Theresa Valade is one of the brightest individuals and hardest workers I know. She cares deeply about the State of Indiana and its potential. She grew up in Rensselaer and attended Purdue University. Small business success is critical to this state’s economy and not only is her business successful but she has been instrumental in the success of other Indiana businesses by changing their pre-existing perceptions and helping them to develop solutions that will lead them into the future. She is well known in the business community for her enthusiasm and dedication.