Holladay Properties is pleased to announce that Tim Healy has become the firm's first Chief Operating Officer (COO). Mr. Healy has been leading the Portage/Chicago/Northwest Indiana office for the past 17 years and has been a Partner of Holladay since 2003.
The Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce Todd McWhirter as its new Director of Membership & Finance. In this position, Todd will work to expand and retain Chamber membership as well as handle various financial responsibilities.
Community Healthcare System recently welcomed a new physician to its medical staff. Raza Akbar, MD, has been named the new medical director of Occupational Health Services for Community Hospital in Munster, St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago and St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart.
Every city relies on a wealth of people for its success and growth over time. While every department plays a role in keeping a city thriving, departments such as Economic Development focus on attracting and keeping businesses in the city they represent.
Purdue University Northwest Director of the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) Chenn Zhou has been awarded The Society of Innovators Gerald I. Lamkin Fellow for Innovation and Service.
In walking through Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, one of the first things you’re likely to notice is the engagement you’ll receive from casino employees. There’s a reason that Horseshoe is an award-winning company, full of award-winning employees. It’s because they care. From their management team to the frontline service-oriented employees, Horseshoe personnel care about making each guests experience a memorable one, and when that’s your staffs main focus it can only mean great things for everyone from the people who sweep the floor, to the leader of the company.
Joe Sanders has been with Ozinga a long time, having started with the concrete company as a dispatcher in 1996, and he’s been moving up ever since. Even before his time with Ozinga, he worked for the family concrete company that would be purchased by Ozinga in ‘83. He spent time dispatching trucks and taking orders from customers and then went on to plant management and then sales and back to dispatch. With all that history, he’s no stranger to the world of concrete.
Courtney Medina has worked in the Sales industry for a while and, more recently, has been working sales at Sauers Auto in La Porte for about a year and a half. How she fell into the job was kind of a happy accident.
Franciscan Health has been well represented at the annual Influential Women of Northwest Indiana awards program in recent years, with this year no exception. Shown, from left, are Laura Mannion, director of development for the Franciscan Health Foundation, who recently received the Healthcare Up and Coming Nominee honor; Lori Postma, director of Emergency Preparedness for Franciscan Health Hammond, Munster and Dyer, who was chosen Healthcare Influential Woman of 2016; and Julie Mallers, nurse practitioner and manager of St. Clare Health Clinic in Crown Point, who received top honors this year as Healthcare and Overall Influential Woman.
Holladay Properties is pleased to announce that Anthony (Tony) Fitts has been promoted to the position of Chief Financial Officer as of September 1, 2017. He joined Holladay Properties in 2015 as Treasurer and was also recently appointed a Partner of the South Bend, Ind.-based real estate firm.