Global Impression Award

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 this year's 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
Global Nonprofit Professional &
President, Rotary Club of Indianapolis

Nick Reich 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. Previously, Mr. Reich served as executive director of Timmy Global Health, empowering international communities to improve local health outcomes.
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.


George SrourCo-Founder and Chief Dreamer, Building Tomorrow

Dr. Sherri BucherAssociate Research Professor of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine

Andrea Richter-GarryVice President of International Engagement, Indiana Economic Development Corporation

2019 recipient George Srour, pictured with committee member Maggie Bishop and International Center president and CEO Martin Baier.
2018 recipient Dr. Rachel Vreeman, pictured with board member Shash Goyal.

2018 Recipient and Finalists

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

Learn more about the Global Impression Award

Contact Leslie Grishin, International Visitor Program Manager

Nominees will be considered from all regions within Indiana and from all sectors of the community.