December / January 2019

Evansville Business

Mission Efficient

While most of the country had their focus on Houston, Texas, during the 2017 Hurricane Harvey, Energy Systems Group (ESG) had their attention fixed a little higher. The Newburgh, Indiana-based company had been working with NASA’s Johnson Space Center in

Back Talk

Phillip Roberts

Hometown Elizabethtown, Kentucky Education Bachelor’s degree in business administration and management with a minor in economics, Kentucky Wesleyan College, Owensboro, Kentucky, 2004 Resume Financial Advisor, Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., 2005-2008; Vice President, Manager-Financial Consultant Development, Hilliard Lyons Louisville, 2008-2014; Vice

Business Front

Help Wanted

“Today is a backwards day,” Carrie Hanebutt announces at the start of the Business Advisory Council (BAC) meeting Oct. 17 in the offices of Goodwill Industries along Green River Road. Hanebutt, a recruiter and human resources officer for Old National

In A Word

Robin Deem “The World Health Organization defines wellness as ‘a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmary.’ I think wellness is that and so much more. It is the ability

The Season for Giving

Evansville has nonprofit groups too numerous to name, which becomes more apparent during the giving season. We curated a list of some of the city’s foundations, started by leaders of our community and not affiliated with larger national organizations, to

Best in Show

A kennel club may be the last place one thinks of when it comes to lunch or dinner choices, but the Evansville Kennel Club members know better — their club offers an experience unlike any other. In 1925, seven dog

Election Fever

Nov. 6, 2018, saw a historic turnout of voters across the country for this year’s midterm elections. Evansville was not excluded; 58,973 people — 51.4 percent of Vanderburgh County’s registered voters — turned out to voice their choices for state and

New Moves

Changes have been plentiful at Easterseals Rehabilitation Center in the last year. In 2017, Evansville Business took a tour through the renovations of the organization’s building along Bellemeade Avenue (“Bright Light” in the April/May 2017 issue). Since then, Easterseals has

Green Machines

Hydroponics is not a cheap hobby. Scott Massey and Ivan Ball discovered this during their senior year at Purdue University while building personalized farming devices in their apartment in West Lafayette, Indiana. The idea came from NASA-funded research they worked

Business as Usual

During the summer of 2002, Tucker Publishing Group embarked on a new endeavor — producing a top-quality business publication filled with content about Evansville and the surrounding area. In the inaugural issue, we wrote, “We hope to inform and entertain in