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Legacy and the Business Exit
Mickey Maurer will offer his advice for succeeding in business based on his own mistakes and triumphs. He will describe his decades of experience with entrepreneurial ventures, including those that did well and didn’t do so well. While still involved in multiple businesses, Maurer has also become a major philanthropist in Indiana.
- Working with children to create or preserve family legacy
- How to know when to hold and when to fold
- Effective ways to facilitate legacy inside and outside of the business
Michael S. (“Mickey”) Maurer’s career as an attorney and entrepreneur has included cable television, film production, radio broadcasting, publishing, real estate and banking.
An Indianapolis native, Mickey graduated from North Central High School. He attended the University of Colorado and graduated with a B.S. in accounting. He is a member of Beta Alpha Psi accounting honorary society. Mickey attended Indiana University School of Law where he received a Doctor of Jurisprudence. He was a writer and an editor of the Law Journal. He successfully completed the CPA examination. Mr. Maurer is admitted to both the New York and the Indiana Bars. Mickey enjoys leadership through active participation as a director of numerous businesses, civic, educational and philanthropic organizations. He has served as President of the Jewish Community Relations Council and Chairman of the Board of the Indianapolis Zoological Society and the United Way of Central Indiana. He has served on the boards of the University of Indianapolis, St. Vincent Hospital and the Children’s Museum.
In 2008, in recognition of Mickey’s longtime service and generosity to his alma mater, Indiana University School of Law — Bloomington was renamed Indiana University Maurer School of Law. He serves on its Board of Visitors. Mickey currently serves on the Indiana Bicentennial Commission and the Indiana University Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Executive Board. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Angie’s List, Home Health Depot and Arcamed, Inc. Mickey is a published contributor to the New York Times crossword puzzle. His hobbies also include skiing, mountain climbing, woodworking and underwater photography. His woodworking won a blue ribbon at the Indiana State Fair. In 1999, he successfully summited Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa. His underwater pictures have won numerous awards and have been displayed in the Waters Building at the Indianapolis Zoo, The Hilbert Circle Theater, The National Art Museum of Sport, The Indianapolis Art Center and The New York Hall of Science. Mickey has authored six books: Water Colors (2003), 19 Stars of Indiana – Exceptional Hoosier Women (2009), and 19 Stars of Indiana – Exceptional Hoosier Men (2010), 10 Essential Principles of Entrepreneurship You Never Learned in School (2012), 50 Crossword Puzzles with playful narrations (2015) and Cinderella Ball (2017). Mickey is married to Janie Maurer, and they have three children and nine grandchildren.
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