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August/September 2022

Evansville Business

Taking Flight

Pre-pandemic, Evansville Regional Airport was flying high. In 2019, it celebrated record commercial traffic, installation of a $6.5 million solar panel-covered parking lot, and the completion of an approximate $20 million terminal renovation. A $64 million runway expansion project in

Fresh Prints

When Henderson Chevrolet Buick GMC owner Ron Faupel and general manager Kate Grealish walk through the dealership in Henderson, Kentucky, in watermelon-print slacks and a skirt, their employees know it’s a commercial day. Once a month, the father-daughter-duo sports their

Hanging up the Badge

Sheriff Dave Wedding’s 42-year career at the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office will conclude at the end of this year, closing the book on a historic chapter as the longest-tenured member in the agency’s history. Starting as a jail officer in

What in the Hole is Going On?

The corner of Fifth and Main Streets, once home to the soaring Old National Bank Tower, has sat vacant since the building’s implosion on Nov. 21, 2021. Now, a new company is taking over plans to bring life to the

A Refreshing Idea

Has your vacation ever created business inspiration? For Bryce and Jill Morrison, founders and owners of Mom Water, that’s a reality. In 2018, the Ferdinand, Indiana, couple visited the Dominican Republic where Jill mixed vodka with the hotel’s passion fruit-infused

End of an Era

When Evansville Business magazine interviewed Mayor Lloyd Winnecke in March for the “Back Talk” story in the April/May 2022 issue, a big decision loomed: whether or not he would run for a fourth term. Three months later, he had his

I Need a Pre-Vacation Vacation

Man, I need a vacation. Truth is, as I write this, I am leaving tomorrow for an eight-day beach trip with my wife, youngest son, and his significant other, but the vacation preparation has absolutely worn me out — and

Community Partners

Top of Mind

Katie Proctor-Schiff was at a family gathering when she complained of a severe headache. Her mother, Kris Proctor, described the 35-year-old as someone who “had never been sick a day in her life.” But on Oct. 12, 2021, two days

Entrepreneurial Spirit

Water Ways

Whether it’s filling your cup from the tap or buying a bottle from the store, filtered drinking water is a luxury most in the Tri-State enjoy. During the University of Evansville’s 2022 Changemaker Challenge, 18-year-old Castle High School graduate Jack

Back Talk

Back Talk: Stan Gouard

Education: Bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Southern Indiana Resume: professional basketball player, Sweden, South America, and Mexico; academic advisor, John A. Logan College; assistant men’s basketball coach, University of Southern Indiana; assistant men’s basketball coach, University of


Changing the Narrative

Jennifer Kissel Senior Associate Architect ~ Hafer Evansvillians likely are familiar with Jennifer Kissel’s work, even if they don’t know her. The AIA senior associate, architect at Hafer has been the design mind behind major projects such as the Deaconess

Business School

The Art of Business

Each year, the On-Ramp Creative Entrepreneur Accelerator Program gathers Indiana artists for a workshop on networking, community engagement, and entrepreneurship. This summer, the fruit of that labor culminates in an exhibit staged by four area artists as part of the