10th Annual Entrepreneur Lecture Series
Mike Kubacki

Michael L. Kubacki is chairman and CEO of Lake City Bank and its holding company, Lakeland Financial Corporation. Lake City Bank is a $2.9 billion bank headquartered in Warsaw, with locations throughout northern and central Indiana. In 2011, Kubacki was named Community Banker of the Year by American Banker. In addition, Kubacki was cited by the Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly as its Best Value CEO for 2008. Kubacki joined the company in 1998 after 25 years with Northern Trust Corporation, serving in its offices in Chicago and Los Angeles. He grew up in Pierceton, Ind. Kubacki earned his B.S. degree in business from IU, and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. He is currently involved on the boards of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce (where he was past Chairman), Regional Chamber of Northeast Indiana, Elkhart County Community Foundation, IUSB School of Business Advisory, LaCasa Business Advisory Council, Centerfield Capital Partners Advisory, the Indiana chapter of The Nature Conservancy, and the Indiana Society of Chicago.

Lecture Series Kubacki has spoken at

2012 - "I Want the Money Now!"

2011 - "I Want the Money Now!"

2010 - "Can I Get a Loan Now?"

2009 - "Can I Get a Loan Now?"

2008 - "Be Kind to Your Banker"

2007 - "Securing Investors and Structuring the Deal"