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    Biomedical Firm to Expand in Plainfield

    Virginia-based LifeNet Health says it intends to expand its presence in Plainfield with the addition of more than 100 jobs. The biomedical firm says it is investing more than $18 million as it expands in Indiana. LifeNet Health’s 70,000-square-foot biologics logistics center is already operational and currently employs 45 people. The plan is to grow its staff by up to 127 employees by the end of 2023. Elaine Bedel, president of the Indiana Economic Development...

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    Radial to Hire 1,800 Seasonal Workers in Brownsburg

    Pennsylvania-based Radial Inc. has announced plans to grow its seasonal workforce in Brownsburg. The company, which opened its 700,000-square-foot fulfillment center in the Hendricks County city in June, says it will add 1,800 workers ahead of the holiday season. Radial is an e-commerce technology and operations company and says a dramatic increase in online spending will lead to higher demand for workers at the new facility this year. The jobs will mainly be...

  • Epic Grand Challenge to Launch

    Earlham College is partnering with Forward Wayne County to award $40,000 in startup capital this fall. The EPIC Grand Challenge, which launches today, challenges participating students to develop social ventures that can help to address gaps in the county’s workforce, reverse downward trends in population and homeownership, or increase property values by 2025.

  • The college will soon begin the search for its 18th president

    Franklin College Picks Search Firm for Next President

    Franklin College has chosen an executive search firm to help recruit the college's 17th president. Isaacson Miller is working with a 16-member search committee to find the college's next leader after current president Thomas Minar announced earlier this year that he would be stepping down.  The committee has no current timeline but hopes to provide recommendations to the board of trustees for a possible vote during the first quarter of 2020. 

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    AIT Bioscience Names New CEO

    Indianapolis-based contract research organization AIT Bioscience has named Jeff Goddard chief executive officer and a member of the AIT Bioscience Board of Directors. Goddard is the company's current vice president of business development.

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    Notre Dame Reaches Sustainability Goals

    The University of Notre Dame says it has achieved two major goals ahead of their target dates. The school reports it has reached its initial goals of discontinuing the use of coal by the end of 2020 and cutting the university’s carbon footprint in half by 2030.

  • Regal Beloit is closing in Valparaiso. (photo courtesy; The Times of Northwest Indiana)

    Valpo Bearings Plant to Close, Eliminating 160+ Jobs

    Wisconsin-based Regal Beloit Corp. and the union representing workers have reached an agreement about the closing of a helicopter bearing factory in Valparaiso. According to our partners at The Times of Northwest Indiana, the decision will cost between 160 to 170 workers their jobs. 

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    Senior Housing Project Advancing in Terre Haute

    Alliant Capital says it has finalized its $10 million investment in Terre Haute's Miller Parrott Lofts. The building near downtown was operated as a bakery from 1915 to 1955, but will now be transformed into 54 affordable senior housing units.

  • The SOURCE River West Entrepreneurship Center is one of the beneficiaries of the funding. (photo courtesy SOURCE River West)

    JPMorgan Chase Investing in Indy Neighborhoods

    JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) has announced gifts designed to support economic development and inclusive growth in several Indianapolis neighborhoods. The company is donating a former bank branch and a total of $500,000 to support the neighborhoods, which are part of the Great Places 2020 program. The branch location, located in the Englewood Village neighborhood on the city's near east side, will become a new coworking space called Vault. In an interview with...

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    Irish Tech Company Coming to Westfield

    An Ireland-based technology company has announced plans to set up operations in Westfield. The city says Aptiv PLC (NYSE: APTV) will invest more than $9 million to open an engineering lab in the Westfield Business Centre and bring in 50 jobs.

  • Tech

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      Cumberland Deploys Fiber Optics

      Greenfield-based NineStar Connect has completed the deployment of high-speed fiber optic facilities in the town of Cumberland. The co-op says the project brings 1Gb connectivity to Cumberland’s town hall and other facilities.

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      Irish Tech Company Coming to Westfield

      An Ireland-based technology company has announced plans to set up operations in Westfield. The city says Aptiv PLC (NYSE: APTV) will invest more than $9 million to open an engineering lab in the Westfield Business Centre and bring in 50 jobs.

    • IBRI is one of many life science organizations to collaborate for the new app

      Life Science Companies Launch Information Source

      Seven life science organizations in Indiana are collaborating on a one-stop shop for information, called INscience. BioCrossroads, Cook Regentec, Corteva Agriscience, Eli Lilly and Co., Indiana Biosciences Research Institute, Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Insititute and Roche Diagnostics have teamed to educate and engage Indiana's $78 billion life sciences economy. 

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  • Education

    • Butler University Extends President's Contract

      The Butler University Board of Trustees has extended the contract of President James Danko. Danko's contract now runs through August 2024. 

    • Kevin Teasley is the founder and president of the GEO Foundation.

      Black Expo Bringing Gary Model to New Charter School

      Indiana Black Expo Inc. is teaming up with the Indianapolis-based GEO Foundation to open its first school next year. The foundation says the school will be located at IBE's new headquarters on the east side of Indianapolis and  use the same college immersion model as the foundation's 21st Century Charter School in Gary. Kevin Teasley, founder and president of the GEO Foundation, says the model provides low-income, minority students the opportunity to attend and...

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      Notre Dame to Host Presidential Debate

      For the first time in its 176-year history, the University of Notre Dame will host a U.S. presidential debate. Set for September of next year, the debate will be the first for the 2020 general election and take place at the Joyce Center on the South Bend campus. 

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  • Advanced Manufacturing & Logistics

    • Regal Beloit is closing in Valparaiso. (photo courtesy; The Times of Northwest Indiana)

      Valpo Bearings Plant to Close, Eliminating 160+ Jobs

      Wisconsin-based Regal Beloit Corp. and the union representing workers have reached an agreement about the closing of a helicopter bearing factory in Valparaiso. According to our partners at The Times of Northwest Indiana, the decision will cost between 160 to 170 workers their jobs. 

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      Indy Companies Land Major Military Contracts

      The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded contracts to two companies in Indianapolis. The contracts, awarded to Major Tool & Machine Inc. and Rolls-Royce Corp., call for production work for the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy. 

    • Gordon Food Service announced plans to build a 500K square foot distribution center in Westfield.

      Distribution Center Could Bring Hundreds of Jobs to Westfield

      Pending approval of government incentives, construction will begin next spring in Westfield on a new distribution center for Gordon Food Service.  The Michigan-based company today announced its plans to build the $150 million food storage facility in the Northpoint Industrial Park. The company says the distribution center will initially create more than 200 jobs, with the long-term hope of creating more than 400 by the end of 2025. Before dirt is moved however...

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  • Life Sciences

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      Biomedical Firm to Expand in Plainfield

      Virginia-based LifeNet Health says it intends to expand its presence in Plainfield with the addition of more than 100 jobs. The biomedical firm says it is investing more than $18 million as it expands in Indiana. LifeNet Health’s 70,000-square-foot biologics logistics center is already operational and currently employs 45 people. The plan is to grow its staff by up to 127 employees by the end of 2023. Elaine Bedel, president of the Indiana Economic Development...

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      Jobs Announcement Set for Plainfield

      State and local officials will Tuesday make an economic development announcement in Plainfield. Few details are available, however the Indiana Economic Development Corp. says executives from Virginia-based nonprofit LifeNet Health will be in attendance.

    • IBRI is one of many life science organizations to collaborate for the new app

      Life Science Companies Launch Information Source

      Seven life science organizations in Indiana are collaborating on a one-stop shop for information, called INscience. BioCrossroads, Cook Regentec, Corteva Agriscience, Eli Lilly and Co., Indiana Biosciences Research Institute, Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Insititute and Roche Diagnostics have teamed to educate and engage Indiana's $78 billion life sciences economy. 

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  • Health

    • (photo courtesy of LifeNet Health)

      Biomedical Firm to Expand in Plainfield

      Virginia-based LifeNet Health says it intends to expand its presence in Plainfield with the addition of more than 100 jobs. The biomedical firm says it is investing more than $18 million as it expands in Indiana. LifeNet Health’s 70,000-square-foot biologics logistics center is already operational and currently employs 45 people. The plan is to grow its staff by up to 127 employees by the end of 2023. Elaine Bedel, president of the Indiana Economic Development...

    • (photo courtesy of LifeNet Health)

      Jobs Announcement Set for Plainfield

      State and local officials will Tuesday make an economic development announcement in Plainfield. Few details are available, however the Indiana Economic Development Corp. says executives from Virginia-based nonprofit LifeNet Health will be in attendance.

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      IUPUI ECHO Center Receives Grant

      Programs offered at the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI's ECHO Center will receive a boost from an Indiana State Department of Health grant. The three-year, $21 million Centers for Disease Control grant will help with efforts to find and prevent drug overdoses. 

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  • Ag INnovation

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      Slow Harvest in Indiana, Mixed Yield Estimates

      As fall harvest rolls along across the Corn Belt, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has updated its predictions of the size of the nation’s corn and soybean crops. In Indiana, the data shows the state’s corn yield has improved, while soybeans dropped over the past month. 

    • ISDA Dir. Bruce Kettler attended the US-Japan Trade deal signing ceremony. (photo courtesy of Barb Green)

      Kettler: U.S., Japan Trade Deal to Benefit Hoosier Farmers

      The U.S. and Japan this week formally signed a trade agreement that will reduce or eliminate Japanese tariffs on multiple U.S. agricultural products, including beef, pork and corn. Indiana State Department of Agriculture Director Bruce Kettler attended the signing ceremony at the White House. 

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      Indiana Farmers Eager for EPA Biofuel Promises

      The Trump administration has unveiled a plan to increase U.S. biofuels consumption and help farmers struggling with low grain prices, weather challenges and trade war fatigue. The Indiana Corn Growers Association is welcoming the news which would boost next year the amount of ethanol that oil refiners must add to gasoline production. 

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  • James Danko

    Butler Extends Danko's Contract

    The Butler University Board of Trustees has extended the contract of President James Danko. Danko's contract now runs through August 2024. He was inaugurated in 2011 as the school's 21st president.  

  • Clark Greiner

    BEDC Names Director

    The Bloomington Economic Development Corp. has named Clark Greiner business development. He most recently served as sales manager for Garden Tower Project. Greiner's earlier work included business development and planning coordination for the city of Columbus.  He also has more than a decade of experience in operations and manufacturing management.

  • Britt Sutton

    Red Cross Names Executive Director

    The American Red Cross has named Britt Sutton executive director for the central Indiana chapter. She most recently served as associate director of the Hall Center for Law and Health at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. She has also worked as an applied behavioral analysis therapist for children with autism spectrum disorders.

  • Julie Perry and Samantha Alarie-Leca

    Boardable Hires VP, Director

    Indianapolis-based Boardable has hired Julie Perry as vice president of marketing and Samantha Alarie-Leca as director of customer success. Perry has more than 13 years of experience as a director of marketing and more than 20 years of experience in the marketing field. She has worked at BLASTmedia, BlueSky Technology Partners, Givelify and served as a marketing consultant with several other tech- and marine-industry companies.  

  • Kylie Wolf

    TPMA Adds Coordinator

    Thomas P. Miller and Associates has added Kylie Wolf as workforce ecosystem coordinator for EmployIndy. She previously served coaching job seekers with significant barriers at the John Boner Neighborhood Centers. Wolf also has experience with the Northwest Indiana Center of Workforce Innovations in adult education and youth employment services.  

  • Jim Barnes

    enVista CEO Named to U.S. Auto Parts Board

    Jim Barnes, chief operating officer and co-found of en Vista has been appointed to the U.S. Auto Parts board of directors. He has 25 years of experience in the auto parts supply chain and logistics industry.

  • Andrianna Hji-Avgoustis

    RJL Solutions Hires Director

    RJL Solutions in Terre Haute has hired Hji-Avgoustis as director of government relations. She previously served as a legislative assistant for the Indiana Senate Majority. Hji-Avgoustis is a graduate of Indiana University where she received a bachelor’s degree studying law and public policy. She is currently finishing a master of public administration with a concentration in environmental policy and sustainability. 

  • Kelli Lawrence

    Onyx+East Names CEO

    Residential developer Onyx+East, a spinoff from Indianapolis-based Milhaus, has hired its new chief executive officer. Kelli Lawrence most recently spent 6 years as a principal partner of Cityscape Residential, a development and construction firm specializing in luxury multi-family communities throughout the Midwest. Since its spinoff in 2015, Indy-based Onyx+East has completed 12 for-sale housing projects in Carmel, Bloomington, Indianapolis and Florida.   

  • Katie Pourcho

    Danville Teacher Earns Top Honor

    The Indiana Department of Education has named Katie Pourcho 2020 Teacher of the Year. She teaches art to students in kindergarten through second grade at North Elementary School in the Danville Community School Corporation. Pourcho is a graduate of Ball State University with a bachelor of arts in visual art education.

  • Tamika Cacthings

    Indiana Wesleyan Honors Catchings

    Indiana Wesleyan University has chosen Tamika Catchings as the 2020 inductee into the Society of World Changers. The four-time Olympic gold medalist and former Indiana Fever WNBA All-Star will be formally inducted during a special convocation in March. Catchings currently serves as director of player programs and franchise development by Pacer’s Sports & Entertainment, Inc. 
  • Leslie Smith

    Damar Services Adds Board Member

    Damar Service Inc. has named Leslie Smith to its board of directors. She serves as executive director of alumni engagement at DePauw University.
  • Jeffrey James

    Langham Names Director

    Indianapolis-based Langham Logistics, Inc. has named Jeffrey James director of regulated cold chain services. He previously served as relationship manager for clinical supply chain at Axelon Services Corp. based out of New York. James will work out of the company's location outside of Philadelphia. He holds an MBA from Temple University.   
  • Matt Winter

    Merchants Hires Chief Architect

    Carmel-based Merchants Capital has hired Matt Winter as chief architect at the company's Chicago office. He previously served an architectural and construction consultant at GTG Consultants.
  • James Frye

    Correctional Facility Announces Promotion

    The Miami Correctional Facility in Bunker Hill has promoted James Frye to community engagement coordinator and public information officer. He has served 17 years, most recently as correctional lieutenant.
  • Lauren Petersen and Johna Norton

    United Way Names New Board Members

    United Way of Central Indiana has elected Lauren Petersen (pictured) and Johna Norton (pictured) its newest board members. Petersen currently serves as TechPoint’s senior director of relationship management. She graduated summa cum laude from Ball State University in 2011 where she earned a bachelor’s degree in urban planning and development. Norton serves senior vice president, Global Quality for Eli Lilly and Co.  

  • Dittoe Announces Promotions

    Indianapolis-based Dittoe Public Relations has promoted Mallory Sturgeon (pictured) to director of accounts and Madisen Petrosky to senior account manager. Sturgeon most recently served as senior account manager. Petrosky previously served as account executive.
  • Cory Childs

    Intelligent Fiber Promotes Childs

    Intelligent Fiber Network has promoted Cory Childs to vice president of carrier sales and business development. He most recently served as director of sales. 

  • Amy Brown

    Springbuk VP Finalist for Prestigious Award

    Indianapolis-based Springbuk has announced vice president of health and intelligence Amy Brown has been named a finalist for female executive of the year for the 16th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. She has served at the company for two years. The awards honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and the companies they run – worldwide. 
  • Caroline Voelz

    Coles Hires Social Media Manager

    Coles Marketing in Indianapolis has hired Caroline Voelz as social media manager. She most recently served as marketing and social media coordinator at Riverview Health. Voelz holds a bachelor's degree in public relations from Ball State University.
  • Gretchen Miller

    Trine Promotes Miller

    Trine University in Angola is promoting Gretchen Miller to the newly-created position of vice president for administration/chief of staff. Miller most recently served as assistant to the president and chief of staff at the university. Miller will be responsible for leading and coordinating activities of the Office of the President and serving as a member of the president's administration team.  

  • Michael Baye

    IU Professor Appointed to Consumer Council

    A professor of business economics from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business has been appointed to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Academic Research Council.  In that role, Michael Baye will advise CFPB leaders. This bureau is a U.S. government agency that makes sure banks, lenders, and other financial companies are treating consumers fairly.  

  • Leigh Riley Evans

    Mapleton Fall Creek CEO Stepping Down

    Indianapolis-based Mapleton Fall Creek Development Corp.Chief Executive Officer Leigh Riley Evans has announced she is stepping down from the organization. She will remain in her current role and continue in a project management capacity through the end of November to ensure a smooth transition. Evans has served as CEO since 2011.
  • Jamie Underwood

    Underwood Joins Cambridge Capital

    Cambridge Capital Management Corp. in Indianapolis has named Jamie Underwood executive assistant. She has worked in customer service positions for Best Lock, Poly One Packaging and WestPoint Home of Daleville.
  • Caregiver Homes of Indiana Promotes Director

    Caregiver Homes of Indiana has promoted Melanie Morris as its new Indiana Director of Operations. Morris is the former Northeast Indiana District Manager. She formerly worked in case management at St. Vincent Ascension Health. Morris holds an MBA from Anderson University and a Bachelor of Social Work from Ball State University. 
  • Jim Strenski

    Paganelli Law Group Adds Strenski

    Paganelli Law Group in Carmel has added Jim Strenski to the firm. He most recently served as a partner at Cantrell Strenski + Mehringer, where he practiced for 10 years. Before that, he was a member of the litigation department of Bingham McHale, where he regularly represented insurance companies and their insureds in insurance coverage, bad faith and third-party liability litigation.

  • Malcolm Winkler

    IU Researcher Awarded Grant

    An Indiana University microbiologist has been awarded a $3.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to look for vulnerabilities in the cell wall of bacterial pathogens, including a well-known  "superbug."  The "superbug" is responsible for pneumonia, bacterial meningitis, and other diseases. It has developed antibiotic resistance and is increasing at what IU professor Malcolm Winkler calls an alarming rate.  

  • Heidi Amspaugh

    NAMA Names Amspaugh President

    The National Association of Municipal Advisors has named Heidi Amspaugh president. She currently serves as director at Baker Tilly’s Municipal Advisory practice in Indianapolis.
  • Chrissy Vasquez and Adam Ramsey

    Indy Reads Adds Staff

    Indy Reads Books has hired Chrissy Vasquez (pictured) as chief development officer to oversee marketing, development and the store. Also, Adam Ramsey (pictured) has been named manager of engagement, specializing in story telling through video and social media. Vasquez previously served as executive director and vice president of operations for Back on My Feet.  

  • Brock Spire

    Gibson Names Director

    Indianapolis-based Gibson has named Brock Squire director of strategic initiatives. He previously served as chief operating officer for employee benefits at Lockton Mountain West. Squire holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Indiana University.

  • Bill McCuen

    American Structurepoint Hires McCuen

    American Structurepoint in Indianapolis has hired Bill McCuen as senior designer. He most recently served as director of design at KAI Design in St. Louis. McCuen worked with large multicultural teams designing schools and campuses for United Nations missions in the Middle East and Somalia. His international work also includes projects in China, Yemen, Lithuania and Russia.  

  • Ryan Mears

    Mears Elected Prosecutor

    Democratic Party precinct committepersons have elected Ryan Mears Marion County Prosecutor. He has served in an acting role since Terry Curry's resignation last month. Prior to that, Mears served as chief deputy trial prosecutor.

  • Peter Embri

    Regenstrief Leader Chosen to Serve on National Board

    Regienstrief Institute president and chief executive officer Peter Embí has been chosen to serve on the National Advisory Council for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. He is a nationally recognized leader in the field of clinical and translational research informatics, with a particular interest in learning health systems.

  • Phillip Smith

    Rothberg Logan Warsco Add Associate

    Rothberg Logan & Warsco LLP in Fort Wayne has announced Phillip Smith II has become named associate. He received his bachelor of science in American Legal Studies as well as Environmental Engineering from the United States Military Academy. Following his military service, Smith earned his Juris Doctor at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. 

  • Hope Hampton

    Project Home Indy Names Executive Director

    Project Home Indy has named Hope Hampton executive director. The organization serves teen mothers and their children on the path to self-sufficiency. Hampton previously served as executive director for the Indiana Neighborhood Resource Center.  

  • Bill Farkas

    Eskenazi Health Foundation Names VP

    The Eskenazi Health Foundation has named William Farkas vice president of major gifts. He most recently served as chief operating officer of Lambda Chi Alpha International Fraternity. Prior to that, Farkas served in various executive fundraising positions at Butler University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Western Washington University. He is a graduate of Butler University.
  • Mark Marchino

    University of Evansville Names Director

    The University of Evansville has named Mark Marchino director of clinical education in the doctor of physical therapy program. He most recently served as executive director of practice operations at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes.  

  • John Phipps

    BKD Hires Tech Coordinator

    BKD in Indianapolis has hired John Phipps as technology coordinator. He previously served as technical support analyst at Mutual Bank. Phipps has a bachelor’s degree from Ball State University in political science – international relations.

  • Brad Gillum

    Willow Marketing CEO Appointed to Council

    The Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education has appointed Brad Gillum as advisory board member on its executive council. He is founder & chief executive officer of Willow Marketing in Indianapolis.

  • Morgan Saltsgiver

    Saltsgiver Honored

    The National Association of Women in Construction has named Morgan Saltsgiver Foremost Leader for North Central Region. She serves as director of brownfields and agriBusiness for EnviroForensics in Indianapolis.

  • Scott Collins

    Woodard Emhardt Announces Promotion

    Woodard, Emhardt, Henry, Reeves & Wagner, LLP in Indianapolis promoted Scott Collins to associate. He has served as a law clerk since 2018. Prior to joining the firm, Collins worked for a startup software company conducting corporate and intellectual property legal research to determine the how to best protect the company’s IP assets.    
  • Emily Winship and Jessica Rohn

    State Museum Adds Three

    The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites has hired Emily Winship (pictured) as web and digital communication manager and Jessica Rohn (pictured) as database and prospect research manager. Also, Andrea Eberle joins the museum as executive assistant to the president and CEO. Winship most recently served as marketing specialist at Barrett & Stokely Management.  

  • Milele Kennedy

    OPHS Announces Coordinator

    The Office of Public Health and Safety in Indianapolis has named Milele Kennedy as food policy and program coordinator. She previously served as USDA food programs grant manager for Indy Parks, a role focused on managing state and federal food program dollars while creating partnerships with local organizations to feed hungry youth in Marion County.  

  • Stacy Atkinson

    Ivy Tech Announces Promotion

    Ivy Tech Community College has promoted Stacy Atkinson to chancellor for the Richmond campus and Connersville site. She has been serving in acting capacity since July. Atkinson has also been serving as vice chancellor for academic affairs for the Richmond campus.  

  • Ryan Schneider

    Anthem Adds Member to Board

    Anthem has named Ryan Schneider to its board of directors. He is chief executive officer for Realogy Holdings Corporation based in Madison, New Jersey.  Prior to that, Schneider served as president for Capital One’s card division, where he was responsible for U.S., U.K. and Canada credit card businesses.
  • Marty O'Neill

    Primaria Names CEO

    Primaria Health, a primary care-focused provider, has hired Marty O'Neill as its chief executive officer and president. In his new role, O'Neill will oversee more than 130 employees at Primaria, a joint venture between Indianapolis-based Community Health Network and Chicago primary care provider VillageMD.   

  • Brent Rockwood

    Butler Hires Pacers Executive

    A current executive with the Indiana Pacers organization and a Butler University alum will become the next chief of staff for the university.  Brent Rockwood has been named to the post where he will serve as a vice president and cabinet member for university President James Danko. “I am extremely pleased to welcome Brent back to Butler as a key member of our leadership team,” said Danko.  

  • Steve VanCamp

    ASC Names CFO

    American Senior Communities has named Steve Van Camp chief financial officer. He served most recently as CFO of Consulate Health Care based in Atlanta, GA. He has 25 years of financial executive experience. 

  • Sharon Watkins and Dennis Sasso

    CTS Announces New Board Members

    Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis has announced Reverend Sharon Watkins (pictured) and Rabbi Dennis Sasso (pictured) as board members.  Watkins is director of Truth and Racial Justice Initiative at the National Council of Churches and past general minister and President of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Sasso has served as senior rabbi of Congregation Beth-El Zedeck since 1977 

  • Mitch Donick

    DOC Announces Promotion

    The Indiana Department of Correction has promoted Mitch Donick to deputy director of operations for the parole services division. He has over 20 years of experience in law enforcement, corrections and protective services. Donick began his career in 2003 as an officer at Putnamville Correctional Facility. In 2013 he became a parole agent at the Bloomington Parole District.  

  • Moira Carlstedt,

    INHP Leader Honored

    The Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis has awarded Moira Carlstedt with the 2019 Community Spirit Award. She serves as president and CEO of Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership. She also serves as a board member for a variety of organizations including Citizens Energy Group, the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee, and the Indiana Latino Institute.
  • Jonah Crismore

    Power House Hires Director

    Power House Youth Center in New Haven has named Jonah Crismore executive director. He has served other nonprofit organizations in leadership roles, such as at the Embassy Theatre and Fort Wayne Cinema Center, where he was executive director from 2012-2017.
  • Pat Casey and Wha-Ning Doo

    CNO Names Two VP's

    Carmel-based CNO Financial Group has named Pat Casey (pictured) vice president and chief technology officer and Wha-Ning Doo (pictured) vice president of annuity valuation. Casey most recently served as the vice president of IT infrastructure and operations at Brunswick Corporation. Prior to this role, he was the vice president of IT infrastructure and operations for Delhaize America, OfficeMax, CNA Insurance and The Northern Trust Company.  

  • Ben Risinger

    IOS Hires Former TV Personality

    Indianapolis-based Imaging Office Systems has hired Ben Risinger to help lead the company's marketing and public relations efforts. He previously served as new media and community relations specialist for Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital Network in Grand Rapids, MI. From 2010 until 2013 Risinger was “Big Ben” of DoItIndy, a bi-weekly segment on the Fox 59 WXIN Morning Show in Indianapolis.  

  • Andrew Jones

    Franklin College Appoints VP

    Franklin College has appointed Andrew Jones vice president for campus life and dean of students. With more than 20 years of higher education experience, Jones comes to the university from Illinois College where he has served as associate provost and dean of student success since 2014. He has also served as founding director for the college’s Center for Academic Excellence beginning in 2008.   

  • Stephen Cox

    Holcomb Names Fire Marshal

    Governor Eric Holcomb he has named Stephen Cox to serve as Indiana state fire marshal. He replaces Jim Greeson who retired in September. Cox has served with the South Bend Fire Department for 26 years, including 12 years in executive leadership. He served in the U.S. Army as a combat medic during Desert Shield and Desert Storm.  

  • Zimmer Biomet Hires VP

    Zimmer Biomet has hired Carrie Nichol as Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. Nichol previously served as Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of Endo International plc. She also was Senior VP and Controller at Haas Group. Nichol is a licensed certified accountant and holds degrees from Widener University and Villanova University.

  • Karen Laine

    Two Chicks and a Hammer's Laine to Retire

    Karen Laine, well known for her part in the mother-daughter duo rehabbing homes in Indianapolis' Fountain Square neighborhood is taking a step back from the company. Laine says she is retiring from day-to-day operations as co-owner of Two Chicks and a Hammer Inc., but will still be a part of the HGTV show that centers on the duo, Good Bones.

  • Greg Clapp

    Farmers Bank Promotes Clapp

    The Farmers Bank in Frankfort has promoted Greg Clapp to assistant vice president and trust investment officer. He joined the bank in November 2015 as trust investment officer and has more than 31 years of experience in the financial services industry. Clapp received his bachelor of science degree in operations management and an MBA in business management from Bradley University. 
  • Bill Shrewsberry

    Shrewsberry Receives Whistler Award

    The Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee (GIPC) and Mayor Joe Hogsett have named Bill Shrewsberry the winner of the 2019 Charles L. Whistler Award. The annual award recognizes individuals who, outside the regular duties of their chosen professions, have brought together the public and private sectors for civic improvement in Indianapolis.  

  • Patrick Talty and Heather O'Brien

    ISC Names COO, Manager

    The Indiana Sports Corp has named Patrick Talty (pictured) chief operating officer and Heather O'Brien (pictured) ticket sales and event coordinator. Talty has more than 20 years of experience in the event and venue management industry and most recently served as general manager of U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. O'Brien previously served at adidas as a brand support specialist.

  • Jill Saegesser

    Wheatley Group Hires VP

    The Wheatley Group in Sellersburg has hired Jill Saegesser as vice president of redevelopment and grant services. She most recently served as executive director of River Hills Economic Development District and Regional Planning Commission (River Hills), serving the local units of government within the southern Indiana counties of Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Scott and Washington.  

  • Jon Vickers

    IU Searching for Cinema Director

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  • Rob Pruitt and James Poore

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  • Terry Anker

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  • Kent Yeager

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    The Indiana Barn Foundation has elected Kent Yeager president. He has served on the board since it was founded in 2014. The foundation is a nonprofit seeking to restore local Hoosier barns for education, culture and aesthetic value.
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