Clark Kellogg, a college basketball analyst for CBS Sports, was elected to the First Merchants Corp. board of directors.
Kellogg has served as an Ohio region advisory board member for First Merchants in the Columbus, Ohio area since 2001.
“The First Merchants board of directors is thrilled to add Mr. Kellogg to our board, which features an impressive group of business and civic leaders,” said Charles Schalliol, board chairman. “I believe our shareholders and customers will share our enthusiasm as we all look forward to benefitting from Clark’s energy, intelligence and well-established business acumen.”
Kellogg was a standout basketball player at The Ohio State University from 1979 to 1982 and was an NBA first round pick by the Indiana Pacers. He earned a degree in marketing from Ohio State in 1996.
Kellogg played five seasons in the NBA before retiring due to chronic knee issues.
Since retiring from the NBA, Kellogg has become a recognized college basketball analyst, serving as a CBS Sports studio analyst and calling hundreds of NCAA Tournament games – including several Final Four and National Championship games – for CBS Sports and Westwood One Radio.
Kellogg served on The Ohio State University Board of Trustees from 2010 to 2019. His philanthropic and civic engagement work includes efforts with United Way, Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Heart of a Champion Foundation. Kellogg also is a member of the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Competition Committee.
First Merchants is based in Muncie and has 18 locations in northwest Indiana and northeast Illinois.
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