Tom Denari has been promoted to succeed Paul Knapp, who is stepping away from day-to-day operations at the agency for the first time since joining the firm in 1996.
College coalition launches diverse leadership program
Leon Jackson’s brainchild, a leadership development program for underrepresented groups, is up and running.Read More
Beyond COVID podcast: Leaders are created in crisis. You can be one of them.
Nancy Koehn—a historian, Harvard Business School professor and author—talked with host Lesley Weidenbener about how business owners and managers can use this pandemic to develop the skills that will lead their organizations out of the COVID crisis and on to better things.Read More
IBJ Podcast: How an Indy group will use $11.6 million to help black students achieve
Host Mason King talks with the Center for Leadership Development’s president, Dennis Bland, about how a Lilly Endowment grant will expand the group’s programs to help minority students achieve in school and in life.Read More
Team owner Jim Irsay sent a letter to fans on Wednesday in which he described the playoff-eliminating loss to Jacksonville on Sunday as “perhaps the worst way possible” to end a season.
As Kirby Smart wraps up his sixth season as coach at his alma mater, the national championship football game will help determine his place in University of Georgia history. And once again, University of Alabama Coach Nick Saban is in the way.
A new survey of more than 3,000 top executives found that supply chain, labor market and digitalization topped the lists of concerns for 2022.
Shondell, who coached the Ball State University men’s volleyball team to 13 NCAA tournament appearances, was frequently referred to as the father of Indiana volleyball. He coached the Ball State team for 34 years and saw dozens of his players go into the coaching ranks.
Axis Leadership is an eight-month program to help train and mentor Latino professionals from 21 to 28 years old. The group just announced its fourth cohort, a class of 25 that includes participants from, among other places, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua.
After a season that tested everyone’s patience, Pacers players embraced president of basketball operations Kevin Pritchard’s decision to bring in a known commodity in coach Rick Carlisle.
While leading the Indianapolis-based NCAA through a period of unprecedented change, Mark Emmert has faced relentless criticism. For those outside college sports skeptically peering in, he has become the face of an unpopular and seemingly ineffective bureaucracy.
Peyton Manning has lived in Denver since retiring from the NFL a month after becoming the first quarterback to win Super Bowls with two different teams.
Nicholas “Nick” Iaria, the grandson of the founders of Iaria’s Italian Restaurant, is credited with turning the business into one of the city’s landmark eateries under his leadership from the 1970s to the early 2000s.
Rick Carlisle confirmed to The Associated Press on Thursday he has agreed to return to the club he coached for four seasons from 2003-07. He led the Pacers to the Eastern Conference finals his first season.
Many U.S. companies have rushed to appoint Black members to their boards of directors since racial justice protests swept the country last year. But, in the two preceding years, progress on increasing racial diversity on boards stagnated, a new study revealed Tuesday.
Zionsville Mayor Emily Styron filed the lawsuit in March after the town council unanimously denied her request to demote Zionsville Fire Department Chief James VanGorder.
Hinkle, Wooden, Knight and Keady form the Mount Rushmore of basketball innovation in Indiana, where successful coaches have spent more than a century testing novel concepts, breaking barriers and polishing philosophies before introducing them to America.
Jordan went to DePauw University in Indiana, where he was the only Black in his class and one of five at the college. Distinguishing himself through academics, oratory and athletics, he graduated in 1957 with a bachelor’s degree in political science.
Mike Pence’s decision to publicly defy Trump was a first for the notoriously deferential vice president and former Indiana governor, who has been unflinchingly loyal to Trump since joining the GOP ticket in 2016.
Indianapolis and Indiana lost numerous notable business, political and civic figures in 2020, including Pete Dye, Christel DeHaan, Tamara Zahn, James Cummings, Joe Kernan, Richard Wood, Hal Yeagy Jr. and James Dimos.
As a society, we assume the most prominent business leaders have it all together—that they are brimming with confidence and are unshakable. We have conditioned ourselves to believe that leaders must be ever confident—that an organization’s CEO must have the answers, whether that’s because he or she is at the top of the organizational chart or because the leader has control.
Coach Nate McMillan has a record of 181-136 in four seasons and needs one more win to break a tie with Rick Carlisle for third in career victories during the franchise’s NBA history.
The John M. Mutz Philanthropic Leadership Institute is designed to build the pipeline of diverse talent in philanthropy so the sector will have strong leaders for years to come.