• Hoosier Tech Aims to Boost Firefighter Health

    A Bloomington-based company hopes its technology will help more firefighters track a dangerous job hazard. Envisage Technologies operates training and compliance software for first responders throughout the country and last year acquired the cloud-based Exposure Tracker software, which helps firefighters track their exposure to carcinogens on any web-connected device. The software was created by Clive Savacool, a 20-year fire service veteran, who came up with the idea after...

  • Bryan Brenner is the CEO of FirstPerson and a founding partner of Performance Lab.

    FirstPerson Execs Launch Performance Lab

    A new firm founded by executives from Indianapolis-based FirstPerson says it wants to help companies strengthen performance. Performance Lab uses a field test known as the Performance Climate Survey, which provides insights into a company’s performance culture. Founding Partner Bryan Brenner, who is also the CEO of FirstPerson, says the firm has already landed a number of early customers, including Goodwill Industries, the Indy Chamber and the Central Indiana Community Foundation.

  • GPC is a subsidiary of Kent Corp.

    Ag Manufacturer Begins Expansion

    Iowa-based Grain Processing Corp. has broken ground on an expansion project in Daviess County more than four years in the making. The company is investing $70 million to expand its Washington plant, which will create up to 20 jobs when complete.

  • Determine Begins Winding Down Plans

    The board of directors for Determine Inc. in Carmel has announced plans to begin the winding up, liquidation and dissolution of the company. The announcement comes a week after the majority of Determine's assets were acquired by New Jersey-based Corcentric Inc. in a $32 million deal.

  • Photo courtesy of the Signature School

    Signature School Among 'Honor Roll' Winners

    The Signature School in Evansville has been recognized for overall academic performance in student achievement on Charter School Capital’s Charter School Honor Roll list. The school was praised for increases in Advanced Placement students, standardized assessments, SAT scores and high school graduation rates.

  • Photo of Eric Knox courtesy of Indiana University

    IU Herbarium Completes Plant Digitization Project

    Indiana University has announced its project to provide online access to the complete collection of the IU Herbarium, launched in 2014, is now complete. The collection features more than 160,000 preserved plant specimens, including over 72,000 specimens.  

  • (image courtesy of the Department of Workforce Development)

    Unemployment Ticks Up in March

    Indiana's unemployment rate rose slightly in March to 3.6 percent. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development says the state set a preliminary record for private sector employment for the sixth consecutive month. Unemployment in Indiana remains below the national rate, which remained flat at 3.8 percent last month. According to figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Indiana's labor force participation rate rose slightly to 65.3 percent, which remains higher than...

  • Ivy Tech Selects Chancellor Finalists

    Ivy Tech Community College has announced two finalists for the position of Chancellor at its South Bend/Elkhart campus. A nationwide search has been ongoing since current chancellor Dr. Thomas Coley announced his retirement earlier this year.  One finalist, Dr. Lori Handy, currently serves as Vice Chancellor and Campus Operation Officer at Ivy Tech's Indianapolis campus, and Dr. Gaby Hawat currently serves as Principle with Catalyst Partners. 

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  • Skilled Nursing Facility Proposed for Merrillville

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      A Bloomington-based company hopes its technology will help more firefighters track a dangerous job hazard. Envisage Technologies operates training and compliance software for first responders throughout the country and last year acquired the cloud-based Exposure Tracker software, which helps firefighters track their exposure to carcinogens on any web-connected device. The software was created by Clive Savacool, a 20-year fire service veteran, who came up with the idea after...

    • Photo of Eric Knox courtesy of Indiana University

      IU Herbarium Completes Plant Digitization Project

      Indiana University has announced its project to provide online access to the complete collection of the IU Herbarium, launched in 2014, is now complete. The collection features more than 160,000 preserved plant specimens, including over 72,000 specimens.  

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    • Photo courtesy of Signature School

      Signature School Among 'Honor Roll' Winners

      The Signature School in Evansville has been recognized for overall academic performance in student achievement on Charter School Capital’s Charter School Honor Roll list. The school was praised for increases in Advanced Placement students, standardized assessments, SAT scores and high school graduation rates.

    • Photo of Eric Knox courtesy of Indiana University

      IU Herbarium Completes Plant Digitization Project

      Indiana University has announced its project to provide online access to the complete collection of the IU Herbarium, launched in 2014, is now complete. The collection features more than 160,000 preserved plant specimens, including over 72,000 specimens.  

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      Ivy Tech Community College has announced two finalists for the position of Chancellor at its South Bend/Elkhart campus. A nationwide search has been ongoing since current chancellor Dr. Thomas Coley announced his retirement earlier this year.  One finalist, Dr. Lori Handy, currently serves as Vice Chancellor and Campus Operation Officer at Ivy Tech's Indianapolis campus, and Dr. Gaby Hawat currently serves as Principle with Catalyst Partners. 

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    • GPC is a subsidiary of Kent Corp.

      Ag Manufacturer Begins Expansion

      Iowa-based Grain Processing Corp. has broken ground on an expansion project in Daviess County more than four years in the making. The company is investing $70 million to expand its Washington plant, which will create up to 20 jobs when complete.

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      Munster Tech Company in Acquisition Deal

      Las Vegas-based security technology company ACRE has announced plans to acquire a Munster-based business. Financial terms of the deal for RS2 Technologies LLC have not been released. ACRE says the acquisition will enhance its strategic expansion plans for strengthening its access control business and product portfolio.

    • Berry Global is headquartered in Evansville. (photo courtesy of Berry Global)

      Berry Outlines Sustainability Strategy

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      The Indiana Biosciences Research Institute has announced Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientific and Innovation Officer Rainer Fischer has stepped down from both roles. The institute says Fischer, who came to Indianapolis in 2017, will remain as a senior executive for innovation and discovery. The IBRI did not provide a reason for Fischer's decision to step down. In his new role, Fischer will work to attract new partners for sponsored and contract research, as well as new...

    • General Manager Denis Johnson talked about the company's growth on Inside INdiana Business.

      Catalent Bullish on 'Red Hot' Sector

      When Bloomington-based Cook Group Inc. announced the sale of its Cook Pharmica unit to New Jersey-based Catalent Inc., company executives promised to "invest aggressively" in creating a leader in the rapidly-growing biologics sector. Eighteen months later, there is ample proof they meant it. Catalent has announced major expansion projects in recent months totaling $114 million in investment. Employment at the Monroe County facility, which stood at 270...

    • Scientific evidence of a service dog's impact could persuade insurance companies to begin covering the cost, which can be upwards of $25,000.

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  • Health

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      A Bloomington-based company hopes its technology will help more firefighters track a dangerous job hazard. Envisage Technologies operates training and compliance software for first responders throughout the country and last year acquired the cloud-based Exposure Tracker software, which helps firefighters track their exposure to carcinogens on any web-connected device. The software was created by Clive Savacool, a 20-year fire service veteran, who came up with the idea after...

    • (file photo courtesy of Spero Health)

      Spero to Open Jeffersonville Clinic

      Tennessee-based Spero Health Inc. will Thursday celebrate the opening of its outpatient addiction treatment facility in Jeffersonville. The clinic is the organization's third location in Indiana, along with facilities in Indianapolis and Evansville.

    • Purdue Touts New Autism Research Center

      Purdue University says it will expand community programs, resources, collaborations and faculty members researching autism with the development of its new Purdue Autism Research Center. The center has 20 faculty members from the colleges of Health and Human Sciences, Education, Science and Veterinary Medicine.

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  • Ag INnovation

    • GPC is a subsidiary of Kent Corp.

      Ag Manufacturer Begins Expansion

      Iowa-based Grain Processing Corp. has broken ground on an expansion project in Daviess County more than four years in the making. The company is investing $70 million to expand its Washington plant, which will create up to 20 jobs when complete.

    • Bruce Kettler is the director of the Indiana State Department of Agriculture.

      Kettler: Census Shows Indiana's Farming Strength

      The Indiana State Department of Agriculture says the latest Census of Agriculture shows the sector remains the backbone of the state. The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently released the census, which is taken every five years. It shows Indiana's agricultural production in 2017 totaled more than $11 billion, which the ISDA says puts the state in the top 10 nationwide for total agricultural products sold. In an interview with Inside INdiana Business...

    • Perdue visited the culinary job training students at Second Helpings in Indianapolis.

      Agriculture Secretary Bullish on Purdue

      The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture is touting the work of Purdue University. Sonny Perdue visited the West Lafayette campus Tuesday to meet with President Mitch Daniels, as well as students and faculty. It was one of several stops in Indiana for Perdue, who also visited the National FFA Center and Second Helpings Inc. in Indianapolis. In an interview with Inside INdiana Business Reporter Mary-Rachel Redman, Perdue called the university an...

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  • Dan Finn

    Dealers Wholesale Adds Purchasing Agent

    Dealers Wholesale, distributor of building materials and solutions provider to the construction industry, has named Dan Finn as Purchasing Agent. Finn will be accountable for inventory management and purchasing. He has previous experience in the logistics, telecommunications and pharmaceutical industries. Finn holds degrees from Indiana Wesleyan University. 
  • John Koluder

    Indy Eleven Hires Senior Director

    Indy Eleven Professional Soccer has brought back John Koluder to its front office staff as Senior Director, Communications & Marketing. Koluder will serve as primary contact for media seeking interview requests. He will also oversee all internal and external communications and help with the club's marketing team. He spent ten years on the communications team of Major League Soccer's D.C. United, Chicago Fire and Real Salt Lake. 

  • Lisa Sirkin Vielee

    Well Done Marketing Promotes Sirkin Vielee to President

    Indianapolis-based Well Done Marketing has promoted Lisa Sirkin Vielee to president. The decision comes as part of a comprehensive succession plan that began when Ken Honeywell, who founded the agency in 2005 with his now wife Becky, and Sirkin Vielee merged companies in 2015 to become a full-service marketing agency.

  • Regenstrief Institute Hires VP

    The Regenstrief Institute has hired Todd Saxton as its first vice president for business development. Saxton will help create and guide new business models for bringing healthcare innovations to market. He has guided the development of more than 100 strategic analyses of existing companies and more than 50 business plans. Saxton also is currently an associate professor of strategy and entrepreneurship at IU Kelley School of Business. 

  • Bosma Enterprises Hires Chief Strategy Officer

    Bosma Enterprises has added Jay Geshay as its new Chief Strategy Officer. Geshay will be an active participant in making strategic decisions for Bosma Enterprises and the Bosma Visionary Opportunities Foundation, and will be responsible for developing and executing strategic initiatives for our company. He previously was director of Impact Indiana and was also a Senior Vice President at United Way of Central Indiana. 

  • McCloskey Appointed to IEDC Board

    Governor Eric Holcomb has appointed Fair Oaks Farms co-founder Sue McCloskey to the Indiana Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors. "To continue taking Indiana's economy to the next level, we need the experience and perspective of key industry experts like Sue McCloskey. She knows firsthand the challenges and opportunities faced by Hoosier entrepreneurs and agriculture businesses,” said Gov. Holcomb. 

  • Netfor Hires Vice President

    Netfor, Inc., a provider of business-customer and technology-user managed workplace support services, has hired Jason Belt as vice president of business and service development. Belt will focus on the company's brand messaging while opening new sales channels. He works with the executive team in developing new services and helps improve current services. Belt started with Netfor in 2015 as a service improvement and project manager for the service delivery group. 

  • Paula Raters

    Sponsel CPA Group Adds Accountant

    Sponsel CPA Group has added Paula Raters as a Staff Accountant in the Accounting Services department. Raters has 20 years of accounting experience and will perform general bookkeeping, prepare budgets, oversee payroll and manage financial institutions for clients. She holds degrees in accounting and business from Santa Monica College and Marian University.
  • Greg Pearson

    Pearson Named CEO of Pretzels Inc.

    Bluffton-based Pretzels Inc. has selected Greg Pearson as its next chief executive officer. He most recently served as head of marketing for Florida-based e-commerce pet supplies retailer Chewy.com. Pearson succeeds Chip Mann, who will continue to serve as executive vice president of sales for the snack maker, as well as a member of its board of directors.

  • Adam Norman

    Indiana DCS Hires Deputy Director

    The Indiana Department of Child Services has hired Adam Norman as deputy director of the Child Support Bureau. He previously served five years with the Child Support Bureau, took a two-year hiatus to work in the private sector, then returned last year to the assistant deputy director position.

  • Roland Shelton

    Old National Bank Promotes Shelton

    Old National Bank has promoted Roland Shelton to senior vice president, business development officer. Shelton joined Old National Bank in June of 2017 and has focused on growth opportunities in the Indianapolis and Terre Haute markets. He has over 20 years experience in leadership and management positions in manufacturing, higher education and sales. Shelton formerly was associate vice president for development at Indiana State University. 

  • Katerina Guljas

    SoIN Tourism Adds Guljas

    SoIN Tourism has hired Katerina Guljas as its Visual Content Manager. Guljas is responsible for developing and implementing visual content in the organization's marketing channels. She comes to SoIN Tourism’s marketing team with a strong background in graphic design and project management. Guljas previously spent four years in the marketing department of Luckett & Farley Architects, Engineers & Interior Designers. 

  • Ron Fleming

    Gauge Hires VP of Business Development

    Gauge has announced Ron Fleming has joined the telematics company as vice president of Business Development. Fleming will be responsible for driving Gauge’s revenue, building the sales organization and supporting Gauge’s current clients. He previously was founder and principal of MaxKinetics, LLC, and also as vice president of business development at CEDIA. Fleming holds degrees from Syracuse University and Ramapo College of New Jersey.
  • Jodi Snell

    Hedges Promotes Snell to VP

    Hedges has promoted Jodi Snell to Vice President. She joined Hedges in 2014 as Director of Operations and brings 12 years of leadership experience in addressing effective and sustainable solutions to pressing community issues.  In her new role, Jodi will oversee capacity building services for nonprofit organizations and continue to help manage the company’s growth. She holds a Bachelors Degree from Murray State.

  • Chad Key

    Jackson County Bank Hires CFO

    Jackson County Bank has hired Chad Key as a senior leader and chief financial officer. Key has worked in banking and public accounting throughout his career, most recently as executive vice president and chief financial officer at Salin Bank & Trust. He holds degrees from Indiana University and Barret Graduate School of Banking.
  • Michael Shannon

    Dealers Wholesale Hires General Manager

    Dealers Wholesale, distributor of building materials and solutions provider to the construction industry, has named Michael Shannon as Commercial Multi-Family Division General Manager. Shannon will be a member of the senior management team in charge of overseeing purchasing, production, quality control and shipping/receiving. He has previous experience within the professional services and manufacturing industries. 

  • Rick Van Kooten

    IU Bloomington Appoints Dean of College of Arts and Sciences

    Indiana University Bloomington has appointed Rick Van Kooten, IU Bloomington's vice provost for research, as executive dean of the College of Arts and Sciences starting July 1. Van Kooten is a physicist and has served as chair of the Department of Physics before becoming vice provost. He joined the IU Bloomington faculty in 1993 as an assistant professor in the Department of Physics. 

  • David Baldwin

    Envoy Adds Director of Product and Engineering

    Envoy, an Indianapolis construction management and development firm, has hired David Baldwin as Director of Product and Engineering. Baldwin will be responsible for identifying, implementing, and lead engineering, product, and marketing efforts for the company's business lines and those of its sister company, Elevate Office. 

  • Nick Duvall

    TeenWorks Names CEO

    TeenWorks has chosen Nick Duvall as its incoming chief executive officer. Duvall brings more than 11 years of experience in program and campaign management, fundraising and strategic communications to the organization, which empowers teens in Indianapolis and Muncie to achieve excellence in college, career and community. He most recently served Little Red Door Cancer Agency as chief advancement officer overseeing annual fundraising efforts. 

  • Ruth Stone

    Purdue University Fort Wayne Appoints Vice Chancellor

    Purdue University Fort Wayne Chancellor Ronald L. Elsenbaumer has announced the appointment of Ruth Stone as the Vice Chancellor for Development for the university. Stone has over a decade of experience with increasing philanthropic support and engagement for organizations. She most recently was founder and president of her own consulting firm, which helped nonprofit organizations. Stone also served as chief development officer for Turnstone. 

  • Madison Will

    KSM Adds Manager

    KSM has rehired Madison Will as manager of transformation and innovation. Will will identify and help manage the implementation of innovative, future-focused ideas and projects to help support the growth of the firm. She previously served KSM as an accountant in the firm’s business advisory group. 

  • Christy Pambianchi

    Lumina Foundation Selects Pambianchi for Board of Directors

    Lumina Foundation has chosen Corning, Inc. Executive Vice President Christine M. Pambianchi to serve on its board of directors. Pambianchi joined Corning in 2000 as division human resources manager. She was promoted to her current role in 2018.

  • Dave Ferguson

    Ball State Names Dean of College of Architecture

    Ball State University has named Dave Ferguson as dean of the College of Architecture and Planning. Ferguson has served as interim dean of CAP since July. He has served in academic and administrative roles in the Department of Landscape Architecture, the Center for Media Design, and the College of Architecture and Planning. Ferguson holds a bachelor's degree from Ball State University and his master's from the University of Illinois.  

  • Ken Jansing   Jillynn Heck

    RQAW Corporation Hires Project Managers

    Fishers-based RQAW Corporation has hired Ken Jansing as a project manager in the firm’s bridge and structural department. Jansing will focus on bridge replacement designs for LaPorte and Hendricks counties along with several INDOT bridge rehabilitation projects. He previously served as bridge department manager at Northwest Consultants, Inc. He holds a bachelor of science in civil engineering from Purdue University. 

  • Casey Collins

    Beyond Monumental Promotes Collins

    Beyond Monumental, the 501(c)3 non-profit responsible for the CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, has promoted Casey Collins to Director of Operations & Community Outreach. Collins has worked for the organization since 2012, when he began as community outreach coordinator, before being promoted to community outreach manager. 

  • Shanna Hallett

    The Mortgage Company of Southern Indiana Adds Loan Originator

    Jasper-based The Mortgage Company of Southern Indiana has added Shanna Hallett as Mortgage Loan Originator. Hallett previously worked for Wells Fargo Financial as a branch manager, and as an investment banker for Fifth Third Bank. She holds a bachelor's degree from Ball State and her MBA from the University of Indianapolis. 

  • David Wesner

    The Annex Group Hires Associate

    The Annex Group, LLC has added David Wesner as a real estate development associate. Wesner is responsible for assisting in the real estate development process from inception to close by focusing on market research, underwriting, zoning and entitlements. He previously served as a financial analyst and underwriter. Wesner holds a bachelor's degree from Indiana University and is pursuing a master's degree from the University of Indianapolis. 

  • Gregory Goode

    Goode Rejoins Indiana State University Staff

    Indiana State University has brought back Gregory Goode as executive director of government relations and university communications. Goode left Indiana State in December to become president and chief executive office of a nonprofit organization based in Washington State. He previously worked in government relations for the university, but now has an expanded role in communications as well. He begins his new role on May 1. Goode holds degrees from Indiana State University. 

  • Ben Tesnar

    CNO Financial Promotes Tesnar

    Carmel-based CNO Financial has promoted Ben Tesnar to vice president and chief information security officer. Tesnar has served as senior director, enterprise information security since September 2015.He will now be accountable for security strategy, security operations, and security architecture and implementation for the company. Tesnar previously held IT positions at CNA Insurance and Ernst & Young. 

  • Kim Bolan Cullin

    RATIO Hires Associate Principal

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  • Amanda Parker  Francisco Angulo-Parker

    CHAMP Camp Adds Board Members

    CHAMP Camp, a local non-profit dedicated to providing a traditional summer camp experience for children with tracheostomies and those requiring respiratory assistance, has added a new lead physician and pair of board members ahead of this summer’s “Out of This World” CHAMP Camp 2019. Amanda Parker is re-joining the Board of Directors. She is owner and president of Collective Alternative. Francisco Angulo-Parker is a new lead physician. 

  • Jayco Hires Vice President of Marketing

    Middlebury-based Jayco has appointed Bill Martin as vice president of marketing. He most recently worked in marketing at Grand Design RV. An Indiana native, Martin earned a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from Purdue University. 

  • Kathleen Johnston

    IU Media School Names Director of Journalism Center

    Indiana University has named Kathleen Johnston the founding director of the Michael I. Arnolt Center for Investigative Journalism on the university's Bloomington campus. She is a 30-year veteran of investigative journalism and a Media School visiting professor of practice.

  • Robert Dion

    Dion Named Igleheart Chair at University of Evansville

    The University of Evansville has announced Robert Dion as the newest holder of the Igleheart Chair in Political Science. The chair is awarded to a faculty member who has demonstrated an understanding of the importance of teaching excellence in the field of political science. The chair is also responsible for promoting student internships and forums of interest to political science majors and the wider community. 

  • Rafael Bahamonde

    IUPUI Appoints Dean of School of Health & Human Sciences

    IUPUI Chancellor Nasser Paydar has announced the appointment of Rafael Bahamonde as founding dean of the School of Health & Human Sciences. Bahamonde will begin on July 1, pending approval by the Indiana University Board of Trustees. He has served as interim dean of the school since it was officially established in July 2018 as a result of the merger of the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and the School of Physical Education and Tourism Management. 

  • Galen Monroe

    Sponsel CPA Group Adds Staff Accountant

    Sponsel CPA Group has added Galen Monroe as a Staff Accountant in the Tax Services department. Monroe will perform projections, tax research, and preparation of tax returns for individuals, businesses and not-for-profits. He joins the Sponsel team after graduating from Marian University with a bachelor's degree in accounting and economics.
  • Ann Taylor

    Wabash College Professor Named ACE Fellow

    The American Council on Education has announced Wabash College professor Ann Taylor has been named one of 39 ACE Fellows for the 2019-20 academic year. Taylor is the Haines Professor of Biochemistry and chair of the Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. She is the first biochemist in the Wabash Chemistry Department, and created the courses and curriculum for Wabash's Biochemistry major. 

  • Umberto Tachinardi

    IU Grand Challenge Initiative Names Informatics Officer

    Indiana University Grand Challenge Precision Health Initiative has hired Umberto Tachinardi, MD as its chief informatics officer. The initiative is led by Indiana University School of Medicine to transform biomedical research and health care innovations. Tachinardi will also serve as professor of biostatistics and assistant dean for clinical research informatics for IU School of Medicine 

  • Ashley Edlund Katey Atherton

    One Click Ventures Announces Promotions

    E-tailer One Click Ventures has announced the promotion of five team members to new roles. Aaron Moore (not pictured) has been promoted from Fulfillment Manager to Director of Operations. Moore will oversee all operations for One Click, including Fulfillment, Inventory, and Customer Happiness departments. 

  • Kelly Buck

    Town of Speedway Names Director of Communications

    The Town of Speedway has appointed Kelly Buck Director of Communications. Buck will serve as the primary contact for media relations and digital communications. She brings both private enterprise and non-profit experience, in addition to her knowledge of communication, social media, digital media, and strategic planning.

  • Eneida Mendonca

    Regenstrief Institute Adds VP

    Regenstrief Institute has chosen Eneida Mendonca for the newly created position of vice president for research and development. Mendonca will also have an appointment as professor of pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine, with a secondary appointment as a professor of biostatistics. She will be responsible for the institute's biomedical informatics, health services research, aging research and implementation science. 

  • Susan Leveritt

    Kerauno Hires VP of Sales

    Kerauno has hired Susan Leveritt as vice president of sales, responsible for building out a national sales organization. Leveritt has over 25 years experience on sales teams in the technology industry, including 15 years at Mitel. She also worked 5 years at CenturyLink in South Texas and Louisiana. Leveritt is a member of CRN"s Women of the Channel Power 100. She holds a degree from Louisiana State University. 

  • Joel Cooper Luis Sorto

    VOX Global Grows Indianapolis Team

    VOX Global, a strategic communications and public affairs firm, continues to grow its Indianapolis team by adding Joel Cooper as a digital communication specialist and promoting Luis Sorto to account executive. Cooper joins the company as an account executive with the digital practice group. He creates and manages digital advertising campaigns. Cooper previously worked as a content developer for Streetsense in Washington D.C. 

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    • Bryan Brenner is the CEO of FirstPerson and a founding partner of Performance Lab.

      FirstPerson Execs Launch Performance Lab

      A new firm founded by executives from Indianapolis-based FirstPerson says it wants to help companies strengthen performance. Performance Lab uses a field test known as the Performance Climate Survey, which provides insights into a company’s performance culture. Founding Partner Bryan Brenner, who is also the CEO of FirstPerson, says the firm has already landed a number of early customers, including Goodwill Industries, the Indy Chamber and the Central Indiana Community Foundation.

    • Skilled Nursing Facility Proposed for Merrillville

      A new $7 million skilled nursing facility is being proposed in Merrillville. Our partners at The Times of Northwest Indiana report the development would include five residential buildings outfitted with 12 beds, a dining area, beauty salon and spa. 

    • 2019 'Stellar' Finalists Announced

      Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch has unveiled the finalists for the 2019 Stellar Communities Program. The four regions selected will receive a planning grant and work with the Indiana Communities Institute at Ball State University on project alignment and continued planning efforts. Stellar Communities, launched in 2011, is led by the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs and aims to boost community and economic development and promote local and regional partnerships.