Collins ’02 nominated as deputy mayor

Adam Collins ’02 was nominated as Deputy Mayor of Economic Development by the Office of Mayor Greg Ballard, Indianapolis.  He has served as Assistant Corporation Counsel and Permits and License Administrator and Deputy Director of Inspections in the Department of Code Enforcement. He currently serves as Deputy Director of Economic Development.  Adam has been with Indianapolis government since 2008.  Click here for more details.

After Wabash, Adam graduated from Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis.

Congratulations, Adam!

McCarty ’90 to sign book

Mike McCarty ’90, local Montgomery County author, will hold a free book signing and presentation for his book, Choking in Fear: A Memoir about the Hollandsburg Murders.  The signing will take place on Saturday, August 23 at 11:00 am at the Tannenbaum Cultural Center behind the Rotary Jail Museum, 107 W. Spring St., in Crawfordsville.

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Congratulations, Mike!

Balcazar ’90 named leader at Mercer

Rey Balcazar ’90, a Principal in Mercer’s Employee Health & Benefits practice in Indianapolis, has assumed the role of Midwest Exchange Solution Leader. His responsibilities now include subject matter expertise, market education, sales pursuit support, contracting and ongoing client engagement for Mercer Marketplace in the Midwest.  Mercer is a global leader in talent, health, retirement and investments.

Congratulations, Rey!

Beymer ’05 named director at Marklund

Chris BeymerChristopher Beymer ‘05 recently joined Marklund, a nonprofit organization that serves infants, children, teens and adults with serious and profound developmental disabilities and special healthcare needs, as its new Director of Adult Services. Chris will oversee client services at the Marklund of Mill Creek campus in Geneva, IL.  After Wabash, Chris earned a masters of public health degree from Northern Illinois University.

Congratulations, Chris!






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Daily Herald Business Ledger.

Robbins ’79 named to United Way board committee

n clay robbinsClay Robbins ’79 was elected as an at-large member of the Executive Committee for the United Way of Central Indiana.  Clay has held several positions with United Way in the past, including Donor Choice Task Force; Strategic Planning Task Force; Governance Committee, chair; Strategic Planning Committee, chair; and Executive Search Committee.

Clay is President and CEO of Lilly Endowment, Inc. in Indianapolis.




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United Way of Central Indiana.

Minkler ’85 named Acting United States Attorney

josh minklerJosh J. Minkler ’85 has been named the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana. Josh served as the First Assistant under former United States Attorney Joseph H. Hogsett and will now lead the federal prosecutor’s office.

In addition to serving as the First Assistant, he was the Drug Unit Chief and served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney prosecuting drug, violent crime, and public corruption cases. After Wabash, Josh graduated from Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington, IN.

Congratulations, Josh!



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U.S. attorney’s office.

Clark ’70 elected VP of law foundation

Phil ClarkPhillip R. Clark ‘70, a partner in the Denver law firm of Bryan Cave LLP, has been elected Vice President of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation by its Trustees for 2014-2015.  Phil is a partner in the Denver office and practices with the Energy and Natural Resources Client Service Group.

After Wabash, Phil earned his JD from Harvard Law School.  He is recognized in the Best Lawyers in America and Colorado Super Lawyers publications.

Congratulations, Phil!



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Bryan Cave LLP.

German ’70 joins Wabash coaching staff

charley germanCharley German ’70 retired this year after coaching football for 25 years at North Montgomery High School.  Retirement is short lived, however, as Charley joins the Little Giants as tight end coach.

After Wabash, Charley earned a masters of arts in education and a teaching certificate from Indiana State University, then taught and coached at middle and high school levels for a total of 41 years.  His son is Jake German ’10.

Welcome back to Wabash, Charley!