Indianapolis Business Journal

OCTOBER 13-19, 2014

On a basketball team, Rick Fuson would be both your sixth man and most valuable player--a guy who hustles for every rebound and has a knack for giving you what you need when you need it. Anthony Schoettle reports that these traits made him the ideal candidate to take over as the Indiana Pacers' new president. Also in this issue, we present the Michael A. Carroll Award to Rollin Dick,  the former CFO of Conseco devoted to not-for-profit board service and supporting the arts. And in A&E Etc., Lou Harry has a surprising dining review of Broad Ripple's new beer barn Hopcat.

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Breweries test limits of craft beer boom

In the last two years, the number of microbreweries operating in Indiana has roughly doubled, to 96. But can the industry sustain such blistering growth, especially in Indianapolis, where much of the activity is occurring, without foaming over?

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New Pacers president climbed ladder by mastering the details

Dependability—in a wide range of roles with the team—spurred Pacers Sports & Entertainment President Jim Morris earlier this year to recommend to owner Herb Simon that Fuson become his successor. On Sept. 30, Simon made it official, naming Rick Fuson president.

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Kim: Could Hoosier innovation boost nation’s saving rate?

How can saving possibly compete against the excitement of spending or the chance to win a lottery jackpot? Maybe with a Prize-Linked Savings (PLS) account, a product pioneered in the U.S. by Columbus, Ind.-based Centra Credit Union with its 2007 Super Savings program.

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Dragoo: No excuse for tech homogeneity

While Silicon Valley might be known for a rapid pace of innovation at breakneck speeds, it certainly hasn’t kept up with the times when it comes to diversifying its work force.

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PROXY CORNER: Kite Realty Group Trust

Indianapolis-based Kite Realty Group Trust engages in the development, construction, acquisition, ownership and operation of shopping centers in the United States. It also provides real estate management and advisory services to third parties.

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