KACZMAREK, KEN

KEN KACZMAREK

Inducted:  June 27, 2003 in South Bend, IN
       
Date of Birth:  1946 in South Bend 

High School Attended:  S. Bend St. Joseph    Graduated:  1964

High School Honors:  Played varsity football under Wally Moore junior and senior year; 3-year record of 23-4-2; ranked in top 100 national teams; received All-City and All-County First Team Honors; All-State; awarded Saint Joseph High School's Kiwanis Award for Football senior year.

College Attended:  Indiana University           Graduated:  1968

                           Indiana University MBA                      1971

College Honors:  Played under Phil Dickens and John Pont 1965-1968; First Team All-Big Ten; as a senior, became first IU linebacker to earn All-American honors; lettered three years and played on Rose Bowl team; caused a fumble in game with Purdue which secured IU's position to play in the Rose Bowl; ranked fourth in nation; Indiana tied for Big Ten Conference title his senior year;  participated in Hula Bowl All-Star game 1968.

Special Recognition:  Since 2002, Principal, Managing Director, and Chief Economic Officer for Peloton Wealth Strategists, an investment management company; after serving as interim executive director of the Indiana Port Commission, was appointed director in August, 2005, by Governor Daniels; member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Indiana CPA Society.

Family:  Wife, Linda; 3 children