Pitch In: Notes from Hamilton County

The Pitch In by Mike Corbett
March - April 2017

Monon Blvd in Carmel IndianaCarmel’s Monon Greenway is being widened into a boulevard through Midtown and the Arts & Design District and will include lanes for cycling, buffer zones, sidewalks, green spaces, one-way streets and a new Midtown Plaza.

Anderson University launched Anderson Now, which offers to help repay student loans for graduates of Indiana colleges and universities who start or relocate a business in Anderson.

Fishers is launching Indiana IoT Lab-Fishers, a lab for innovation and collaboration for the Internet of Things industry.

Dr. Jack Powell is the new Executive Director of Chaucie's Place .

Susan Springirth was hired as the VP of Finance at the Center for performing Arts.

Kim Walton, RN, MSN, CNS, was named chief nurse executive for ambulatory care services at Community Health Network. 

Jason King is the new vice president and relationship manager and Lisa Norman the new vice president and senior private banking officer at First Financial Bank.

Sweetie's Scars - A journey of Hurt, Hope, and Healing

Nick Jefferis is the new Fishers Office Assistant Branch Manager at The Farmers Bank

Robert Shula is Vice President of Marketing, Public Relations and the TCU Foundation at Teachers Credit Union.

James R. Crider was named City of Carmel’s Director of Administration.

Jeffrey Spalding is the new city controller and Kristi Spehler, formerly of OneZone, was hired as Community Development Manager for the City of Noblesville.

Former Noblesville Chamber President Sharon McMahon has published a book named Sweetie’s Scars, about her life with her recently deceased rescue pet. All proceeds are being donated to the Humane Society of Hamilton County.

Pitch In: Notes from Hamilton County

The Pitch In by Mike Corbett
January - February 2017

Terry Anker, president of Legacy Fund since 2011, announced he will leave his position in March after 5 years at the helm.

Jane Hunter retired as Executive Director of the Northern Hamilton County Chamber of Commerce, where she served for 16 years.

Paul Munoz left for a position in the private sector after serving seven years as Cicero/Jackson Township Plan Director.

Toby Stark is retiring as Executive Director of Chaucie’s Place after six years.

Kim Compton, Cicero, joined The Farmers Bank, as Vice President of Information Technology/Operations.

Purgatory Golf Club unveiled an 11-foot tall, signature statue designed local artist Scott Westphal. The aluminum sculpture is positioned behind the first tee and depicts Purgatory’s logo.

Jennifer Batley was named senior vice president of Walker Information.

The American Bankers Association awarded Gene Miles, President and CEO of First Farmers Bank & Trust, with the Bruning Award, its premiere award and designation for agricultural banking.

Westfield Premier Physicians is opening in Westfield as one of Indiana’s first “Direct Primary Care” family physician practices. The group will not accept insurance. Instead, patients purchase one of three Care Packages for a fee, which is meant to improve the patient-doctor relationship.

Westfield was named the best small city in America by WalletHub. Analysts compared 1,268 cities with populations between 25,000 and 100,000 based on 30 key indicators of livability like “housing costs,” “school-system quality” and “number of restaurants per capita.”