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November / December 2017

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Volume 20, Number 6




Tom Easterday: Business Leader of the Year
He touts the associates who build the vehicles at Subaru of Indiana Automotive, but his leadership, communication abilities and passion help lead the automaker on a successful road. [Full story]

Ed Soliday: Government Leader of the Year
This state representative brought perseverance and a data-driven approach to guiding a historic transportation infrastructure bill through the legislative process. [Full story]

Scott McCorkle: Indiana Vision 2025 Dynamic Leader of the Year
Talking to a customer every single day for more than 20 years is just one lasting attribute of this year’s honoree. He is building on a successful past with dynamic new roles. [Full story]

Goshen: Lifeline Data Centers Community of the Year
Diversity, downtown development, cultural amenities and cooperation supplement a traditionally strong manufacturing business climate in this Elkhart County city. [Full story]


Recovery Force Shifting Course
Yearlong series concludes with promising start-up prepared to move into the fast lane with the first of many products coming to market. [Full story]


Volunteers of the Year
Hundreds of members give back to the Indiana Chamber each year through their service in a variety of ways. All are important to achieving the organization’s mission. We honor three for their exemplary efforts.

Chamber in the Spotlight
The Indiana Vision 2025 long-range economic development plan continues to be the guiding force for advocacy initiatives, Foundation research and more. The 2017 regional forums reinforce critical issues. [Full story]


President’s Message

Chamber Report
D.C. Fly-in

HR Column
Labor law changes in 2018

Guest Column
Quantum Leap and the medical classroom

Guest Column
Indiana Blood Center

Quick Hits
Education and computers

Found Elsewhere
State funding comparisons