December / January 2014

Evansville Business

The Future is Now

Nearly three years after the Executive Inn Evansville was torn down to make way for the Ford Center, Evansville is just weeks away from breaking ground on a new $71.4 million hotel complex with a 10-story, 257-room hotel, a residential

Economy Class

For decades, college professors had only to navigate through deans and vice presidents to get a stamp of approval. Now, there’s, a website giving students the opportunity to anonymously promote or pummel their profs. That brings us to Dr.

Back Talk

Tim Flesch

Job: President & CEO of St. Mary’s Hometown: Covington, Ky. Family: Wife, Kay; a daughter and son-in-law in Evansville, a daughter and son-in-law in Effingham, Ill., and a son and daughter-in-law in Indianapolis; and five grandchildren. His Resume: Tim Flesch,

Business Front

The Negotiator

For many of you I am sure that most parts of the holiday season add up to be your favorite time of the year. Mine, too. However, as I write this, at the last possible minute, of course, the first

Mission Control

Much of the St. Mary’s Hospital campus is a woven fabric of parking lots and roads leading to groupings of medical offices, labs, and procedure rooms offset from public view. Yet the Ronald McDonald House on Washington Avenue, near the

Lighting Up the Night

The twinkling light displays of Ritzy’s Fantasy of Lights has Garvin Park glowing for the 20th year this holiday season. Yet there is more than meets the eye to this Tri-State holiday tradition, as the true meaning of the Fantasy

USI Fills Up on Technology

There’s no such thing as a free lunch. Even college students seeking to stretch those meal plans know that. But universities, and other organizations, encounter cost issues when “free beverage refills” are interpreted as a free-for-all Coke festival. This fall,

Making an Impression

As Third Generation co-owners of Nussmeier Engraving Co., Steve Nussmeier and David Nussmeier have expanded and revamped the historic company and location. Nussmeier Engraving was established in 1916 and at that time focused solely on engraving. The company then moved

On a Budget

ReDonna Thompson’s profession creates a quandary: some of her best clients are the ones who go away and never come back. Thompson lives in Louisville but is the division manager of the Evansville office of Apprisen, a non-profit credit counseling

A True Vision

Dr. Emily Ryan is framing the business she founded in 2011 on the premise that clients can see well and look great in their glasses. Image Eye Care, a medical practice and optical boutique, offers eyewear lines exclusive to the

Back to Basics

Jeff Kelsey is the franchisee owner of eight Penn Station East Coast Subs restaurants: three in Evansville, one in Newburgh, Ind., one each in Henderson, Elizabethtown, Ky., Radcliff, Ky., and in Owensboro, Ky. Another restaurant also is being built in

Sole Support

“Basically when you look at a shoe,” says Curt Jones, 52, twirling an old pair of red and white Asics sneakers, “it generally has a wear pattern like a car, like on a tire. If a car tire is out

60 Second Business Strategy

Whose Right is it Anyway?

It’s easy to post a photo to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. After all, millions of people do it every day. But not many people know that, by doing so, they could be granting those companies permission to use those images