Brickman Named to Forbes Under 30 List 2022

Max Brickman has been named to the Forbes Under 30 List for 2022. When he was a student at Indiana University he founded Heartland Ventures, as a seed and Series A firm looking to connect coastal startups to midwestern industry. ... Read More

16 Tech CEO Announces Retirement

The president and chief executive officer of 16 Tech Community Corp. in Indianapolis has announced plans to retire. Bob Coy, who in 2017 was selected to lead the nonprofit overseeing the development of the 16 Tech Innovation District, will step down in April.... Read More

Indiana Chamber Board President Named

The board of directors of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce has named Indianapolis entrepreneur John Thompson as the new board chair. Thompson will serve a one-year term as board chairman through November 2022. “John embodies all of the qualities of a vibrant and forward-thinking entrepreneur, and he’s been highly engaged on public policy initiatives that […]... Read More

Strada Taps Virginia Economic Development Chief as CEO

Indianapolis-based Strada Education Network has selected Stephen Moret as its next president and chief executive officer. Moret most recently served in the same role at the Virginia Economic Development Partnership. The education nonprofit cites Moret’s “robust track record as a transformational leader in economic and workforce development.” During his tenure at the VEDP, Moret led a […]... Read More

Holcomb Makes More Board, Commission Appointments

Governor Eric Holcomb has made another round of appointments to various boards and commissions. They include the Indiana Election Commission, Indiana Horse Racing Commission and the Office of the Public Access Counselor. The appointments include: Executive Board of the Indiana Department of Health The governor made five reappointments to the board, who will serve until […]... Read More

Indiana Broadband Leader Joins Indy Firm

Indianapolis-based Thomas P. Miller & Associates has hired Scott Rudd as a strategic advisor. Rudd most recently served as director of broadband opportunities for the state of Indiana under Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch. Rudd was the first person selected for his previous position and led the Office of Broadband Opportunities by helping establish the state’s […]... Read More

Indiana Arts Commission Names Next Executive Director

The Indiana Arts Commission says Miah Michaelsen has been named the agency’s next executive director, succeeding Lewis Ricci who retired from the post. The IAC says Michaelsen has served with the organization for more than a decade, most recently as deputy director of operations. She began with the organization as a regional arts partner for […]... Read More

Emarsys Names New CEO

Austria-based marketing tech company Emarsys, which has its North American headquarters in Indianapolis, has a new chief executive officer. Joanna Milliken has been appointed to the role after serving as head of CX marketing for Germany-based SAP, which acquired Emarsys last year.  Milliken succeeds Ohad Hecht, who is stepping down after 12 years at Emarsys, […]... Read More

Visit Fort Wayne CEO to Retire

The president and chief executive officer of Visit Fort Wayne has announced plans to retire after more than three decades in the role. The organization says Dan O’Connell will officially step down at the end of the year. O’Connell came to Fort Wayne in 1988 after being recruited to reorganize the tourism department of the […]... Read More