Shayla Pulliam has joined the city of Greenwood as director of economic development, serving as a primary liaison to businesses, developers and others exploring Greenwood as a potential home for future operations. She will collaborate with and assist representatives from the Johnson County Development Corp., Greenwood Redevelopment Commission, Indy Chamber, Indiana Economic Development Corp. and relevant federal agencies that coordinate economic development. Pulliam previously served as a licensed domestic relations mediator for the Viola J. Taliaferro Family and Children Mediation Clinic at the IU Maurer School of Law in Bloomington. Primarily responsible for assisting low-income families with settling legal disputes, she gained valuable experience in addressing confrontational situations.
As an ethics and compliance privacy intern for Cook Medical, Pulliam developed her communications skills leading training implementation programs for 500 employees. She also acquired legal experience handling organizational, legal and compliance tasks at PactSafe in Indianapolis.
Pulliam received her law degree from the IU Maurer School of Law with undergraduate degrees in political science and sociology from Purdue University.
By Ryan Collier Director of Investment Management, Bedel Financial Consulting Inc.
Here we go again! On Wednesday, August 14th, we watched the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) drop over 800 points. The previous Monday the Dow ended down over 700 points. But what you may have missed is the sharp downward move in interest rates that has intensified with the recent stock market volatility. What does this mean for your portfolio?
Forbes released its 12th annual ranking of America’s Top Colleges based on direct benefits a university or college provides its students. Several Indiana universities made the list in some “sub-categories”, like Grateful Graduates Index, but the University of Notre Dame was the only school in the state to break the top 20 overall rankings.
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A Hammond factory recently vacated by Michigan-based Lear Corp. didn’t sit empty for very long. Midland Metal Products has taken over the former seat factory, having relocated from Chicago after 95 years.
The value of top-quality farmland in Indiana has declined continuing a five-year trend, according to the latest data from Purdue University. The statewide average of the best cropland is $8,212 per acre, down more than five percent, or $456 per acre, from the same period last year. Purdue’s survey shows average and poor-quality farmland values also dropped, but not as much. Average quality farmland declined by 0.9 percent. Purdue says the poor...
TriCore Logic has announced plans to expand its office space and staff at its downtown Fort Wayne headquarters. The company plans to invest over $200,000 in the expansions. The 2010-founded company moved to the Anthony Wayne building in 2013, and now plan to grow their staff of five employees by up to eight over the next four years.