December Featured Leader

  RANJIT PUTHRAN Chairman of the Board, One Zone Chamber of Commerce Q: Why do you believe chambers of commerce are important to communities? A: Chambers of Commerce are absolutely essential. One Zone Chamber of Commerce represents businesses and business...

November Featured Leader

  JANELLE CAMPBELL President of the Board, Westfield Chamber of Commerce Q: Why do you believe chambers of commerce are important to communities? A: The Chamber of Commerce is important to our local community because it is central to connecting businesses to each...

October Featured Leader

   MARK LABARR GOVERNMENT & COMMUNITY RELATIONS MANAGER, DUKE ENERGY Q: What is your role at Duke Energy? How long have you been with the company? A: I manage Duke Energy’s relationships with local elected officials, schools, nonprofits, small business...

September Featured Leader

  VINCE DORA PRESIDENT, DORA HOSPITALITY GROUP Q: How did your family enter the hospitality industry? A: Great story here.  My grandpa was a carpenter in Vincennes IN.  In 1958 he bought a show horse stable and converted 19 horse stalls into 19 guest rooms for...

July Featured Leader

  SUE MAKI Hamilton County Council Q: What brought you to Hamilton County? A: I was working for Aetna Insurance as an Underwriter in their Cleveland OH office.  They were closing that office and offered me a position in Indianapolis. That was in 1988.  My husband...

June Featured Leader

  DIANA COYLE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, HAMILTON COUNTY LEADERSHIP ACADEMY Q: What does your role entail at Hamilton County Leadership Academy?  A: As Executive Director of Hamilton County Leadership Academy (HCLA), my role is rooted in connection building and program...