Cardinal Business Forum

The 2014 Cardinal Business Forum has passed, but please mark your calendars for 2015!

Cardinal Business Forum
June 4, 2015
Ritz Charles
Carmel, IN

 A networking event for business professionals presented by Ball State alumni for Ball State alumni. 

  • Productive evening of fast-paced roundtable networking (Be sure to bring 40 or more business cards!)
  • Tables moderated by Indianapolis area senior-level business executives - all of whom are Ball State alumni
  • Roundtable sessions followed by open networking with light appetizers and cash bar
  • Networking directory of registrants provided after the event

Thursday, June 4, 2015
Ritz Charles, Carmel, Indiana
     5:30 p.m. Check in
     6:00 p.m. Opening remarks
     6:10 p.m. Roundtable sessions begin
     7:30 p.m. Open networking

REGISTRATION details will be available in Spring 2014.

Want to know what the Cardinal Business Forum is all about?  See testimonials and roundtable sessions below:


Roundtable Sessions

Pre-Event Festivities


Ball State University Alumni Association
Ball State University Indianapolis Area Alumni Chapter
Ball State University Miller College of Business
Bromet Capital Partners – Larry Metzing and Charlie Brown
Duke Realty – Denny Oklak
Element – Michael Earley
FC Tucker Company - Russ Lawrence 
Gaylor, Inc. – John Gaylor
Indiana Trust Company – Cory Spaulding
Mediafuel - Jeff Kivett
Peters, Browning & Co., P.C. – Bob Browning
Ritz Charles - Charles Lazzara
Sign Craft Industries - Greg Beyerl
Sikich LLP – Steve Imler and Josh Sickler
Strategic Marketing & Research – Jim Ittenbach
The Huntington National Bank – Mike Newbold
Triphase Technologies – Robert Haecker
Wenclewicz Insurance – Scott Wenclewicz


Nora Bammann - HR Professional and Volunteer, Operation Job Ready Veterans
Mike Bauer - President, Auctor Corp.
Greg Beyerl - President & CEO, Sign Craft Industries
Jenny Budreau - Chief Operating Officer, FORUM Credit Union
Don Dumoulin - CEO/Owner, Precise Mold and Plate, The Next Chapter LLC
Peter Fellegy - VP of Business Development, Fortune Wireless, Inc.
Robert Haecker - President, Triphase Technologies 
Dick Hester - Senior Partner, Indiana Business Advisors
Jim Ittenbach - President, Strategic Marketing & Research, Inc.
Darcy Keith - Professional Speaker and Author
Brian Knoderer - Senior Partner, Indiana Business Advisors
Karen Mangia - Director, Listening Services Center of Excellence, Cisco Systems
Kevin O’Brien - President, Tom O’Brien Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram 
Bob Phillips - Spectrum Management Group
Steve Pierce - M & A Specialist, Business Broker, Indiana Business Advisors
Tim Pierce - VP of Operations, Ball State Federal Credit Union
Josh Sickler - Tax and Business Consultant, Sikich, LLP
Liz Snyder - VP of Human Resources, Damar Services