• Springbuk is headquartered inside The Union 525 in downtown Indianapolis.

    Springbuk Plans 'Momentous Announcement'

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  • Orange County is home to the towns of French Lick, West Baden, Orleans and Paoli, which is the county seat.

    IU Effort Sets Sights on Orange County

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  • Chok Ooi (pictured center) is co-founder and CEO of Kenzie Academy.

    Kenzie Academy Begins First Cohort

    A new high-tech apprentice school in downtown Indianapolis is underway with its first cohort. Kenzie Academy, located at the Speakeasy Downtown, says the tech-focused curriculum for the initial group of 18 students will put an emphasis on networking and paid projects as consultants for employers. Kenzie Academy was founded by agility.io Chief Executive Officer Chok Ooi, Galvanize co-founder Rehan Hasan and Students of the World founder Courtney Spence.

  • Michael Huber is CEO of the Indy Chamber.

    Grant to Support 'Accelerate Indy'

    The charitable arm of Cincinnati-based Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) has awarded a $100,000 grant to the Indy Chamber's Accelerate Indy program. The money will be directed toward the program's Entrepreneur Services division, which provides small business coaching and microloans, among other services.

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  • John Elliott was named CEO of Gleaners in 2016.

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  • The State Line Generating Plant site was included in the pitch for Amazon's second headquarters. (photo courtesy The Times of Northwest Indiana).

    Amazon Bid Draws Eyes to Northwest Indiana

    The mayor of Hammond says, while northwest Indiana was not included in the list of 20 finalists to land Amazon.com Inc.'s (Nasdaq: AMZN) second headquarters, the region's pitch has drawn other interest. Tom McDermott tells our partners at The Times of Northwest Indiana another company is pursuing a $200 million development in the Lake County city. While he declined to name the company considering the investment, McDermott says it involves a tech project at the old State Line...

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      Indianapolis-based Springbuk is planning what it calls a "momentous announcement." Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett will join the employer health data company for Monday afternoon's announcement at the Union 525 building downtown. Springbuk is headquartered at the downtown tech hub. Last summer, the company said its customer base had grown to 900, leading it to add about 10 employees.

    • Kenzie Academy Begins First Cohort

      A new high-tech apprentice school in downtown Indianapolis is underway with its first cohort. Kenzie Academy, located at the Speakeasy Downtown, says the tech-focused curriculum for the initial group of 18 students will put an emphasis on networking and paid projects as consultants for employers. Kenzie Academy was founded by agility.io Chief Executive Officer Chok Ooi, Galvanize co-founder Rehan Hasan and Students of the World founder Courtney Spence.

    • Indy Companies Among Best For Remote Jobs

      Two Indianapolis-based companies are included in the “100 Top Companies with Remote Jobs in 2018” from job search website Flexjobs. The companies are ranked based on the number of remote jobs listed in 2017.

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  • Education

    • IU Effort Sets Sights on Orange County

      Indiana University's Center for Rural Engagement will partner with Orange County for its second Sustaining Hoosier Communities project. Through the collaboration, more than 500 students in 15 courses will take part in work on economic, health and quality of life projects in the southwest central Indiana county throughout the academic year. Planned efforts include a community wellness initiative, an incubator kitchen and a youth artisan apprenticeship program.

    • Purdue Team Adds to $10M Hypersonic Vehicle Study

      Researchers from Purdue University are part of a team that has received a nearly $10 million contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory for the research and development of materials and structures for hypersonic vehicles. The team, led by the University of Dayton Research Institute, also includes researchers from the University of Tennessee.

    • Former Earlham President Dies

      The former president of Earlham College has died. Landrum Bolling, who led the Richmond campus from 1958 to 1973, was also a renowned scholar on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and served as a primary channel of communication between the White House and Yasser Arafat during President Jimmy Carter's administration. He was 104.

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  • Manufacturing & Logistics

    • Schneider Electric Plans Peru Layoffs

      France-based Schneider Electric has announced plans for another round of layoffs at its Peru facility. In a notice filed with the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, the company said more than 60 employees will be out of work beginning in mid-March.

    • Makesmith Workshop to 'Open Doors' at Conner Prairie

      As the "maker" movement continues to take hold throughout Indiana, Conner Prairie Interactive History Park in Fishers has launched its version with an exhibit aimed at both children and adults. The Makesmith Workshop focuses on giving guests hand-on experiences in the basics of sewing, woodworking and metal work. Chief Programs Officer Richard Cooper says it's important for museums to find new, immersive experiences to keep visitors engaged.

    • Hogsett: Amazon Announcement 'Speaks Volumes'

      Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett says Seattle-based Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) choosing the city as one of 20 finalists for its second corporate headquarters shows Indy is "punching above our weight" as an attractive tech hub. He says Indianapolis is one of the least-populated metropolitan areas on the list. The project, announced late last year, is expected to bring a more than $5 billion investment and ultimately up to 50,000 jobs. In an interview with...

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  • Life Sciences

    • Work Begins on $389M Regional Health Center

      Officials have broken ground on what Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton calls the largest single economic development investment in the city's history. The $389 million Indiana University Health Regional Academic Center will include a new Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital and IU's health sciences and other related academic and research facilities. IU President Michael McRobbie says the center will usher in "a completely new era..."

    • Organizers Detail STEM Fest 2018

      Conexus Indiana and the Indiana Pacers are teaming up on an event focused on science, technology, engineering and math career paths. STEM Fest 2018, set for February 11, will involve an "interactive journey" with mentors from local companies, universities and nonprofits. Students and their families will discuss future careers in sports and beyond that relate to STEM. STEM Fest will run from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. You can connect to more about ...
    • Rebranding For Heritage Hoosier Ag Business

      A well-known name in Indiana agbiosciences has changed its identity. Sheridan-based JBS United Inc. is now United Animal Health Inc., a brand the animal nutrition and health company says will differentiate it from any other company named JBS. "Our new name also keeps us connected to our heritage: United Feeds, the name we started with over 60 years ago. We are more focused now, than ever, on..."

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  • Health

    • IU Effort Sets Sights on Orange County

      Indiana University's Center for Rural Engagement will partner with Orange County for its second Sustaining Hoosier Communities project. Through the collaboration, more than 500 students in 15 courses will take part in work on economic, health and quality of life projects in the southwest central Indiana county throughout the academic year. Planned efforts include a community wellness initiative, an incubator kitchen and a youth artisan apprenticeship program.

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      The chief executive officer of Gleaners Food Bank in Indianapolis says the regional produce processing center launched in 2017 is performing very well. In an interview on Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick, John Elliott said the center is growing Gleaners' effort to serve the healthiest, most nutritious food possible to those who are hungry. He adds the effort is part of an overall mission to deal with the convergence of hunger and health. Elliott says there are...

    • New Senior Living Community to Debut in Indy

      An Illinois-based assisted living developer and manager is continuing to grow its Indiana footprint. Gardant Management Solutions will Thursday host a ribbon-cutting for a $23 million property in Indianapolis. The company says Hellenic Senior Living is designed for seniors with financial need and will serve as a "wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home." Each private apartment will include...

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  • Ag INnovation

    • Holic Foods Plans Jobs, First-of-Its-Kind Facility

      Middletown-based Holic Foods is planning a new food production center and 42 jobs over the next two years. The all-natural food manufacturer and distributor says it will invest $2.1 million to renovate a vacant factory into a facility it says will be the only one of its kind in the state. Holic Foods makes sauces, dips and condiments including its signature and the new operation, the company says, will meet Safe Quality Food Institute Level 2 certification standards. The designation...

    • Indy World Trade Center 'Full-Steam Ahead'

      World Trade Center - Indianapolis will sign an agreement Thursday with a partner in a key international region. The Memorandum of Understanding between the Indy organization and the World Trade Center - Harbin, China will involve commercial exchanges and regular meetings that could lead to future partnerships. President Doris Anne Sadler says the collaboration holds promise on several fronts including agriculture, agtech and water resource management.

    • Rebranding For Heritage Hoosier Ag Business

      A well-known name in Indiana agbiosciences has changed its identity. Sheridan-based JBS United Inc. is now United Animal Health Inc., a brand the animal nutrition and health company says will differentiate it from any other company named JBS. "Our new name also keeps us connected to our heritage: United Feeds, the name we started with over 60 years ago. We are more focused now, than ever, on..."

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  • Rosanne Burge

    Ohana Software Names COO

    Indianapolis-based Ohana Software has named Rosanne Burge chief operating officer. She has led operations for many local tech startups, most recently at Elevate Ventures. Burge also held leadership positions at Collina Ventures, Apparatus, Oxygen Education and Haverstick Consulting, as well as her own business consulting practice.

  • Karin Kennedy and Kaitlyn Boller

    Indiana Hospital Association Promotes Three

    The Indiana Hospital Association has promoted Karin Kennedy to vice president of quality and patient safety, Kaitlyn Boller to director of health policy and Laura McCaffrey to director of legislative relations. Kennedy joined IHA in 2012 as patient safety and quality advisor. Boller served as a patient safety intern for IHA in 2013 before joining the association full-time in 2014. McCaffrey joined IHA in 2016 as public affairs specialist.

  • Lisa Pratt

    IU Astrobiologist Named Planetary Protection Officer at NASA

    An Indiana University astrobiologist has been named to a NASA position responsible for protecting the planet from microscopic threats originating on other planets. Lisa Pratt, provost professor in the IU Bloomington College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, has been named the planetary protection officer at NASA.

  • Joni Sedberry

    Harrison & Moberly Names Partner

    Harrison & Moberly LLP has named Joni Sedberry partner. Her practice is devoted to family law, including but not limited to divorce, parenting time, custody, adoption, spousal support, asset and debt division, name changes, relocation, paternity and child support. Sedberry is a registered domestic relations mediator and is also a trained arbitrator, parenting coordinator, guardian ad litem and collaborative law professional.

  • Robert Seevers

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  • Greg Hahn and Aasif Bade

    CICF Announces 2018 Board Leadership

    Central Indiana Community Foundation has added board members and named board leadership and for boards of its affiliates. The CICF will be led by Chair: Greg Hahn (pictured), partner at Bose McKinney Evans LLP; Vice Chair: Aasif Bade (pictured), president of Ambrose Property Group; Treasurer: Kathy Davis, systems advisor to Mayor Joe Hogsett and Secretary: Mike Simmons, retired CEO of T2 Systems.

  • Nathan Richardson and Brian Wilson

    CNO Financial Announces Two Bankers Life Appointments

    CNO Financial Group Inc. has promoted Nathan Richardson (pictured) to senior vice president of sales and distribution and Brian Wilson (pictured) has been appointed vice president of field development, both at its Bankers Life business segment. Richardson joined the company in 1992. Also, Wilson joins Bankers Life after 16 years at Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance in Milwaukee.

  • Tim Potts

    IPFW Names Potts Chief of Police

    lndiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne has hired Tim Potts as chief of police. He most recently served as chief of police and director of public safety at the University of Mississippi. Potts is a graduate of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and the FBI National Academy.

  • Cindy Brinker

    University of Southern Indiana VP to Retire

    After more than 39 years at the University of Southern Indiana, including 14 as vice president for government relations and later vice president for government and university relations, Cindy Brinker has announced plans to retire effective December 31. She will serve her last six months on sabbatical with her last official day at the University being June 30. Brinker joined USI in 1979, and for 12 years served as director of human resources.

  • Marie Davis

    Indiana Conference For Women Names Executive Director

    The Indiana Conference for Women has named its first executive director. Marie Davis, who previously served as director of communications strategy for Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch, will take on the newly-created role. Davis is also the co-founder and former chief executive officer of Keystone Message Integration in Carmel and a former board member for the National Association of Women Business Owners.

  • Aaron Story

    Story Named CEO of Elevate Indy

    Elevate Indianapolis has named Aaron Story president and chief executive officer. Story, who most recently served co-director of the Capstone Leadership Initiative in Indy, succeeds Elevate co-founder Jim Shaffer, who stepped down after being appointed to the Indiana Parole Board by Governor Eric Holcomb. Story founded the Capstone initiative, which serves students at Arsenal Technical High School in Indianapolis.

  • Brian Mancuso and Bethany Thomas

    Indiana State Museum And Historic Sites Adds Four to Team

    The Indiana State Museum and Historic sites has named Brian Mancuso (pictured) vice president of experience. Bethany Thomas (pictured) has been appointed vice president of programs and education engagement. Jessi Klein has been named donor relations officer. Also, Stephanie Vowels has been appointed director of individual giving and stewardship.

  • Megan Telligman

    Indiana Humanities Hires Program Manager

    Indiana Humanities has hired Megan Telligman as a program manager for One State / One Story: Frankenstein. She previously served as a coordinator at the Porter County Museum in Valparaiso, where she developed programs and exhibits to engage diverse audiences in the history and culture of their communities. Telligman has also taught composition, humanities, and English at Valparaiso University.

  • Andrew Lieske

    CHA Adds to Team

    Indianapolis-based CHA Consulting Inc. has named Toni Giffin an environmental scientist supporting the firm's transportation team with environmental planning services. She earned her master’s degree in museum studies from IUPUI. Also, Andrew Lieske (pictured) has been appointed assistant project engineer supporting the firm's aviation team with site design services.

  • Jeremy Welu

    American Institute of Architects Elects President

    The American Institute of Architects Indianapolis has elected Jeremy Welu president. He is a partner at DELV Design. Other 2018 AIA officers include: Vice President Rob Proctor Jr., who is vice president of RATIO; Treasurer Lora Teagarden, who is a project architect at RATIO and Secretary Brandon Farley, who is education practice project manager at American Structurepoint.

  • Mary Beth Bonaventura

    Mary Beth Bonaventura to Join Attorney General Staff

    The former director of the Indiana Department of Child Services has a new state job. Judge Mary Beth Bonaventura, who left her previous position in December and wrote a scathing letter to Governor Eric Holcomb about the future of DCS, has been named special counsel to Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill. She was appointed DCS director in 2013 by then-Governor Mike Pence.

  • Martin Rennie

    Indy Eleven Names New Head Coach

    Just days after announcing a move to the United Soccer League, the Indy Eleven has named a new head coach. Martin Rennie, who has coached teams in the U.S., Canada and South Korea, succeeds Tim Hankinson, who left the team last year after coaching for two seasons. The team says Rennie is the only person to have served as a head coach in every North American soccer league, including Major League Soccer.

  • Jacque Haynes

    Midland Atlantic Properties Names Senior Advisor

    Midland Atlantic Properties has named Jacque Haynes a senior advisor. She is a designated Certified Commercial Investment Member and has more than 30 years of experience in the business. Haynes previously served as senior director at Cushman & Wakefield for nine years.

  • Maria Quintana

    Citizens Energy Group Adds Board Member

    Citizens Energy Group has added Maria Quintana to its nine-member board of directors. She replaces Anita Harden, who served on the board for 10 years. Quintana is president and founder of Q2u Strategic Advisory Group. Prior to founding Q2u, she served as a senior policy advisor with Bose Public Affairs Group and as an executive branch lobbyist at the federal, state and local levels. Quintana also previously served as executive vice president-managing director at JPMorgan Chase.

  • Allison Duncan

    Blasdel Solutions Adds to Team

    Blasdel Solutions has hired Allison Duncan as a project manager. She previously served as an account manager at Octagon. Duncan has served on multiple boards and commissions including the LPGA Board, the USAGolf Board, the Speedway Redevelopment Commission and the Indy Women in Tech Foundation board.

  • Crystal Vann Wallstrom

    Electric Works Announces First Hire

    The 31-acre redevelopment project in downtown Fort Wayne has named its first full-time hire. Electric Works, the proposed mixed-use innovation district at the former GE campus, has selected Crystal Vann Wallstrom as managing director of innovation. She most recently served as director of the Center for Creative Collaboration at Indiana Tech, which last month announced it would be the first tenant at Electric Works.

  • Candy Yoder

    Community Foundation of Elkhart County Adds Chief Program Officer

    Community Foundation of Elkhart County has named Candy Yoder chief program officer. Her transition is expected to be completed by July 1. She currently serves as president and CEO of Child And Parent Services. Yoder joined CAPS in 1989 as a program coordinator leading the development of new programs. In 1993, she became vice president for programs and services.

  • Thersea Criss-Hartwig

    Commonwealth Engineers Appoints Director

    Commonwealth Engineers Inc. has named Theresa Criss-Hartwig business development director. She most recently served as executive director of the Indiana Association of Regional Councils.

  • Jerry Scott

    Stay Metrics Adds 'Avid Supporter' as COO

    South Bend-based Stay Metrics has named Jerry Scott chief operating officer. He most recently served in the same role at La Porte-based Vision Financial Services. Scott's experience also includes several years as an executive at Gibson in South Bend, advancing to become COO, and more than 20 years in leadership positions with South Bend-based Towne Air Freight, a logistics provider acquired by Forward Air Corp. of Tennessee in 2015.

  • Sarena Lin

    Elanco Adds Senior VP

    Elanco Animal Health has named Sarena Lin senior vice president of North America Operations and Global Strategy. She will manage the company's U.S. and Canadian food and companion animal businesses. Lin most recently oversaw Cargill's global animal feed and nutrition business.

  • Brittney Baxter & Bob Klingensmith

    Mimir Adds to Outreach & Engagement Team

    Indianapolis-based Mimir has added Brittney Baxter and Bob Klingensmith as outreach and engagement representatives. For the past decade, Baxter has specialized in customer engagement, most notably in the SaaS industry. Klingensmith most recently served as an account manager for a cloud solutions company.

  • Byron Hardie

    tend.ly Names Chief Marketing Officer

    Indianapolis-based tend.ly has named Byron Hardie chief marketing officer. He is a growth marketing expert and has worked in the SEO industry since 1997. Most recently, Hardie served as head of inbound marketing at Angie’s List.

  • Jim Huston

    Holcomb Names Jim Huston Interim IURC Chairman

    Governor Eric Holcomb has appointed Jim Huston to serve as interim chairman for the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission. Huston will serve until Holcomb appoints a new commissioner to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of IURC Chairman Jim Atterholt. Huston is currently a commissioner on the IURC.

  • Rafael Bahamonde

    IUPUI Names Bahamonde Acting Dean of Health And Human Sciences

    IUPUI has appointed Rafael Bahamonde acting dean of the School of Health & Human Sciences, effective July 1 when the school officially opens. He is currently interim dean of the School of Physical Education and Tourism Management. The new School of Health & Human Sciences realigns PETM and the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. A search for a permanent dean will begin in the fall.

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      The Indiana Chamber's vice president of taxation and public finance says the chances of a township consolidation bill receiving approval in the General Assembly are "pretty good." House Bill 1005, which is scheduled to go before the House Government and Regulatory Reform Committee Tuesday, calls for the consolidation of any township with a population of less than 1,200.

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      Could Indiana be on the verge of a venture capital crisis? As more Hoosier tech companies emerge on the scene, some are worried there is less venture capital to fuel their growth. We have perspective from Allos Ventures Managing Partner Don Aquilano on its impact.

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      A tech startup connecting bars and restaurants with qualified workers is on the path to growth. Snapshyft is investing nearly a half-million dollars in a new headquarters and adding dozens of jobs.

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      The Indy Chamber is out with its legislative agenda. Meanwhile, the Indy Partnership has just released its 2017 job creation and investment numbers. Chief Policy Officer Mark Fisher weighs-in on both. 

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      Hoosier restaurants no longer have to look outside the state to fill its charcuterie and cheese boards with artisan meats and cheeses. Our Trendiana segment provides a round-up of some of the best Indiana butchers, farms and creameries.

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      Gleaners Food Bank is one of eight sites across the U.S. with a fresh produce center. President & CEO John Elliott shares how the organization is delivering produce to more than 40 food banks in seven states, including Indiana.

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