December / January 2020

Building Evansville

PAC the House

Visitors to the University of Southern Indiana who haven’t seen the grounds in the last several years will be met by a completely different campus on their return. The newest addition to ongoing improvement efforts was the opening of the

Back Talk

Kindra Strupp

Education: Bachelor’s degrees in journalism and psychology from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana Resume: General assignment reporter, Warrick Publishing, 1991; general assignment reporter, WEVV-TV 44 (CBS), 1993; co-host, anchor, and reporter, WTVW-TV 7 (ABC, FOX), 1993-1999; public relations manager, DGS Group

Pat Creech

Education: Bachelor’s degree in building construction and contract management, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana Resume: George Koch Sons, 1982-2003; strategic outreach pastor, Crossroads Christian Church, 2003-2018; executive director and CEO, Welborn Baptist Foundation, November 2018-present Family: Wife Martha and children

Business Front

The Sleeping Giant

Look at the skyline of Evansville and you can’t miss the goliath that is the Fifth and Main building. Towering over Downtown at 248 feet (18 stories in total), the building is the tallest in the area for at least

Publisher’s Page

In 20 years of masquerading as a magazine publisher, one constant has been me remembering that our readers love nostalgia. Well, so do I, along with my wife (a real publisher) and our staff. Believe me, it is not hard


“Once health care is in your blood, it just stays there and it percolates,” says Linda E. White, former Deacones Health System president CEO. Evansville Business talked with White and others about her long career for the story “Legendary Linda”


Dave Conner I believe God made and calls each of us to make a difference with our lives and to find our ‘purpose.’ I believe the act of ‘giving’ is simply making efforts toward finding that purpose in life. And

A Cut Above the Rest

Many things have changed in the clothing industry over the last 50 years, but for Stephan Sanders, staying true to a high-quality standard of tailoring has kept his clothier business thriving. A passion for the industry came early for Sanders,

Looking Like The Holidays

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Downtown Evansville. Over the past couple of years, shops and businesses along Main Street have gotten into the holiday spirit, decorating their store fronts for the season and harkening to past

On The Run

When the neighboring business moved out of the space at 1412 S. Green River Road, the thought of moving never occurred to Curt Jones, owner of Ultimate Fit. That is until his wife and co-owner Cindy suggested moving their shoe

One Check At A Time

Fundraising is a goal many people strive to meet each year, but may fail to accomplish. But the local organization 100 Guys Who Care looks to give members a unique chance to participate in charitable giving they otherwise miss out

Online Exclusives

Celebrating Local

The season of giving always puts a smile on our faces and while shopping may not be everyone’s favorite thing to do, it’s a huge help to local businesses who may have struggled in the pandemic-ridden year of 2020. Our

First Day Trek

Lace up those hiking boots and kick off 2021 with others across the country during the First Day Hike at John James Audubon State Park in Henderson, Kentucky, on Friday, Jan. 1. This event is a part of a nationwide

New in Town

As 2020 begins to wind down, most are looking back on a year that was filled with uncertainty, quarantining, and finding a new normal away from others. It was arguably not the year to start a new business venture, especially

Seven Restaurants For Christmas Eating

There’s nothing quite like a Christmas Day meal together with the family. A delicious turkey or ham, sweet cranberry sauce, green bean casserole, and pecan pie are all traditional staples of the holiday! Some traditions, however, are about grabbing a