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April / May 2016

Building Evansville

On the Move

In 2014, the Indiana Economic Development Corp. commissioned a study of 11 peer cities across the nation that experienced strong population and economic growth. Through examining the communities, the study considered the questions of why those areas were successful and

Back Talk

Natalie Hedde

Hometown: Campbelltown, Indiana Job: Director of Corporate Communications, Vectren Resume: Senior Biological Products Specialist,Sanofi Pasteur, 2004-2010 Family: Husband Chuck, son Clark, 3, and daughter Haven, 2 Working in the field of communications wasn’t something Natalie Hedde had planned while attending

Business Front

Family Ties

“A labor of love, absolutely,” says Dean Brinker. “It’s a choice that you make, but to have a career in the golf business, you have to understand your limitations.” Dean Brinker is the president of Brinker’s Jewelers, a well-known fine


I often lament to my wife and sons (actually complain) that while I am fortunate to genuinely love and appreciate the magazine publishing business and our tiny corner of it, I find there isn’t any time during the workweek to

Sterling Square

The old Sterling Brewery site presently may be home to financial services company SS&C Technologies, but a piece of the building’s storied past remains. On March 14, workers from Powers Welding and Cranes and Odyssey Construction moved a 7,000-pound copper

Work Hard, Play Hard

Before starting a business together, Drew Shockley and Josh Mushlock fostered their friendship over the game of golf. When the golf lovers moved their health insurance company Crosspointe Insurance Advisors Downtown in The Walker Buidling, the site of the former

Identity Check

When Hafer launched its rebranding of the company, a major piece to its new look included the website. The architecture and design firm, previously known as Hafer Associates, was founded in 1978 in Evansville and has grown dramatically and expanded

Humble Beginning

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 returned to his native Evansville and combined his affection for fine linens with a

Basketball Crazy

Basketball was a game changer in Mike Blake’s life. In high school, the Munster, Indiana, native played the sport, though he admits he saw more time on the bench than on the floor. When his career in news broadcasting began,