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Meet Mark Demo: Growing Within the Business at Industrial Revolution


Mark Demo, a Detroit native, moved to Northwest Indiana a decade ago when he took over as the manager and owning partner of a national chain restaurant in Merrillville.

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Leo Correa Appointed Chief Executive Officer of St. Catherine Hospital

Correa-LeoCommunity Foundation of Northwest Indiana Chief Executive Officer Donald P. Fesko announces the appointment of Leo Correa, MBA, to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of St. Catherine Hospital, East Chicago, effective February 13, 2017. St. Catherine Hospital is a member of Community Healthcare System along with Community Hospital in Munster and St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart. Correa succeeds Jo Ann Birdzell, who served as CEO for the past 19 years.

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Service Comes First for Strack & Van Til’s Bill Bach


East Chicago native Bill Bach has spent around 37 years in the grocery business. Now a store director at the Strack & Van Til in Munster, Bach attributes his lengthy career in the industry to a love for service.

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Angela Wronko Makes Sure Every Event is Special at Sand Creek Country Club


When Angela Wronko first started working at Sand Creek Country Club, she was behind the scenes in the accounting department. Now, as the Catering Sales Manager of the Food and Beverage Department, people walk by her office, popping in to say ‘Hi’ and asking what fun event is coming up at the country club.

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Ashley Goldsmith: NWI Native Growing Her Career at Industrial Revolution


Ashley Goldsmith, a Northwest Indiana native, grew up in Portage where she attended Portage High School. Ashley then went to Indiana University Northwest for a year before she decided that she was not ready for college quite yet, which is when she started working at Industrial Revolution full-time.

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Rising Star Author Dawn ‘Cricket’ Reynolds Calls Horseshoe Casino Hammond Home

Rising-Star-Author-Dawn-Cricket-Reynolds-Calls-Horseshoe-Casino-Hammond-HomeHorseshoe Casino Hammond is not only home to one of the most active, engaged workforces in the region, but also recently published, rising star author, Dawn Reynolds.

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Lauren Piazza - At Home with Realty Executives Premier

Lauren-PiazzaBorn and raised in Northwest Indiana, Lauren Piazza grew up surrounded by the mortgage and real estate industry, so it comes as no surprise to see her living her dream as a broker with Realty Executives Premier in Valparaiso.

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Horizon Announces Scott Kosik as Vice President, Senior Digital Banking Officer

Scott-KosikKathie DeRuiter, Executive Vice President, Senior Operations Officer of Horizon Bank, N.A., is pleased to announce the promotion of Scott Kosik to Vice President, Senior Digital Banking Officer. In this new role, Kosik will lead the Bank’s initiative of leveraging technology to provide best-in-class service and solutions to Horizon’s customers. Kosik will continue to play a key role on the Bank’s acquisition team and additional strategic planning efforts.

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Rachael Cloud's Journey to Frontline Foundations is Anything but Boring


Sometimes just trying something - even if you’re weary or afraid of it - may turn out to be something good and something you were truly meant to do.

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Julie Scissom is Franciscan Health's Ambassador of February 2017

Julie-ScissomJulie Scissom, a registered nurse who has served in the hospital outpatient surgery department for seven years and in its pediatrics and obstetrics units prior to that, is Franciscan Health Michigan City’s February Ambassador of the Month.

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Meet Rita Rendina, Career Caregiver and Senior Mammography Technologist at the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospital


When she first started with Methodist Hospitals, Rita Rendina had the option to work at the Northlake location, but instead she decided to work at the Soutlake location. This was a decision that would lead Rita to a dream job that she did not even know existed yet. Through her role at the Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals she has helped save lives, comforted struggling women, and witnessed the evolution of the battle against breast cancer.

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