About

Crossroads is the innovative conduit for strategically supporting, collaborating with, and connecting Northwest Indiana’s business community.

Transforming Northwest Indiana's business landscape, one connection at a time.

We are Northwest Indiana’s Chamber of Commerce. As a diverse network of leaders, influencers, advocates, philanthropists, and marketers, we share strategic insights and supportive tools with our members to create a more vibrant business community. Our commitment to being a part of the change and growth in Northwest Indiana is found in our ability to inspire the best and brightest minds across our counties’ many industries.

Fostering a spirit of collaboration

Fostering a spirit of collaboration within the business community, we strive to create an environment where strategic partnerships thrive. By connecting members with like-minded professionals, we enable the sharing of valuable insights and resources that lead to collective success. As a result, our members benefit from a supportive network, fostering growth and innovation for all involved.

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Crossroads Staff

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Deann Patena

President & CEO

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Jennifer Reed

Director of Special Events

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Nicki Angotti

Director of Membership

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Kayla Green

Marketing Coordinator

Executive Board

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John Jordan

Certa Pro Painters

Chairman of the Board
President/Owner

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Katie Holderby

Purdue Northwest

Chairman Elect
Director of Alumni Engagement

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Bethany Crose

McMahon & Associates

Treasurer

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Patty Stoval

Hasse Construction

Secretary
Property Development Manager

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Jennifer Doffin

Centier

Immediate Past Chairman
Centier Bank Vice President
Regional Sales Manager

2023 Board of Directors

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Andrew Kyres

City of Crown Point

Councilman District 3

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Christine Foreman

Cleveland-Cliffs

Community Relations Representative

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David Hunter

Vast Creative Co.

Owner, Business Development

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Georgia Manous Gessler

Hard Rock Casino

Sales & Catering Manager

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James Hortman

Hortsman Law Group LLC

Owner/Lawyer

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Kelly Anoe

Legacy foundation

President/CEO

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Kelly Dooley

Southern Care Hospice

Consultant

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Marnita Taylor

Merrillville Community School Corporation

Executive Director of Curriculum & Instruction

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Matt Scheuer

Purdue Federal Credit Union

Vice President of Business and Development

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Rick Calinski

NIPSCO

Director
Public Affairs & Economic Development

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Rick Peltier

Franciscan Health Foundation

Executive Director

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Ryan Peterson

Chicago Title

Business Development Executive

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Shawn Petitt

Town of Merrillville

Councilman Ward 6

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Superior Air Ground Ambulance Service

Business Development

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Dr. Todd Terrill

Superintendent of Schools

Crown Point Community School Corporation