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.
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
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.
DeHaan used the fortune she made in business to establish not-for-profit Christel House International in 1998.
Women remained significantly underrepresented as CEOs on the list, heading just 5% percent of S&P 500 companies.
Executive coach Peter Fuller developed an artificial intelligence-driven platform that lets business leaders know how effectively they’re leading their firm and whether their company is headed in the right direction.
Jack Welch had a a major impact on business in Indiana during his tenure, directing GE to sell most of the assets of RCA Corp. to French multinational corporation Thomson SA in 1987. RCA employed thousands of people in Indianapolis and in Bloomington, making televisions, radios and records.
After 30 years, Patrick Early, 62, plans to hand off the role to longtime firm employee Benjamin Kimmerling.
Mark Miles, who has led Hulman & Co. since 2012, said: “We have the opportunity now to try to take it to a whole other level. I’ve had no thought of doing anything else.”
The Indianapolis-based Center for Leadership Development, which promotes personal development and educational attainment for minority youth, said the grant announced Tuesday morning is expected to be “transformational.”