MICHAEL L. KUBACKI is the executive chairman of Lake City Bank and its holding company, Lakeland Financial Corporation. Lake City Bank is a $3.2 billion bank headquartered in Warsaw, Indiana, with offices throughout northern and central Indiana. Kubacki was CEO of the bank from 1999 to 2014, when the bank’s assets grew from $1.0 billion to $3.2 billion. In 2014, Lake City Bank was included in Bank Director Magazine’s Nifty Fifty list of high performing banks for the third consecutive year. In 2011, Kubacki was named Community Banker of the Year by American Banker. His current board affiliations include the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, the Corporate Partnership for Economic Growth, IU South Bend Leighton School of Business, LaCasa Business Advisory, the Indiana Chapter of the Nature Conservancy, and the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Kubacki received his bachelor’s degree in business from Indiana University and an MBA from the University 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"