In the beginning of her role as executive director of the Kendrick Foundation, Keylee Wright set an ambitious vision for Morgan County to be ranked one of the top 10 counties in the state of Indiana for health outcomes. The county is currently ranked 41 out of 92 counties. Change takes time, especially when it comes to the overall health of an entire community, but Wright is looking at the bigger picture to make that vision become reality.
BUILT FOR REAL ESTATE
Neither Patsy Coffey nor her son Mark Coffey knew exactly what they were getting into when they dove into the world of real estate. Not afraid of hard work, they put in the hours which resulted in them setting records and achieving awards since they each started.
IT FITS TOGETHER NICELY
For many years now, Warren Buffet has advised people seeking success to “do what you love.” Mike Hurst, the President of Region Banking for First Merchants Bank, takes Buffet’s advice one step further. He says his satisfaction in his job and life comes from doing what he loves in the place he loves.
THE LEGACY ENDURES
It was a proud moment for Bill Fite when he went to his grandmother to seek her approval to resurrect his grandfather’s plumbing business name of Fite Plumbing. She was excited about the revival, telling him to “absolutely bring Fite Plumbing back out!”
A BRIGHT FUTURE
One thing economic fluctuation does is drive businesses to reassess their business model and the diversity of the products and services they provide. It was seeing possibilities that prompted Tony and Kellie Joseph to begin 21 Electric in 2019.
STEPPING OUT TO STEP UP
Working with the Commission for a Drug-Free Indiana, Bowlen was coordinating Coach Knight’s commercials through his son, Tim. Bowlen had known Tim when they were kids playing baseball.
CLOSE THE DEAL
Everyone is proud to own property. It’s a big investment, a complicated transaction, and a valuable asset. Owning property is not just land or homes for individuals or families, but sites for business operations, too. In addition, local, state, and federal governments own property for roads, offices, utilities, parks, environmental conservation reasons, and much more.
FORE! THE COMMUNITY
Doug and Paula Molin love Martinsville and Morgan County. They have lived in Martinsville for more than 30 years. Their eight children have grown up, gone to school, and built happy, successful lives from this Martinsville foundation.
THRIVING BUSINESS IN TIGHT SPACES
Definitions of unconventional in dictionaries vary slightly, but commonly include, “not usual or ordinary.” From across the room, Larry Ralph appears to be rather conventional. But when you get closer and begin a conversation, you will quickly discover that unconventional suits him. He takes a different and often unique approach to obtain the best results for everyone.
ON THE MAGIC CARPET RIDE
When asked about the last two or three years, many people will talk about the pandemic. But when you talk with Sidney Stallsworth, she will tell you about all the exciting changes that have happened in her business and life.