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CEO David Barrett said the last decade has been great for apartment developers, but he knows more challenging times are ahead.
Thanks in part to that diversification, Wabash National in 2018 racked up revenue of $2.3 billion, the highest in the company’s history.
“People are still going to go to physical auctions, people are still going to use wholesalers, but we see this as the wave of the future,” says TradeRev President Becca Polak.
“We’ve just really grown up and kind of grown into what we are today, and it’s been a really neat story,” says Allegion Senior Vice President Tracy Kemp.
“Culture starts at the top. It’s understanding and realizing your people really are the company, so you need to treat them with dignity and respect,” says Kimball CFO Michelle Schroeder.
“Right now, it’s kind of crisis management. And we’re hoping to put ourselves in a position next year to be thinking about growth,” says Monarch CEO Phil Terry.
Since founding White Lodging in 1985, the privately held company has gained a reputation for delivering new hotels on time, and for managing them without a surfeit of drama.
Q&A with Mark Kirschner, Wheaton Van Lines: “We’re not losing drivers; there’s just no new drivers coming into the industry.”
Q&A with Rajeshwar “Raj” Rao, Indiana Municipal Power Agency: “Municipal power companies are your next-door neighbors. When you lose the lights, they lose the lights, too.”
Q&A with Kimberly Smith, Indiana Farmers Mutual Insurance Co.: “I don’t want to say by any means that it’s been easy to effectuate the change but I think it all has to do with why you’re effectuating change.”
Q&A with Sherry Aaholm, Cummins Inc.: “My mother, early on, taught me the value of hard work, the value of recognizing diversity, the value of recognizing engagement and the fact that you’re just as powerful to do what you want to do.”
Q&A with Edward Bonach, CEO of CNO Financial Group: “Thankfully, I don’t know if it’s genes or what, but I can usually get by on less sleep than most. Starting early is good for me.”
Q&A with Andre Lacy, LDI Ltd.: “Somebody asked me within the last six months, how many miles have I ridden? I started adding it up. I’ve ridden more than 200,000 miles.”
Sweetwater Sound—which has a 44-acre campus in Fort Wayne—is the nation’s largest online retailer of musical instruments and audio equipment.
After eight years selling vehicles at a downtown Lafayette Ford dealership in the 1950s and ’60s, Bob Rohrman motored out on his own with a single used-car dealership on a gravel lot on Sagamore Parkway. Rohrman hasn’t looked in his rearview mirror since.
Joe Raver says a company is “only as good as its talent.”
Unlike some other banks, Lake City did not enter this market though acquisition. David Findlay, CEO of the $3.8-billion-in-assets bank, said it doesn’t plan to buy banks to continue its growth.