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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

No matter how successful you become, keep working harder and smarter to achieve more.

E. W. Kelley,
1917-2003

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