Women on the Move

June 2017

Seema Verma was nominated by the President of the United States to be the administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Prior to accepting her new role, she owned SVC, Inc., a health policy consulting firm. She commutes to Washington, D.C. during the week and returns to her home in Carmel on the weekends to spend time with her husband, two children, and their two dogs.
Laura Kelner has recently joined the Hamilton County Tourism organization as the director of sales. Kelner, who lives in Carmel, held a similar role at Visit Indy for 14 years. Kelner served on several organizing committees including but not limited to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championships.
Additionally, she co-founded a nonprofit called Indiana Women in Need Foundation. In her new role, she is responsible for leading efforts to increase economic impact, demand for hotel rooms and meeting venues throughout Hamilton County.

Janna Hymes was named the new Carmel Symphony Orchestra’s music director and conductor. Hymes was selected out of three finalists and is the only woman music director in the state of Indiana. She has served as the music director for the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra of Virginia since 2004. She was the associate conductor of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra earlier in her career. Look for our in- depth story on Maestra Hymes on page 17 in this issue.

If you know of any women who should be included in this monthly segment, please send your suggestions to: janelle@collectivepub.com.
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