Jennifer Richardson is the new executive director of the Indiana Office of Energy Development.
Mike McKean was named loan operations officer at Merrillville-based Centier Bank.
AJ Buchanio was named by Merrillville-based White Lodging as the company’s corporate research and development chef.
James Acton recently was named the next president of the Ball State University Alumni Association.
Muncie-based First Merchants Corp. elected a new member to its board of directors and named a new leader for its Michigan operations.
Joshua Sisk is the new executive director of the Potawatomi Zoo in South Bend.
South Bend Fire Chief Stephen Cox recently was appointed new Indiana state fire marshal by Gov. Eric Holcomb.
Terry Dammeyer is taking over as president and CEO – investments and development for Merrillville-based hotel and restaurant development management firm White Lodging, replacing the retiring Deno Yiankes.
Leah Curry is the new president for Toyota Motor Manufacturing – Indiana.
Caroline Dowd-Higgins was named vice president of career coaching and employer connections for Ivy Tech Community College.