Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

Business

September 8, 2013

Business Briefs

Mickey Maurer to speak at IUK

Indiana’s former Secretary of Commerce, celebrated author and entrepreneurial guru, Mickey Maurer will be a keynote speaker at The Greater Kokomo Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours Wednesday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Indiana University Kokomo’s Kresge Auditorium. The IU Kokomo School of Business M.B.A. Association and Rozzi’s Catering will host the event. Maurer will give an overview of his new book, “Ten Essential Principles of Entrepreneurship You Never Learned in School.”

Business owners and community members will enjoy this inside look at entrepreneurship shared by the current Chairman of the Board of the Indiana Business Journal. Mr. Maurer will also take your questions at the end of his presentation. Anyone in business will gain valuable insights from this evening of entertainment.

Dobbs named partner at Starr Austen & Miller

Logansport-based Starr Austen & Miller LLP has welcomed Polly Dobbs as a new partner. She will be specializing in estate and wealth transfer planning and business and farm succession planning.

Dobbs holds a bachelor’s degree from Ball State University, a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Kelley School of Business, and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. She is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, the Miami County Bar Association, and the Cass County Bar Association.

Dobbs grew up on a farm and has extensive experience in farm and business succession planning. Her expertise includes wealth preservation, probate and trust administration, federal and state tax advice, business organization and general business and corporate transactions.

“We are pleased to welcome Polly and her experience and perspective to our firm,” said Scott Starr. “Her passion lies with helping family-owned farms and closely held businesses achieve a smooth succession. She is knowledgeable about the complexities of estate planning for high net-worth estates, and she uses many tools of estate and gift planning to help clients efficiently transfer their estate to the next generation in a way that promotes family harmony while addressing specific goals.”

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Business
  • Honda Tougher Compact Car [Duplicate] Honda bolsters Fit to boost crash resistance DETROIT (AP) — When the subcompact Fit failed a crash test, Honda went back to the drawing board. The tiny Fit, redesigned for the 2015 model year, initially flunked the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's small overlap test, earning just a "Mar

    August 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Financial Markets Wall Street-6 [Duplicate] Asian stocks higher after S&P 500 record close HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks inched higher on Friday after a record day on Wall Street powered by upbeat data that adds to evidence the world's biggest economy is gaining strength. Gains were tempered as investors awaited a key meeting of U.S. centr

    August 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • At Jackson Hole, central bankers eye varying goals WASHINGTON (AP) — The central bankers meeting this week at their annual conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, aren't exactly in sync. Many are taking steps that clash with the policies of others. The Federal Reserve is preparing to reduce its economic

    August 22, 2014

  • Apple Stock [Duplicate] Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition and expand the technological hit factory built by the late Steve Jobs. The milestone represents

    August 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Eriks MAIN Eriks Chevrolet celebrates after completing tornado recovery When Eriks Chevrolet vice presidents Karen Bellus and Tom Rethlake looked out across the property of their dealership directly after the Nov. 17 tornado, they saw a scene of absolute devastation. Over $1 million in damage was done to the facilities.

    August 13, 2014 2 Photos

  • EPA Weed Killer [Duplicate] Decision could boost use of popular weed killer WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with tougher and more resistant weeds, corn and soybean farmers are anxiously awaiting government decisions on a new version of a popular herbicide — and on genetically modified seeds to grow crops designed to resist it. Criti

    August 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Posh Salon earns Redken Elite status Posh Salon and Day Spa became just the fifth Indiana salon to achieve Redken Elite Salon status, it was announced this week. As part of the honor, the Posh styling team will travel in November to the Redken Exchange for a three-day, hands-on training

    August 10, 2014

  • Cures for ourills revealed Goober Goodenough is a long-time member of the Indiana General Assembly. You probably know the roadside signs he puts up before every election: “Goober is Goodenough for Indiana.”It has surprised me that Goober has not had a bigger role in the curren

    August 10, 2014

  • Cool summer sets expectations for a record harvest DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A mild summer across much of the nation's heartland has provided optimum growing conditions for the nation's corn and soybean crops. Pair that with high-yield seeds and other new farming technologies, and the U.S. is looking a

    August 8, 2014

  • Report: Indiana consumer rebounds from recession INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A new report by the U.S. Commerce Department shows that consumer spending in Indiana has rebounded from the end of the Great Recession faster than the national average. The report released Thursday estimates state-by-state consume

    August 8, 2014

Latest news
Featured Ads
Only on our website
AP Video
Japan Landslide Rescuers Struggle in Heavy Rain Raw: Severe Floods, Fire Wrecks Indiana Homes Endangered Red Wolves Face Uncertain Future Raw: Russian Aid Convoy Arrives in Ukraine Hamm Talks Emmy Chances Okla. Policeman Accused of Sex Assaults on Duty Raw: Egypt Bus Crash Kills at Least 33 Two Bodies Found in Adjacent Yards Dominican Republic Bans Miley Cyrus Concert Raw: Israeli Air Strike in Gaza Raw: Rescue Efforts Suspended at Japan Landslide Raw: Bodies of MH17 Victims Arrive in Malaysia Raw: Smaller Marches in Ferguson Attorney: Utah Eatery Had Other Chemical Burn Farm Resurgence Grows With Younger Crowd Microbrewery Chooses Special Can for Its Beer Ky. Firefighters Hurt in Ice Bucket Challenge Federal Investigation Will Look at Use of Force Community Deals With Michael Brown Aftermath US: We Do Not Pay Ransom to Terrorists
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Obituaries
Poll
Kelly Lafferty's video on Tom Miller