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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...

Oct 24, 2022

In episode 90, former Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly talks about growing up on the east coast, his path to Notre Dame and experiences that would propel him to a life of service. The U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See also offers perspective on Pope Francis, the war in Ukraine and a possible run for governor.

Oct 17, 2022

In her role as CEO of One Southern Indiana, Wendy Dant Chesser is responsible for driving economic development and quality of life in southeast Indiana. And for Dant Chesser, who grew up drinking cherry cokes and eating red hots from Jeffersonville’s world-famous Schimpff’s Confectionery, it is a job she takes very...

Oct 10, 2022

For Tom Dakich, growing up in northwest Indiana was special, and after years of economic challenges, he believes the region is poised for transformation. In episode 87, Dakich talks about big projects, his passion for the region and what it was like growing up with little brother Dan.

Oct 3, 2022

For years, Michael Huber didn’t talk much about his passion for music and his talents as an accomplished keyboard player. “Then when I got into my late 30’s and 40’s, I’m like, this is who I am, take it or leave it.” In episode 87, the outgoing Indy Chamber CEO talks about his special connection to music,...