Inside INdiana Business

2013-11-11T12:47:00Z 2013-11-11T18:58:07Z Inside INdiana BusinessGerry Dick Times Columnist
November 11, 2013 12:47 pm  • 

Indianapolis Airport marks fifth anniversary

As the terminal at Indianapolis International Airport reaches its fifth anniversary, officials are touting the facility's annual $4.5 billion economic impact. Spokesman Carlo Bertolini says the terminal has served more than 37 million passengers on more than 800,000 flights. He also says the airport's design, amenities and green features serve as a positive first impression for business executives.

MainGate hires Angstadt

A former INDYCAR Commercial Division president is joining Indianapolis-based MainGate. Terry Angstadt will be the company's chief strategy and sales officer. He most recently served as president of Green Savoree Racing Promotions.

Damar Names CEO

One of the largest nonprofits in central Indiana has named a new chief executive officer. Jim Dalton had been serving as president and chief operating officer at Damar Services Inc.

Purdue, IU tout international students, programs

Research from the Institute of International Education shows Purdue University has the second-largest international student population among public universities in the U.S. The report also ranks Indiana University fifth in the number of students studying abroad.

Entrepreneur and Innovation Hall to welcome new class

The Kosciusko County Entrepreneur and Innovation Hall of Fame is set to induct its third class. This year's honorees include entrepreneurs in the banking, health systems and agricultural sectors. An induction ceremony is set for next month in Warsaw.

New home permits continue to outpace 2012

The Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis says the number of new, single-family building permits continues to track higher than last year. BAGI says through October, there have been around 4,300 permits issued in 2013, compared to slightly more than 3,580 in 2012.

Lawson names securities commissioner

Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson has named Carol Mihalik Indiana Securities Commissioner. She previously served with the Indiana Department of Insurance and the office of the Indiana Attorney General.

Manufacturers Association forms insurance group trust

The Indiana Manufacturers Association has formed a group insurance trust. The non-profit initiative is designed to help member organizations with up to 50 workers purchase health insurance plans.

Indy exec joins healthcare brokerage team

A commercial real estate veteran has been named senior vice president of Jones Lang LaSalle's new Midwest Healthcare Brokerage team. Bruce Gordon will be based in the firm's Indianapolis office. The Purdue University graduate has spent the past seven years as vice president of leasing with Duke Realty's Midwest Healthcare division.

WellPoint names Executive VP

Indianapolis-based WellPoint Inc. has named Jose Tomas executive vice president and chief resources officer. He had been serving as president for Latin America and the Caribbean at Burger King Corp.

Huntington University to offer criminal justice degree

Huntington University is adding a criminal justice program. The school plans to start offering the bachelor of arts degree in fall 2014. It is designed to prepare students for careers in areas including law, corrections, addictions and public policy.

College to mark former leader's 100th birthday

Earlham College is planning events in Richmond and Washington, D.C., to celebrate the 100th birthday of its former president. Landrum Bolling will attend two private events marking his contributions to the school and efforts to promote peace in the Middle East.

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