Business & Beyond with Gerry Dick

Business and Beyond with Gerry Dick is a weekly conversation with Indiana leaders in business, politics, sports, entertainment…and beyond. The 30-minute podcast explores the successes, failures and memorable moments that have shaped the lives of high profile, high-performing individuals with a Hoosier connection. Inspirational, informative and sometimes emotional, Business and Beyond is an intimate conversation with well-known guests who share their personal, unfiltered stories and what motivates them in their daily pursuit of success and happiness, personally and professionally.

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From the day she started a news club in eighth grade, Debby Knox knew what she wanted to do with her life. Now, after more than 40 years in television, one of Indiana’s most recognized news anchors is retiring and admits it won’t be easy. “I’m going to miss the people, the buzz we all get.” In episode 145, the Michigan native-turned-Hoosier talks about stepping away from an award-wining career, the high-profile interviews and why she’s excited about what’s next.

Monday Nov 20, 2023

She served 17 years as an Indiana State Senator. 13 years as Commissioner of the Indiana Commission for Higher Education. And Sagamore Institute President Teresa Lubbers isn’t finished yet. In episode 144, this servant leader talks about Indiana’s challenges and opportunities and why she is bullish on the future.

Monday Nov 13, 2023

“If you’re not scared by it, it doesn’t seem like it’s an aspiration that you should go after.” On November 18, the docuseries “Kennedy” premiers on the History Channel. It is the third documentary from 23-year-old Carmel, Indiana filmmaker Ashton Gleckman.  That’s right, he’s just 23. In this episode, he opens up about his passion for filmmaking, overcoming fears, and his next big project.  

Monday Nov 06, 2023

In his more than 40-year career, award-winning sports journalist Bill Benner covered it all. Three Olympics. More than 20 Final Fours. And the role sports played in elevating Indianapolis on a global stage. In this episode, one of Indiana’s most recognized journalists opens up about the Hicks vs. the Knicks, his relationship with Bob Knight, the state of sports journalism and much more.

Monday Oct 30, 2023

This week, Indianapolis will play host to more than 70,000 future leaders of America as the FFA National Organization hosts its 96th annual convention. In episode 141, President Molly Ball talks about FFA’s role in fueling the state’s talent pipeline, record growth and her path to Indy.

Monday Oct 23, 2023

He’s been the CEO of Indianapolis-based Roche Diagnostics North America for less than a year, but Brad Moore is already putting his stamp on the healthcare giant. In episode 140, the son of an Ohio banker talks innovation, Indiana, and the importance of being an inclusive leader.

Monday Oct 16, 2023

In the ever changing and challenging world of higher education, University of Southern Indiana President Ron Rochon is a beacon of energy and enthusiasm. The school’s first black president has raised money, revamped curriculum and elevated USI athletics to Division I status. And he’s not done yet. 

Monday Oct 09, 2023

She’s organized Super Bowls, Final Fours and led the $400 million makeover of Gainbridge Fieldhouse. She’s worked in the White House and on national political conventions. In sports parlance, Pacers Sports & Entertainment President Mel Raines is a prime-time player. The bigger the challenge the better. She opens up about growing up in South Bend, her passion for public service and path to becoming a game changer in a male dominated industry.

Monday Oct 02, 2023

From smoke-filled rooms to social media, Kevin Brinegar has seen it all in his more than 40 years around the Indiana Statehouse. As the Bloomington native prepares to leave the Indiana Chamber after leading the organization for more than 20 years, he opens up about mimeograph machines, difficult issues and a decision that would change his life.

Monday Sep 25, 2023

He was born in New York and raised in Arkansas. But Kristian Andersen calls Indianapolis home and it’s not by accident. In episode 136, this self-described “restless opportunity seeker” talks about innovation and Indy’s emerging national profile that he says is more Sun Belt than Rust Belt.

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