INDIANA — Michael Kubacki, Syracuse, has been named by Gov. Mike Pence to the Indiana Economic Development Corp., Board of Directors. Kubacki is executive chairman of the board of directors of Lakeland Financial and Lake City Bank. He replaces former IEDC board member, Bob Taylor, who retired from Do It Best Corp., in January.
Kubacki served as Lake City Bank and Lakeland Financial Chief Executive Officer from 2010 to 2014, and as president from 1998-2010. During his tenure the bank opened offices in South Bend, Fort Wayne and Indianapolis.
He was named the state’s Business Leader of the Year by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce in 2014. Prior to joining Lakeland Financial in 1998, Kubacki served as executive vice president of The Northern Trust Bank of California N.A.