2021-Dec-Jan Archives • Northwest Indiana Business Magazine


December-January 2022 issue

In this issue

In this issue, the 2021 Entrepreneurial Excellence (E-Day) Award winners and Society of Innovators honorees overcame hurdles to end the year strong.

Glenn Peterson

Around the Region

Learn about people, companies making difference at work and in their communities, including Centier Bank’s Glenn Peterson, who was named the Elkhart branch manager.

Dave Lasser

Innovating through storm

The 2021 E-Day honorees overcame obstacles with confidence in their ability to take chances and stay flexible during these uncertain times fueled by the crisis brought on by the pandemic.

Andrew Cleland

Inspired to overcome

Society of Innovators honorees for 2021 have come up with some impressive ways to improve lives, protect market share, kill germs and allow virtual hands-on learning


More than number crunching

Modern accounting firms have evolved into places where clients can access an extensive knowledge base of experts for their particular issue beyond traditional number crunching.

Mental health

Mindful of human resources

The crisis brought on by the pandemic has taught employers to provide assistance to workers to care for their mental health, among other new ways of thinking about work.

Succession Planning

Successful transition

Northwest Indiana experts say a succession plan is essential when they need to replace top-level leaders who are retiring or moving on to other challenges.

Anna Weber

Jobs for long haul

Higher education, trade and workforce groups collaborate to set workers on path to long-term careers by offering on-the-job training, opportunities for advanced learning.

Rebecca Richards

New leader says about time

Rebecca Richards, the first woman to serve as tribal chair of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, says her 25 years of service make her more than ready to lead.

Tom Byelick

His side job? Laughter

Tom Byelick, Hobart Chamber of Commerce director, combines his business background with love of comedy to provide outside-the-box thinking in new role.

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