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; 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; and Lori Postma, director of Emergency Preparedness for Franciscan Health Hammond, Munster and Dyer, who was chosen Healthcare Influential Woman of 2016.
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.
1st Source Bank has awarded three Porter County business leaders the 2017 Ernestine M. Raclin Community Leadership Award. The three Porter County recipients are part of a larger group of ten from Northern Indiana.
1st Source Bank announces the recipients of the 19th annual Ernestine M. Raclin Community Leadership Award. Ten community volunteers were selected for embodying the spirit, values, passion and leadership of Ernestine M. Raclin, past Chairman of 1st Source Bank and 1st Source Corporation. Their efforts span arts and education, social and human services, or economic development.
Purdue University Northwest Director of the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) Chenn Zhou has been nominated for the highest Fellow award of the 2017-18 class of The Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana.
Some companies can boast a couple of family members in their employ, but not many can claim three brothers from the same family on the job.
On August 30, 2017 the Federal Reserve Board selected Christopher J. Murphy, 1st Source Bank Chairman and CEO, to serve as a member of the 2018 Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council (CDIAC) in Washington, D.C. The CDIAC advises the Federal Reserve Board on local economic conditions, the impact of regulations, and the Federal Reserve’s operational services and oversight of community depository institutions.
The Chamber is seeking nominations for the Salute to Business Luncheon on November 16. This year, we will have business awards in addition to previous acknowledgements we had given in employment increases, investments, and longevity.