Entries by Ashli Smith

Announcing the Inaugural 2022 Entrepreneurs of the Year Award Winners

NOVEMBER 7, 2022 By Ted A. Baker, CEO/Executive Director, Muncie Innovation Connector, Inc.— MUNCIE, IN—Since May of this year, the Innovation Connector has been planning and preparing for Entrepreneur Showcase Week in Muncie.  As a reminder, this event is unique to the Muncie community, and no other community has attempted anything like this.  Entrepreneur Showcase Week comprises twenty workshops, […]

Provide Your Clients with Excellent Customer Experience with this NEW Class

It’s almost time for Entrepreneur Showcase Week! We’ve got 20 great events in one week for those of you wanting to learn more about what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. Our newest added class, Providing Excellent Customer Experience, will be a practical session for all business owners and entrepreneurs discussing various aspects of […]

Enneagram 101 – A Free Introductory Course

Maybe you’ve heard a lot about the Enneagram? Maybe you’ve even taken an online test?  But, what’s the real use and benefit of the Enneagram and knowing your number? Join us for this free introductory workshop that will not only introduce you to the history, structure, and benefits of the Enneagram but also help you begin to […]

Resident Client Spotlight – Tisha Gierhart

 Tisha Gierhart was hired as Shafer Leadership Academy’s first Program Director in January 2014. She is primarily responsible for all activities related to the development, delivery, and assessment of leadership programs presented by Shafer Leadership Academy. In this role, she focuses on building collaborative relationships with Shafer Leadership Academy’s participants and partners. Her work reflects […]

Why Entrepreneur Showcase Week?

OCTOBER 11, 2022 By Ted Baker CEO/Executive Director, Muncie, Innovation Connector, Inc.— MUNCIE, IN—With about one month to go before the Innovation Connector engages in the most extensive series of events for businesses and entrepreneurs in its history, I was recently asked the question, “Why is the Innovation Connector doing this?”  I thought that was a […]

Mastering the Basics of Excel

If you are interested in an introductory Excel course, or if you simply need to refresh your memory on the software program, this is the training for you! Master the basics of Excel in this 3-hour live workshop powered by Innovation Connector Inc. Lunch will be provided starting at 11:30 am. When: Thursday, November 3rd, […]

Resident Client Spotlight – Ryan Ellsworth

Ryan Ellsworth is an architect working remotely for Studio M Architecture and Planning located in Carmel, Indiana. They started the practice with 6 people in 2013, and they currently have 42 employees and are looking to grow. They specialize in multi-family and mixed-use projects but work on all project types at home in Indiana and […]

Entrepreneur Showcase Week: Registration Now Open!

The wait is up, registration is now open for Entrepreneur Showcase Week. A complete listing of all twenty events is available at www.showcaseweek.com. Here are several events from this special week. Entrepreneur Showcase Week begins with a Mayoral Proclamation and press announcement by Muncie Mayor Dan Ridenour.  The Innovation Connector will present several awards at […]

Registrations for Entrepreneur Showcase Week Now Open

MUNCIE, IN—Entrepreneurs play a major role in impacting nearly every component of the economy – as the biggest source of jobs and income for employees in the nation, by investing in community projects and financially supporting charitable causes. They are the drivers of new job creation, innovative products, and services and lead the way for […]

Resident Client Spotlight – Melissa DeWitt

Melissa DeWitt is the HEAD OF SCHOOL for The Virtual Preparatory Academy of Indiana at Madison-Grant. Mrs. DeWitt is entering her 20th year in education. Her roles have included principal, Academic Director, data coach, and teacher. She is most proud of her work to launch Indiana’s first full-time online school, giving students and families another […]