Leadership Institute

  • May 13, 2020

    NWI Forward: COVID-19 Questions with Chancellor Thomas Keon

    Thomas L. Keon, Ph.D. serves as chancellor of Purdue University Northwest. Chancellor Keon's leadership centers on positioning Purdue Northwest as a key player in Northwest Indiana’s economic development, educational advancement, environmental sustainability and cultural enhancement.

  • May 13, 2020

    NWI Forward: COVID-19 Questions with Sheila Matias

    Sheila Matias is Executive Director of the Society of Innovators and Leadership Institute at Purdue Northwest. In addition, she serves as President of the La Porte County Commission.

  • May 13, 2020

    NWI Forward: COVID-19 Questions with Richard Shields

    Rich Shields is Director of Marketing and Business Development for Chester Inc., northern Indiana’s exclusive Architectural & Construction, Information Technologies and Agricultural Systems firm.

  • May 13, 2020

    NWI Forward: COVID-19 Questions with Terry Murphy

    Terry Murphy is President, CEO and Chairman of the Hammond Group, a well-established chemical manufacturing company specializing in the optimization of batteries and energy storage necessities for automotive, industrial, telecommunications and computing data centers.

  • May 13, 2020

    NWI Forward: COVID-19 Questions with Speros A. Batistatos, FCDME

    Speros A. Batistatos, FCDME is President & CEO of the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority. The South Shore CVA is a sales and marketing organization that leads the hospitality industry and aids its partners through the development and support of attractions throughout the region.

  • May 13, 2020

    NWI Forward: COVID-19 Questions with John Vode

    John Vode is President of Precision Maintenance Solutions, Inc. They provide maintenance support in the manufacturing industry with engineering, millwrights, pipefitters, and mechanics.

  • May 13, 2020

    NWI Forward: COVID-19 Questions with Lorri Feldt

    Lorri Feldt is Northwest Regional Director for the Indiana Small Business Development Center. The Indiana SBDC was created to have a positive and measurable impact on the formation, growth, and sustainability of small businesses in Indiana.

  • May 13, 2020

    NWI Forward: COVID-19 Questions with Ty Warner

    Ty Warner is Executive Director of the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission, a regional council of local governments serving the citizens of Lake, Porter, and LaPorte counties

  • May 13, 2020

    NWI Forward: COVID-19 Questions with Leah Konrady

    Leah Konrady is President and CEO of One Region, a nonprofit, 501(c)3 that strives to grow population, attract and retain talent, and increase household income in Northwest Indiana.

  • May 13, 2020

    NWI Forward: COVID-19 Questions with Heather Ennis

    Heather Ennis is President and CEO of Northwest Indiana Forum. The Forum is the regional voice for the business community and premiere source of a full package of services that promote economic development and retention of quality jobs.