First Internet Bancorp (NASDAQ: INBK) Chairman and CEO David Becker has received the Lifetime Achievement Award in Mentoring from College Mentors for Kids, an innovative nonprofit with a mission to connect college students with the most to give to kids who need it most. Becker was recognized for his dedication to mentoring entrepreneurs and promoting mentoring in the business community.
Becker accepted the award during the 2015 Inspire Awards event February 26 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in Indianapolis. The Inspire Awards honor individuals who have inspired excellence in the workplace or the community through mentoring. Over 500 community members attended the event.
In a reception held prior to the event, Becker received a proclamation from Indianapolis mayor Greg Ballard, naming February 26, 2015 “David Becker Day”. In the proclamation, Ballard noted, “David Becker helped create a culture of mentoring in the entrepreneurial and tech communities in Indianapolis, and his longtime advocacy for mentoring includes personally mentoring numerous local business leaders over the years… The City of Indianapolis congratulates David Becker on receiving the well-deserved Lifetime Achievement Award in Mentoring and thanks him for his numerous contributions to our City.”
In addition to founding First Internet Bank, a premier provider of online banking services nationwide, Becker has a history of successful start-up companies in financial services and technology. He is actively involved in philanthropic organizations and has served as a board member of several educational entities. More information about David Becker is available at www.firstib.com.
About First Internet Bancorp
First Internet Bancorp is the parent company of First Internet Bank, which opened for business in 1999 as the nation’s first state-chartered, FDIC-insured institution to operate solely via the Internet. With customers in all 50 states, First Internet Bank offers consumers services including checking, savings, money market, certificates of deposit and IRA accounts as well as consumer loans, residential mortgages, residential construction loans and home equity products. For commercial clients, it provides commercial real estate loans, commercial and industrial loans, asset-based lending and treasury management services. First Internet Bank has been recognized as one of the “Best Banks to Work For” by American Banker Magazine as well as a “Top Workplace” by The Indianapolis Star. Additional information about the Company, including its products and services, is available at www.firstib.com.
About College Mentors for Kids, Inc.
College Mentors for Kids is an innovative nonprofit with a mission to connect college students with the most to give to kids who need it most. The organization operates at 27 chapters across Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio, Missouri, Virginia and New York. For more information, please visit www.collegementors.org.