Shield Global Partners Expands in Evansville
Innovation Pointe Aids in Growth
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (July 28, 2016) – Innovation Pointe, a high-tech business incubator managed by the Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville will once again aid in the expansion of an existing company. Shield Global Partners will occupy the 3rd floor (16,000 square-feet) of Innovation Pointe, adding 50 employees within the next year, and an additional 80 -100 employees over the next 3 years.
“I am excited that Shield Global Partners is committed to staying in our community and expanding its operations in downtown Evansville at this new, high-tech headquarters at Innovation Pointe,” Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke said. “The company has grown quickly in a short period of time, and with assistance from the Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville, Shield Global Partners is poised for even greater success in the near future.”
Previously located on Burkhardt Road, Shield Global Partners is a U.S. based company with over 150 years of combined management and executive leadership experience in the auto and insurance industries.
The company offers vehicle monitoring and accident impact analytics to vehicle leasing companies, providing real-time data for proactive handling of their assets. Shield Global Partners specialize in pre and post-accident appraisals and recovery for OEM captives and independent financial institutions.
“This is a tremendous time for Shield, and we are appreciative to GAGE and the city for their assistance and proactive approach to making our growth into downtown Evansville a reality,” stated Wayne Collins, president & CEO of Shield Global Partners. “We envision a strong and growing presence in this community for years to come.”
The company will be seeking high integrity individuals who have research, strong communication and data entry skills. Additional positions will be available for individuals with claims, collection and adjusting backgrounds. Interested applicants should apply to HR Solutions by calling (812) 476-3180 to schedule an appointment.
“We’re once again happy to offer Innovation Pointe as an incentive to help a local company consolidate operations and grow in Evansville. We look forward to having Shield Global Partners as a tenant in the building and their opportunities ahead’, stated Chris Kinnett, president of the Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville.
The Indiana Economic Development Corporation offered Shield Global Partners LLC up to $800,000 in conditional tax credits and up to $100,000 in training grants based on the company's job creation plans. These incentives are performance-based, meaning until Hoosiers are hired, the company is not eligible to claim incentives.
About the Growth Alliance
The Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville provides comprehensive support to new and existing businesses to enhance the economic vitality of the City of Evansville and Vanderburgh County, Indiana. The Growth Alliance’s business retention and expansion program focuses on incentives and services for Evansville/Vanderburgh County established businesses with a goal of encouraging continual growth, cost effective business practices and improved productivity.
The Growth Alliance is a certified 501(c)3, nonprofit. As a public-private nonprofit, we rely on financial underwriting and sponsorships from our business and government stakeholders to fund the vital services we provide to new and existing business.
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Scott Jordan (Shield) – 812.253.6022 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Abby Elpers (Growth Alliance) – 812.686.2320 or email@example.com