This issue of the magazine marks the end of a year no one ever imagined, including a global pandemic that led to a financial crisis. But Region businesses fought for their survival, especially those who earned E-Day awards.
Learn about people and companies making a difference at work and in their communities, including Megan Applegate, who was recently among the keynote speakers at the annual Not-For-Profit Conference, sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society.
The 2020 E-Day honorees have something in common. Each entrepreneur has successfully responded to change. The awards are given annually by the Indiana Small Business Development Center’s Northwest Indiana office.
The use of data analytics is shaping the way accounting firms do business from inputting numbers to analyzing them to help clients better use the data to increase their productivity and profitability, according to one regional expert.
In recent years, companies have changed how they approach workplace wellness, and have found different ways to preserve and promote overall good employee health.
When it comes to succession planning, the task can prove daunting especially for an organization that has enjoyed prosperity under stable leadership for decades. Add in a pandemic and a financial crisis and well-laid plans took unique twists and turns to future plans during these unprecedented times.
An array of resources, from higher learning institutions to public-private partnership, are available to help startups and existing businesses seeking advice to get an idea off the ground or help a company grow.
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.
The Valparaiso-based Shirley Heinze Land Trust protects everything from small vacant lots to its largest parcel, the 520-acre Ambler Flatwoods east of Michigan City.
From exploring the highest peaks of Alaska to trudging through the Arizona Hot Springs, or climbing to the top of the Rockies to roaming the trails of the Indiana Dunes, the Victor Garcia family has made these hiking, camping and cycling adventures an integral part of their lives for years.