Top Story: New Cummins CEO
Jennifer Rumsey, Incoming President & CEO, Cummins Inc.
For the first time in Cummins’ more than 100-year history, a woman will lead the company…Columbus native Jennifer Rumsey selected to succeed Tom Linebarger as president and CEO. More on her vision for one of Indiana’s most important and visible companies.
Highlighting Diverse Hoosier Businesses
Karrah Herring, Chief Equity, Inclusion & Opportunity Officer, State of Indiana
Indiana’s new plan to showcase Hoosier entrepreneurs from all walks of life. We’ll have more on a new statewide initiative to highlight diverse businesses through the Hoosier Business in Action initiative.
In the Spotlight: Christopher Day
Christopher Day, CEO, Elevate Ventures
A change in leadership at the Indianapolis-based venture capital organization that has helped boost hundreds of Indiana entrepreneurs’ dreams into reality. We’ll talk with tech entrepreneur Christopher Day, the new CEO at Elevate Ventures.
Around INdiana: The Cheesecake Lady Indy
Mary-Rachel Redman, Inside INdiana Business
A simple scroll on Facebook… and a post about banana pudding cheesecake turned into big business for an Indianapolis woman. The Cheesecake Lady shares her story in this week’s Around INdiana.
(i)on Education: The Darden Group ACE Mentor Program
Akilah W. Darden, Founder & President, The Darden Group
Akilah Darden…an animated character in her company’s marketing ads, but the real deal when it comes to creating jobs and hope for the underserved in central Indiana.
Inside INdiana Sports: “Carl Erskine: The Best We’ve Got” Documentary
Ted Green, President, Ted Green Films
Anderson’s Carl Erskine made a name for himself in Major League Baseball…but it was what he did off the field that has sealed his legacy as one of the greats. Details on a new documentary coming out highlighting the life of Carl Erskine.
Inside This Week’s IBJ
Lesley Weidenbener, Editor, IBJ
IBJ Media has named its inaugural Indiana 250, a list of the state’s most influential and impactful business and community leaders, representing public and private companies, law firms, universities, not-for-profits, government and community organizations. Editor Lesley Weidenbener has more on the list.
- Mary Beth Oakes, CEO, Business Furniture & Choreo
- Abdul-Hakim Shabazz, Publisher, IndyPolitics.org
- Mike Marker, Managing Director, VOX Global
Our INsiders panel weighs in on some of the week’s big stories, including a historic leadership change at Cummins and SkyWater Technology choosing Purdue for $1.8B semiconductor fabrication facility and more.