2011 Entrepreneur Lecture Series
Ben Norris Ben Norris  is currently a vice president of Commercial Banking with Lake City Bank, where he manages a portfolio of client in St. Joseph, Elkhart, and LaPorte counties.  He has an undergraduate degree from the University of Cincinnati, and a master’s degree in business (with distinction) from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio (and took the capstone class at IU South Bend0. He was published in Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation after co-authoring an article on “Reducing Sarbanes-Oxley Costs for Smaller Companies.”  Norris is a board member with the Arthritis Foundation (Heartland Region) and the Big Brothers Big Sisters of St. Joseph County.  He is also a member of the Young Professionals Against Poverty, Granger Community Church, and is a graduate of Leadership Class XXXVI of St. Joseph County.  In his spare time, he enjoys golf and spending time with his wife Bhumika and young daughter Lillian.