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Indiana University Bloomington

Office of Development & Alumni Relations

The Kelley Advantage

The Kelley School has reached an important milestone: 100,000 Kelley alumni around the world.

Worldwide Reputation

I came to Kelley expecting a good education and a better job, I'm leaving with a great job and lifelong friends.

Eric Kurdziel,
MBA '07

Alumni Awards

Joseph D. Barnette, Jr. Joseph D. Barnette, Jr. (MBA '68)
Academy of Alumni Fellows 1992

SUMMARY OF WORK EXPERIENCE

2002 - Present: President - The Sexton Companies
2002: Retired Chairman - Bank One, Indiana, NA
1982 - 2001: Bank One, Indiana, NA Indianapolis, Indiana
10/94 - 12/01: Chairman & CEO Bank One, Indiana
1/90 - 10/94: President & CEO Bank One, Indianapolis, NA
1/82 - 1/90: President & COO Bank One, Indianapolis, NA
1/82 - 12/98: Banc One Indiana Corporation
CEO 7/90 - 12/98
Vice Chairman 1/82 - 7/90
1976 - 1981: Lake View Trust and Savings Bank Chicago, Illinois
President & Chief Executive Officer
1969 - 1976: The First National Bank of Evanston, Evanston, Illinois
President & CEO (1972 - 1976)
1962 - 1969: American Fletcher National Bank/Bank One Indianapolis, NA, Indianapolis, Indiana
Vice President (1968 - 1969)
EDUCATION
  • A.B., Wabash College, 1961
  • M.B.A., Indiana University, 1968
  • Stonier Graduate School of Banking, Rutgers University, 1972
  • A.M.A. President's Course in Planning, 1981
EDUCATION AFFILIATIONS
  • Chairman of the Board of Trustees: Wabash College
  • Trustee Emeritus: National-Lewis University
COMMUNITY/PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT
  • Board of Directors Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee (Past Chair)
  • Board of Directors Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce (Past Chair)
  • Board of Directors Indianapolis Opera
  • Board of Directors Pacers Foundation
  • Board of Directors Women's Fund of Central Indiana
  • Board of Directors Arthur Jordan Foundation
MEMBER
  • Economic Club of Indianapolis
  • Indianapolis Athletic Club
  • Meridian Hills Country Club
PRIOR COMMUNITY/PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT
  • 500 Festival Associates (Executive Committee, Board of Directors)
  • Bank One, Indiana, NA (Board of Directors)
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Central Indiana Corporate Partnership, Inc. (Chair)
  • Indiana Chamber of Commerce
  • Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association
  • Indianapolis Economic Development Corporation (Board of Directors - Past Chair)
  • Indianapolis Project, Inc.
  • Indianapolis Water Company/IWC Resources
  • IPALCO Enterprises, Inc. & Indianapolis Power & Light Co. (Board of Directors)
  • Junior Achievement (Chairman of the Annual Fund Drive from 1993 - 1994)
  • Meridian Insurance Group, Inc. (Board of Directors)
  • Minority Enterprise Small Business Investment Companies (Board of Directors)
  • The Children's Museum (Board of Directors)
  • United Negro College Fund - Indiana (Chairman)
  • United Way of Central Indiana (Chairman of the Board of Directors from 1991 - 1993; Campaign Chairman - 1988)
PERSONAL INFORMATION
  • Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana
  • Married: Former Charlene A. Sarka
  • Children: John, Mike, and Anne