55.3 F
Wednesday, April 24, 2024

August / September 2014

Evansville Business

Evansville in 2040

In 2010, the Evansville Metropolitan Planning Organization (EMPO) applied for a $1.4 million federal grant to create a regional plan for sustainable development in Henderson (Kentucky), Vanderburgh, and Warrick counties. Only 42 of the hundreds of applicants received money, and

Back Talk

Pat Shoulders

Hometown: Evansville Job: Partner at Ziemer, Stayman, Weitzel & Shoulders and Indiana University trustee Resume: Patrick Shoulders holds two degrees from Indiana University. He received his bachelor’s degree in English in 1975 and his law degree in 1978, graduating Magna

Business Front


I just returned from a quick day trip to Shepherdsville, Kentucky, which is approximately 15 miles south of downtown Louisville on Interstate 65. It is a place I go several times a year because our magazine printing partner, Publishers Press,

Let’s Do Lunch

Jan Howell knows Martin’s breakfast order by heart. The customer from Henderson, Kentucky, “gets three egg whites, a slice of bacon crumbled into it, and that’s it,” says Howell, owner of Emge’s Deli and Ice Cream, which is located at

Call Me, Maybe

Getting ready to make a phone call? Make sure to dial all 10 digits. The new 930 area code is changing the way people in the Tri-State use their phones. Beginning Sept. 6, callers must use 10-digit dialing for local

Race to Renovate

Even as some of their competitors turned on each other, childhood sweethearts John and Whitney Spinks powered right on through. The husband and wife duo, originally from Evansville, have been in a relationship for the last 12 years (married for

Annual Report

The Evansville Country Club is meticulous when it comes to caring for its tees, fairways, and greens. But every summer, the grounds also are home to 11,000 flowers, creating the perfect, colorful backdrop. Jeff Sexton has been the golf course

Court of Law

The green light to move into the old J.C. Penney building in Downtown Evansville took longer than expected. But Barry Blackard and Dennis Brinkmeyer found it was worth the wait. It took a year of planning, designing, constructing, and remodeling

Valuable Allies

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 first post-college job. Thanks to partnerships with local businesses, students at these two universities

Come Together

In 1987, four lawyers who were already practicing in the Evansville area broke away to form their own law firm of Rudolph, Fine, Porter and Johnson. Built from the ground up by Ross Rudolph, Marc Fine, Montgomery Porter, and James

Financing Solutions

Evansville native David Romain is president of Romain Tower Inc., a company in Houston that primarily builds, maintains, and upgrades cellphone towers all over the country. At any given time, Romain might have 10 crews working at a cost of

More Than Paper

The odds were stacked against Vernon Stevens 25 years ago. He and his wife, Jennifer, dared to enter a totally dominated market, aiming to provide the same service as well as — or preferably better than — their competitor but

Team Player

Tucker Publishing Group collaborated with Dr. Marie Bussing, assistant professor of economics at the University of Southern Indiana College of Business, to give 30 students in her Economics 631 Money and Banking, an upper level class of juniors and seniors,