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Gov. Holcomb Announces New Employer Training Grant

Aug 24, 2017 | KSMLA

Last week, Gov. Holcomb rolled out the Next Level Jobs initiative by announcing a pair of training grants aimed at high-priority industries and high-demand jobs: the Workforce Ready Grant and the Employee Training Grant. While the Workforce Ready Grant – a tuition reimbursement program for adults focusing on certain high-growth sectors – is a boon … Continue reading Gov. Holcomb Announces New Employer Training Grant

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Culp Discusses Workforce Development, Indiana’s Next Level Jobs Initiative on Recent INsiders Panel

Aug 23, 2017 | Lauren Zuk

Katie Culp, president of KSM Location Advisors, appeared alongside Visit Indy’s senior vice president of marketing and communications, Chris Gahl, and Ball State’s director of the Center for Business and Economic Research, Mike Hicks, on Inside INdiana Business’ recent INsiders panel. The panel weighed in on the Purdue-Infosys partnership, Indiana’s Next Level Jobs Program, findings from the … Continue reading Culp Discusses Workforce Development, Indiana’s Next Level Jobs Initiative on Recent INsiders Panel

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Culp Discusses Tourism’s Impact on Economic Development, IEDC’s Innovation Officer’s Move to D.C., and More on Recent INsiders Panel

Jun 7, 2017 | KSMLA

Katie Culp, president of KSM Location Advisors, appeared alongside University of Indianapolis associate professor of finance, Matt Will, and Faegre Baker Daniels’ partner, Murray Clark, on Inside INdiana Business’ recent INsiders panel. The panel discussed Indiana’s push to capitalize on the growing momentum of summer tourism; the Indiana Economic Development Corporation’s chief innovation officer, Ian Steff, … Continue reading Culp Discusses Tourism’s Impact on Economic Development, IEDC’s Innovation Officer’s Move to D.C., and More on Recent INsiders Panel

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Culp to Speak at ExecConnect, Indiana’s Mid-Market CEO Network

May 30, 2017 | KSMLA

Katie Culp, president of KSM Location Advisors, will serve as a panelist at ExecConnect’s “Winning the War for Talent.” Taking place June 13 in downtown Indianapolis, this biannual event is designed to serve as a forum for Indiana mid-market CEOs and business owners to network and learn about topics related to growing their businesses from … Continue reading Culp to Speak at ExecConnect, Indiana’s Mid-Market CEO Network

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Brazelton Weighs In on National Incentives Report

May 16, 2017 | Jamie Pike

Pew Charitable Trusts recently released its national assessment of economic development incentives practices, How States are Improving Tax Incentives for Jobs and Growth. KSM Location Advisors’ COO Garth Brazelton served as a formal reviewer of the report, providing unique insights based on his previous role at the Indiana Economic Development Corporation and his current role … Continue reading Brazelton Weighs In on National Incentives Report

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Brazelton Assesses Viability of Economic Development in One of Indiana’s Fastest-Growing Counties

Apr 13, 2017 | KSMLA

Garth Brazelton, COO of KSM Location Advisors, recently presented at the Johnson County Development Corporation’s Annual Meeting. He commended local economic development officials for their Aspire Johnson County program, challenged them to think regionally, and encouraged them to continue to promote their industrial assets. Brazelton also noted that the downtown and I-65 interchange developments in … Continue reading Brazelton Assesses Viability of Economic Development in One of Indiana’s Fastest-Growing Counties

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Culp Featured in Kelley School MBA Spotlight for Women’s History Month

Mar 29, 2017 | Jeremy Williams

To celebrate Women’s History Month, the Kelley School of Business Indianapolis is highlighting successful women alumnae throughout March. Katie Culp, president of KSM Location Advisors and a Kelley MBA alum, was recently featured alongside Debra Hays, a consultant in Eli Lilly’s Center for Innovative Customer Experience, and Tiffany Shaw, COO of Force Communications. Culp credits … Continue reading Culp Featured in Kelley School MBA Spotlight for Women’s History Month

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Culp Discusses Fishers IoT Lab and Levementum’s Expansion on Recent INsiders Panel

Feb 28, 2017 | KSMLA

Katie Culp, president of KSM Location Advisors, appeared alongside Vox Global vice president, Francesca Jarosz Brady, and First Person’s managing director, Paul Ashley, on the recent Inside INdiana Business’ INsiders panel. The panel weighed in on Fishers’ new Internet of Things Lab, Levementum’s announcement to expand to Indiana, the impact of Indiana’s life sciences industry on the community, and more. … Continue reading Culp Discusses Fishers IoT Lab and Levementum’s Expansion on Recent INsiders Panel

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Letter to the Editor: IEDC Has Training Program

Feb 11, 2017 | Tim Cook, JD

This letter originally appeared in the Indianapolis Business Journal. Kudos to members of the Indiana Legislature for proposing the workforce training tax credits highlighted in Hayleigh Colombo’s piece, “Job training tax credits gain steam in Legislature” [Jan. 30]. Certainly Indiana’s greatest workforce development challenge is the gap between employers’ needs and the skill level of both … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: IEDC Has Training Program

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