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IUPUI professor among IU faculty named most influential by National Jurist magazine

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INDIANAPOLIS — An IUPUI professor is one of two Indiana University faculty members named to a list of the 25 most influential people in legal education by National Jurist magazine.

Randall T. Shepard, distinguished visiting professor in the IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and visiting professor at the Indiana University McKinney School of Law, also part of the IUPUI campus, is No. 21 on the annual list.

Judy Collins Concert and Induction Set for Colorado Music Hall of Fame

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DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Colorado Music Hall of Fame will host an evening with folk music legend Judy Collins that will include a full concert and her induction into the esteemed organization on Friday, November 8, 7:30pm at Denver’s historic Paramount Theater. Tickets go on sale this Friday (6/28) at 10 a.m. at Tickethorse.com or by phone at 866-461-6556.

Rockwell Collins Announces Retirement of Kirchenbauer

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rockwell Collins today announced that Ron Kirchenbauer, senior vice president of Human Resources and corporate officer, will retire at the end of April. Martha May, senior vice president and Chief Human Resources Officer of Bell Helicopter, has been appointed to succeed Kirchenbauer and will join Rockwell Collins on April 8, 2013.

ChaCha Names Two New General Managers

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ChaCha Names Two New General Managers

David Slade and Mark Calabrese Appointed to Senior Leadership Team

SAN FRANCISCO & CARMEL, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ChaCha, the leading human-powered Q&A site, today announced the addition of David Slade and Mark Calabrese as General Managers to its executive team. Slade will manage expansion of ChaCha’s business in the online Q&A space, which, according to comScore, already represents the #1 mobile Web property as measured by time spent by smartphone users. ChaCha.com also ranks as a Top 50 online site, in terms of monthly unique visitors, according to Quantcast. Calabrese will lead development and implementation of the company’s mobile apps, executing ChaCha’s vision and strategy to lead in the Q&A category on all device platforms, including iOS and Android.

“As we continue a sustained record of high growth, we look forward to their leadership driving high-performance results for our business.”
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“Both David Slade and Mark Calabrese bring unique and seasoned experience scaling digital platforms, and we are pleased to have them as part of our team,” said Scott Jones, CEO of ChaCha. “As we continue a sustained record of high growth, we look forward to their leadership driving high-performance results for our business.”

Before joining ChaCha, Slade consulted for content and ecommerce startups. Prior to consulting, as Head of Product for CBS Interactive’s business technology sites, Slade led the relaunch of ZDNet and TechRepublic Web sites, revamping monetization strategies and driving both sites’ mobile Web, app, and social strategies. Slade was also previously the CTO of Online Technologies, at VNU Business Media Europe, the European division of the Dutch-American media conglomerate, formerly named VNU and now known as Nielsen.

With more than two decades of experience as an IT strategist and change agent, Calabrese has created successful operations and service delivery environments for start-ups and Fortune 500 companies. Before joining ChaCha, Calabrese was the Director of Global Services for Thomas Reuters Elite, an end-to-end enterprise business management solutions company. There, he worked to scale and refine performance of global service delivery, increasing client satisfaction and profitability.

Slade will be based in ChaCha’s recently opened San Francisco office while Calabrese will be based at the company’s national headquarters in Carmel, Indiana. Both will report to CEO Scott Jones.

Government Contracts Group Joins Barnes & Thornburg’s Washington, D.C., Office

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Three government contracts attorneys and a senior public policy advisor with federal procurement experience have joined Barnes & Thornburg LLP’s Washington, D.C., office, bolstering the firm’s capabilities in government procurement, defense programs, and homeland security.

Attorneys Dorn “Bo” McGrath, David Hickey, Will Jack, and senior public policy advisor Joseph Corrigan have joined the firm from Greenberg Traurig LLP’s Washington, D.C., office. “We are really excited to welcome Bo, David, Will, and Joe to our Washington, D.C., office,” said Karen McGee, managing partner of Barnes & Thornburg’s D.C. office. “Their arrival is the latest sign of our continued commitment to grow this office by adding seasoned laterals across strategic areas of focus.”

Indiana Business Bancorp Reports Results of Operations for the Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2012

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INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Indiana Business Bancorp (OTCBB: IBBI), the holding company for Indiana Business Bank, announced results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2012.

“Our staff is pleased that 2012 results improved upon a strong 2011 performance. Although most in our industry are fighting shrinking net interest margins, our ability to maintain yield and decrease our cost of funds, allows us to maintain a margin that was better than most of our peers.”
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The company recorded a profit of $340,724 or $.23 per share and $862,085 or $.57 per share for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2012. Net income includes recognition of a tax benefit in the amount of $100,000 for the quarter and $250,000 for the year from the carryover of net operating losses. Pre-tax profit was $240,724 and $612,085 for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2012. Pre-tax performance for the 2012 periods reflects improvements of 18.5% and 11.5% over the year earlier periods, respectively.

First Internet Bank Designated a Best Place to Work in Indiana

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INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First Internet Bank of Indiana (www.firstib.com), a premier provider of online retail and business banking services nationwide, today announced it has been named one of the “Best Places to Work in Indiana” by an initiative dedicated to identifying and recognizing Indiana’s best employers.

Mayor Bloomberg, Chief Information & Innovation Officer Merchant and Chief Digital Officer Haot Launch Reinvent

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Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications Commissioner Rahul N. Merchant and Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot today launched the Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge, a competition to rally urban designers, planners, technologists and policy experts to create physical and virtual prototypes that imagine the future of New York City’s public pay telephones. The goal of Reinvent Payphones is to foster innovative, data and design-driven ideas that will help modernize payphone infrastructure across the five boroughs and optimize use of public space once the City’s current payphone contracts expire in 2014. The Mayor announced the challenge through a video message this evening at the New York Tech Meetup.

Barnes & Thornburg Represents Renowned Music Producer in Recent High-Profile Projects

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Barnes & Thornburg announced today that the firm represented multiple Grammy- and Oscar-winning music producer, T Bone Burnett, in connection with two recent high-profile projects: Lionsgate’s engagement of Burnett to provide executive music producer services for the film The Hunger Games and to produce its companion album The Hunger Games: Soundtrack, Songs from District 12 and Beyond, and Elton John’s hiring of Burnett to produce John’s forthcoming studio album, The Diving Board.

Sidney S. Fohrman, a Los Angeles-based Barnes & Thornburg attorney and member of the firm’s Entertainment and Music Practice Group, represented T Bone Burnett in the negotiation of these deals.

Jason Karlov, national chair of the Barnes & Thornburg Entertainment and Music Practice Group, said that “Sid’s knowledge and experience in negotiating music and entertainment deals is integral to Barnes & Thornburg’s ability to represent such legendary names in the industry such as T Bone Burnett, and to the continued growth of the Barnes & Thornburg entertainment and music practice.”

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