Articles in: Entrepreneurial Spirit

Riley Guerzini
- 2 weeks 14 hours ago
When entrepreneur Kelly West started Mimi’s Gourmet Pasta Sauce, Inc. in 2010, she never dreamed it would one day be sitting on grocery store...
Trista Lutgring
- 11 weeks 14 hours ago
Bill Fulkerson remembers as a kid watching a development being built behind his home. Every day, he would sit and watch as the workers constructed...
Elisa Gross
- 1 year 14 weeks ago
When the neighboring business moved out of the space at 1412 S. Green River Road, the thought of moving never occurred to Curt Jones, owner of...
Elisa Gross
- 1 year 21 weeks ago
Glen Miller has been in business all his life. His grandfather started their family business, Miller Plating, in 1916, which Miller eventually took...
Trista Lutgring
- 1 year 31 weeks ago
Boutique fitness has not always been a part of the business life for Jeff and Bussie Cox. Owners of the Club Pilates studio located at 111 S. Green...
Addison Paul
- 1 year 40 weeks ago
Since first opening on Evansville’s West Side in 2014, Azzip Pizza has worked toward rapid growth. Five years later, the company employs 144...
Elisa Gross
- 2 years 13 weeks ago
Hydroponics is not a cheap hobby. Scott Massey and Ivan Ball discovered this during their senior year at Purdue University while building...
Trista Lutgring
- 2 years 22 weeks ago
Brenda Wallace had been with Harding, Shymanski & Company as a certified public accountant for nearly 28 years when an opportunity presented...
Elisa Gross
- 2 years 31 weeks 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
- 2 years 38 weeks 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
- 2 years 47 weeks 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
- 3 years 48 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
- 4 years 2 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
- 4 years 22 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
- 4 years 31 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
- 4 years 47 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
- 5 years 3 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
- 5 years 22 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
- 5 years 31 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
- 5 years 40 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-...