• Eldorado owns and operates the Tropicana Evansville casino.

    Hoosier Casino Parents Announce Major Merger

    The Nevada-based parents of several Indiana casinos have announced plans to merge. Eldorado Resorts Inc. (Nasdaq: ERI) says it will acquire the outstanding shares of Caesars Entertainment Corp. (Nasdaq: CZR) in a deal valued at more than $17 billion. Eldorado owns the Tropicana Evansville casino, while Caesars owns the Horseshoe casinos in Hammond and Harrison County, as well as Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville and Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in Anderson.

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    Purdue Center to Grow Software Programming Collaboration

    Purdue University has launched a new center focused on combining research in the construction of computer software. The Purdue Center for Programming Principles and Software Systems will create collaboration among researchers from the university's Department of Computer Science and the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The university says the center aims to connect fundamental research in programming languages and software engineering with domains including...

  • Indy to Host National League of Cities Meeting

    Hundreds of Leading Mayors, Councilmembers from Across America Convene in Indianapolis for National League of Cities Meeting Indianapolis will host nearly 300 mayors, councilmembers and other local leaders from across the country for the National League of Cities 2019 Summer Board & Leadership Meeting.

  • Arts Commission Awards Grants

    The Indiana Arts Commission has awarded grants to 431 community-based arts providers and individual artists statewide. The majority of the grants approved by the Commission, totaling more than $2.5 million, will be distributed through the IAC’s 11 regions to small and mid-sized organizations through Regional Initiative Grants. 

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    Robin Newman Named Dean of Students

    Purdue University Fort Wayne has named Robin Newman dean of students. Newman was previously director of the university’s Center for Women and Returning Adults.

  • Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Picks IU Team for Human Cell Atlas Award

    The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has named a team of Indiana University School of Medicine researchers as winners of the CZI Seed Networks for the Human Cell Atlas awards. The research group is led by Harikrishna Nakshatri of the university’s Marian J. Morrison Professor of Breast Cancer Research and Professor of Surgery.  

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    Indiana State Police Break Ground on New Hangar

     The city of Greenwood and Indiana State Police have officially broken ground on a hangar at Indy South Greenwood Airport. Construction is set to begin immediately and completion is slated for later this year.

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    Indiana American Water Company to Host Ribbon Cutting

    Indiana American Water Company, a subsidiary of American Water Company (NYSE: AWK) has completed the installation of a new well and two new pressure filters at its Terre Haute water treatment facility. 

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    Taylor University President to Resign

    The president of Taylor University is stepping down. The university's board of trustees says Paul Lowell Haines has resigned from the position and will leave the Upland campus August 15. A specific reason for Haines' resignation was not given, however the Board Chair Paige Cunningham noted the move was "neither solicited nor encouraged" by the board. Haines graduated from Taylor in 1975. He later held various positions at the university including vice president for...

  • 1SI executives Matt Hall and Wendy Dant Chesser talked about the project on Inside INdiana Business.

    Momentum Building at 'Hot Spot' River Ridge

    As economic development officials in southeast Indiana welcomed news last week of Louisville-based PharmaCord's plans to invest $52 million and add up to 850 jobs at the River Ridge Commerce Center, they were quick to add there is more development on the horizon. River Ridge is a sprawling, 6,000 acre park located between Jeffersonville and Charlestown that was once home to the massive Indiana Army Ammunition plant and thousands of jobs. Today more than 50 companies call River...

  • Tech

    • Bloomington Company Lands NASA Grant

      Bloomington-based Warrant Technologies LLC has received a $100,000 grant from NASA. The company says the funding will go toward artificial intelligence research and advancement in support of space tech development.

    • Heliponix CEO Scott Massey makes his pitch to the judges in Evansville. (photo courtesy of Heliponix)

      Hoosier Startups Win Evansville Pitch Competition

      Two Indiana startups took home prizes last week at the Venture Club of Indiana's regional pitch competition in Evansville. The winners were selected out of five companies that gave pitches and will move on to the statewide Innovation Showcase competition in August.

    • Jones talked about the new offering on this weekend's edition of Inside INdiana Business With Gerry Dick.

      Academy Targets ‘Red Hot’ Cyber Job Market

      The founder of Fishers-based Eleven Fifty Academy believes two new course offerings can help fill a growing cybersecurity job market in Indiana and he plans on rolling out the curriculum in markets statewide.  Scott Jones says the full and part-time courses, which feature a “cyber range” to give students hands on experience, are the first of their kind in Indiana. "We teach it in twelve weeks and you come out with two industry certifications that virtually...

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  • Education

    • (photo courtesy of Purdue University)

      Purdue Center to Grow Software Programming Collaboration

      Purdue University has launched a new center focused on combining research in the construction of computer software. The Purdue Center for Programming Principles and Software Systems will create collaboration among researchers from the university's Department of Computer Science and the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The university says the center aims to connect fundamental research in programming languages and software engineering with domains including...

    • (photo courtesy of Taylor University)

      Taylor University President to Resign

      The president of Taylor University is stepping down. The university's board of trustees says Paul Lowell Haines has resigned from the position and will leave the Upland campus August 15. A specific reason for Haines' resignation was not given, however the Board Chair Paige Cunningham noted the move was "neither solicited nor encouraged" by the board. Haines graduated from Taylor in 1975. He later held various positions at the university including vice president for...

    • UIndy to Host Guitar Foundation Convention

      The single largest classical guitar event in the world is coming to the University of Indianapolis next year. The university will host the six-day Guitar Foundation of America International Convention and Competition in June. The convention will feature hundreds of classical guitar masters and enthusiasts from across the globe. 

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  • Manufacturing & Logistics

    • Enbi was acquired by Watermill Group in April. (photo courtesy of Enbi Group)

      Enbi Group Acquires New York Company

      Shelbyville-based Enbi Group has acquired an industrial roller manufacturer in New York. Financial terms of the deal for Pierce Industries are not being disclosed, however Enbi says the acquisition will expand its capabilities and positions the combined company for strategic growth.

    • Foppers CEO Michelle Leffurt (left) and Executive Director of National Sales Emily Gillam

      Logansport Company Selected in Walmart Open Call

      A Logansport-based dog treat manufacturer is one of several companies chosen to have their products sold on Walmart shelves. Foppers Pet Treat Bakery took part in Walmart's annual Open Call event, in which hundreds of small businesses and entrepreneurs pitched their products for the chance to sell them in stores. Foppers Chief Executive Officer Michelle Leffert says she was shocked to hear she was selected during the two-day event at Walmart's headquarters in Arkansas.

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      American Wire Rope & Sling Acquired

      Fort Wayne-based American Wire Rope & Sling is under new ownership. The company has been acquired by Bishop Lifting Products in Texas, though financial details of the deal were not disclosed. AWRS manufactures a variety of products for the rigging industry, according to its website.

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  • Life Sciences

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      Zimmer Biomet Announces CFO Succession Plan

      Warsaw-based Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ZBH) has announced a succession plan for retiring Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Daniel Florin. He is set to retire on July 1 and the company has announced Suketu Upadhyay has been appointed to succeed Florin. The company says Florin will continue with the company in an advisory capacity to ensure a successful transition. 

    • Minar will step down at the end of the 2019-2020 academic year.

      Minar Touts Science Center Ahead of Stepping Down

      As Franklin College President Thomas Minar prepares to step down at the end of the 2019-2020 academic year, he says the school is well-prepared to leverage its science heritage well into the future. During an interview on Inside INdiana Business With Gerry Dick, he says the school's new $17 million Health Science Center features "the most modern science facilities imaginable." Minar, who has been the school's president since July 2015, says a fundraising campaigning topping...

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      Warsaw Company Lands FDA Clearance

      A Warsaw-based medical device manufacturer has landed a key approval. Ignite Orthopedics LLC has received FDA clearance to market its Radial Head Arthroplasty System, marking what the company says is a "significant milestone" in its mission.

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  • Health

    • Good Samaritan Approves Purchase of Former Eye Center

      Good Samaritan has agreed to buy the former Clearview Eye Center in Vincennes. The health system's board of governors approved the $1.5 million purchase in a special meeting Thursday morning and announced plans to locate the physical medicine department in the newly-purchased facility.

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      Zimmer Biomet Announces CFO Succession Plan

      Warsaw-based Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ZBH) has announced a succession plan for retiring Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Daniel Florin. He is set to retire on July 1 and the company has announced Suketu Upadhyay has been appointed to succeed Florin. The company says Florin will continue with the company in an advisory capacity to ensure a successful transition. 

    • Purdue Global, Trilogy Health Form Partnership

      Purdue University Global is teaming up with Trilogy Health Services to provide an education employee benefit program. Trilogy employees will be able to seek any degree of their choice at no cost to them. Purdue Global students also may accelerate their progress toward a degree by receiving credit for prior work and training experiences. 

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  • Ag INnovation

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      Governor Meets with Ag Leaders on Delayed Planting

      Governor Eric Holcomb recently met with leaders from the state's agriculture sector regarding the impact of unusual weather conditions on farms and other ag businesses. The USDA says 84 percent of Indiana's corn crop and 64 percent of soybeans have been planted. Typically, both crops are at 100 percent planted by this time of the year.

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      Indiana, Manitoba Continue Ag Collaboration Talks

      Indiana agriculture officials are continuing to strengthen the state's relationship with Canada. The state last week hosted a delegation from Manitoba which spent several days visiting the Purdue University College of Agriculture, the Indiana Corn and Soybean Innovation Center and Purdue Foundry. The visit was a follow-up to a trip to Manitoba by an Indiana delegation led by Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch and Indiana State Department of Agriculture Director Bruce Kettler...

    • Heliponix CEO Scott Massey makes his pitch to the judges in Evansville. (photo courtesy of Heliponix)

      Hoosier Startups Win Evansville Pitch Competition

      Two Indiana startups took home prizes last week at the Venture Club of Indiana's regional pitch competition in Evansville. The winners were selected out of five companies that gave pitches and will move on to the statewide Innovation Showcase competition in August.

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  • Robin Newman

    Purdue Fort Wayne Names Dean

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

  • Barnes & Thornburg Names Partner

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

    Goodwill's Graham Announces Retirement

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

    BAY Advisors Adds President

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

    Centier Appoints Board Member

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

  • Mallory Doyle and Emily Hammer

    PLAID Expands Team

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

    MutualBank Adds Commercial Lender

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

    AxiaTP Fills Leadership Positions

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

  • Kate Brierty

    Hedges Hires Consultant

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

    USDA Appoints Two To Committee

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

    Johnson Named IPS Superintendent

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

  • Beth Klapper and Leo Grabovsky

    JFGI Elects Board Members

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

  • Torrey Wilson

    UIndy Appoints Dean

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

    LCLD Selects Two For National Program

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

    Spectra Adds Staff

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

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

  • Joseph Myers

    DVN Hires Youth Program Coordinator

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

    Kendallville Center Names Leader

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

    Diocese Names Communications Secretary

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

    Music for All Names Manager

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

    R.E. Dimond Announces VP

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

  • Nancy Lynne Westfield

    Wabash Center Names Director

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

    Old National Bank Hires Two

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

    Pet Wellness Clinics Hires Gangemi

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

  • CNO Financial Appoints CRO

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

    SENTELLIGENCEone Names President

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

    Willow Makes Staff Changes

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

  • Bethel University Names CFO

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

  • Indiana Humanities Adds Coordinator

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

    ClearObject Hires VP

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

    JCC Elects Board Members

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

  • Stacia Murphy

    Develop Indy Welcomes IUPUI Fellow

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

  • Kristina Creager

    Purdue University Fort Wayne Names Vice Chancellor

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

  • John Harrison

    CleanSlate Adds Staff

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

  • Scott Tieken

    Rose-Hulman Promotes Director

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

    Kahn to Lead Delirium Research Society

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

  • Colts Name Overton As Producer

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

    Bursten Retires From ISP

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

    Purdue Names Department Head

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

    ETFCU's Schirmer Earns National Honor

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

  • Ashley Savieo

    Savieo Honored For Economic Development

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

    Hirons Promotes Crafton

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

    MutualFirst Adds Deitrich

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

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

    Trine Promotes Overton

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

    Governor Promotes Jackson to Budget Director

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

  • Dianna Boyce

    PS&E Names 2021 NBA All-Star Staff

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

  • Crystal Wilson

    Milhaus Appoints VP

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

  • Kay Swank-Herzog

    Indiana Repertory Theatre Adds Manager

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

    Rose-Hulman Hires Provost

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

  • George Bible and Brittany Johnson

    IMCU Announces Management Moves

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

    IndyGo Promotes Burnside

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

    Enterprise Health Names CFO

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

    CM Buck Hires Manager

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

    Springbuk Hires COO

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

    FirstPerson Adds Staff

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

  • Keira Amstutz

    Indiana Philanthropy Alliance Names Board Director

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

  • Tom Tomaszewski

    NAHB Adds Board Member

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

  • Megan Hamilton

    EnviroForensics Promotes Hamilton

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

  • Tom Pardo

    Comcast Promotes Pardo

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

    Bethel University Names VP

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

    Purdue Names New Executive VP

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

  • Suzanne Thomson and Danielle Harchaoui-Benson

    Fairchild Adds Staff

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

  • Stephanie Rufus and Sheri Butler

    Gibson Adds to Staff

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

  • Jason Clemons and Ali Harris

    Apex Benefits Adds Five

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

  • Mike Wood and Maureen Larkins

    Medxcel Hires Two, Promotes Wood

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

  • Misty Minar and Danny Schembre

    Mesker Park Zoo Makes Staff Changes

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

  • Catherine Cummings and Harold (Steve) Turner

    IMPD Makes Command Staff Changes

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

  • Franklin College Hires Hardy

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

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

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

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

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

    Indy Chamber Hires Director

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

  • Timmy Global Health Chooses Reich

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

  • Lutheran Health Network Names CEO

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Thor Adds Two Managers

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

  • Brendan Miller

    Barnes & Thornburg Adds Operations Advisor

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

  • Erin Bognar

    DCS Promotes Bognar

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

  • Culver Names Head of Schools

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

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

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

  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch Adds Mar

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

  • Sullivan to Co-chair National Committee

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

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

  • KM&A Adds Two Managers

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

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

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

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

  • PLAID Adds Visual Designer

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

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

  • National Guard Promotes Winslow

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

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

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

  • GM Named For Pier 48 Fish House

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

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

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

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

    Rose Hulman Names Executive Director of Alumni Relations

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

  • HCEDP Appoints Manager

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

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

    Trine University Names Dean of Students

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

  • Kinsey Institute Promotes Garcia

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

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

  • Deetz Takes on New Roles at VU

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

  • SMWC Names Security Director

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

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

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

    IU Appoints O'Neill College Dean

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

  • The Nature Conservancy Promotes Clemens

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

  • Rose-Hulman Awards Honorary Doctorate

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

  • Evansville Thunderbolts Hire Head Coach

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

  • Von Welch

    IU Names Cybersecurity Innovation Director

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

  • Ice Miller Adds Wyatt

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

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

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

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

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

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

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