Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville
318 Main Street
Evansville, IN 47708
Our fearless leader of the pack! Ellen joined the Growth Alliance in the early part of 2017. With over twenty years of experience in the civic, business and non-profit arenas, Horan leads the organizations’ objectives to retain, expand, incubate and attract businesses in Evansville and Vanderburgh County.
Ask Ellen about: locating your business in Greater Evansville, expanding your business, collaborative opportunities
Did you know Ellen
Marketing Communications ManagerAbby@GrowthAllianceEvv.com
This veteran employee has been with the Growth Alliance for 9 years, 10 months, and around 18 days…but who is counting? Abby is such a pro at what she does, her name quickly became a verb around the office.
- Abbyize (Abby-ize): To make something aesthetically pleasing to one’s eye.
This is exactly what Abby does to any marketing material she touches for the Growth Alliance. Always strapped with a positive attitude, there’s nothing this rock star can’t do!
Ask Abby about: marketing related inquiries, media relations, Evansville branding, sponsorships, Self.e Alley
Did you know that Abby is one helluva greeting card maker? Forget Hallmark! For any occasion, Abby is THE card designer in our office.
Facility Operations ManagerCelia@GrowthAllianceEvv.com
This spunky lady runs the show at Innovation Pointe – a high-tech business incubator managed by the Growth Alliance. From facility maintenance and repairs, to tenant management and tours, Celia is the go-to for all things Innovation Pointe.
Ask Celia about: office space for rent at Innovation Pointe, coworking space, facility maintenance at Innovation Pointe
Secret about Celia (shh…): when meeting with Celia in her office, you may spot a hunky photo of her celebrity love, Matt Damon.
Business Development ManagerAndrea@GrowthAllianceEvv.com
Moving on up! Previously, Andrea was your first point of contact when visiting or calling the Growth Alliance office. Nowadays, she's busy providing services to encourage the survival and growth of established businesses in Vanderburgh County.
Contact Andrea: to expand your Evansville/Vanderburgh County business,Tax Phase-In and Compliance reporting, the Downtown Design Review process and upcoming entrepreneur events
Fun Fact: Andrea can say, “Rubber Baby Buggy Bumpers” three times fast, over and over again. She’s that good. Holy tongue twister!
Stephanie El Tawil
Director of Innovation & Entrepreneurshipstephanie@growthallianceevv.com
Stephanie is a certified Nerd Wrangler (self-certified), and THE Captain of Fun. As part of the team, Stephanie focuses on Cowork Evansville growth and engagement, development and growth of the Makerspace (at Innovation Pointe) with IoT focus, and Innovation Pointe tenant collaboration. She also promotes and supports regional entrepreneurial efforts.
Ask Stephanie about: how to support or engage with entrepreneurship/innovation activites, makerspace plans, or how coworking could be right for you
Did you know? Stephanie is constantly working on her 100 year old house. She hates coffee, but will never turn down a Cha. And she once met Robert Plant in a Waffle House parking lot.
Annie is likely the friendly face and/or welcoming voice you'll hear while visiting or calling the Growth Alliance office. She provides assistance to the Growth Alliance staff, Innovation Pointe tenants and Cowork Evansville members on a daily basis.
Although she has a quiet voice, she is full of spirit! Annie loves her dog, Astrid, aspires to be a half-marathoner, and is learning to backpack.
Ask Annie about: conference room rental at Innovation Pointe, Cowork Evansville, billing inquiries or general information about the Growth Alliance.
FUN FACT: Annie has been on a hot air balloon ride over the Masai Mara in Kenya.