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Nov 28, 2022

He grew up one of 9 children in Louisville and would go on to lead Eli Lilly & Co. through the most difficult period in its history. In episode 95, John Lechleiter opens up about life, leadership and his love of Indianapolis.


Nov 21, 2022

How did a third-generation farm kid from North Dakota wind up leading one of Indiana’s fastest growing cities? And could he one day be leading the state? In episode 94, Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness opens up about farm life, politics and how it all came together in a once sleepy bedroom community.


Nov 14, 2022

For new Downtown Indy, Inc. CEO Taylor Shaffer, getting involved is nothing new. From student government, volunteer work, and beauty pageants growing up in Terre Haute, to serving as an Indianapolis deputy mayor, being engaged is part of her DNA.  In episode 93, she talks about her vision for downtown Indy, the sense...


Nov 7, 2022

For Rod Roberson, being the mayor of Elkhart is personal. It’s where he grew up. Starred in school, sports…and on the sax. And it’s where he’s now leading a resurgence in the heart of RV country. In episode 92, he talks about his hometown, hoops and what’s next for the city he loves.


Oct 31, 2022

He grew up in northern Indiana, the son of musicians. And for more than a quarter-century he has orchestrated a dramatic and unlikely transformation in Carmel. From new corporate headquarters to massive investment in the arts and downtown development, Jim Brainard has been a lightning rod for change and criticism. In...