The Global Impression Award, established in 2018, honors emerging leaders who are demonstrating success in their profession, directly impacting the global community within Indiana, and whose work has a considerable impact on a vision for an Indiana that is a vibrant place to live and work while valuing all cultures.
Meet our 2020 Finalists!
Andrew Crecelius Director of Strategy and Global Initiatives, Indy Chamber
Andrew Crecelius has led target market research studies and organized international conversations regarding economic development throughout Indiana. In his role with Indy Chamber, Mr. Crecelius led the launch of the Global Indy Business Center, which provides transitional workspace and support for international companies as they explore, understand, and launch in the Indianapolis area.
Nick Reich Executive Director, Timmy Global Health
Nick Reich leads Timmy Global Health, an Indianapolis based nonprofit organization that–through a network of global leaders–empowers communities around the world to improve local health outcomes. Mr. Reich also represents Indiana on a global stage as president of the Rotary Club of Indianapolis and as co-chair of Rotary’s World Community Service Committee, where he has helped guide more than $300,000 to projects in 24 countries over the past 8 years.
Andrea Richter-Garry Vice President for International Engagement, Indiana Economic Development Corporation
Andrea Richter-Garry leads IEDC’s international business development team to attract foreign direct investment in Indiana. She oversees foreign government relationships for the state and orchestrates economic development missions for the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Secretary of Commerce. Ms. Richter-Garry has had a hand in foreign policy as an advance lead to President Barack Obama and additional roles at the United States Department of State.
2019 Recipient and Finalists
2018 Global Impression Award recipient George Srour, pictured with committee member Maggie Bishop and International Center president and CEO Martin Baier.
George Srour, Co-Founder and Chief Dreamer, Building Tomorrow
Dr. Sherri Bucher, Associate Research Professor of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine
Andrea Richter-Garry, Vice President of International Engagement, Indiana Economic Development Corporation
2018 Recipient and Finalists
2018 Global Impression Award recipient Dr. Rachel Vreeman, pictured with board member Shash Goyal.
Dr. Rachel Vreeman, Director of Research for the IU Center for Global Health and Indiana-led AMPATH Consortium
Dr. Brooke Kandel-Cisco, Associate Professor of Education and Director for the METL and International Baccalaureate Programs at Butler University
Jennifer Pearl, Director of International Programs at the Indy Chamber
Nominees will be considered from all regions within Indiana and from all sectors of the community.