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June / July 2016

Evansville Business

High Calling

For Newt Crenshaw, vice president of oncology at Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, helping people has been the passion driving his career. The Newburgh, Indiana, native and Castle High School graduate studied economics and mathematics at DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana,

Investing in the Future

When Robert E. Griffin gave $5 million to the University of Southern Indiana in 2014, he firmly declared the money wasn’t a donation — it was an investment. The former president and CEO of Escalade Sports grew up in East

Building Evansville

Driving Force

In the spring of 2014 change was preparing to happen in the Downtown Evansville landscape. Plans to bring a four-year medical school to the area were well underway and it was time to find the perfect place to start construction.

Back Talk

Bob Swallows

Hometown: Evansville Education: Graduate of F.J. Reitz High School, Evansville, and the University of Southern Indiana with a degree in accounting Resume: The man behind Bob’s Gym, with four multipurpose locations and CrossFit 8085 located on Evansville’s East Side. Bob’s

Business Front

Rigmarole, Circumlocution, and Periphrasis

I have had ample opportunity since our last issue to read and reread a letter to the editor in the April 16 issue of the Evansville Courier & Press. Mr. Jim Brumbeloe of Tulsa, Oklahoma, writes about the “poor taste

Saddle Up

Give a police officer a horse and instead of walking nervously by, crowds flock to steal a glimpse and a pet. The phenomenon is one Evansville Police Department Officer Tyrone Wood noticed four years ago at a NASCAR race at

Best in the Midwest

Indiana ranks as the best state for business in the Midwest and the fifth best in the nation, an improvement from last year’s placing at sixth. “People look at Indiana and our city through a different lens than they did

Rising Above

As a female working in the manufacturing industry, Janette Hostettler admits early in her career at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana in Princeton, Indiana, she struggled with anxiety over what her team members would think about what she had to say.

Yesterday’s Wall

Before Heritage Federal Credit Union was officially chartered in 1965, a few Alcoa Warrick Operations employees collected dollar bills from their coworkers on the plant floor and stored the assets in the trunk of a car. Little did they know

Redesigning Downtown

For the first time in 15 years, Evansville has a Downtown Master Plan. Its predecessors include proposals from 1927, 1984, 1995, and 2001, the last of which Evansville Business examined in the August/September 2002 feature “Master Success.” Over a decade