More than 250 local business leaders, elected officials and hospitality professionals gathered to celebrate the holiday and a year of good cheer at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond. Each year, at the holiday reception, the South Shore CVA honors outstanding individuals and businesses that represent the hospitality industry and help further the tourism industry along the South Shore. This year marked the 34th annual celebration.
Olga Vicari, formerly Olga Maric, has only been with Muller Acura in Merrillville since March, but has already been promoted to Sales Manager as of last month. This acceleration is arguably due to her extensive experience in the industry, having been in the car business since 1993. As for how she got in the car business, Vicari has a story that is atypical for the industry.
Holladay Properties is pleased to announce that Tim Healy has become the firm's first Chief Operating Officer (COO). Mr. Healy has been leading the Portage/Chicago/Northwest Indiana office for the past 17 years and has been a Partner of Holladay since 2003.
Mike Walz of Overhead Door in Merrillville may be from Hazelcrest, Illinois originally, but he has found a home in Northwest Indiana and at Overhead Door. Whereas some might dread going into work in the morning or be less than enthusiastic about their career, Walz has found a job that he truly values.
Community Healthcare System recently welcomed a new physician to its medical staff. Raza Akbar, MD, has been named the new medical director of Occupational Health Services for Community Hospital in Munster, St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago and St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart.
In the restaurant business, a fast pace is to be expected. For Angela Stahl, a bartender at Industrial Revolution Eatery and Grille, that fast pace and the friendly customers are part of what makes her job so amazing.
Every city relies on a wealth of people for its success and growth over time. While every department plays a role in keeping a city thriving, departments such as Economic Development focus on attracting and keeping businesses in the city they represent.
Purdue University Northwest Director of the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) Chenn Zhou has been awarded The Society of Innovators Gerald I. Lamkin Fellow for Innovation and Service.
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Names Adriana Lyons the 2017 Buyer of the Year For Hospital Pharmacy Leadership
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS), the nation’s leading provider of pharmacy management services, named Adriana Lyons, Pharmacy Technician and Buyer at Methodist Hospitals, the 2017 Buyer of the Year for outstanding pharmacy performance. The award was presented during Comprehensive Pharmacy Services’ Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona in September.
Calumet College of Saint Joseph's Dino Ramirez Knows that Hard Work, Effort, and a Positive Attitude Can Lead to Great Things
Dino Ramirez is a champion. Every day, he leads students through the difficult processes of job hunting, resume building, and career planning at Calumet College of St. Joseph. He is also a champion athlete, as a part of the 2017 Team USA Wheelchair Softball Team that won the 2017 International Wheelchair Softball Championship. With a strong work-ethic and a cavalier attitude, Ramirez hopes that he and the rest of his CCSJ family can bring something special to their students.