Summer 2017 Archives • Northwest Indiana Business Magazine

Summer 2017

Troy Linker

NWI Leaders

Good leadership is critical for success in any size business Leaders of large businesses are often recognized for their leadership skills, but good leadership is critical for success in any size business. Leaders, especially in small businesses, need a variety of skills, including operational knowledge, management ability and strategic thinking. In this issue, we talk …

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Gregory M. Clark

Around the Region

Stay current with local people, news and events ACCOUNTING Valuation analyst Gregory M. Clark, CPA, and a senior manager at CLH, LLC, has successfully completed the certification process with the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts to earn the Certified Valuation Analyst credential. CLH is a Michigan City-based full-service CPA firm. CLH, LLC, now …

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Bank spelled in elements from the periodic table.

Capital for Local Business

Community banks are a critical element in our regional economic growth formula Community Banks Support the Businesses that Fuel the Region Don’t dismiss Northwest Indiana as a region of has-beens. The heyday of King Steel may be over (though steel is still a major pillar of the region’s economy), but business is good in Northwest …

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International Flags

Growing Global

Exports, international expansions and financial backing by foreign companies For years now, American steel mills in Northwest Indiana have been locked in competition with places like China. The rising tide of steel imports has been a central stressor for the region’s focal industry, pushing companies like U.S. Steel and ArcelorMittal to seek new markets to …

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Secure Company Data

Local experts share their knowledge on risks, costs and ways to protect your data In one way or another, technology plays a major role in today’s business, regardless of a company’s size, product or service offerings. Securing that company data is paramount, especially when you read the horror stories about businesses paying exorbitant amounts to …

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Legal Changes

Keep tabs on the areas of law that affect your business Is your business structured in the best way to minimize liability exposure? Are you exposing your personal assets to liability? Have you reviewed the many tax implications associated with your business? Are you paying more in self-employment taxes than necessary? These are just a …

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Paula Swenson , Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer, makes the rounds with ICU Charge Nurse Janee Babbit at St. Catherine Hospital’s newly renovated Intensive Care Unit.

Evolution of Nursing

Educators and one-on-one guides for patients’ health care journeys Nurses serve patients through stronger roles in health care world While education, roles and opportunities have evolved in the nursing world, the patient has remained at the core of the profession. “Nurses are leaders. They have a leadership role in ensuring patient safety and quality of …

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Monique Ruiz, Office Administrator at Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce. “I’ve had a lot of opportunities for continual growth,” she says. “I’m always getting to do exciting things.“

Diversity in Leadership

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 …

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Charles Florance, President and Cofounder of Indiana Whiskey Company, explains everything that touches its whiskey is made in this state, from its grains and fabricated fermentation equipment to its traditional alembic-style copper pot still.

Indiana Whiskey Company

by Hoosiers, for Hoosiers “Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.” — Mark Twain The Indiana Whiskey Company prides itself on distilling every last drop of Hoosier values into its smooth-tasting whiskeys. “Our state has a rich tradition of agriculture and manufacturing,” says Charles Florance, the company’s president …

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Terry McMahon

My Banker My Friend

Considerations when choosing a bank Almost all of us utilize a bank’s business every day. Of the many factors that play into the choice of which bank to use, the following are a few to consider: Location Lending staff – accessibility and knowledge of your business Ancillary services – wealth management, IT and Deposit Fraud …

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