Drew University. Westfield is also an author who has written about the religious, educational and spiritual experiences of African-American people, especially women.
  • Alison Fell and Andrea McGordon

    Old National Bank Hires Two

    Evansville-based Old National Bank has named Alison Fell (pictured) private banker I and Andrea McGordon (pictured) private banker II. Fell previously served at Indiana State University, where she was the director of development for corporate and foundation relations. McGordon has 23 years of banking experience and is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University.
  • Valeria Gangemi

    Pet Wellness Clinics Hires Gangemi

    Pet Wellness Clinics has added Dr. Valeria Gangemi to its Zionsville clinic. She previously practiced in Greenwood. Gangemi is a native of Italy, where she practiced for three years. She earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Bologna in 2011.

  • CNO Financial Appoints CRO

    CNO Financial Group, Inc. has appointed Tim Bischof as chief risk officer. Bischof has been CNO's senior vice president, corporate actuary and enterprise risk management since 2013. He will continue in that role in addition to his promotion. Bischof spent six years as an actuary with Indianapolis Life and CIGNA Corp before joining CNO in 2001. He holds degrees from Rockhurst University and the University of Iowa. 
  • Gregory Stewart

    SENTELLIGENCEone Names President

    SENTELLIGENCEone has appointed Gregory Stewart president. He has spent the last ten years in China and Singapore. His roles included managing director of Wesco Asia Pacific, vice president of Rexel Asia and general manager of GE Supply (Gexpro) China. 
  • Leslie Lewis and Stephanie Michael

    Willow Makes Staff Changes

    Willow Marketing has promoted Leslie Lewis (pictured) to director of client service. Also, the company hired Stephanie Michael (pictured) as a senior account manager and Lizzie Jackson as an account coordinator. Lewis was previously a senior account manager, while Michael previously served as program marketing manager at MEMO Marketing.  

  • Bethel University Names CFO

    Bethel University has named Jerry White as vice president for administration & finance and chief financial officer. White most recently served as COO at Culver Academics and will begin his new duties on August 19. He has nearly two decades of business and finance career experience with prior positions as vice president for finance and administration at Albion College and as vice president at Spring Arbor University. 

  • Indiana Humanities Adds Coordinator

    Indiana Humanities has hired Kristen Gandenberger as communications coordinator. Gandenberger is a former intern at Indiana Humanities and represented the organization at public events and contributed online. She will be focusing on creating communication materials related to the organization's library initiatives. She holds a degree from the University of Indianapolis. 
  • Louise Hughes

    ClearObject Hires VP

    ClearObject has named Louise Hughes vice president of delivery. She previously served at DMI where she managed the end-to-end service delivery operation. Hughes has more than 18 years of experience managing delivery and operations.  She is a graduate of Indiana University.
  • Joshua Abrams and Michael Wipper

    JCC Elects Board Members

    The Jewish Community Center in Indianapolis has selected Joshua Abrams and Michael Wipper to its board of directors. Abrams is a senior associate with RESOURCE Commercial’s office advisory group. Wipper is a manager in Katz, Sapper & Miller’s audit and assurance services group. 

  • Stacia Murphy

    Develop Indy Welcomes IUPUI Fellow

    Develop Indy has added IUPUI fellow Stacia Murphy to provide analysis of equity related initiatives underway at the Indy Chamber and the City of Indianapolis. She is part of the American Studies doctoral program of IUPUl's School of Liberal Arts. Murphy is a graduate of Purdue University with a degree in Psychology and holds a Master of Arts in Sociology from Indiana University—Purdue University Indianapolis.

  • Kristina Creager

    Purdue University Fort Wayne Names Vice Chancellor

    Purdue University Fort Wayne has named Kristina Creager, Ph.D. vice chancellor for student affairs. Creager formerly served as associate vice chancellor for student success and has served as interim vice chancellor for student affairs since February and will begin her new duties on July 1. 

  • John Harrison

    CleanSlate Adds Staff

    CleanSlate Technology Group has added John Harrison as business development manager. He most recently served as sales director at Onebridge.  Harrison also has previous experience with CSpring, Fusion Alliance and Whittman-Hart.  

  • Scott Tieken

    Rose-Hulman Promotes Director

    Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology has promoted Scott Tieken to director of career services and employer relations. Tieken begins his new role on July 1. He has been a member of Rose-Hulman's career services operations for seven years and a staff employee since 2005. Tieken was named an interim co-director last year. Tieken holds a degree from the University of Southern Indiana and is currently working toward his master's degree at ISU. 
  • Babar Khan

    Kahn to Lead Delirium Research Society

    Regenstrief Institute’s Babar Khan has been chosen to lead the American Delirium Society. He is a research scientist with the Center for Aging Research at the Regenstrief Institute, a cooperative effort with the Indiana University School of Medicine. Khan is also an associate professor with the IU School of Medicine’s Division of Pulmonary Medicine.

  • Colts Name Overton As Producer

    The Indianapolis Colts have named Larra Overton as the team's new producer and on-air talent. Overton currently is a sports reporter and anchor for Fox59 WXIN/CBS4 WTTV. She will serve as producer for Colts Productions and will serve as the television sideline reporter for preseason broadcasts and radio sideline reporter for regular season games. Overton holds two degrees from Indiana University. 
  • Dave Bursten

    Bursten Retires From ISP

    Dave Bursten, long time spokesperson for the Indiana State Police has announced his retirement. He has been with the department for 36 years serving first as a trooper and as public information officer since 1995. Bursten will continue his service to the state  as chief communications officer for the Indiana Department of Correction.
  • Dongyan Xu

    Purdue Names Department Head

    Purdue University has announced Dongyan Xu as head of the department of computer science. He joined the university faculty in 2001 and is currently the Samuel D. Conte professor of computer science. From 2016-18, Xu served as interim director of the center for education and research in information assurance and security. 
  • Bill Schirmer

    ETFCU's Schirmer Earns National Honor

    Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union President and CEO Bill Schirmer has been named 2019 CEO of the Year by the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions. He has served at ETFCU since 2012. 

  • Ashley Savieo

    Savieo Honored For Economic Development

    Consultant Connect has named Ashley Savieo one of North America’s Top 50 economic developers. She is economic and business development manager for Indiana Michigan Power.     
  • Laura Crafton

    Hirons Promotes Crafton

    Hirons has promoted Laura Crafton to senior account manager in the communications management department. She previously served as an account manager. Prior to joining the company, Crafton served as an integrated marketing manager for Angie’s List. She is a graduate of Purdue University. 
  • Stacy Deitrich

    MutualFirst Adds Deitrich

    Muncie-based-MutualFirst Financial has appointed Stacy Deitrich loan originator at the bank's subsidiary, Summitmortgage in St. Joe, Michigan. She has worked in the mortgage lending industry for ten years.
  • Purdue Fort Wayne Names VC

    Purdue University Fort Wayne has appointed P. David Johnson as associate vice chancellor for communications and marketing. He currently serves as assistant vice president for marketing and brand activation at the University of Richmond. Prior to joining the University of Richmond, Johnson held leadership positions at Emory University, The University of Texas at Arlington and the University of Miami.
  • Ryan Overton

    Trine Promotes Overton

    Trine University has promoted Ryan Overton to dean of the Allen School of Engineering and Technology. He has served as an associate professor and chair of the Reiners Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the university since 2017. Overton joined Trine as an assistant professor in 2012.  
  • Zachary Jackson

    Governor Promotes Jackson to Budget Director

    Governor Eric Holcomb has promoted Zachary Jackson to state budget director. He has served as the state deputy budget director since 2013. Prior to that, Jackson served as assistant director of the State Budget Agency overseeing the Health and Human Services Division.

  • Dianna Boyce

    PS&E Names 2021 NBA All-Star Staff

    Pacers Sports & Entertainment has named Dianna Boyce (pictured) vice president and Mariah Bird manager of event activations and venues for the 2021 NBA All-Star Game. Boyce most recently served as senior director of corporate communications at The Finish Line. She also served as a senior staff member for the 2012 Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee. Bird most recently served as event coordinator and special projects for PS&E.

  • Crystal Wilson

    Milhaus Appoints VP

    Indianapolis-based Milhaus has appointed Crystal Wilson as vice president of development for the Florida market. She most recently led the South Florida real estate expansion for Sonder.   

  • Kay Swank-Herzog

    Indiana Repertory Theatre Adds Manager

    The Indiana Repertory Theatre has hired Kay Swank-Herzog as the new donor relations manager. Swank-Herzog brings her extensive background in marketing, sales, communications, and fundraising to assist with donor stewardship, individual giving, and support the IRT’s annual fund program. She holds a degree from Illinois State University. 
  • Rick Stamper

    Rose-Hulman Hires Provost

    Rose-Hulman University has hired alumnus Rick Stamper as provost and vice president for academic affairs. Stamper is currently a professor of mechanical engineering and engineering management and will begin his new role July 1.  He has served in several roles in his 20 years at the university, including as head of the engineering department and serving as interim associate dean for professional development. 

  • George Bible and Brittany Johnson

    IMCU Announces Management Moves

    Indiana Members Credit Union has promoted George Bible to branch manager and named Brittany Johnson Castleton branch manager. Bible has been with the credit union since 2013. Johnson has been with IMCU for 14 years, most recently serving at the College Park branch manager.
  • Marcus Burnside

    IndyGo Promotes Burnside

    IndyGo has promoted Marcus Burnside to vice president of technology. He most recently served as director of technology and interim vice president of technology. Burnside began working with IndyGo in October 2015 as a consultant and joined the IndyGo team in 2017.
  • Mike White

    Enterprise Health Names CFO

    Enterprise Health has named Mike White chief financial officer. He most recently served as senior director of financial planning, reporting & analysis and head of performance controlling at Siemens PLM Software.
  • Ben Rist-Brown

    CM Buck Hires Manager

    CM Buck & Associates has named Ben Rist-Brown applications manager. He previously served as general manager at Professional Lighting Services.  
  • Joy Powell

    Springbuk Hires COO

    Springbuk has named Joy Powell as chief operating officer. Powell was previously president and chief operating officer at CareSync. She also served eight years with Healthways, where she was president and chief operating officer. Powell holds a degree from the University of Memphis. 
  • Mark Lambert and Emily Gavin

    FirstPerson Adds Staff

    FirstPerson has added Mark Lambert (pictured) as managing director and Emily Gavin (pictured) as account executive. Lambert most recently served as senior director of national accounts at Springbuk. Gavin most recently served at Newfields where she was a benefits coordinator. The company has also added Dylan Ford and Conner Norman as financial analysts.  

  • Keira Amstutz

    Indiana Philanthropy Alliance Names Board Director

    Indiana Philanthropy Alliance has appointed Indiana Humanities President and CEO Keira Amstutz as a new director of the IPA Foundation Board. Amstutz has led Indiana Humanities since 2008. She previously served as chief counsel and director of policy for the City of Indianapolis. Amstutz holds degrees from DePauw University and the IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law. 

  • Tom Tomaszewski

    NAHB Adds Board Member

    The National Association of Home Builders has appointed Tom Tomaszewski to its multifamily council board of trustees. He serves as chief operating officer of The Annex Group and president of Annex Construction. 

  • Megan Hamilton

    EnviroForensics Promotes Hamilton

    EnviroForensics has promoted Megan Hamilton to director of vapor intrusion and risk assessment.  She is one of the founders of Indiana’s Vapor Intrusion Guidance and is a nationally recognized vapor intrusion researcher. 

  • Tom Pardo

    Comcast Promotes Pardo

    Comcast has promoted Tom Pardo to vice president of field operations for its Heartland South Region, which includes most of Indiana and parts of Kentucky. He began with the company in 1995 as a technician installing cable and troubleshooting customer issues. Prior to his promotion, Pardo served as senior director of field operations for central Indiana.   
  • Matt Lentsch

    Bethel University Names VP

    Bethel University has appointed Matt Lentsch as vice president for institutional advancement. He most recently served for six years as executive director for organizational advancement for the Oaklawn Foundation. Lentsch is president of the Mishawaka Planning Commission and a former member of the the city council.
  • Theresa Mayer

    Purdue Names New Executive VP

    Purdue University has named Theresa Mayer as the university's next executive vice president for research and partnerships. Mayer is currently vice president for research and innovation at Virginia Tech. She assumes her role on August 1 and succeeds Suresh Garimellla, who will become president at the University of Vermont.

  • Suzanne Thomson and Danielle Harchaoui-Benson

    Fairchild Adds Staff

    Fairchild Communications Systems has named Suzanne Thomson senior living managed services executive. She most recently served as vice president  at Justice Companies.  Also, the company has added Danielle Harchaoui-Benson as an account executive. She previously served as a sales representative at Red Hawk Fire & Security.

  • Stephanie Rufus and Sheri Butler

    Gibson Adds to Staff

    South Bend-based Gibson has named Stephanie Rufus benefits administration assistant. She previously worked at Beacon Health. The company also hired Sheri Butler as HR manager for the HR service team of select business solutions. She has had progressive HR experience including recruiting, employee relations and administration at other companies.   

  • Jason Clemons and Ali Harris

    Apex Benefits Adds Five

    Apex Benefits has named Jason Clemons (pictured) advisor. He previously worked in commercial and digital sales with RTV6/ABC. The company also announced Ali Harris (pictured) has joined as a population health specialist. Most recently, she worked in onsite and near-site clinics as a wellness coordinator and health coach. 

  • Mike Wood and Maureen Larkins

    Medxcel Hires Two, Promotes Wood

    Medxcel has promoted Mike Wood (pictured) to vice president of construction. He previously served as national director of construction. The company also named Maureen Larkins (pictured) vice president of client services and Michael Burgett area vice president. Larkins previously served as senior director of executive special projects and solutions for Ascension Holdings.  

  • Misty Minar and Danny Schembre

    Mesker Park Zoo Makes Staff Changes

    Meskar Park Zoo and Botanic Garden in Evansville has promoted Misty Minar to botanical curator. Also, Danny Schembre has been named marketing director. Minar has been with the zoo 24 years, and has helped develop the zoo’s botanical collection. She previously served as the zoo’s horticulture-focused grounds maintenance employee. Schembre previously worked as a digital strategist for Oswald Marketing.

  • Catherine Cummings and Harold (Steve) Turner

    IMPD Makes Command Staff Changes

    Indianapolis Metropolitan Department Police Chief Chief Bryan Roach has appointed Catherine Cummings major of the Criminal Investigations Division. She replaces Harold (Steve) Turner who will return to night watch to serve as commander. Cummings is a 20-year veteran, most recently serving as executive officer of the administration division. 

  • Franklin College Hires Hardy

    Franklin College has appointed Ashley Hardy as director of admissions. She most recently served as associate director of admissions at Marian University. Hardy earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and Sociology from the University of Notre Dame.  
  • IMG Appoints Commercial Director

    Indianapolis-based International Medical Group has named Mark Rands commercial director of its UK-based assistance services. He previously served as head of assistance for the Collinson Group in Great Britain.
  • Merchants Mortgage Adds to Staff

    Merchants Mortgage has named Patty Cummins mortgage loan originator in Carmel. She has more than 30 years of mortgage lending experience and is certified as an All In One Loan Certified Mortgage Professional.
  • Dittoe Hires Account Executive

    Dittoe Public Relations has added Sarah Cox as an account executive. She previously served as director of marketing for the Behavior Analysis Center for Autism.
  • G&H Orthodontics Names VP of Sales

    Franklin-Based G&H Orthodontics has announced Bryant Ricker as vice president of sales. He most recently served as vice president U.S. business at 3M Oral Care solutions division. 
  • Rick Proctor

    Indy Chamber Hires Director

    The Indy Chamber has hired Rick Proctor as the Executive Director of Business Ownership Initiative, the anchor organization of the Indy Chamber’s Entrepreneur Services division. Proctor will oversee the day-to-day operations including business coaching and low-cost workshops. He formerly served as vice president at BMO Harris Bank. Proctor holds a degree from Pensacola Christian College. 

  • Timmy Global Health Chooses Reich

    Indianapolis-based Timmy Global Health has selected Nick Reich as executive director. Reich most recently served as vice president of strategic partnerships for RecycleForce in Indy. Timmy is a nonprofit that aims to expand access to healthcare and "empower students and volunteers to tackle today’s most pressing global health challenges," according to its website. 

  • Lutheran Health Network Names CEO

    Lutheran Health Network has appointed Dan Konow chief executive officer for Lutheran Health Physicians. He most recently served as vice president of operations for Parkview Physicians. Konow served as chief operating officer of LHP from 2016 to 2017.
  • Kendallville Chamber Hires Johnson

    The Kendallville Area Chamber of Commerce has hired Kristen Johnson as director. She previously worked for Drug Free Noble County and United Way of Noble County.  
  • BEDC Welcomes New Addition to Staff

    The Bloomington Economic Development Corporation has hired Elllyn Sallee as project development manager. She most recently served as event manager for the Bloomington Country Club. Sallee has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from Manchester University.
  • ExactHire Promotes Edwards

    ExactHire has promoted Allen Edwards to chief technology officer. He most recently served as project lead developer.
  • McGuire Sponsel Hires Consultant

    Indianapolis-based McGuire Sponsel has added Sierra Enlow as a consultant in its credits & incentives group. She most recently served as economic development manager for Louisville Forward and development manager for Greater Louisville Inc.
  • Human Capital Concepts Names CFO

    Human Capital Concepts has hired Andy Rayl as Chief Financial Officer.  He most recently served as chief operating officer at Worldwide Battery Company.  Rayl graduated from Indiana University with honors and shortly thereafter obtained his CPA designation.
  • Matt Zimmerman and Chris Hermon

    Thor Adds Two Managers

    Elkhart-based Thor Industries Inc. has announced new senior management positions for its North American operations. The recreational vehicle manufacturer says the staffing moves are an "essential step" to its strategic plan Chief Executive Officer Bob Martin has named Matt Zimmerman and Chris Hermon to the newly-created roles of RV group managers.  

  • Brendan Miller

    Barnes & Thornburg Adds Operations Advisor

    Barnes & Thornburg has appointed Brendan Miller as the firm's legal operations advisor for practice innovation. Miller has been a practicing attorney with the firm for over a decade. He will assist the firm's attorneys in leveraging best practices in legal project management. Miller previously worked in the nonprofit sector. 

  • Erin Bognar

    DCS Promotes Bognar

    The Indiana Department of Child Services has promoted Erin Bognar to assistant general counsel of training and support. She previously served as chief counsel of legal affairs. In this newly-created position, Bognar will work to improve DCS attorney training and recruitment for the agency’s litigation department, a recommendation made by the Child Welfare Policy and Practice Group’s 2018 report. 

  • Culver Names Head of Schools

    Culver Academies has promoted Doug Bird to Head of Schools. He served as director of summer schools and camps since 2016. Prior to returning to Culver, Bird served as the principal of Center Grove High School in Greenwood. He is a 1990 Culver Academies graduate.  
  • MutualBank Adds to Mortgage Team

    Muncie-based MutualBank has rehired Jessica Denton as a mortgage lender. She most recently served as a mortgage lender at Horizon Bank. Denton started her career in banking at Mutual in 2010. 
  • The Farmers Bank Adds Odle

    Frankfort-based The Farmers Bank has hired Russ Odle as trust client services representative. He has over 10 years of experience in financial services, including financial planning, investment management and most recently as a bank branch manager. 

  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch Adds Mar

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch has named Lucia Mar as senior vice president and the newly created position of Indiana market executive for Global Commercial Banking. She most recently served as market manager for the Greater Tennessee market in business banking. Prior to becoming a market manager, Mar was a senior relationship manager with the healthcare and institutions team.

  • Sullivan to Co-chair National Committee

    Indiana State Representative Holli Sullivan (R-Evansville) has been selected to co-chair the smart government subcommittee of the Future of Work Task Force. The group is part of the Council of State Governments, a national committee focused on government efficiency.
  • NiSource Adds Hersman to Board

    Merrillville-based NiSource has added Deborah Hersman to its board of directors. She is an experienced safety executive, having served as Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board and CEO of the National Safety Council. Since January, Hersman has served as chief safety officer at Waymo, the self-driving car technology subsidiary of Alphabet Inc.

  • KM&A Adds Two Managers

    Klipsch Marketing & Advisors has hired Katie Foley as the public relations and communications manager and Liz Giffen as an account manager. Foley most recently served as an account manager at Hirons, while Giffen most recently worked at the Michigan Lottery.
  • Matrix Integration Promotes Gresham

    Matrix Integration has hired Reggie Gresham as vice president of sales and marketing. He previously served as a sales executive. Prior to joining the company, Gresham served as president of sales for a technology company based in Louisville.
  • Policy Analytics Hires Reynolds

    Policy Analytics has announced the addition of David Reynolds as senior vice president. He is currently serving as executive director of the Office of Senate Fiscal Policy with principal responsibility for budget and fiscal oversight and tax policy issues. Reynolds previously served as deputy state budget director and is a former Controller for the City of Indianapolis. 
  • First Internet Bank Promotes Upton

    Fishers-based First Internet Bank has promoted Mike Upton to vice president, commercial real estate relationship manager. He has been with the bank as portfolio manager since last year. Upton has 25 years of commercial lending experience and has previously worked at Grandbridge Real Estate Capital, L. J. Melody & Company, Fifth Third Real Estate Capital Markets and National City Bank of Indiana.

  • PLAID Adds Visual Designer

    Carmel-based THE PLAID AGENCY has hired Aaron Sherman as visual designer. He has previously worked at Sells Group, Video Impact Productions and Tour Design, where he created advertisements and illustrations for globally renowned musical artists.
  • McDermott Names Corporation Council

    Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott has appointed Kevin Smith corporation counsel for the city. He is a founding partner in the law firm of Smith Sersic and has been practicing law as a litigator and trial lawyer for 25 years.  Kevin has served as attorney for the Hammond Park Department and the Hammond Port Authority and has counseled the City of Hammond for the last 15 years.

  • National Guard Promotes Winslow

    The Indiana National Guard has promoted Colonel Timothy Winslow to brigadier general. His new assignment is director of the joint staff which coordinates efforts between the Air and Army National Guard of Indiana. Winslow, a career Army National Guard aviator with over 2,500 hours of flight time, enlisted in the Indiana Army National Guard in 1986, commissioned as a second lieutenant in 1989 and spent the following 23 years on flight status.
  • Notre Dame Names Assistant VP

    The University of Notre Dame has named Erin Oliver first assistant vice president for institutional equity in the Office of Human Resources. She previously served as the director and Title IX coordinator at Purdue University. A native of Peru, Indiana, Oliver graduated from Notre Dame with a bachelor’s degree in American studies and a minor in anthropology in 2005. 
  • United Way Adds Director

    The United Way of Central Indiana has named Nate Lichti senior director of the basic needs fund. He previously served as a consultant for nonprofit organizations with IFF, a regional community development financial institution.  

  • GM Named For Pier 48 Fish House

    FK Restaurant Group has hired Stephan Kelly as general manager & managing partner of the soon-to-open Pier 48 Fish House & Oyster Bar in downtown Indianapolis. He has more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry including opening Chammps in 1999, Kilroy’s and Levy restaurants in Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
  • Hirons Promotes Prinsen

    Hirons has promoted Kendall Prinsen to senior account manager for the communications management department. She most recently served as account manager and previously managed the agency’s internship program.  Prinsen earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Indiana University, Bloomington.
  • WFAN Names Executive Director

    Women, Food and Agriculture Network has named Sherri Dugger executive director. She has worked extensively with family farmers as a journalist, fundraiser, advocate and strategic planner. Dugger founded the first women’s farmer chapter under the Indiana Farmers Union umbrella, a first in National Farmers Union history. 
  • IBA Hires Communications Director

    The Indiana Builders Association has named Abigail Campbell communications director. She most recently served as press secretary for the Indiana House Republican Caucus. Campbell is a 2017 graduate of Indiana University where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in journalism. 
  • Brandon Zollner

    Rose Hulman Names Executive Director of Alumni Relations

    Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology has appointed Brandon Zollner’s as the new executive director of alumni relations. Zollner has spent the past six years as a member of the university's advancement team, and director of corporate and foundation relations. He will oversee an office within Institutional Advancement that works with the Alumni Association and collaborates with other alumni and campus groups to build alumni volunteerism and engagement. 

  • HCEDP Appoints Manager

    The Hendricks County Economic Development Partnership has named Victoria Ross-Frost manager of business development. She most recently worked for the Town of Brownsburg as a management intern and for Indiana State University as a supplemental instructor for college algebra and economics courses. 
  • HHCU Board of Directors Appoints Johnson

    Bedford-based Hoosier Hills Credit Union has appointed Bryan Johnson to its board of directors. He is the president of his family’s business, River View Farms, headquartered in Orleans. Johnson has served on the HHCU supervisory committee since January 2018.
  • Cisco Ortiz

    Trine University Names Dean of Students

    Trine University has named Cisco Ortiz as dean of students. Ortiz had served as chair of Trine's Department of Criminal Justice since last year and has been a full time faculty member since 2015. He will be responsible for administering all programs related to the social and developmental needs of students. 

  • Kinsey Institute Promotes Garcia

    Indiana University has promoted Justin Garcia to acting executive director. He currently serves as research director. Garcia, who is also the Ruth N. Halls associate professor of gender studies and a bicentennial professor, is an evolutionary biologist and an international leader in sex research.
  • Kokomo Chamber Names Director

    The Greater Kokomo Economic Development Alliance has hired Elizabeth Kerns as manager of the Greater Kokomo Chamber of Commerce. She previously acted as director of local chamber relations and events for the Illinois Chamber of Commerce and as president of the Illinois Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives.

  • Deetz Takes on New Roles at VU

    The Vincennes University Foundation has promoted Kristi Deetz to executive director.  She will also serve in the newly formed role of senior director of advancement for the university. Deetz most recently served as the foundation’s interim director while also serving as senior director of external relations.  

  • SMWC Names Security Director

    Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College has hired Greg Ewing as director of campus security. He previously spent 28 years with the Vigo County Sheriff’s office where he served as sheriff and deputy chief of operations. Ewing is graduate of Indiana State University with a bachelor’s degree in criminology.
  • AgriNovus Adds Director of Talent

    AgriNovus has hired Melissa Rekeweg as senior director of talent. She has previously served in multiple roles with the IN Department of Education as the Indiana FFA executive director and the director of secondary career and technical education. Melissa was also the deputy director of the IN Department of Agriculture.
  • Martin University Appoints Two Trustees

    Martin University has appointed Joe Perkins and Max Siegel to its board of trustees. Perkins is corporate counsel for regulatory and global business operations at Allison Transmission. Siegel is CEO of Max Siegel Inc. (MSI) a sports, marketing, entertainment and media holding company.
  • Siân Mooney

    IU Appoints O'Neill College Dean

    Indiana University has appointed Siân Mooney as dean of the Paul H. O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, which is pending formal approval by the IU Board of Trustees. Mooney currently serves as an associate dean at Arizona State University. She previously held positions at Montana State University, University of Wyoming, Boise State University and the National Science Foundation. 

  • The Nature Conservancy Promotes Clemens

    The Nature Conservancy's Indiana Chapter has promoted Larry Clemens to director. He joined the organization more than 26 years ago, playing a key role in developing and expanding its freshwater program that began along Fish Creek in Steuben and DeKalb Counties. For the past five years, Clemens has been TNC's director of its North America agriculture program, overseeing its groundbreaking soil health and nutrient strategies. 

  • Rose-Hulman Awards Honorary Doctorate

    The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology has awarded Eli Lilly and Co. executive W. Darin Moody an honorary doctorate in engineering. He has spent his entire 32-year career with the company, after earning a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in 1987 from Rose-Hulman.  

  • Evansville Thunderbolts Hire Head Coach

    The Evansville Thunderbolts have hired Jeff Bes as the team's new head coach. Bes has 19 years of playing and coaching experience, most recently serving as head coach of the Pensacola Ice Flyers. He also served as head coach and director of hockey operations in the Fayetteville FireAntz organization. 

  • Von Welch

    IU Names Cybersecurity Innovation Director

    Indiana University has selected Von Welch for the newly-created position of executive director for cybersecurity innovation. He currently serves as director of the IU Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research, a role in which he will continue in addition to the new position.

  • Ice Miller Adds Wyatt

    Ice Miller has hired attorney Cathleen Wyatt to the firm’s business services group. She previously served as an associate at Frost Brown Todd. Before law school, Wyatt worked in the banking and financial services industry for 12 years, with most of her time spent in anti-money laundering compliance and fraud prevention.
  • St. Joseph Hospital Names CEO

    St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne has named Jake Golich chief executive officer. He previously served as CEO at Mountain Vista Medical Center in Mesa, Arizona. Golich began his healthcare career as a regional hospitalist services administrator at St. Vincent’s in Indianapolis.
  • University of Notre Dame Names VP

    The University of Notre Dame has promoted Trent Grocock to vice president for finance. He is currently associate vice president for financial planning and analysis. A graduate of Notre Dame with a bachelor’s degree in finance, Grocock returned to his alma mater in 2001 as a senior financial analyst.
  • Bose Public Affairs Adds Sanders

    Bose Public Affairs Group has hired Shannon Sanders as public relations account coordinator. She most recently served as press secretary for the Indiana State Senate, where she handled media and communications efforts for Senators Buck, Crane, Freeman, Gaskill, Merritt and Ruckelshaus. Prior to her working as press secretary, Sanders served the Indiana State Senate as a legislative assistant. She is a graduate of Indiana University.
  • Calumet Specialty Products Partners Names VP

    Calumet Specialty Products Partners has appointed Valentina Serra-Holm to vice president of global product marketing. She most recently served as director of global marketing and technology at Nynas, a specialties-focused oil company that manufactures and sells bitumen and naphthenic products in Europe, the Americas, and Asia.
  • Ambrose Property Group Adds to Team

    Ambrose Property Group has announced additions to its executive leadership team. Jason Sturman (pictured) will join as chief investment officer. Isaac Bamgbose (pictured) has been named senior vice president of development. Sturman most recently served as chief investment officer at Milhaus. Bamgbose most recently led the development of the Bottleworks District as the vice president of development for Hendricks Commercial Properties. 

  • Matthew Etchison

    Ivy Tech CIO Named to Innovation Council

    Ivy Tech CIO Matt Etchison has been named to Salesforce.org's higher education innovation council. He has already been working as a sourcing partner for the company's pathfinder training program.
  • Scott Bowers

    Hoosier Energy Hires Vice President

    Hoosier Energy has hired Scott Bowers as Vice President, Public Policy and Member Services. Bowers has served as Vice President of Governmental Relations for Indiana Electric Cooperatives since 2011. He will oversee all legislative and economic development initiatives along with Hoosier Energy's marketing and corporate communications departments. Bowers holds a degree from Indiana University. 

  • College of Sports Medicine Names President

    The American College of Sports Medicine has elected NiCole Keith president. She is a research scientist with Regenstrief Institute and a professor and associate dean of faculty affairs at the School of Health and Human Sciences at IUPUI. Keith has been instrumental in Indianapolis health initiatives such as the Eskenazi HealthyMe program and the development of the Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center.
  • Weber Group Promotes Nofsinger

    Sellersburg-based Weber Group has promoted David Nofsinger to associate director of construction. He has been with the company since 2008. Nofsinger will handle management of traditional construction projects that include mixed-use buildings, multi-family housing, senior living facilities, tenant fitouts, retail centers and commercial office building developments.
  • Omada Health Hires Lilly Executive

    Omada Health has named Eli Lilly and Co. executive Wei-Li Shao chief commercial officer. He has been with Lilly for 18 years and most recently served as vice president of the company's USA neuroscience business unit. Shao also served as general manager of Lilly New Zealand and Lilly Taiwan, as well as vice president of Lilly China Diabetes. He holds an MBA from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.

  • Insight Promotes Thompson

    Insight Accounting in Goshen has promoted Danielle Thompson to partner. She has been with the company for more than nine years.  Prior to that, Thompson served as treasurer at Ethos Innovation Center in Elkhart.
  • Indianapolis Opera Names Artistic Advisor

    The Indianapolis Opera has appointed Maestro Alfred Savia as artistic advisor. He most recently served 30 years as music director of the Evansville Philharmonic. Savia was also associate conductor of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. A native of Livingston, New Jersey, Savia graduated from Butler University’s Jordan College of the Arts.

  • Centier Bank Promotes Radiceska

    Merrilleville-based Centier Bank has promoted Marija Radiceska to mortgage loan officer. She joined the bank in 2012 and recently served as assistant branch manager in Hobart. Radiceska is fluent in both Macedonian and English and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with Highest Distinction from Indiana University Northwest.

  • AgReliant Genetics Hires Manager

    Westfield-based AgReliant Genetics has named Amanda Fruland corporate communications manager. She most recently served as director of communications at Hathaway Stratagies. Fruland is an Indiana University journalism school alumna with her MBA in supply chain management from the University of Indianapolis. 

  • WorkHere Hires CMO

    Indianapolis-based WorkHere has named Chad Fife chief marketing officer. He previously served as vice president of marketing for PSI Services and Performance Assessment Network. Fife also helped launch educational technology and publishing firm Pearson’s talent division and led product marketing at Nurse.com and Cognella.
  • Brettnacher Appointed Superintendent

    Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades has named Joe Brettnacher superintendent of catholic schools for the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. He most recently served as principal of Scecina Memorial High School in Indianapolis. Brettnacher has also served as superintendent of the Diocese of Columbus, Ohio. 

  • Trine Promotes Eberts to Assistant VP

    Trine University has promoted Keirsten Eberts to assistant vice president for the College of Graduate and Professional Studies. She has served as interim assistant vice president since October, when CGPS shifted to a new, centralized leadership model. Eberts graduated from Trine with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology in 2014 and a Master of Science in leadership in 2015.
  • Saint Mary’s Welcomes Coordinator of BAVO

    Saint Mary’s College has named Liz Coulston coordinator of the Belles Against Violence Office. She previously worked at the YWCA of West Central Michigan and at the University of Texas School of Public Health. Coulston will provide campus programming for students on sexual assault, intimate partner violence and stalking. 
  • Johnson Memorial Health Announces New CEO

    The Johnson Memorial Health board of trustees has named David Dunkle president and chief executive officer. He has been acting interim CEO since late February.  In addition to his role as a family physician, Dunkle has served as vice president of medical affairs at JMH and is vice president of the Johnson Memorial Hospital Foundation Board.

  • Troan Joins Board of Viral Launch

    Pendo co-founder Erik Troan is joining the Board of Viral Launch. Troan oversees an engineering team of nearly 100 people across Pendo's headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina, and development centers in Herzliya, Israel and Sheffield, U.K. He started his career at Red Hat, where he worked as its first engineer and led the engineering team through the development of Linux, RPM and Anaconda and eventually, the company’s IPO. Troan earned a Bachelor’s degree ...

  • Kinetrex Announces New Hires

    Kintrex Energy has added Todd Johnson as risk manager and Danny Seibert as plant manager. Johnson recently served in portfolio management and energy trading for Koch Supply and Trading in Switzerland and London. Seibert most recently served at Farnsworth Group and Hunt, Guillot & Associates as a project manager.
  • State Police Officer Promoted

    Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas Carter has promoted Ronald Galaviz to the rank of first sergeant within the public information office where he will serve as the assistant chief public information officer. Galaviz graduated from the 50th Indiana State Police recruit academy in 1993 and has served out of the Fort Wayne Post.

  • COTA Elects Board Member

    The Children’s Organ Transplant Association has added Yolanda Trevino to its board of directors. She is assistant vice president for strategy, planning and assessment in diversity, equity and multicultural affairs at Indiana University. Treviño earned her Ph.D. in higher education from the university in 2004.

  • VLWL Hires Sports Marketing Manager

    Visit Lafayette–West Lafayette has hired Emily Weisenberger sports marketing manager. She most recently served as visitor information specialist at the organization while a student at Purdue University. She graduated in May from the university's Hospitality and Tourism Program with a concentration in environmental sustainability.
  • Huntingburg Mayor Appointed To Committee

    Huntingburg Mayor Denny Spinner has been appointed to serve on the National League of Cities’ transportation and infrastructure services committee. He will assist in developing NLC’s federal policy positions on issues involving transportation, including planning, funding, safety and security of public transit, streets and highways, aviation, railroads and ports.    
  • Easterseals Crossroads Awards Beemer

    The INDATA Project at Easterseals Crossroads presented the Indiana Assistive Technology Champion award to Danny Wayne Beemer. He is the assistant executive director and low-vision program manager at The Wabash Independent Living and Learning Center in Terre Haute. The center is a nonprofit, community-based, nonresidential organization run by and for people with disabilities. 

  • FSSA Secretary Receives Award

    Indiana Family and Social Services Administration Secretary Jennifer Walthall has been named the winner of the Jerry W. Friedman Health and Human Services Impact Award. The honor is presented annually by the American Public Human Services Association.
  • Purdue Names School of Aeronautics Leader

    Purdue University has named William Crossley as head of the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Crossley currently serves as a professor in the School of Aeronautics and as director of Partnership to Enhance General Aviation Safety, Accessibility, and Sustainability. He will lead about 1,500 undergraduate and graduate students and 38 faculty members in the fall. Crossley holds degrees from the University of Michigan and Arizona State University. 
  • Ben Davis Principal Wins Award

    The Indiana Association of School Principals has named Steve Samuel District 7 (Marion County) High School Principal of the Year. He is principal of the Ben Davis Ninth Grade Center. Mr. Samuel has been principal of the Ninth Grade Center since 2011. He previously served as an assistant principal and teacher at the school. He also taught at Lynhurst 7th & 8th Grace Center.
  • Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership Announces Promotions

    The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership has promoted Chad Ruston to senior vice president of economic development and chief operating officer and Vanessa Hurtig to vice president of administration. Ruston joined the Regional Partnership in 2017 with over 20 years of leadership experience in the medical device industry. Hurtig has been with the organization since 2007.

  • Fort Wayne Trails Names Executive Director

    The Fort Wayne Trails Board of Directors has named Megan McClellan executive director of the organization. McClellan, who previously served as executive director for trails at the Syracuse-Wawasee Park Foundation, will step into the new role June 3.   

  • Starcraft Names GM

    Topeka-based recreational vehicle manufacturer Starcraft has named Brion Brady general manager for its Starcraft and Highland Ridge divisions. The company says it also has plans to upgrade equipment and move production to newer facilities on its Middlebury and Shipshewana campuses. The company says the move will help to update operations, including newer equipment, better efficiencies and a more streamlined workflow.  

  • Hupfer Elected to RNC Committee

    Indiana Republican Party Chairman Kyle Hupfer will serve as the Midwest representative on the Republican National Committee Budget Committee, after being unanimously elected earlier this week. Hupfer will also continue to serve as chairman of the Indiana Republican Party and treasurer of Eric Holcomb for Indiana campaign. 

  • Plymouth Firm Changes Name, Promotes Kuhn

    Plymouth accounting and financial services firm CarterDillonUmbaugh has changed its name and promoted Justin Kuhn from a junior to senior partner. The firm is now called KuhnDillonUmbaugh. Kuhn has been with the firm for over five years.

  • Brigadier General Retires

    The Indiana National Guard this month celebrated the retirement of Brigadier General Ronald Westfall in Indianapolis. Westfall retired after 40 years in the military, the majority of which was spent in Indiana. During his career, Westfall earned several decorations and awards, including the Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Combat Infantry Badge and Order of Saint Maurice.

  • Southwest Indiana AHEC Nurse Earns Award

    The Emergency Nurses Association has named Jane Friona the winner of the 2019 Behind the Scenes Award. She is executive director at Southwest Indiana Area Health Education Center. 

  • RQAW Adds Two

    Fishers-based RQAW Corporation has hired Jeff Weber as a senior designer and Joe Bachman as a construction inspector. Weber has served in various roles in other firms, including with Euronique where he worked as an engineering department manager and a CAD technician. He will work out of the firm’s La Porte construction inspection department. 

  • Kinetrex Adds Manager

    Kinetrex Energy has named Albert Bartee business development manager. He most recently served at The Schneider Corporation as a business development manager. Bartee has his MBA from Indiana Wesleyan and bachelor’s degree from University of Indianapolis.

  • Protective Insurance Names CEO

    Carmel-based Protective Insurance Corporation (NASDAQ: PTVCA) (NASDAQ: PTVCB) has named Jeremy D. Johnson  chief executive officer. Johnson previously served as CEO and president of Lexington Insurance Company, AIG’s excess and surplus lines unit. Johnson was also a broker for Sedgwick Inc. and Marsh Inc.  

  • Wind Energy Board Elects IEA CEO

    The American Wind Energy Association’s Board of Directors has added Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Chief Executive Officer JP Roehm. He will serve a three-year term on a board that guides the national trade association for the U.S. wind energy industry.  

  • DriverReach Grows Staff

    DriverReach has added Mark Carlson as director of sales and promoted Jacqueline Cooley Martinez to director of HR and talent. Carlson most recently served at First Advantage. Martinez most recently served as HR and talent acquisition manager. DriverReach is an Indianapolis-based mobile-enhanced recruiting management system for hiring CDL drivers.
  • KSMC Promotes Two

    KSM Consulting has promoted Natalie Litera to chief operating officer and John Roach to chief revenue officer and executive vice president of data analytics. Litera re-joined the company in 2017 after serving as Service Sanitation’s director of operations for almost four years. Roach joined KSMC in 2011 after serving in technical and program leadership roles at Rolls-Royce.    
  • FlashPoint Leadership Consulting Adds Account Manager

    FlashPoint Leadership Consulting has added Dan Willms as consultant /account manager. Willms was formerly project manager for Tyco International and created his own positive psychology program. He holds a degree from Edison State College. 

  • CICF Adds To Team

    Central Indiana Community Foundation has appointed LaTasha Sturdivant (pictured) and Guadalupe Pimentel Solano to join its community leadership and effective philanthropy team. She most recently served as director of community initiatives for The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.  

  • Eckhard Groll

    Purdue University Names Head of Mechanical Engineering

    The Purdue College of Engineering has named Eckhard Groll as the William E. and Florence E. Perry Head of Mechanical Engineering. Groll currently serves as associate dean for undergraduate and graduate education for the College of Engineering. He came to Purdue as an assistant professor in 1994 and became a full professor in 2005. He holds degrees from Ruhr-University of Bochum and University of Hanover, Germany. 
  • Blake Rodgers

    Viral Launch Hires Senior VP

    Indianapolis-based Viral Launch has hired Blake Rodgers as its new Senior Vice President of Marketing. Rodgers will lead the marketing strategy, branding and lead generation. He has over 20 years experience in brand development, integrated marketing management  and product management, including as Senior Vice President at SiteLock. He holds degrees from Indiana University and Franklin University. 

  • Hoosier Women Forward Appoints Executive Director

    Amy Levander has been named executive director of Hoosier Women Forward. She is executive director of governmental affairs and chair of Krieg DeVault’s governmental affairs and public advocacy practice. Formed in January 2018, Hoosier Women Forward is a political and civic leadership training program designed to empower Democratic women to become more active participants in politics and leaders in their communities.
  • FCC Advisory Committee Member Named

    Indiana Director of Broadband Opportunities Scott Rudd has been appointed to the Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee, which is under the umbrella of the Federal Communications Commission. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai made the appointment.  

  • Visit Fort Wayne Adds Staff Member

    Visit Fort Wayne has named Auvis Cole director of sales. He most recently served as director of sales and services at the Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau. Cole is also the managing director of Destination Prime, a consulting firm that conducts various market analysis in the tourism industry.

  • Trina Marlatt

    Administrator Named at St. Vincent Williamsport

    Trina Marlatt has been named Administrator for St. Vincent Williamsport. Marlatt will be responsible for the overall operations and the strategic direction of the hospital. She previously served as Chief Nursing Officer and Director of Patient care. She joined St. Vincent in 1991 and has served in various positions, including daily operations. Marlatt holds degrees from Parkview Methodist School of Nursing, Lakeview College of Nursing and Indiana Wesleyan University. 

  • KSM Adds Director

    KSM Location Advisors has named Brian Szymanski director of national projects. He has spent over 10 years with Grant Thornton’s national credits and incentives practice. Szymanski received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and finance from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.

  • Catherine Carey

    USI Names Carey Romain College of Business Dean

    The University of Southern Indiana has named Dr. Catherine Carey as dean of the Romain College of Business. Carey has served as interim dean of the Gordon Ford College of Business at Western Kentucky University since July 2018. She joined the WKU faculty in 1992 and has served in several positions, including Department of Economics Chair. Carey holds a bachelors, master's and Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky. 

  • Veracity IIR Adds Two

    Carmel-based Veracity IIR has hired Jeremy Bell and Collin Knolhoff as senior investigators. Bell joins Veracity from the National Crime Agency in the United Kingdom where he was a critical member of the intelligence and operational organization. Knolhoff is a junior at Purdue University, pursuing his B.S. in Industrial Management, concentrating in data analytics and international business.  
  • IAHHC Appoints Board Member

    Indiana Association for Home & Hospice Care has appointed Gin Yonkman to its board of directors. She is human resources director of a family of businesses that serves nine northeast Indiana counties: Home Nursing Services, Angel Corps, Dorian Maples & Associates, and First Call Medic.

  • Kerauno Hires CMO

    Kerauno has named David Low chief marketing officer. He most recently co-founded and served as CEO of New York-based CampaignWell. In addition to naming Low CMO, Kerauno has also boosted its sales team, adding nearly a dozen regional sales directors, channel managers and other positions in strategic locations around the U.S.
  • United Way Hires Marketing VP

    United Way of Central Indiana has named Peter Hanscom vice president of marketing. He is currently president of Left Done Right Consulting and previously served as campaign manager for U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly. Hanscom will work to expand and strengthen the United Way presence in Marion, Morgan, Hamilton, Boone, Hendricks and Hancock counties.
  • KB Search Team Adds Manager

    Fort Wayne-based KB Search Team has named Neily Horan executive sales manager. She previously served at Aerotek in Louisville as commercial account manager. Horan will be selling nationally for KB Search Team.

  • SENTELLIGENCEone Expands Team

    Indianapolis-based SENTELLIGENCEone has hired Joe Huehnerhoff as director of hardware & internet of things and Jay Booth as director of software & artificial intelligence. Huerhnerhoff has an extensive background in systems engineering and previously served at Polychromix. Booth also most recently served at Polychromix. Both men will work out SENTELLIGENCEone's Boston location.

  • BitLoft Hires Two

    Indianapolis-based technology developer BitLoft has added Ryan Bonnell as executive vice president of strategy and Tim Hovious as account executive. Bonnell most recently served as vice president of sales at Motor Transport Underwriters. Hovious recently worked at Level Up Development as a sales and business development representative.      
  • Lumina CEO Named to Board

    The Council on Foundations has named Lumina Foundation President and CEO Jamie Merisotis chair of the board of directors. He previously served as board vice chair for two years. Since 2008, Merisotis has led Indianapolis-based Lumina, an independent, private foundation that is committed to making opportunities for learning beyond high school available to all.

  • Governor Announces OMB Director Change

    Governor Eric Holcomb has named Cris Johnston Office of management and budget director. He previously served eight years for then Gov. Mitch Daniels as the executive director of the Office of Management and Budget’s division of government efficiency and later, as deputy chief of staff. Johnston will take over for Micah Vincent who is leaving the administration.
  • Gina Beaven

    Hogsett Appoints Director of Citizens' Police Complaint Office

    Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett has appointed Gina Beaven to be the new director of the Citizens' Police Complaint Office. Beaven most recently served as a member of the legal team in the Office of Corporation Counsel. She will oversee the CPCO, which provides citizens a way to report improper conduct or violations by sworn IMPD Officers. Beaven holds degrees from Howard University and Graduate School U.S.A.