Shiftlab is a new tech company based in Carmel, Indiana.

New Tech Company Launches With Experienced Leadership

By Kate Shepherd | Feb 13, 2020 |

Shiftlab names Mitch Black as CEO and hits initial seed round funding goals Shiftlab, a new performance-based workforce optimization SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) company, announces a new chief executive officer (CEO). The Carmel, Indiana-based company has named technology executive veteran Mitch Black to lead the firm. Shiftlab is focused on performance-based workforce optimization, utilizing a machine-learning product…

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A report looking at foster youth and education has been released.

First Report on Foster Youth and Education Released

By Kate Shepherd | Apr 4, 2019 |

Indiana Connected By 25 says the State needs to do more to help Indiana foster youth succeed in school. The comments come after the release of the State’s first annual report on foster youth education outcomes. The report will be discussed at next Wednesday’s State Board of Education meeting. The report was mandated by House…

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The kitten nanny pays back his own rescue by nannying rescue kittens.

Boots “The Kitten Nanny” Dies Peacefully at Arizona Home

By Kate Shepherd | Oct 4, 2018 |

Boots “The Kitten Nanny” died peacefully at his Arizona home Wednesday afternoon in the arms of his family and veterinarian.  The nationally-known dog and Hurricane Katrina survivor was in declining health as he approached his birthday.  Boots would have turned 16 in November. The Golden Retriever and chow mix gained headlines when he began volunteering and helping…

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Foster Youth Joshua Christian poses with Governor Eric Holcomb.

Indiana Foster Youth to Receive National Award

By Kate Shepherd | Sep 25, 2018 |

Indiana foster youth Joshua Christian has been recognized for his advocacy by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Christian is a sophomore at Marian University, a member of the Indiana Youth Advisory Board and a Jim Casey Young Fellow. He is one of 12 recipients of the 2018 Adoption Excellence Award who…

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Synapse Sitters Founder Marie Maher is being honored by Best Buddies Indiana.

Synapse Sitters’ Founder Chosen for Honor

By Kate Shepherd | Sep 20, 2018 |

Synapse Sitters’ Marie Maher is finalist for Champion of the Year Indianapolis-based Synapse Sitters’ Founder Marie Maher has been selected as a 2018 Best Buddies Indiana Champion.  She is also a finalist for Indiana Champion of the Year. Maher is currently raising funds online to support Best Buddies and raising awareness about the organization’s mission.…

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Shiftlab has named Mitch Black as President and COO.

Viral Launch Names Mitch Black President & COO

By Kate Shepherd | Aug 14, 2018 |

Hire Comes as Viral Launch Readies for Rapid Growth Indianapolis-based Viral Launch, which helps clients across the country sell products on Amazon, has named Mitch Black its new President and Chief Operating Officer. Black, who joins the SaaS-platform provider on Thursday, will have responsibility for the company’s go-to-market strategy and the successful execution of planning…

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A report looking at foster youth and education has been released.

Glick Fund Awards Grant, Matching Funds

By Kate Shepherd | Aug 1, 2018 |

Indiana Connected By 25 was awarded a $50,000 grant by the Glick Fund, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation. Indiana Connected By 25 is an Indianapolis-based nonprofit supporting youth who age out of the foster care system without permanent families. The Glick Fund’s gift will support Indiana Connected By 25’s efforts to improve education outcomes for foster youth…

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Indianapolis Medical Society will be headed by Executive Vice President Morgan Perrill.

The Corydon Group Begins Managing Indianapolis Medical Society, Adds Prominent Director

By Kate Shepherd | Jul 2, 2018 |

The Corydon Group is growing its association management practice with the new addition of the Indianapolis Medical Society (IMS) as a client. The Indianapolis public affairs firm also has hired a prominent professional to lead IMS as its Executive Vice President and serve as The Corydon Group’s Director of Strategic Initiatives.  This is a newly…

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Rate filings show maximum increases of 33.6 percent and 5.4 percent in the Indiana Marketplace.

Indiana’s Increased Marketplace Rate Filings Harm Hoosiers

By Kate Shepherd | Jun 21, 2018 |

Protect Our Care Calls for the Sabotage to Stop  Rate filings for 2019 individual-market health insurance released today show the two companies offering health insurance to Hoosiers through the Marketplace established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have asked for maximum increases of 33.6 percent and 5.4 percent. The Indiana Department of Insurance says the…

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Indiana HR professionals can attend a free lunch and learn June 21.

Free Luncheon for Indiana HR Professionals

By Kate Shepherd | Jun 13, 2018 |

Kate Shepherd Communications‘ client Sandler Training DTB is offering a FREE lunch and learn for Indiana HR directors and talent recruiters this month.  The event will focus on skills needed to help them combat low unemployment and find team members who will take their organizations to the next level.  “10 Actionable Steps to Qualify, Nurture and…

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