What we do

  • Enhance awareness of our region’s assets.
  • Position the region competitively for the retention, expansion, and attraction of jobs and investment.
  • Assist companies from outside the region to find the best location in the Radius region for their needs.
  • Support local communities through development programs to help entrepreneurs, start-ups and existing businesses succeed and grow in our region.
  • Serve as the lead information broker, providing the most accurate and up-to-date data on the region.
  • Work with regional communities to support local initiatives that improve and maintain quality of place.

Throughout the year, the Radius Indiana team hosts, visits and responds to site selection advisers and corporate decision makers throughout the United States. Radius Indiana provides a central location for site selection needs. We offer custom searches and site tours, comprehensive up-to-the-minute data, contacts to local, regional and state organizations, and access to gap funding for regionally beneficial programs.

Additionally, Radius Indiana works to grow our defense and national security industry by serving as the lead economic development entity outside the gates at Naval Support Activity Crane, the world’s third largest naval installation. We also work to grow advocacy, connect the community, and coordinate defense resources for Crane within our region.

Radius Indiana serves as a regional catalyst for government, business and academic collaboration to market and promote the area as a highly competitive, vibrant region with an increasingly attractive quality of life.

Community and business leaders have worked collaboratively with the Radius region to establish an economic development partnership at work for our region to ignite prosperity in the heart of Southern Indiana.

Our Team

The Radius Indiana team is working to collaborate with the leaders and members in its communities to make the region the best it can be. Teamwork is making Radius Indiana and its eight counties a destination in Southern Indiana. This is who we are.

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Jeff Quyle

PRESIDENT AND CEO

j.quyle@radiusindiana.com | Office: 812-277-9778

Jeff Quyle is the President and CEO of Radius Indiana. He has more than 25 years’ experience working for rural electric cooperatives in Indiana, including more than ten years as an economic development coordinator for Hoosier Energy. He is a past appointee to the Indiana General Assembly Interim Study committee on Economic Development Incentives, and was a member of the 2014 Indiana Blue Ribbon Commission on Taxes. He is also a past member of the Morgan County Council and Board of Commissioners, a former appointee to the Indiana Air Pollution Control Board, and a member of the Indiana Farm Bureau Property Tax Task Force. Jeff is past chairman of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Legislative Committee and past president of the Morgan County Economic Development Corporation. He was a founding member of the board of the Indiana Rural Development Council, and has been a presenter and moderator for the Indiana Economic Development Association. He has also served in local government, as a county commissioner, chair of a regional sewer district, and chair of a county plan commission. Jeff’s experience also includes working in the Indiana Department of Commerce from 1984 to 1988, serving on the board of directors of the Indiana Association of County Commissioners, and serving as the president of the Association of Indiana Counties. He is a native of Indiana, holds a bachelor’s degree from Wittenberg University and master’s degrees from Indiana University and the University of Kent at Canterbury. He has completed the Indiana Agricultural Leadership Program.

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Matt Craig

DIRECTOR OF CRANE COMMUNITY SUPPORT

m.craig@radiusindiana.com | Office: 812-277-9778

Matt Craig serves as the Director of Crane Community Support for Radius Indiana. Along with local leaders in the Radius region and surrounding counties, Matt works to strengthen the network of advocacy for NSA Crane. In addition, he works with the Radius Indiana Business Development staff to increase research opportunities and investment in the region, as well as collaborate with the Radius Defense & National Security Advisory Council, the Southern Indiana Business Alliance and the Indiana Office of Defense Development. Matt retired from NSWC Crane after 30 years of service; his last appointment was as the deputy technical director and interim technical director. Matt also held positions at NSWC Crane as the director of the Microwave Systems and the Spectrum Warfare departments as well as manager of the Radar and Microwave Technology business units. Matt began his career as a radio electronics technician in the Indiana Army National Guard and then served in the U.S. Navy as a fire control radar technician, Leading Petty Officer. He is a member of the American Society of Naval Engineers, the National Defense Industries Association and the Association of Old Crows. During his distinguished career, Matt received the Meritorious Civilian Service award for his service to NSWC Crane.

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Blaine Parker

Director of Tourism and Quality of Place

b.parker@radiusindiana.com | Office: 812-277-9778

Blaine Parker is the Director of Tourism and Quality of Place for Radius. She is the head of the current Radius region’s tourism project, which is aimed at developing a strategy to make Southern Indiana a recreation destination. Blaine collaborates with stakeholders to enhance the region’s image, perception, and success to create a consensus among key stakeholders for a future strategy that will optimize the economic opportunity for tourism in Southern Indiana. She also assists with initiatives that help communities become more desirable places to live and work for current and potential residents. Previously, Blaine spent three years as the Membership and Communications Director for the Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce, where she collaborated with local officials, business leaders, and members to enhance the community. She also served as Interim President for six months from 2015 to 2016, administering day-to-day operations and managing her personnel staff.

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Keeley Stingel

VP, Talent Attraction and Retention

k.stingel@radiusindiana.com | Office: 812-277-9778

Keeley Stingel is the VP, Talent Attraction and Retention with Radius Indiana. Stingel brings nearly a decade of experience in community and economic development as well as nonprofit management to the role. In this role, Stingel addresses the gap between existing workforce and employer needs as well as developing a strategy to attract and retain existing talent in the eight-county region. In addition to workforce alignment, Stingel also serves as a Business Advisor through ISBDC to support new and existing businesses in the region. Prior to joining Radius, Stingel served as the Executive Director of the Homeless Coalition of Southern Indiana. In her tenure, the organization saw increased revenue by 40%, the number of community volunteers quadrupled, visits to the emergency shelter by 5x more than the year prior, and secured nearly 2,500 hours of donated support from the community. Stingel has also served in regional roles with the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs, and Hoosier Uplands Economic Development. As an alumna of the program, Stingel serves on the 21st Century Scholars Advisory Council for the Commission for Higher Education where she works to identify ways to better engage scholars. Stingel serves on the Indiana Youth Institute Board of Directors and is responsible for strategic visioning and financial oversight of the statewide organization. Stingel also sits on the Washington County Council, At-Large. Stingel possesses a Bachelor’s of Science from Purdue University and a Master’s in Public Affairs from Indiana University. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and Indiana Historic Pathways. Stingel is also an alumna of the Lugar Series. Keeley, her husband, Brett, daughters, Quinn and Spencer, and upcoming arrival reside in Washington County, where they love to try new local restaurants, have bonfires, and spend time with family.

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Chris May

Director of Manufacturing and Workforce Services

c.may@radiusindiana.com | Office: 812-277-9778

Chris May is the director of Manufacturing and Workforce Services. He helps administer programs that promote collaboration among existing manufacturers and affiliate businesses as well as work to build workforce capacity for potential new employers looking to establish operations in the region. May works with local economic development leaders to develop a regional business expansion and retention programs. May has spent more than two decades working in and around the manufacturing industry. His experience includes management, engineer and design positions with Ford Motor Company, Cook, General Motors, OTIS Elevator and Whitney Tool Company. May also served as a three-term Lawrence County Commissioner and is in his second term as State Representative for House District 65. He has served on several boards including the Lawrence County Solid Waste Management District, Dunn Memorial Hospital, Lawrence County Economic Growth Council, and Lawrence County Redevelopment Commission. May is a graduate of Vincennes University with a degree in Industrial Design Technology.

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Kim Box

Business Office Manager

k.box@radiusindiana.com | Office: 812-277-9778

Kim Box is the Business Office Manager of Radius Indiana, running the office and administrative functions for the organization, as well as serving as the Administrator of the Regional Impact Fund. Kim holds a Bachelor's degree in Organizational Leadership from the University of Indianapolis, and brings thirty years of accounting experience to her Radius duties. She is a resident of the Radius region.

Our Board

The Radius team goes beyond the staff to our board of directors. All eight counties are represented on the board, from local economic development organizations to elected officials, to business owners in the region. Our board members serve three-year terms and are approved by the executive committee. Together, we aim to understand the next steps we need to take continue growing our region.

OFFICERS

Chair
Becky Skillman
Affiliaton: Member, Regional Opportunity Initttves
County/Geographic Area: Regional

Secretary
Bryant Niehoff
Affiliaton: Executive Director, Daviess County Economic Development Corporation
County/Geographic Area: Daviess County

Vice Chair
Misty McCammack
Affiliaton: Sr. Economic Development Manager, Duke Energy
County/Geographic Area: Regional

Treasurer
Jamie Shinabarger
Affiliaton: President/CEO, Springs Valley Bank & Trust
County/Geographic Area: Orange/Regional

ADVISORS

Kyle Werner
Affiliaton: Director of Engagement, Crane County/Geographic Area: Martn County, Daviess County, Greene County

David Umpleby
Affiliaton: General Council, Krieg DeVault LLP County/Geographic Area: Orange County

Susie Vaughn
Affiliaton: Indiana Economic Development Corporaton County/Geographic Area: Regional

Joyce Poling
Affiliaton: Regional Director, Ivy Tech/Geographic Area: Regional

Norman Thomas
Affiliaton: Civilian Executive Assistant, Crane Army Ammunition Activity County/Geographic Area: Regional

Tina Peterson
Affiliaton: CEO, Regional Opportunity Initiatives, Inc. County/Geographic Area: Regional

Members

Kristal Painter
Affiliation: Executive Director, Orange County Economic Development Partnership
County/Geographic Area: Orange County

Brianne Jerrels
Affiliation: Executive Director, Greene County Economic Development Corp.
County/Geographic Area: Greene County

Ed Cole
Affiliation: Executive Director, Dubois Strong™
County/Geographic Area: Dubois County

Shance Sizemore
Affiliation: CEO, Lawrence County Economic Growth Council
County/Geographic Area: Lawrence County

Sabrina Burdine
Affiliation: Executive Director, Washington County Economic Growth Partnership
County/Geographic Area: Washington County

Michael Thissen
Affiliation: Executive Director, Crawford County Economic Development Corporation
County/Geographic Area: Crawford County

Chuck Franz
Affiliation: Cook Group, Inc./French Lick Resort
County/Geographic Area: Orange County/Regional

Brad Ellsworth
Affiliation: Centerpoint Energy, President Centerpoint Delivery of Indiana – South
County/Geographic Area: Regional

Gene McCracken
Affiliation: StoneGate Arts & Education Center
County/Geographic Area: Lawrence County

Pepper Mulherin
Affiliation: Director, AT&T External Affairs
County/Geographic Area: Regional

Mike Myers
Affiliation: Washington City Council
County/Geographic Area: Daviess County

Jennie Vaughan
Affiliation: Chancellor, Ivy Tech Community College
County/Geographic Area: Regional

Julie Heitz-Cassidy
Affiliation: Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Kimball International, Inc.
County/Geographic Area: Dubois County

Heather Setser
Affiliation: Operations Manager, Patoka Lake Winery
County/Geographic Area: Crawford County

John Wilkes
Affiliation: Mayor, City of Linton
County/Geographic Area: Greene County

Pam Loughmiller
Affiliation: Owner, Loughmiller Machine and Tool & Design
County/Geographic Area: Martin County

Sawyer Sparks
Affiliation: Owner, Soy-Yer Dough
County/Geographic Area: Greene County

Jeff Pipkin
Affiliation: Economic Development Manager, Hoosier Energy
County/Geographic Area: Regional

Shannon Dalton
Affiliation: ‎Alcohol and Utilities Division Superintendent, Grain Processing Corporation
County/Geographic Area: Daviess County

Steve Hawkins
Affiliation: Hoosier Hills Credit Union
County/Geographic Area: Lawrence, Orange and Dubois Counties

John Mensch
Affiliation: President, WestGate Authority Board
County/Geographic Area: Martin, Greene and Daviess Counties

Darby McCarty
Affiliation:  President/CEO, Smithville Communications, INC
County/Geographic Area: Regional

Bryan Brackemyre
Affiliation: Dir. of Marketing and Economic Development, Indiana Municipal Power Agency
County/Geographic Area: Regional

Cary Albright
Affiliation: Council, Town of Shoals
County/Geographic Area: Martin County

Robert Henderson
Affiliation:  Council, Town of Orleans
County/Geographic Area: Orange County

Justin Green
Affiliation: Council, City of Salem
County/Geographic Area: Washington County

Shanni Simmons
Affiliation: Asst. VP of Lifelong Learning, Vincennes University
County/Geographic Area: Dubois/Regional

Chad Hoffman
Affiliation: Old National Bank
County/Geographic Area: Regional

Brent Sternberg
Affiliation: Executive Vice President, Wealth Advisory Group, German American Bank
County/Geographic Area: Dubois/Regional

Regional Counties

We know that working together gets us further than trying to do things on our own. That’s why in the Radius Indiana region, partnerships have become the key to our economic development success. Radius Indiana is an eight-county region that strives to help each other grow by working together to develop communities and build off the foundation that has long existed in Southern Indiana.

Radius Indiana’s eight counties in Southern Indiana feature low tax rates, a skilled workforce and multiple sites available for new construction or relocation as well affordable cost of living and housing. The region is framed by interstates 64, 65 and the new I-69 corridor, the largest new terrain project in the United States. The region boasts a ceritfied technology park and the world’s third largest Navy base, Naval Support Activity Crane.
Explore our counties of CrawfordDaviessDuboisGreeneMartinOrangeLawrence and Washington to learn how your business can prosper in our unique and thriving region.

Our Partners

Radius Indiana is proud to have strong relationships with regional businesses that include themselves in the success of our region. These 17 businesses are more than just investors: they are members of our board and our communities. Their contributions help keep our region growing

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Employment with Radius

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