• Eleven Fifty is headquartered at Launch Fishers.

    Dept. of Labor Honors Eleven Fifty

    Fishers-based Eleven Fifty Academy says it is the first in Indiana and one of just a few in the nation to be recognized by the U.S. Department of labor as a registered software development apprenticeship program. The department is taking part in a ceremonial signing with the academy this morning at Eleven Fifty's headquarters in Launch Fishers. Founder Scott Jones says, with tens of thousands of tech jobs available in Indiana, the designation shows Eleven Fifty is...

  • BioCrossroads Looking to the Future During Transition

    The incoming interim president and chief executive officer of BioCrossroads says the transition in leadership will be a smooth one. The state's life science initiative announced Wednesday longtime CEO David Johnson is leaving to continue his role as CEO of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership on a full-time basis. Norah Doherty will assume the interim position at the beginning of the year and says BioCrossroads continues to look to the future.

  • (photo courtesy Scotty's Brewhouse)

    Scotty's Brewhouse Files For Bankruptcy

    Indianapolis-based Scotty's Brewhouse has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company says the decision was "driven largely by the challenges of some specific locations and was necessary because of the way the company was structured corporately." As a result of the deal, Scotty's will close four of its restaurants by the end of the year. In a news release provided to Inside INdiana Business...

  • 16 Tech says the anchor building will ultimately house about 400 employees.

    Work Begins on 16 Tech's First Building

    16 Tech developers have officially broken ground on the innovation district's first building, marking the beginning of an ambitious 10-year project. The $30 million Advanced Research and Innovation building is fully-leased and will anchor the 60-acre development. The facility, which will house the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute, Central Indiana Corporate Partnership and Indiana University School of Medicine researchers, is set to be complete in mid-2020.

  • The City of Fort Wayne this year created a 13-member Public Art Commission to help develop a public art master plan. (Image courtesy of the city of Fort Wayne.)

    Work Begins on Ft. Wayne Public Art Master Plan

    A comprehensive vision for public art in Fort Wayne is being devised to find locations and projects appropriate for the city's neighborhoods. The Fort Wayne Public Art Commission recently picked Columbus, Ohio firm Designing Local to develop the master plan. The plan is being funded by gifts and contributions from the Fort Wayne Chamber Foundation and the Fort Wayne Development Commission.  The plan hopes to create an environment that supports diversity, collaboration, econ...
  • University of Evansville & Ivy Tech Offer Dual Admission

    The University of Evansville and Ivy Tech Community College have announced a dual admission program. Students who meet all admission standards are guaranteed UE acceptance to will also receive an $18,000 scholarship. UE president Christopher Pietrszkiewicz says the program offers a dedicated path for two, and four-year degrees.  

  • Indy Chamber Unveils Legislative Priorities

    The Indy Chamber has released its legislative agenda ahead of the 2019 Indiana General Assembly. Priorities include early childhood education, hate crimes legislation and an increase to the state's cigarette tax.

  • IUPUI School of Engineering and Technology (photo courtesy of IUPUI)

    IUPUI Begins Engineering and Technology Program

    Intellectual property is the focus of a new program at the School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI. The Engineering-Science Intellectual Property Project is a series of three classes that combine engineering and patent application to intellectual property concepts. Students will create their own solutions for engineering challenges by building prototypes and guiding them through commercialization processes. "This is a program in engineering education th...

  • Hicks is the director of Ball State's Center for Business and Economic Research.

    Ball State Economic Study Suggests Slowing Growth

    A new report from Ball State University suggests the potential for slower economic growth in Indiana next year. During the 23rd annual Indiana Economic Outlook Luncheon in Muncie, Center for Business and Economic Research Director Mike Hicks predicted Indiana's economy would grow at a slightly slower pace in 2019 than the predicted national rate.

  • The Indianapolis Veterans Job Fair will take place at Lucas Oil Stadium.

    Job Fairs Set For Indy, Fort Wayne

    Job seekers in Marion and Allen counties will have the chance to discuss employment opportunities Thursday at a pair of job fairs. The Indianapolis Veterans Job Fair will be held at Lucas Oil Stadium in downtown Indy and Northeast Indiana Works is hosting an event at the Allen County WorkOne career center.

  • Holcomb to Announce Business Expansion

    Governor Eric Holcomb will Thursday make an economic development announcement in Gary. Few details are available, however the Indiana Economic Development Corp. says executives from a clean energy company will be on hand. 

  • Molly Whitehead (far right) says the trip included visits with businesses that have a presence in Boone County. (photo courtesy of the Boone EDC)

    Boone County Seeks Further Collaboration With Japan Trip

    The executive director of the Boone County Economic Development Corp. says a recent trip to Japan aimed to build relationships with businesses that have established a presence in the county. Molly Whitehead says prior to this spring, only three Japanese companies had a location in Boone County and since that time, three more have set up shop. Whitehead says she and Boone County Council member Elise Nieshalla took the trip to formally express their appreciation...

  • (photo courtesy of FCC (Adams) LLC)

    Manufacturer Planning Expansion in Berne

    A subsidiary of Japan-based FCC Co. Ltd. has announced plans to expand in Adams County. The Indiana Economic Development Corp. says FCC (Adams) LLC will invest more than $24 million to grow its Berne facility and add up to 51 jobs by 2021.

  • Tech

    • IUPUI Begins Engineering and Technology Program

      Intellectual property is the focus of a new program at the School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI. The Engineering-Science Intellectual Property Project is a series of three classes that combine engineering and patent application to intellectual property concepts. Students will create their own solutions for engineering challenges by building prototypes and guiding them through commercialization processes. "This is a program in engineering education th...

    • Work Begins on 16 Tech's First Building

      16 Tech developers have officially broken ground on the innovation district's first building, marking the beginning of an ambitious 10-year project. The $30 million Advanced Research and Innovation building is fully-leased and will anchor the 60-acre development. The facility, which will house the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute, Central Indiana Corporate Partnership and Indiana University School of Medicine researchers, is set to be complete in mid-2020.

    • USI Team Builds Satellite Heading to Space Station

      A team of students from the University of Southern Indiana designed and built a satellite that launched last week on a SpaceX rocket heading for the International Space Station. The satellite will collect data for NASA research until the end of its life cycle in January 2020.

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  • Education

    • University of Evansville & Ivy Tech Offer Dual Admission

      The University of Evansville and Ivy Tech Community College have announced a dual admission program. Students who meet all admission standards are guaranteed UE acceptance to will also receive an $18,000 scholarship. UE president Christopher Pietrszkiewicz says the program offers a dedicated path for two, and four-year degrees.  

    • IUPUI Begins Engineering and Technology Program

      Intellectual property is the focus of a new program at the School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI. The Engineering-Science Intellectual Property Project is a series of three classes that combine engineering and patent application to intellectual property concepts. Students will create their own solutions for engineering challenges by building prototypes and guiding them through commercialization processes. "This is a program in engineering education th...

    • Ball State Economic Study Suggests Slowing Growth

      A new report from Ball State University suggests the potential for slower economic growth in Indiana next year. During the 23rd annual Indiana Economic Outlook Luncheon in Muncie, Center for Business and Economic Research Director Mike Hicks predicted Indiana's economy would grow at a slightly slower pace in 2019 than the predicted national rate.

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  • Manufacturing & Logistics

    • Manufacturer Planning Expansion in Berne

      A subsidiary of Japan-based FCC Co. Ltd. has announced plans to expand in Adams County. The Indiana Economic Development Corp. says FCC (Adams) LLC will invest more than $24 million to grow its Berne facility and add up to 51 jobs by 2021.

    • Ribbon Cutting Set For New Crane Complex

      The second largest tenant at Naval Surface Activity Crane in southwest central Indiana will Wednesday celebrate the opening of a new effort at the installation. Crane Army Ammunition Activity will cut the ribbon on the multi-million-dollar Crane Flexible Manufacturing Complex.

    • Churubusco Company Acquired

      Cleveland-based Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: LECO) has announced the acquisitions of two companies, one of which is located in Whitley County. Financial terms of the deal for Churubusco-based Pro Systems LLC and Coldwater Machine Company LLC in Ohio are not being disclosed.

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  • Life Sciences

    • BioCrossroads Looking to the Future During Transition

      The incoming interim president and chief executive officer of BioCrossroads says the transition in leadership will be a smooth one. The state's life science initiative announced Wednesday longtime CEO David Johnson is leaving to continue his role as CEO of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership on a full-time basis. Norah Doherty will assume the interim position at the beginning of the year and says BioCrossroads continues to look to the future.

    • Work Begins on 16 Tech's First Building

      16 Tech developers have officially broken ground on the innovation district's first building, marking the beginning of an ambitious 10-year project. The $30 million Advanced Research and Innovation building is fully-leased and will anchor the 60-acre development. The facility, which will house the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute, Central Indiana Corporate Partnership and Indiana University School of Medicine researchers, is set to be complete in mid-2020.

    • BioCrossroads CEO Moving On

      The chief executive officer of the state's life sciences initiative is stepping down. BioCrossroads says David Johnson, who has led the organization for 14 years, is leaving at the end of the year to serve as president and CEO of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership on a full-time basis. The CICP is the parent organization of Indiana's six talent and industry sector initiatives, including BioCrossroads. Johnson was elected president and CEO of the CICP in 2012 and has since led...

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  • Health

    • Work Begins on 16 Tech's First Building

      16 Tech developers have officially broken ground on the innovation district's first building, marking the beginning of an ambitious 10-year project. The $30 million Advanced Research and Innovation building is fully-leased and will anchor the 60-acre development. The facility, which will house the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute, Central Indiana Corporate Partnership and Indiana University School of Medicine researchers, is set to be complete in mid-2020.

    • Purdue Researchers Fighting Lung Superbugs

      Purdue University researchers are devising new ways to treat the world's fourth-leading cause of death: lower respiratory infections. Lung infections are often caused by 'superbugs' that are resistant to all available antibiotics, but researchers say they have created a drug formula that has shown progress in fighting them.

    • Dupont Hospital to Showcase Renovations

      Multi-million-dollar renovations at Dupont Hospital in Fort Wayne will be unveiled Thursday. Fourteen months of construction have added facilities and space for specialized services offered by Lutheran Children's Hospital. The additions include a six-bed pediatric inpatient unit and a three-bed pediatric intensive care unit. The second floor pediatric inpatient unit had previously been designated for medical surgical patients, but now features the color of...

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  • Ag INnovation

    • National FFA Convention to Stay in Indy

      One of the state's largest conventions will remain in Indianapolis. The National FFA Organization has announced Indy will continue to host the National FFA Convention & Expo through 2031. The announcement comes two months after the organization set a new attendance record at the 2018 convention, which drew 69,944 people. The event had an estimated economic impact of $39.8 million for the city. The organization has previously committed to hold the event...

    • ISDA Awarded $400K in Water Quality Grants

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded more than $400,000 to the Indiana State Department of Agriculture. The funding aims to improve water quality in the Western Lake Erie Basin.

    • Daniel Padrao is the COO of Solinftec.

      Solinftec Aims to Bring Momentum to Purdue HQ

      The chief operating officer of a Brazil-based ag tech company says he hopes to bring the success he's seen in his home country to the U.S. Daniel Padrao says the U.S. market is very important for Solinftec, which announced Thursday plans to establish its U.S. headquarters at the Purdue Research Park. The company has already set up operations in Florida and California and Padrao says they are moving at a very fast pace. In an interview with Inside INdiana Business, Padrao said...

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  • Emily Kibling

    PRSA Appoints Board Members

    The Public Relations Society of America Hoosier Chapter has appointed 2019 board members. The appointments are for one year term, ending next November. Emily Kibling (pictured), has been elected president of the Hoosier Chapter, following immediate past president, Megan Bulla. Kibling currently serves as an account director for Hirons.

  • David Johnson

    BioCrossroads CEO Moving On

    The chief executive officer of the state's life sciences initiative is stepping down. BioCrossroads says David Johnson, who has led the organization for 14 years, is leaving at the end of the year to focus full-time on his role as president and CEO of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership. He was elected president and CEO of the CICP in 2012 and has since led both organizations in a shared capacity.

  • Marcus Colson

    Busey Hires Vice President

    Carmel-based Busey has hired Marcus Colson as vice president and SBA lending specialist. He has nearly 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. Busey secured his bachelor’s degree from Indiana University. Colson is a member of the Venture Club of Indiana and the National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders.

  • Carly Day

    Purdue Athletics Names Head Team Physician

    Purdue University’s athletic squads have a new team member to assist in providing each student-athlete a state-of-the-art system of medical care. Carly Day, a member of Franciscan Physician Network, has been appointed head team physician. She will oversee all aspects of medical care for more than 500 student-athletes at the Big Ten Conference university.

  • Maricha Ellis

    Ellis Honored With Silver Stevie Award

    Maricha Ellis has been named the winner of a Silver Stevie Award in the Executive of the Year category in the 15th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. She is vice president of marketing and sales operations for Stericycle Environmental Solutions. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and the companies they run — worldwide. Ellis was recognized in the Female Executive of the Year category.

  • Jill Geer

    American College of Education Hires CMO

    The American College of Education has hired Jill Geer as chief marketing officer. She will oversee integrated marketing operations and driving organizational and enrollment growth. Geer previously served in a similar role at USA Track and Field.

  • Scott Henderson (image courtesy of techsquareatl.com)

    Purdue Names New Entrepreneurial Officer

    The Purdue Research Foundation has appointed international commercialization expert Scott Henderson chief entrepreneurial officer. He will provide leadership to the Purdue Foundry, an entrepreneurship and commercialization accelerator, and Purdue Ventures, a capital and talent hub. Henderson comes to the foundation from Sandbox Communities, a company he formed four years ago in Atlanta.

  • Aleesia Johnson

    IPS Announces Interim Superintendent

    Aleesia Johnson has been appointed Indianapolis Public Schools' interim superintendent. She currently serves as deputy superintendent for academics. Current Superintendent Dr. Lewis Ferebee’s last day will be January 4, after which Johnson will fill the position. Ferebee has been named chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools.

  • Angela Smith Grossman

    DCS Appoints Assistant Deputy Director

    The Indiana Department of Child Services has promoted Angela Smith Grossman to assistant deputy director of field operations, a new position that will focus on enhancing the agency’s foster and collaborative care programs. She has been with DCS for more than 27 years. During her tenure with DCS, Smith Grossman has served the agency as a regional manager, local office director and family case manager supervisor.  

  • Jason Trainer

    ISU Names Vice Provost

    Indiana State University has named Jason Trainer first vice provost for enrollment management. He previously worked as director of admissions at the University of North Dakota; director of enrollment management and marketing and director of marketing and communications at Northland Community and Technical College in East Grand Forks, Minnesota.

  • Brooke Barnett

    Butler Names New Dean

    Brooke Barnett has been named dean of Butler University's College of Communication, effective June 1. She is a professor and associate provost at Elon University. Barnett earned her master's and doctorate from Indiana University. She is from Kentucky and has taught in Elon's School of Communications since 2001.

  • Julie Manas

    St. Vincent Names Manas Regional President

    Julie Manas has been named regional president of the St. Vincent North Region, which includes St. Vincent Anderson, Carmel, Fishers, Kokomo, Mercy, Randolph and Williamsport hospitals. She has more than 30 years of healthcare experience and most recently comes from Hospital Sisters Health System, Western Wisconsin Division, where she held the role of president and chief executive officer.

  • Orestes Hernandez

    Mascot Hall of Fame Hires Executive Director

    As finishing touches are underway on the Mascot Hall of Fame in Whiting an executive director and full-time staff have been hired. Orestes Hernandez has been announced as executive director. Hernandez formerly was vice president of business development at the Coral Gables Museum near Miami. He has also worked more than 15 years with the Miami Marlins and the PGA Tour. 

  • Todd Krysiewicz

    Bell Techlogix Adds Senior VP

    Bell Techlogix has added Todd Krysiewicz as senior vice president of application sales and services. He is a 26-year veteran of the industry. Krysiewicz most recently served as SVP services sales for OnX Enterprise Solutions, a midsized Canadian IT services company.

  • Dr. Penny Kallmyer

    MHS Honors Kallmyer With Excellence Award

    Managed Health Services, in collaboration with its parent company, Centene Corp., has recognized Dr. Penny Kallmyer with a national award for clinical excellence. She is an independent pediatric practitioner and her office on the west side of Indianapolis. Kallmyer has been a board-certified pediatrician for nearly 25 years.

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    • Dept. of Labor Honors Eleven Fifty

      Fishers-based Eleven Fifty Academy says it is the first in Indiana and one of just a few in the nation to be recognized by the U.S. Department of labor as a software development apprenticeship program. The department is taking part in a ceremonial signing with the academy this morning at Eleven Fifty's headquarters in Launch Fishers.

    • BioCrossroads Looking to the Future During Transition

      The incoming interim president and chief executive officer of BioCrossroads says the transition in leadership will be a smooth one. The state's life science initiative announced Wednesday longtime CEO David Johnson is leaving to continue his role as CEO of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership on a full-time basis. Nora Doherty will assume the interim position at the beginning of the year and says BioCrossroads continues to look to the future.

    • Work Begins on 16 Tech's First Building

      16 Tech developers have officially broken ground on the innovation district's first building, marking the beginning of an ambitious 10-year project. The $30 million Advanced Research and Innovation building is fully-leased and will anchor the 60-acre development. The facility, which will house the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute, Central Indiana Corporate Partnership and Indiana University School of Medicine researchers, is set to be complete in mid-2020

    • Bid For FFA Convention Draws 'Fierce' Competition

      Visit Indy says the National FFA Organization's decision to keep its annual convention in Indianapolis is the result of nearly a year of negotiations. The Indy-based organization Tuesday announced Indianapolis would continue to host the event through 2031. 

    • IND Adds New Airline, Nonstop Routes

      A Florida-based airline, billing itself as an "ultra low-cost carrier," is coming to Indianapolis International Airport. Spirit Airlines Inc. will begin daily, nonstop service to Las Vegas and Orlando in March, and add summer seasonal nonstop service to Myrtle Beach in May. 

    • IND Adds New Airline, Nonstop Routes

      A Florida-based airline, billing itself as an "ultra low-cost carrier," is coming to Indianapolis International Airport. Spirit Airlines Inc. (NYSE: SAVE) will begin daily, nonstop service to Las Vegas and Orlando in March, and add summer seasonal nonstop service to Myrtle Beach in May. Vice President For Capacity Planning Mark Kopczak says the airline sees "real potential for growth" in those routes.

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    • Culture Matters: Milhaus

      With another installment of our monthly Culture Matters segment we spotlight the reasons for the rapid growth of Milhaus, the development company headquartered in downtown Indianapolis. We also take a look at some of their completed projects, and how their workplace culture translates to their projects and their customers.  

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    • What Do Customers Really Think of You?

      Ask a business owner how her customers think about the services they receive or the products they use, and you’ll hear comments like "they love us." But when a third party asks those customers the same question, the results can be eye-opening. I recently shared the story about developing a customer profile for a professional services firm that was eager to grow but lacked useful marketing intelligence about the business it was already handling. We helped them...

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