Business, TCA

Indiana’s Mister “P” Express Celebrates 30 Years Despite Rough Start

Mister "P" Express

Not long after Mister “P” Express, Inc. opened in 1987 in Southern Indiana, founder Allan Parnell’s wife, Bunny, suggested closing the trucking company’s doors.

Danielle Grady | The Evening News and The Tribune (Jeffersonville, Ind.)
October 12, 2017
Government, Business

Trump Ends Business Councils as CEOs Turn Against President

Donald Trump Mike Cardew/Akron Beacon Journal/TNS

Donald Trump said he’s disbanding two advisory groups of American business leaders, after CEOs quit this week as the president faced blowback for failing to sufficiently condemn white supremacists.

Zachary Tracer and Matthew Townsend | Bloomberg News
August 16, 2017

US CEO Sentiment at Three-Year High Is Good Omen for Economy


CEOs of some of the largest U.S. companies are becoming even more sanguine about sales and spending, a good omen for the economy after a lackluster first-quarter expansion, according to a quarterly survey released June 6 by the Business Roundtable.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
June 6, 2017

CEOs Salivate Over Trump's Tax-Cut Plans, Vague as They May Be


CEOs are keeping their fingers crossed that the skeletal details offered up by President Donald Trump’s administration April 26 will turn into a concrete proposal to slash the corporate tax rate to 15% from the current 35%. That would free them up to invest and fuel economic expansion, they said in interviews and conference calls this week.

Matthew Townsend | Bloomberg News
April 28, 2017

How One Exec Went From Growing Up Poor in Tennessee to Leading a $100 Million Shipping Business

When Johnny Jones was a 12-year-old boy growing up poor in East Ridge, Tennessee, he had one pair of pants and one shirt.

Tim Omarzu | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times/Free Press
February 6, 2017