Mark McFatridge is the Executive Director of the Old National Bank Center for Business Excellence. Prior to joining the Center, Mark held executive and strategic leadership positions in the financial sector for almost 30 years.
As Chief Administrative and Financial Officer, he served on the integration team during a merger of equals that created a $125 billion bank. This experience led to an understanding of how organizations operate functionally and culturally. These understandings resulted in multiple executive leadership opportunities. After leading a $500 million community bank to twice being named one of American Banker’s “Best Banks to Work For,” Mark negotiated its sale to a $1.5 billion, publicly traded regional bank and was named CEO of the acquiring bank holding company.
Upon leading the integration of the 2 banks and subsequent record performance, Mark retired from banking and entered the world of closely held businesses with the purchase of a small company and the start-up of a second. Mark earned his MBA in Finance and BS in Accounting from the Lacy School of Business at Butler University.
Ginger Lippert is the Manager of the Old National Bank Center for Business Excellence. Ginger brings over fifteen years of marketing, sales and leadership experience to the ONB Center.
Lippert began her professional career at TF Publishing and worked in numerous roles including licensing, marketing and sales. Ginger developed and maintained partnerships with a variety of high profile licensors including NASCAR, Ford, Marvel, and Crayola, and then she moved into a sales role selling to all the major U.S. retailers. Eventually, she served as the Vice President of Sales, where she managed the sales team and the relationships with key national accounts.
Ginger joined the Butler Business Consulting Group in 2010, and has led and delivered consulting engagements for over 50 Indiana businesses focusing on marketing strategy, outsourced marketing services, sales process design and marketing systems implementation. Through her consulting work, Ginger served as companies’ marketing leader, interfacing with sales teams, customer support teams and executive management to guide strategic decisions as well as implement a variety of marketing initiatives. Ginger is a two-time Butler University alumna with an MBA in Leadership and a BS in Marketing.
As Administrative Specialist for the Old National Bank Center for Business Excellence, Brooke McCormack manages numerous projects to help support the ONB Center’s mission. Brooke has a varied background in event and conference planning, office coordination, and administrative support. She has worked in a range of industries including non-profit member organizations and privately held tech companies. She holds her BA in Communication from Wittenberg University.
Student interns work alongside the ONB Center staff to complete project work for Partners and Members as well as internal projects. The team is made up of junior or senior Lacy School of Business students with a range of majors and skill sets. If you are interested in working with our student interns on a project please complete this project request form.
Hometown: Antioch, IL
Major: Marketing & Management Information Systems
Past Experiences: Lauren worked for Roche Diagnotics as a Customer Experience intern where she built Qualtrics dashboards to help derive insight into nurture streams for top revenue accounts. She has also interned for Butler Marketing and Communications.
Hobbies: Food Network, family, trying new coffee shops, and boating.
Hometown: Greensburg, IN
Major: Marketing and International Business
Past Experiences: Macy served as the Marketing and Communications intern for The International Center, where she tracked social media analytics, devleoped social media content, and wrote press releases and blogs. She interned for the ONB Center last fall.
Hobbies: Traveling, shopping, and going to concerts.
Hometown: Dosso, Niger / Indianapolis, IN
Past Experiences: Nadia is a social media influencer with over 67,000 followers. As an influencer, she collaborates with companies to increase awareness and drive traffic to sites.
Hobbies: Shopping, content creation, and traveling.
Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT
Major: Management Information Systems
Past Experiences: Tess served as the Digital Marketing intern for Irish Pharmacy Jobs. She formulated and executed a go-to-market strategy and eight-week social media plan, while managing social media accounts daily for business-to-business and business-to-consumer marketing.
Hobbies: Hiking, surfing, cycling, and drinking coffee.
Hometown: Houston, TX
Major: Finance and Marketing
Past Experiences: Rachael worked as a Human Resources representative, where she maintained financial records, managed timecards of over 500 employees, and audited pool facilities bi-weekly.
Hobbies: Boxing, hiking, and going to Trader Joe’s.
Hometown: Newburgh, IN
Major: Finance and Management Information Systems
Past Experiences: Drew was the Data Analytics intern for T2 Systems. Through this experience, he used Microsoft PowerBI to visually present municipal and university payment and permit system KPIs.
Hobbies: Cooking, golf, scuba diving, & traveling.
Hometown: Naperville, IL
Major: Finance and Risk Management & Insurance
Past Experiences: Steven has served as the FALD intern for Navistar International. During his time with Navistar International, he created different financial reports and found efficiencies in procurement finances month-end accrual process.
Hobbies: Golf, sports, traveling, and food.