PNC creates, strengthens business world connections

Purdue University North Central

Through leadership development, community connections and experiential learning, Purdue North Central’s School of Business continues to impact the business community. Cynthia Roberts, PhD, interim dean of PNC’s College of Business, said the school is linked to the business world through students, faculty and region projects. “We don’t work without the business community,” she said. “Our…
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Success Story: Circle Tool Supply

Chris Byrd

Chris Byrd has rounded out his corporate experience and background with industry expertise and “mom-and-pop” customer service for his new venture, Circle Tool Supply. As an industrial supply company, CTS provides a range of items from hand, cutting and power tools and abrasives to safety equipment and MRO (maintenance repair operations) supplies. Byrd keeps thousands…
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Partnership boosts business community

Gary, IN – Regional partnerships provide an additional avenue to create or fortify ties to the community. The NWI Small Business Development Center continues to work with regional sponsor Indiana University Northwest, specifically the School of Business and Economics, to offer a base for business development. Anna Rominger, Dean of IUN School of Business and…
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Accion, SBA Introduce Lower-Interest Loans

Chicago — Accion, a nonprofit microfinance leader, has increased the volume of small business loans available at lower interest rates in Northwest Indiana through a partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Small business owners and bankers are invited to attend the grand launch of this program on June 26 to learn more about…
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Feldt takes on NWI SBDC leadership role

Lorri Feldt headshot

Crown Point, IN – Business advisor Lorri Feldt has been named regional director of the Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center. She brings more than 25 years of business-based expertise to the role. She has worked at Whirlpool Corp. in sales, customer service and marketing management capacities as well as served as a consultant and…
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