Society of Salvage, a 2-year-old shop on downtown’s east side owned by Sandra Jarvis, has carved out an unusual niche in the salvage industry by unearthing industrial equipment and medical oddities from old buildings and factories.
Founder of RepuCare, a 200-employee medical staffing company, Billie Dragoo has become one of central Indiana’s most fervent advocates for women. She’s a past CEO and board chairwoman of the National Association of Women Business Owners and co-founder of the Indiana Conference for Women.
Startups that tap the so-called gig economy, including ride-hailing powerhouse Uber Technologies Inc., have mostly targeted consumers. But a former Salesforce.com employee has launched one aimed at businesses—and she’s off to a solid start.
Recent research has found that high-growth startups with women on their management teams outperform those with all-male teams—a discovery that has spurred several central Indiana organizations to step up efforts to boost gender diversity.
Indiana might not seem like fertile ground for growing socially responsible companies, but a new state law, coupled with local interest in national certification services for such firms, is tilling the field.
Kelly Huntington, president and CEO of Indianapolis Power & Light Co., has stepped down to become senior vice president of enterprise strategy at OneAmerica Financial Partners Inc., the companies announced Thursday.