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Krannert Executive Forum - Jim Alender

Jim Alender

Jim Alender

Management Executive Consultant
Raisor Automotive Group

James Alender, a central Indiana native, is a 1973 graduate of Krannert School of Industrial Management, where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Economics and Marketing.  He is a 1986 graduate of the School of Commercial Banking and Corporate Finance from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin.

Alender’s career includes 27 years of commercial banking experience including over 9 years as President and CEO of 4 different banks.  Most recently, James was the President and CEO of Salin Bank and Trust Co. in Indianapolis, IN the third largest private banking system in IN.  Prior to his position with Salin, he spent 18 years as the President and CEO of Howard Community Hospital that later became Community Howard Regional Health Systems, in Kokomo, IN.

He has served on the Board of Directors of Salin Bank and Trust Co., on the Indiana University – Kokomo Advisory Board, the Greater Kokomo Economic Development Alliance, the American College of Healthcare Executives, the United Way of Howard County, among others.

James is currently working as a Management Executive Consultant with Raisor Automotive Group, Inc. in Lafayette, IN.