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Economy's Weakness Creates "Good Situation" for Home Improvement Work, Says Angie Hicks '95

January 15, 2009

Angie Hicks 6.jpgJanuary 15, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "The downturn in the economy has created a good situation for consumers who are positioned to spend," according to Angie Hicks, founder of Angie’s List and 1995 graduate of DePauw University. Hicks says a survey of her company's members indicates homeowners are expecting to find good deals on home remodeling and improvement projects because of the current economic climate.

In the article, Hicks also offers Angies List logo.gifadvice on choosing a contractor.

Read more in the Tri-City Herald of Kennewick, Washington.

The San Francisco Chronicle recently called Angie Hicks Bowman -- who was a Rector Scholar and economics major at DePauw -- "a woman who rules." Read more here. She was also the subject of a July 2006 Washington Post profile.