Pence Names Kubacki to IEDC Board of Directors

Governor Mike Pence has named Mike Kubacki to the Indiana Economic Development Corp. Board of Directors. He serves as chairman of Warsaw-based Lake City Bank and its holding company, Lakeland Financial Corp. Serving as the bank's chief executive officer from 1999 to 2014, under Kubacki’s leadership Lake City Bank opened offices in South Bend, Fort Wayne and Indianapolis and grew its assets from $1 billion to $3.2 billion. In 2014, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce named Kubacki the state's Business Leader of the Year. He also serves on the boards of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, the Indiana University South Bend School of Business Advisory, the LaCasa Business Advisory, the Indiana Chapter of the Nature Conservancy, the Indianapolis Museum of Art and the Indiana Society of Chicago. Kubacki is a graduate of Indiana University and earned an MBA from the University of Chicago. He replaces former IEDC board member Bob Taylor, who retired from Do it Best Corp. in January.

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