Every business sector has influential players, whether they are in the public eye or wield their influence behind the scenes. In a monthly feature that runs in the first issue of the month through October, IBJ is identifying those people in eight different categories.
This is the second installment in the series and features women and men who are key members of the city’s banking and finance sector.
Michael A. Renninger, 51
Renninger and Associates LLC
A certified public accountant with more than 30 years of accounting and financial-management experience, Mike Renninger founded Renninger and Associates in 1999. The company focuses on mergers and acquisitions and financial consulting.
In 1981 Renninger graduated from Indiana University with a bachelor’s in business administration; he received his CPA designation in 1984. He has an FLMI (Fellow, Life Management Institute) designation and is a member of the Indiana Bankers Association and of its investment committee. He makes presentations on financial topics such as mergers and acquisitions.
Renninger served as an external auditor with Crowe Chizek and Co. and Coopers & Lybrand; as chief financial officer for Citizen’s Banking Company and Analytical Surveys Inc.; as vice president, corporate finance, with City Securities Corp.; and as vice president, capital markets group, for David A. Noyes and Co.
Beyond his professional affiliations, Renninger is involved in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church and Kiwanis International. In the past, he has been involved in the United Way and as a coach in the Carmel Dads’ Club and the Glendale Soccer Association. He and his wife live in Carmel and have one daughter.
David Resnick, 51
Katz Sapper and Miller LLP
David Resnick started his career with Katz Sapper and Miller in 1982, following a college internship with the Indianapolis accounting firm. As managing partner, a post he has held for 10 years, he is responsible for the administration and operations of the firm and is a management adviser to his clients. He has experience in mergers and acquisitions, cash management, financing, forecasts and projections, tax planning and business consultation and structuring. He has special expertise in accounting for the advertising, distribution, lodging and services sectors.
Resnick is chairman of United Way of Central Indiana and sits on the boards of the Arts Council of Indianapolis, Indy Partnership, Beth-El Zedeck Foundation and its congregation, the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis, Simon Hillel Center and WFYI Foundation. He is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization. He has also served on several other boards, including Jewish Family and Children’s Services, the American Cancer Society and the Indiana University Sigma Alpha Mu Corp.
Resnick graduated from Indiana University with both a bachelor’s and a master’s in business administration and finance. He has been awarded, among other honors, the L.L. Goodman Young Leadership Award, the David Cook Community Leadership Award and a board leadership award from WFYI. Resnick enjoys running, spinning and yoga; he is married and has two children.
Regan Rick, 49
Regional Group President
Regan Rick was general counsel and executive vice president of First Indiana Corp. when M&I, a regional financial-services company headquartered in Milwaukee, acquired the company in 2008. After the merger, Rick became president of the Indiana region. Last fall, he was named regional group president, making him responsible for M&I’s operations in Indiana, St. Louis and Kansas City, Mo.; and Minnesota.
Rick began his banking career in Indianapolis at the former American Fletcher National Bank and later was vice president for corporate banking for both Lincoln National Bank (1986-1991) and National City Bank (1991-1997). Rick obtained his law degree in his spare time, while working full time in corporate banking, and decided to switch professions. Although he practiced both at the local law firm Ice Miller and privately in the late 1990s, he found that he was drawn back to the banking atmosphere. He joined First Indiana as executive vice president and general counsel in 2004.
A native Hoosier, raised on a working farm in Covington, Rick learned to operate a tractor at age 8. He has a bachelor’s from Ball State University and a law degree from Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis.
Rick serves on the board of the Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership and previously was a member of the boards of the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee. He is an avid runner.
Philip B. Roby, 68
Chief Operating Officer, Chief Lending Officer and Director
The National Bank of Indianapolis
Philip Roby is a graduate of Indiana University, where he earned his bachelor’s in finance, and of the University of Wisconsin’s Graduate School of Banking. He began his career in the management-training program at the former Indiana National Bank in 1965. He worked as a commercial lending officer and correspondent banking officer. In 1973, he was promoted to manager of the commercial credit department, and in 1975 he became president of two real estate subsidiaries of Indiana National Corp. In 1978, he was promoted to senior vice president and division head of the metropolitan division. In 1990, he became president of INB Banking Co., Northeast, an INB affiliate in Fort Wayne.
Since 1993, Roby has been executive vice president, chief operating officer and a director of the National Bank of Indianapolis Corp. and the National Bank of Indianapolis and chief lending officer of the bank.
Roby serves as chairman of the Ivy Tech Foundation Board, president of the board of Lynx Capital Corp., and a member of the board of YMCA of Greater Indianapolis and the Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee. He also serves on the advisory boards of Noble of Indiana Inc., and the Marion County Commission on Youth.
Michael A. Rosen, 41
Managing Director of Private Equity
Oxford Financial Group
Mike Rosen became Carmel-based Oxford Financial Group’s first managing director of private equity in 2005. The role was created in direct response to increasing market need and client expectations for private-equity investment options—more specifically, direct private-equity investments.
Rosen chairs the group’s Mayfair Investment Committee. The company’s Mayfair initiative focuses on creating direct private-equity vehicles, primarily in the form of limited-liability companies for high-end investment opportunities.
Before joining Oxford, Rosen served as managing director of Hillenbrand Capital Partners, where he was responsible for leading projects to analyze, invest in and monitor privately held companies and investment partnerships, as well as issues related to more liquid investment. Earlier he had been associate director of the mergers and acquisitions group of Banc One Capital Markets Inc., where he focused on advising middle-market companies on a variety of growth and liquidity opportunities.
Rosen is a graduate of Butler University, where he earned his bachelor’s in business administration; he received his master’s from the University of Notre Dame. He is a board member of the Association for Corporate Growth and a judge for the Real Business Experience program at Butler’s College of Business. He coaches youth sports and lives in Carmel with his wife, two sons and daughter.