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Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Ryan Twiss received a promotion in Fort WayneDan Vicari is now the interim director at theGary/Chicago International Airport and Dorinda Heiden-Guss has left the Elkhart County Economic Development Corporation.

In Fort WayneRyan Twiss received a promotion within the Northeast Regional Partnership and is now the director of regional initiatives. Formerly, Twiss served as director of the Big Goal Collaborative, an effort to match up education pipelines with projected demand for skills. Twiss has been part of the Northeast Regional Partnership since 2010. His new responsibilities will include providing day-to-day leadership for the community development work of the organization.

At the Gary/Chicago International Airport, Dan Vicari has been appointed as the airport’s new interim director. Vicari will continue as project manager for the Runway Expansion Project as well as overseeing operations. “Dan has done a great job managing the runway project,” said Board Chairman Stephen Mays. “He clearly has a good grasp of the activities going on at the airport, and I look forward to working with him to complete the expansion and pursue the goals outlined in the airport’s Vision plan.”

In Elkhart County, Elkhart County Economic Development Corporation’s (ECEDC) CEODorinda Heiden-Guss has announced she was leaving the position as of June 30th. Heiden-Guss says she is leaving the state to join her husband who is relocating for a new career opportunity. The organization has hired an outside company to find a successor, and will be naming an interim president soon.

Ryan Twiss, Director of Regional Initiatives
Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership
877.469.3469
www.neindiana.com

Dan Vicari, Interim Director
Gary/Chicago International Airport
219.949.9722
www.garychicagoairport.com

Dan Vicari

Dan Vicari

 

Ryan Twiss

Ryan Twiss

 

Dorinda Heiden-Guss

Dorinda Heiden-Guss