On June 28, 1894, President Grover Cleveland signed a law establishing the first Monday in September of each year as a national holiday—Labor Day. A day to celebrate the American worker.
As the Region charted unknown waters, many leaned on industry experts for advice to set a course toward the future, a few of whom share their guidance in this issue. We also share stories that highlight perseverance in the Region during a crisis.
Natalie Shrader, a partner at Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP, offers guidance on the law and keeping workers safe during a crisis. She says having a plan is key to navigating this crisis.
HR professional Cyndi Harbin says companies should create action plans for keeping employees safe as they return to the office from shelter-in-place orders.
Tim Anderson, principal at the Schererville office of CliftonLarsonAllen, says businesses are seeking financial experts to help navigate pandemic response programs and forecast the rest of 2020.
Benjamin Bochnowski, president and CEO of Munster-based Peoples Bank, says the pandemic-fueled financial crisis brings lessons in resilience, charity and community during difficult times.
Mark Bates, president of Pinnacle Insurance Group of Indiana in Crown Point, offers guidance about keeping employees safe as they come back to office after shelter-in-place orders.
Gov. Eric Holcomb shares his insight on how the business community has worked together to persevere during this unprecedented crisis, including how the state will emerge from the storm strong.
This edition of Northwest Indiana Business Magazine comes during a time when the world faces a challenge unlike anything in recent history. Our writers learned business and community leaders adapted to the situation, providing expertise to guide clients and customers through uncertain times.
I like to think one of the best legacies for an effective CEO is to leave people and the organization better off than when he or she found them.