The eighth annual NIPSCO Luminary Awards is set for 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at the company’s Merrillville headquarters
Karen Freeman-Wilson will take over as president and CEO of the Chicago Urban League once her term as mayor of Gary ends on Dec. 31.
Ivy Tech Community College named Notre Dame executive David Balkin new chancellor for its South Bend/Elkhart campus.
Governor Eric J. Holcomb recently announced several new appointments and reappointments to various state boards, commissions, and task forces.
The Leadership Institute at Purdue Northwest is accepting applications for the next Leadership Northwest Indiana program.
Great leadership knows no gender or skin color Local women and minority professionals bring a wealth of perspective to the workplace. Great leadership knows no gender or skin color. Exceptional leaders inspire and encourage us to dig deeper and think beyond the status quo. They are visionaries and advocates. They work tirelessly for the benefit […]
Winners of the annual Northwest Indiana E-Day Awards It’s a daunting task to select the special individuals who receive Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards. Each year, the Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center (NW-ISBDC) asks a 10-member steering committee to sift through countless nominees and identify the best of the best. The process has been going on […]
CEO works to empower customers, local students and his community. The vacuum technology industry is not something that the average person thinks about on a daily basis. Rick Dekker, CEO of Dekker Vacuum Technologies Inc., is the first to agree with that statement. “We receive calls daily about vacuum cleaner repair,” laughs Dekker, “but we […]
Leader of Strack & Van Til started as a stock boy and bagger. by Barbara Eastman One of Jeff Strack’s fondest childhood memories is going to visit the grocery store founded in 1959 by his German-born grandfather, Ernie Strack, and his partner, Nick Van Til. Jeff’s dad worked in the business and started bringing Jeff […]
Society of Innovators shines the spotlight on the region’s big thinkers. by Jerry Davich Similar to when atoms collide at high speeds, something remarkable happens when ideas collide at innovative speeds. “The spark of genius happens,” says John Davies, managing director of the Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana. “Everything begins with an idea. Everything. […]