Judith Neville says the pandemic brought in new customers to Gratz Opus 118 Music & Dance in Valparaiso — people who were looking for ways to feel normal again. Her students are happy: “She teaches in a way that makes music come alive.”
Indiana University Northwest Chancellor Ken Iwama says his first year was one of unity in navigating the pandemic and how to best serve students. Now he’s looking forward to pursuing his top priorities, especially increasing enrollment.
In 2017, Rockland Page decided to take charge of his future by starting his own business. Today, his graphic design talents have made his T-shirts widely popular.
Alisa Hecimovich continues her family’s tradition of giving back to the community by serving as the chair of the advisory board of The Salvation Army of Lake County.
Crown Point-based HealthCall quickly filled a void during the pandemic by providing the communication bridge for the needs of communities, clients, patients and health care workers around the country.
Executive director of South Shore Arts decides to stay another year to help return to normal after canceled concerts, programming during pandemic.
Don Babcock, who spent two decades as director of economic development at NIPSCO, plans to stay involved in the Region’s communities during retirement.
Bill Hanna talks about his 11 years with the Regional Development Authority and his next endeavor as the executive director of the Dean and Barbara White Family Foundation in Merrillville.
Linda Woloshansky led significant growth at the Center of Workforce Innovations in Valparaiso for two decades. She plans travel and culinary pursuits in retirement.
ErikaDilosa, 42, is eager to join her peers from around the state to begin her new career chapter at the Indiana State Board of Education. Besides work for 21st Century Charter School, she is also on staff at Gary Middle College East and West.