Meet the team that works for you.
David B. Becker
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
David B. Becker Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
David Becker is the Chairman and CEO of First Internet Bancorp (NASDAQ: INBK), a bank holding company with assets of approximately $4.5 billion as of December 31, 2022. He founded and serves as Chairman and CEO of First Internet Bancorp’s subsidiary, First Internet Bank, which opened for business in 1999 as an industry pioneer in the branchless delivery of banking services.
Mr. Becker has a 40-year career of creating successful entrepreneurial companies in financial services technology (“fintech”) and software-as-a-service (“SaaS), having created and sold five Inc. 500 companies.
He has held numerous community leadership roles, including board service for TechPoint, a change agent for Indiana’s technology industry and their Foundation for Youth, which promotes STEM education programs for Indiana students; Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF), a public charity established to improve philanthropic services supporting the Central Indiana region; and Central Indiana Corporate Partnership, an alliance of CEOs and university presidents working to promote economic growth. Mr. Becker also serves on the Board of Trustees for DePauw University.
Mr. Becker is a 2001 recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award and a 2002 recipient of the INITA (later TechPoint) Trailblazer in Technology award. In 2004, he was named Sagamore of the Wabash by Indiana Governor Joe Kernan. In 2008, he was inducted into the Junior Achievement-sponsored Central Indiana Business Hall of Fame and was granted the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award in Mentoring by College Mentors for Kids in 2015. In 2021, Mr. Becker was recognized by the Indiana Bankers Association with its Leaders in Banking Excellence award.
Mr. Becker is a 1975 graduate of DePauw University.
Nicole S. Lorch
Chief Operating Officer
Nicole S. Lorch President and
Chief Operating Officer
Ms. Lorch was appointed President of First Internet Bank in July 2021 and has held the title of Chief Operating Officer since January 2017. She joined First Internet Bank in February 1999 from the financial services technology (fintech) industry.
She represents the views of First Internet Bank as a member of the Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Input from Council members on regional banking conditions helps contribute to the Federal Reserve System's formulation of national supervisory and monetary policy. Closer to home, Ms. Lorch serves her community on advisory boards for the Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership (INHP) and the Hamilton County Community Foundation.
Ms. Lorch earned a bachelor's degree from DePauw University and an MBA from Indiana University – Kelley School of Business. She is a 2015 graduate of the CBA Executive Banking School.
Kenneth J. Lovik
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Kenneth J. Lovik Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Lovik joined First Internet Bank in August 2014. He most recently served as Senior Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Development for First Financial Bancorp, a publicly traded bank holding company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Prior to his role at First Financial Bancorp, Mr. Lovik was an investment banker at Milestone Advisors, LLC, Howe Barnes Hoefer & Arnett, Inc., and A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. where he served clients in the financial institutions sector. Earlier in his career, Mr. Lovik worked at the public accounting firm of Price Waterhouse, LLP.
Mr. Lovik received a bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from Northern Illinois University and an MBA in Finance from Indiana University – Kelley School of Business.
Senior Vice President,
Chief Information Officer
Craig Fortner Senior Vice President,
Chief Information Officer
Mr. Fortner joined First Internet Bank in 2016 as Vice President of Information Technology. He was promoted to First Vice President, Information Technology in 2018 before being named Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer in 2021. In his current role, Mr. Fortner is focused on implementing technology solutions to improve efficiency and drive growth.
He previously held leadership positions with Bank of America and Merrill Lynch. He received his bachelor’s degree from Purdue University.
Senior Vice President,Chief Risk Officer
Anne Sharkey Senior Vice President,Chief Risk Officer
Ms. Sharkey joined First Internet Bank in December 2015, bringing to her role more than 25 years of experience in loan and deposit operations. She previously held senior management roles with LendKey Technologies, Remittance Processing Services and Irwin Union Bank. She was named Chief Risk Officer in 2022.
Ms. Sharkey is a graduate of Indiana University – Kelley School of Business.
Kevin B. Quinn
Senior Vice President, Retail Lending
Kevin B. Quinn Senior Vice President, Retail Lending
Mr. Quinn joined First Internet Bank in April 2008 in the position of Vice President. Previously, Mr. Quinn was Senior Vice President at First Indiana Bank where he was responsible for the consumer finance area, including secondary marketing and wholesale lending. Prior to joining First Indiana Bank, Mr. Quinn served in a senior management capacity for several financial institutions.
He received a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Michigan State University and is a 2018 graduate of the CBA Executive Banking School.
Timothy C. Dusing
Senior Vice President, Public Finance
Timothy C. Dusing Senior Vice President, Public Finance
Mr. Dusing joined First Internet Bank in January 2017 after more than 24 years with City Securities Corporation, the oldest investment firm in Indiana. During his time there, he created and grew the firm's private/alternative investment efforts to place municipal debt with banks and other institutional investors. Prior to his role at City Securities Corporation, he served as a public finance banker to municipalities in Indiana and Michigan. Mr. Dusing has more than 35 years of public financing experience.
Mr. Dusing received his bachelor's degree from Indiana University and has earned several professional licenses administered by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).
First Vice President,Chief Marketing Officer
Nick Simulia First Vice President,Chief Marketing Officer
Mr. Simulia joined First Internet Bank in April 2019 as Vice President, Marketing. As First Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, he leads our efforts to create effective, integrated marketing communications that increase customer engagement and brand awareness. Previous experience includes leadership positions at Stonegate Mortgage and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store.
He received his bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and a master’s degree in Communications from the University of Alabama.
First Vice President, Commercial Real Estate
Nick Campbell First Vice President, Commercial Real Estate
Mr. Campbell came to First Internet Bank in March 2017 as VP CRE Portfolio Manager. He since transitioned to Vice President CRE Relationship Manager and was promoted to First Vice President, Commercial Real Estate in March 2021. He is responsible for originating and managing the commercial real estate loan portfolio with a focus on construction and development financing. Previous experience includes roles with FORUM Credit Union and Monroe Bank.
He received his bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and an MBA from Ball State University.
First Vice President, Counsel
Dustin DeNeal First Vice President, Counsel
Mr. DeNeal joined First Internet Bank in September 2021 as First Vice President, Counsel. He is responsible for overseeing legal and regulatory issues, along with providing guidance to the First Internet Bank executive leadership team. He previously was a Partner at Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, where he served as outside counsel for First Internet Bank and other financial institution clients.
He received his bachelor’s degree from Wabash College and his Juris Doctor (JD) degree from Indiana University Maurer School of Law. He is also active in the community, serving as a board member of OneZone which represents the combined Carmel and Fishers Chambers of Commerce.
Maris J. Kancs
First Vice President, Director of Single Tenant Lease Financing
Maris J. Kancs First Vice President, Director of Single Tenant Lease Financing
Mr. Kancs joined First Internet Bank in 2013 as a Senior Portfolio Manager. He was promoted to Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Relationship Manager in 2018 before advancing to his current role as First Vice President, Director of Single Tenant Lease Financing.
Prior to joining First Internet Bank, Mr. Kancs served as a primary analyst and portfolio manager for middle-market commercial real estate transactions at BMO Harris Bank.
He earned a bachelor of science degree in Finance-Real Estate from Indiana University – Kelley School of Business.
First Vice President, Finance
Justin Karvasky First Vice President, Finance
Mr. Karvasky joined First Internet Bank in June 2013 as a Financial Reporting Manager. He has since been promoted from Director of Financial Reporting, Vice President Finance to First Vice President Finance in 2018. Prior to joining First Internet Bank, Mr. Karvasky served as Corporate Accounting/Finance Group Manager at Huntington Bancshares Incorporated, a publicly traded bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. He began his career working at the public accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche where he served clients within the banking and financial services industries.
Mr. Karvasky received a bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from Ohio University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
First Vice President, Senior Credit Administration Officer
John Reed First Vice President, Senior Credit Administration Officer
Mr. Reed joined First Internet Bank in March, 2016 as Vice President, Appraisal Review and was promoted to First Vice President, Senior Credit Administration Officer in April, 2022. In his current role he has direct responsibility for the asset quality of the bank and manages internal credit processes. Prior to joining First Internet Bank, Mr. Reed served as Sr. Credit Analyst and Bank Officer for Centier Bank and as Vice President, Credit Department Manager for Salin Bank & Trust Company.
He received his bachelor’s degree in Finance from Indiana University.
First Vice President, Commercial Banking
Tom Smith First Vice President, Commercial Banking
Mr. Smith joined First Internet Bank as a Vice President in 2012 and has more than 20 years of commercial banking experience. Previously, Mr. Smith held similar positions at M&I Bank and National City Bank, where he partnered with business clients to understand their current financial conditions and identify growth opportunities.
Mr. Smith earned his bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Indianapolis and is active in his local community.
The banking experts who contribute to our success and drive our business forward are movers and shakers with extensive banking experience, and an unparalleled passion for serving our customers.
We opened our virtual doors on February 22, 1999, as an industry pioneer in the branchless delivery of banking services.
First Internet Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of First Internet Bancorp (Nasdaq: INBK).
Without a costly branch network to weigh us down, we're able to offer better rates and lower fees.
We’re passionate about serving our customers across the country and around the corner.
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