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  Banks, Jim
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  2016-01-01  
 
NameJim Banks
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Columbia City, Indiana , United States
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InfoIndiana State Sen. Jim Banks has represented Northeast Indiana since his election to the General Assembly in 2010. Currently, he serves Wabash County and portions of Whitley, Huntington and Grant counties. Senator Banks is Chairman of the Senate Veteran Affairs and the Military Committee and also serves on the Education & Workforce Development, Pensions & Labor, and Homeland Security & Transportation Committees.

Banks is a commercial real estate broker for The Bradley Company in Fort Wayne. He earned his undergraduate degree from Indiana University and his Master of Business Administration from Grace College and Seminary. He serves in the U.S. Navy Reserve as a supply corps officer and took a leave of absence from the Indiana State Senate in 2014 and 2015 to deploy to Afghanistan during Operations Enduring Freedom and Freedom’s Sentinel. He received the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his military leadership in Afghanistan.

Beyond his professional life, Banks is involved in many civic organizations. He is the past president of the Columbia City Rotary Club and former chairman of the Whitley County Republican Party. He has also served on the Northeast Indiana Workforce Development Board and the Whitley County Council.

Through the years, Banks has been honored with various recognitions for his service. In 2008, he was named to Northeast Indiana’s “Future 40 Leaders under 40” and in 2011, he was recognized as one of the top rising Republican legislators by Governing Magazine. Ivy Tech Community College awarded Banks the Distinguished Public Official Award in 2013 and he received the American Legion’s Distinguished Public Service Award in 2013 and 2014 for his work on behalf of Hoosier veterans. In 2014 he was invited to speak at the American Conservative Union’s CPAC conference in Washington D.C. as a top conservative under 40 years old.

Jim Banks lives in Columbia City with his wife, Amanda, and their three daughters, Lillian, Elizabeth and Joann.

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