Financial Services >> CEO Interviews >> May 22, 2000

Michael Kubacki – Lakeland Financial Corporation (lkfn)

MICHAEL L. KUBACKI is President and Chief Executive Officer of Lake City Bank and its holding company, Lakeland Financial Corporation. Lake City Bank is a $1 billion bank headquartered in Warsaw, with 43 banking offices throughout northern Indiana. Mr. Kubacki joined the company in 1998 after a 25 year career with Northern Trust Corporation, serving in its offices in Chicago and Los Angeles. Mr. Kubacki received his BS degree in Business from Indiana University in 1973, and an MBA. from the University of Chicago in 1976. Mr. Kubacki has been active in a number of organizations throughout his business career, having served in the past on the boards of the National Conference of Christians and Jews, Los Angeles Neighborhood Housing Services, the Pasadena Symphony, and the Indiana Society of Chicago. Here in Indiana he is a member of the Warsaw Rotary Club, and is a board member of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, the IUSB School of Business and Economics Advisory, Cardinal Center, LaCasa of Goshen, and the Northern Indiana Workforce Investment Board. Profile
TWST: Could you begin by giving us an overview of Lakeland Financial

Corporation? Then describe what you see as that business and company


Mr. Kubacki: Lakeland Financial is about a $1