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October / November 2014

Evansville Business

Aiming for the Green

Back in 2000, when Evansville Living spoke with Victoria National Golf Club owner Terry Friedman, he was very clear about his vision for the world-class facility. He wasn’t in it to make a profit. “If you’re in this for anything

Building Evansville

Industrial History

It sits mostly vacant now, but for nearly 70 years, it was one of Evansville’s most important industrial sites. The Bucyrus-Erie plant on Evansville’s West Side made steam shovels that dug the Panama Canal, bulldozer blades that were used in

Back Talk

Bob Koch

Bob Koch is the Chairman and past CEO of Koch Enterprises, a global, diversified, privately-owned corporation. The business has been in the Koch family since his great-grandfather George founded it in 1873. He also is the president of the Koch

Business Front

Know Better

When your livelihood is based upon current events in Evansville, you had better pay attention. One of the many ways to stay aware of happenings is that at Tucker Publishing Group, we maintain some pretty extensive calendars. We highlight events

Bring New Light

When Evansville native Stacy Stevens became the third owner of the well-known Main Street structure known as the Curtis Building, she planned to change its name. But when the time came, she says it just wasn’t right. “I thought about

Turkey Talk

“My customers want a Thanksgiving turkey, fresh-dressed never frozen, that dresses out 17 to 21 pounds and you can’t find that anywhere else,” says Dennis Uebelhack, who has owned the Uebelhack Turkey Farm in Mount Vernon, Indiana, since 1979. “Most

Eclectic Evidence

Working in the tourism industry, there is no shortage of fun for Bob Warren. Proof of his prolific career decorates his office at the Evansville Convention & Visitors Bureau, where he’s worked as executive director since 2011. Warren started working

Roadside Rescue

 Joshua Nunn has been unlocking car doors and changing tires on the side of the road for more than five years. So at the beginning of 2013, he created his own roadside assistance business — Red’s Roadside Assistance. Nunn works

Water World

It’s not unusual for Allen Mounts, director of Evansville Water and Sewer Utility, to lose sleep at night pondering all the things that put the quality of Evansville’s water at risk. “We have a massive infrastructure, but most of these

Belle of the Ball

The famous Carnegie Hall, known as one of the most prominent classical and popular music venues in the world, has enlisted the help of Evansville-based Anchor Industries. Anchor, a well-known name in the tent and awning industry, was commissioned by

The Road Less Traveled

Fred Cook didn’t grow up knowing he wanted to be a CEO, but he had the courage to figure it out along the way. It’s this kind of life education, or learning as you go, through travel, different career ventures

Banking on Success

At just 33 years old, Luke Yaeger has climbed more rungs on the professional ladder than most. This summer he was named president of Commerce Bank, an organization he helped to build just eight short years ago, one with a

Family Values

In 1957, Ruth Braun opened her own nursing home on First Avenue. She was a nurse, and knew the community needed such a facility. She continued to run the skilled nursing facility until 1993, when she stepped away and leased

60 Second Business Strategy

Old-School Clean

The Cesco-Kuebler family started Evansville Rug Cleaning in the 1920s. The family’s homestead was right next door to the existing building that stands today at 2122 N. Willow Road, and operated the business until they retired and sold it to