ESN Board Chairman Letter to the Editor: ‘Cummins helps power Indiana’s economy’

ESN’s Board Chairman, Tom Snyder (President of Ivy Tech Community College) wrote a letter to the editor at the Indianapolis Star this week praising the efforts of ESN parter Cummins, Inc. Take a look at his letter below, or view it on the Indy Star’s website.

“It may be a function of Hoosier modesty, or the old adage that admiration and familiarity are strangers, but it often takes an outsider’s perspective to remind us about what’s truly exceptional in our everyday lives. I was struck by this feeling leafing through Fortune magazine’s latest annual Fortune 500 list.

At No. 186 was Cummins, the Columbus-based engine-maker. That’s no surprise; Most of us are familiar with Cummins, and have some idea of its size and recent success. We regard Cummins as a valued partner in our effort at Ivy Tech Community College, as well as other organizations I’m involved with, like the Energy Systems Network and Conexus Indiana.

But as I read further, I was amazed by how this Indiana manufacturing stalwart stacks up against its peers…”