November 14, 2018
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Articles in: Entrepreneurial Spirit

Trista Lutgring
- 6 weeks 3 hours ago
Brenda Wallace had been with Harding, Shymanski & Company as a certified public accountant for nearly 28 years when an opportunity presented...
Elisa Gross
- 14 weeks 5 days ago
In 2000, Jim Bush ran his first marathon, the Chicago Marathon, and wished Evansville could offer a similar experience, so he created a St. Patrick...
Trista Lutgring
- 22 weeks 2 days ago
Taking over the family fencing business in 2001 seemed like the most logical step for Shawn King in his career. He had helped his stepfather build...
Hannah Rowe
- 31 weeks 2 days ago
Pete Popham, an Evansville native and owner of Popham Construction, knew being a schoolteacher wasn’t his life’s work. It wasn’t...
Nigel Meyer
- 1 year 31 weeks ago
Eight years ago Curt Jones of Evansville was watching his son run at an athletic field day when all of a sudden it hit him. He finally had the idea...
TRISTA LUTGRING
- 1 year 38 weeks ago
Mark Schroeder has spent a lifetime at German American Bancorp. Though it seems straightforward, he says it is a bit of an unusual story. “I...
Brittany Nay
- 2 years 5 weeks ago
Sandy Quick knows how to get things done. From ordering stock and unloading trucks to serving customers on the sales floor, the Wayne’s...
Nicole Neff
- 2 years 14 weeks ago
A glimpse of Kristy Wintner’s cell phone would likely show a recent call to “The Mistress.” Kristy’s husband Chris spends 11...
Jenny McNeece
- 2 years 31 weeks ago
Serving as a U.S. Marine, Paul Saunders learned the value of a comfortable bed. So after seven years of sleeping wherever he happened to land, he...
Emily Patton
- 2 years 38 weeks ago
The smell of smoke and sounds of crackling wood trigger Kim Hanor’s memories of Sept. 3, 2015. The assistant manager of Kitchen Interiors was...
Emily Patton
- 3 years 5 weeks ago
In 1931, Wally Byam dreamed of creating a lightweight first-class trailer — the Airstream. Little did he know, the mobile home later would...
Trista Lutgring
- 3 years 14 weeks ago
Few business owners trace their company beginnings to a party. The Bauerhaus first was used more than 135 years ago as a venue for church summer...
Ian Heslinger
- 3 years 23 weeks ago
It could be said Robert Jarrett II is a version of James Bond. He can install and use surveillance equipment, ignite explosions, and offers a Bond-...
Trista Lutgring
- 3 years 31 weeks ago
Nineteen years ago, Beth Martin, owner of The Barefoot Cottage, stood inside The Secret Garden store in Newburgh, Indiana. Looking around the shop,...
Emily Patton
- 3 years 38 weeks ago
For 10 years, Bob Swallows patiently waited until the time was right to add another element to his successful Bob’s Gym multi-location...
Emily Patton
- 3 years 48 weeks ago
Mike Miller had a dream for the historic Bitterman building located on Downtown Evansville’s Main Street. He just needed someone to help...
Jessica Able
- 4 years 14 weeks ago
Many students at the University of Evansville and the University of Southern Indiana will have a leg up on their peers when they apply for their...
Brick Briscoe
- 4 years 23 weeks ago
Music shoppers in the Tri-State are lucky to have some great mom and pop shops. To name just a few, there are Opus 1 and The Musician’s Den in...
Katelyn Phillips
- 4 years 31 weeks ago
On a Friday afternoon, while driving west on Interstate 70 from Indianapolis, Terry Oates, owner of King’s Great Buys Plus, received a call...
Katelyn Phillips
- 4 years 39 weeks ago
It’s safe to say that Western Rib-Eye & Ribs takes care of its customers like it does its employees. It should — most of them are...