June / July 2018

Building Evansville

Service Call

Last February, Expressway Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram expanded its offerings to the Tri-State by opening a new service center on the East Side of Evansville along Virginia Street. Brian Dillon, service director, says the decision to build the new service

Back Talk

Jonathan Weinzapfel

Hometown: St. Philip, Indiana Job: Chancellor, Ivy Tech Community College Evansville campus Education: Reitz Memorial High School; bachelor’s degree in chemistry, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana; master’s degree in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.; law degree from

Business Front


Amber Embrey “Everyone encounters stressful moments and situations in their lives. You can let the stress consume you, or endure the pressure in order to grow into a better person and help others. Some people naturally strive in stressful situations.

Bourbon Boom

There is no other product made in the region that is steeped in legend and lore quite like bourbon. With its roots beginning in Kentucky and the surrounding area in the late 18th century, even the name itself is a

Cosmopolitan? I’ll just have a beer.

When my wife Kristen and I decided to leave corporate life and launch Tucker Publishing Group in 1999, let’s just politely say there were many skeptics. The three big reasons I repeatedly heard while doing research and putting together our

From the Heart

Life is about love for Bert and Tyna Wheat. Love for the jewelry industry, love for Evansville, and love for each other. As owners and operators of The Diamond Galleria, located on Evansville’s East Side, the Wheats — who have

Business Partner

Tara Barney was a fan of Evansville and the Southwest Indiana Chamber long before she ever considered joining it. “I’ve actually paid attention to this chamber for quite a few years because we were in a shared association, the Association

Full Throttle

Taking over the family fencing business in 2001 seemed like the most logical step for Shawn King in his career. He had helped his stepfather build fences since he was young, and at age 19, became the youngest certified fence

Set in Stone

The completion of the multi-institutional health sciences building in Downtown Evansville has long been anticipated since the project first broke ground in 2015. Since then, the new school campus has made many strides but most recently has taken a new