April/May 2023

Evansville Business

In The News

New Hires/Promotions  University of Southern Indiana has named Joanna Riney director of student financial assistance. The USI graduate has had a 30-year career with the university, most recently as associate director of financial assistance. The school also announced the appointment

B.Y.O.B. – Be Your Own Boss

Intelligence, flexibility, leadership, and belief. Starting a business from scratch, and then maintaining it and growing it for years to come, requires all these things, plus plenty of hard work. There is also, perhaps, a little luck along the way. 

The Frequent Visitors

The feature story about entrepreneurship in this issue of Evansville Business made me think about a few things. Among them is the opportunity to establish our own company culture is one of the many parts I enjoy about running a

Back Talk

Parri Black

Education:  Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Northwestern University; Master of Science in Public Service Administration, University of Evansville Resume:  Producer, WTVF-TV, Nashville, Tennessee; Special Projects Producer, WSMV-TV, Nashville, Tennessee; Producer, WBIR-TV, Knoxville, Tennessee; Christian Education Director, St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church,


‘One Piece of the Puzzle’

Gun violence impacts a community's every layer including individuals, families, governance, health care, and the economy. After 24 total homicides in Evansville in 2022, it didn’t take long for the new year to start on similar, tragic footing. At 1:05

Business Front

All in the Family

McMahon Exterminating is a family-run enterprise. Charlie McMahon oversees the company started by his father, Jack. With son Luke McMahon, they make up the McMahon trio, three generations working together. Like the McMahons, there are several sets of relatives at

Right at Home

  It may seem unusual for a modern business like New Horizons Financial Consultants to be housed in a 19th-century brick Victorian, but owner and Certified Financial Planner Amy Bouchie loves being surrounded by historic residences and wouldn’t have it

The Future is Virtual

At the Boys & Girls Club of Evansville, virtual reality is shaping students’ futures. Through Oculus headsets and funding provided by the Indiana Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs, the club is test-driving a virtual reality pilot program that immerses

Meet Bob Grewe

In late 2022, the Evansville Regional Economic Partnership welcomed Bob Grewe as director of economic development. Although the Evansville native grew up in nearby Jasper, Indiana, his education and work history have kept him firmly plugged into building Southwest Indiana.

How ’bout Them Eggs

When Evansville Business spoke with Prime Foods for the April/May 2014 story “Eggs by the Million,” the Boonville, Indiana, egg processor churned out one million hard-boiled eggs each day, employed about 100 people, and had just begun to scratch the surface

Working From Home

There’s still a strong market for remote workers, and Evansville claims a piece of that pie. According to a February report in the Wall Street Journal, the River City ranks third in the U.S. for the best cities to work

Out of Bounds

The current course for PGA’s Korn Ferry Tour Championship has an expiration date. Officials announced Feb. 28 that the tour will play its final title match at Victoria National Golf Club in Newburgh, Indiana, this October. The Pete Dye Course

Bright Lights, Big City

Imagine driving to a University of Evansville basketball game in a purple and orange glow. Or enjoying a green hue on a St. Patrick’s Day trip into Downtown. Evansville soon will join other cities with vivid illumination at Downtown entrance

Bantering Barristers

“Shively & Shoulders” returned to the airwaves just in time for Evansville’s May 2 primary election. Filmed monthly, viewers can expect Vanderburgh Superior Court Judge Les Shively and attorney Pat Shoulders to animatedly banter political viewpoints for a television audience