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Companies to Watch 2009

Aug 4th, 2010
A Packaging Systems LLC
Todd Cannon, president
Current leadership since 2003
Founded: 2003
Location: La Porte
Primary business: manufactures custom packaging equipment
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
Full-time equivalent employees: 31 in 2008; 28 expected in 2009
http://www.apackaging.com

Aerodyn Engineering Inc.
David Lawrence, president
Current leadership since 2002
Founded: 2002
Location: Indianapolis
Primary business: gas-turbine instrumentation and testing
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
Full-time equivalent employees: 31 in 2008; 36 expected in 2009
http://www.aerodyneng.com

Albanese Confectionery Group Inc.
Scott Albanese, president
Current leadership since 1984
Founded: 1984
Location: Merrillville
Primary business: candy manufacturer
Sites in Indiana: 2
Sites elsewhere: 0
http://www.albaneseconfectionery.com

Alexin LLC
Thomas Horter, president
Current leadership since 2006
Founded: 2006
Location: Bluffton
Primary business: aluminum recycling
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
http://www.alexinllc.com

Aptera Software Inc.
TK Herman, president/CEO
Current leadership since 2003
Founded: 2003
Location: Fort Wayne
Primary business: computer software and systems
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
Full-time equivalent employees: 27 in 2008; 30 expected in 2009
http://www.apterainc.com

Blood Hound Underground
Mark A. Mason, president/CEO
Current leadership since 2000
Founded: 2000
Location: Brownsburg
Primary business: utility locating
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 1
Full-time equivalent employees: 23 in 2008; 26 expected in 2009
http://www.bhug.com

Bluefish Wireless Management Inc.
Michael G. Browning II, managing director
Current leadership since 2001
Founded: 2001
Location: Indianapolis
Primary business: telecommunications
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 7
Full-time equivalent employees: 83 in 2008; 100 expected in 2009
http://www.bluefishwireless.net

BlueLock LLC
John Qualls, president/ CEO
Current leadership since 2006
Founded: 2006
Location: Indianapolis
Primary business: Internet services
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 1
Full-time equivalent employees: 11 in 2008; 20 expected in 2009
http://www.bluelock.com

Bright Automotive Inc.
John Waters, CEO
Current leadership since 2008
Founded: 2008
Location: Anderson
Primary business: automotive manufacturing
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
Full-time equivalent employees: 20 in 2008; 90 expected in 2009
http://www.brightautomotive.com

Eagle Adjusting Services Inc.
Mark Swick, CEO
Current leadership since 1999
Founded: 1999
Location: Noblesville
Primary business: financial services and insurance
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
Full-time equivalent employees: 147 in 2008; 176 expected in 2009
http://www.eagleadjusting.com

EHOB Inc.
James G. Spahn, founder/CEO
Current leadership since 1985
Founded: 1985
Location: Indianapolis
Primary business: medical products manufacturer
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
http://www.ehob.com

eImagine Technology Group Inc.
Joel Russell, president
Current leadership since 1998
Founded: 1998
Location: Indianapolis
Primary business: computer software and systems
Sites in Indiana: 2
Sites elsewhere: 1
Full-time equivalent employees: 31 in 2008; 39 expected in 2009
http://www.thinkETG.com

Electronic Commerce Inc. (ECI)
Jeffrey M. Lacy, president/CEO
Current leadership since 1996
Founded: 1996
Location: Elkhart
Primary business: computer software and systems
Sites in Indiana: 2
Sites elsewhere: 3
http://www.ecipay.com

En’Urga Inc.
Yudaya Sivathanu, president
Current leadership since 1994
Founded: 1994
Location: West Lafayette
Primary business: research and development
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
Full-time equivalent employees: 9 in 2008; 13 expected in 2009
http://www.enurga.com

ENTAP Inc.
Tracy E. Barnes, president
Current leadership since 2004
Founded: 2004
Location: Indianapolis
Primary business: computer software and systems
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
Full-time equivalent employees: 17 in 2008; 27 expected in 2009
http://www.entap.com

enVista Corp.
Jim Barnes, president
Current leadership since 2002
Founded: 2002
Location: enVista
Primary business: management consulting
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 18
http://www.envistacorp.com

Health Systems International LLC
Russell Sherlock, CEO
Current leadership since 2003
Founded: 1987
Location: Indianapolis
Primary business: health and medical services
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 3
Full-time equivalent employees: 141 in 2008; 230 expected in 2009
http://www.us-hsi.com

I Power Energy Systems LLC
S. Michael Hudson, chairman/CEO
Current leadership since 2005
Founded: 2001
Location: Anderson
Primary business: develops and manufactures energy generating systems
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
Full-time equivalent employees: 25 in 2008; 40 expected in 2009
http://www.ipoweres.com

iasta Inc.
David Bush, CEO
Current leadership since 2000
Founded: 2000
Location: Carmel
Primary business: computer software and services
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 4
http://www.iasta.com

iGoDigital
Eric Tobias, founder/president
Current leadership since 2004
Founded: 2004
Location: Fishers
Primary business: computer software and systems
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 1
Full-time equivalent employees: 10 in 2008; 13 expected in 2009
http://www.igodigital.com

Kids Kloset
Kim Cassel, owner
Current leadership since 1999
Founded: 1999
Location: Greenwood
Primary business: franchises resale stores
Sites in Indiana: 6
Sites elsewhere: 0
Full-time equivalent employees: 24 in 2008; 37 expected in 2009
http://www.kidklosetstore.com

Kylin Therapeutics Inc.
Eric Davis, CEO
Current leadership since 2006
Founded: 2006
Location: West Lafayette
Primary business: scientific research and development
Sites in Indiana: 2
Sites elsewhere: 0
Full-time equivalent employees: 6 in 2008; 9 expected in 2009
http://www.kylintherapeutics.com

Livemercial
Johnny Mathis Jr., CEO
Current leadership since 2003
Founded: 2003
Location: Valparaiso
Primary business: Online sales and marketing
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
http://www.livemercial.com

Livin’ Lite Recreational Vehicles Inc.
Scott J. Tuttle, president
Current leadership since 2002
Founded: 2002
Location: Wakarusa
Primary business: Manufactures recreational vehicles
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
Full-time equivalent employees: 13 in 2008; 23 expected in 2009
http://www.livinlite.com

MediaSauce
Bryan Gray, CEO
Current leadership since 2002
Founded: 2002
Location: Carmel
Primary business: interactive media agency
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
http://www.mediasauce.com

My Health Care Manager LLC
Alan C. Stanford, president/CEO
Current leadership since 2005
Founded: 2005
Location: Indianapolis
Primary business: health and medical services
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
Full-time equivalent employees: 21 in 2008; 32 expected in 2009
http://www.myhealthcaremanager.com

NESCO LLC
Rob Troxel, president
Current leadership since 1988
Founded: 1988
Location: Bluffton
Primary business: utility equipment provider
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
http://www.nescosales.com

New Carbon Co. Inc.
Rick McKeel, president/CEO
Current leadership since 1998
Founded: 2001
Location: South Bend
Primary business: wholesales waffle mix
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 1
Full-time equivalent employees: 68 in 2008; 69 expected in 2009
http://www.goldenmalted.com

Nyhart
Thomas Totten, managing partner
Current leadership since 2006
Founded: 1943
Location: Indianapolis
Primary business: financial services/insurance
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 1
Full-time equivalent employees: 71 in 2008; 74 expected in 2009
http://www.nyhart.com

Omnitech Systems Inc.
Gregg A. VanDusseldorp, president
Current leadership since 1994
Founded: 1994
Location: Valparaiso
Primary business: medical device manufacturer
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
Full-time equivalent employees: 35 in 2008; 38 expected in 2009
http://www.omnitechsystems.com

Option Six
William West, president/founder
Current leadership since 2001
Founded: 2001
Location: Bloomington
Primary business: develops e-learning programs
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
Full-time equivalent employees: 30 in 2008; 35 expected in 2009
http://www.optionsix.com

Orbis Education
Daniel Briggs, CEO
Current leadership since 2003
Founded: 2003
Location: Indianapolis
Primary business: educational services
Sites in Indiana: 2
Sites elsewhere: 3
Full-time equivalent employees: 25 in 2008; 42 expected in 2009
http://www.orbiseducation.com

OrthoPediatrics Corp.
Nick Deeter, chairman/president/CEO
Current leadership since 2006
Founded: 2006
Location: Warsaw
Primary business: medical devices
Sites in Indiana: 5
Sites elsewhere: 35
Full-time equivalent employees: 37 in 2008; 55 expected in 2009
http://www.orthopediatrics.com

Passageways LLC
Paroon Chadha and Christopher Beltran, co-founders/vice presidents
Current leadership since 2003
Founded: 2003
Location: West Lafayette
Primary business: computer software and systems
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
Full-time equivalent employees: 27 in 2008; 31 expected in 2009
http://www.passageways.com

PayGOV.US
Michael D. Hiatt, owner
Current leadership since 2007
Founded: 2004
Location: Indianapolis
Primary business: financial services/insurance
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 1
Full-time equivalent employees: 10 in 2008; 18 expected in 2009
http://www.paygov.us

Perpetual Technologies Inc.
Ryan K. Stephens, president/CEO
Current leadership since 1997
Founded: 1997
Location: Indianapolis
Primary business: computer software and systems
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
Full-time equivalent employees: 97 in 2008; 142 expected in 2009
http://www.perptech.com

Quality Hardwood Sales Inc.
Devon R. Hochstetler, president/owner
Current leadership since 2001
Founded: 2001
Location: Nappanee
Primary business: manufactures hardwood components
Sites in Indiana: 2
Sites elsewhere: 0
http://www.qualityhardwoodsales.com

Radian Research Inc.
Tim Everidge, president/CEO
Current leadership since 2007
Founded: 1983
Location: Lafayette
Primary business: manufactures testing and calibration instruments
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
Full-time equivalent employees: 69 in 2008; 71 expected in 2009
http://www.radianresearch.com

Safis Solutions LLC
Ping Poulsen, president/CEO
Current leadership since 2002
Founded: 2002
Location: Indianapolis
Primary business: scientific research and development
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
Full-time equivalent employees: 23 in 2008; 36 expected in 2009
http://www.safis-solutions.com

Strategic Healthcare Group LLC
Tim Hannon, president/CEO
Current leadership since 2006
Founded: 2006
Location: Indianapolis
Primary business: healthcare consulting and medical informatics
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
Full-time equivalent employees: 7 in 2008; 11 expected in 2009
http://www.bloodmanagement.com

SynCare LLC
Stephanie E. DeKemper, CEO
Current leadership since 2007
Founded: 2005
Location: Indianapolis
Primary business: case management
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
Full-time equivalent employees: 30 in 2008; 40 expected in 2009
http://www.syncarellc.com

Techshot Inc.
Mark S. Deuser, president/CEO
Current leadership since 1988
Founded: 1988
Location: Greenville
Primary business: technology development
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
http://www.techshot.com

The AME Group
Mark Gerkin, president
Current leadership since 1985
Founded: 1985
Location: Vincennes
Primary business: IT consulting and maintenance
Sites in Indiana: 13
Sites elsewhere: 11
Full-time equivalent employees: 122 in 2008; 117 expected in 2009
http://www.theamegroup.com

The RND Group Inc.
Tim DeFrench, president
Current leadership since 1997
Founded: 1997
Location: Indianapolis
Primary business: computer software and systems
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
Full-time equivalent employees: 26 in 2008; 29 expected in 2009
http://www.rndgroup.com

TruPay Corp.
Mark Rutledge, president
Current leadership since 2003
Founded: 2003
Location: Mishawaka
Primary business: financial services and insurance
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 1
Full-time equivalent employees: 25 in 2008; 33 expected in 2009
http://www.trupay.com

Unified Group Services Inc.
Richard L. Mousty, president/CEO
Current leadership since 1996
Founded: 1996
Location: Anderson
Primary business: financial services and insurance
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
Full-time equivalent employees: 108 in 2008; 117 expected in 2009
http://www.UnifiedGrp.com

Vontoo Inc.
Robert Compton, co-founder/chairman
Current leadership since 2005
Founded: 2005
Location: Indianapolis
Primary business: telecommunications
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
Full-time equivalent employees: 25 in 2008; 30 expected in 2009
http://www.vontoo.com

VOT Arthroscopic Solutions LLC
Tom Sherer, COO
Current leadership since 2009
Founded: 2005
Location: Warsaw
Primary business: medical devices
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
Full-time equivalent employees: 8 in 2008; 12 expected in 2009
http://www.votechnology.com

WebLink International Inc.
DJ Muller, president/CEO
Current leadership since 1996
Founded: 1996
Location: Indianapolis
Primary business: computer software and systems
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 0
Full-time equivalent employees: 42 in 2008; 43 expected in 2009
http://www.weblinkinternational.com

Wellfount Pharmacy Corp.
Paul Leamon, president/CEO
Current leadership since 2006
Founded: 2006
Location: Indianapolis
Primary business: health and medical services
Sites in Indiana: 1
Sites elsewhere: 2
Full-time equivalent employees: 41 in 2008; 55 expected in 2009
http://www.wellfount.com