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AWARD OF DISTINCTION

Mark K. Hardwick

BS, accounting, 1993; MBA 1999

Current Position:
Executive vice president and chief financial officer,First Merchants Corporation, Muncie, Indiana

Previous Employment:
Corporate controller, First Merchants Corporation; senior accountant, BKD LLP, Indianapolis

Additional Education:
Certified public accountant, Stonier Graduate School of Banking, 2001 

Affiliations:
• Miller College Executive Advisory Board
• Ball State University Athletic Hall of Fame member
• Speaker, Dialogue Days, Ball State
• 2012 CFO of the Year, Indianapolis Business Journal
• Member of the finance committee of The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County
• President of the Delaware Country Club
• Board member, Union Chapel United Ministries
• Board member, Cardinal Properties Inc.

Keys to Success:
“Faith, attitude, work ethic, and perseverance.My goal each day is to faithfully steward the gifts, talents, and responsibilities that I’m blessed with in a way that honors my family and God.”