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Sullivan moves to IUPUC


Susan Sullivan has stepped down as director of communications for the Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) effective March 22. She will be taking a position as director of communications and marketing at Indiana University Purdue University Columbus (IUPUC) on March 28. Her replacement at the IAA has not yet been named. …

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HCEDP honors MIBOR’s Ford with STAR Award


The Hendricks County Economic Development Partnership (HCEDP) awarded Metropolitan Indianapolis Board of REALTORSR (MIBOR) Board of Director member Beth Ford with the organization’s STAR Award for her leadership and service to the Economic Gardening program in Hendricks County. Additionally, MIBOR received a STAR Award for supporting the program through its …

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Plainfield’s Fulford leading Indy Partnership


Scott Fulford of Plainfield is the Indy Partnership’s new executive director, effective since March 1. Indy Partnership is a regional economic development organization representing the nine-county Indianapolis metro area for central Indiana. The move follows the consolidation of operations between Develop Indy, the local economic development organization for Marion County …

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New entrepreneurship initiative unveiled


The Indiana Economic Development Corporation today, unveiled its INVEST Indiana initiative designed to attract new resources and increase access to capital for Indiana entrepreneurs.  Through resources from Indiana’s 21st Century Research and Technology Fund (21 Fund), the IEDC will create a new, statewide entrepreneurial network to engage private sector investors …

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Avon business making a Splash


By Mike Beas Hendricks County Business Leader Seems difficult to envision now, but there was a time when Rodney and Leah Williamson owned one of the more distinguishable above-ground swimming pools in their Brownsburg neighborhood. Theirs, you see, was the one with green water. At the present time, the Williamsons, …

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Crouching Tigers a business on the rise


By Mike Beas Hendricks County Business Leader What Olivia Roney used to examine as a potential weakness or character flaw she now considers an asset. Given the way Roney, only 23, has grown her business, Crouching Tigers, no one should question her inability – or is it unwillingness? – to …

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A recipe for happiness


Socialism in her native Venezuela steered Maria Da Fonte back to the United States, but it’s her human spirit that guided her toward being a business owner. By Mike Beas Hendricks County ICON Dimensionally speaking, Maria’s Bakery in Plainfield is anything but daunting. Fifteen feet in width and a 60-foot …

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