People: German American Bancorp Inc (GABC.O)

GABC.O on Nasdaq

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mark Schroeder

61 2009 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Clay Ewing

59 2008 President of the company and the Bank

Bradley Rust

48 2008 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Senior Administrative Officer

Randall Braun

55 2012 Senior Vice President / Head of Retail Banking of the Company and its bank subsidiary

Keith Leinenbach

56 2012 Senior Vice President / Chief Credit Officer of the Company and its bank subsidiary

U. Butch Klem

64 2009 Lead Director

Douglas Bawel

59 2004 Independent Director

Christina Ernst

65 2004 Independent Director

Marc Fine

55 2012 Independent Director

J. David Lett

62 2000 Independent Director

Chris Ramsey

58 2012 Independent Director

M. Darren Root

54 2013 Independent Director

Thomas Seger

57 2011 Independent Director

Raymond Snowden

64 2014 Independent Director

Michael Voyles

66 1998 Independent Director

Terri Eckerle

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Biographies

Name Description

Mark Schroeder

Mr. Mark A. Schroeder is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of German American Bancorp Inc. He has served as a director of the Company since 1991, as its Chief Executive Officer since 1999 and as its Chairman since 2009. Mr. Schroeder, who was certified as a public accountant in Indiana in 1995, has over 40 years of day-to-day banking experience, including experience as the Company's chief lending officer and as the Company's chief financial officer and chief operating officer. Mr. Schroeder is active in Indiana and national industry organizations, including the boards of directors of leading state (1999-2011) and national (2004-2011) community banking industry associations, and since 2007 has served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Members of the Indiana Department of Financial Institutions, an official agency of the State of Indiana that oversees the banking and finance industry.

Clay Ewing

Mr. Clay W. Ewing is President of the American Bancorp Inc and its bank subsidiary.

Bradley Rust

Mr. Bradley M. Rust is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Senior Administrative Officer of German American Bancorp Inc. and its bank subsidiary.

Randall Braun

Mr. Randall L. Braun is Senior Vice President / Head of Retail Banking of German American Bancorp Inc. and its bank subsidiary.

Keith Leinenbach

Mr. Keith A. Leinenbach is Senior Vice President / Chief Credit Officer of the German American Bancorp Inc. and its bank subsidiary.

U. Butch Klem

Mr. U. Butch Klem is Lead Director of German American Bancorp Inc. He has served as a director of the Company since 2004, is Chairman of the Governance/Nominating Committee of our Board and is a member of its Compensation/Human Resources Committee. Mr. Klem, President and CEO of U.B. Klem Furniture Company, a furniture manufacturer based in Jasper, Indiana, founded that company in 1973, and has grown it to a medium-sized manufacturer employing over 100 people. In the course of managing that growth, Mr. Klem has gained experience in sales, human resources, accounting and finance. Mr. Klem has been our Board's "lead independent director" since 2009.

Douglas Bawel

Mr. Douglas A. Bawel is an Independent Director of German American Bancorp Inc. He director of the Company since 2004, is a member of its Audit Committee and Compensation/Human Resources Committee. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Jasper Engines & Transmissions, a $358 million privately-held manufacturer based in Jasper, Indiana, with over 1,800 employees. Mr. Bawel previously served from January 1999 to June 2007 as an outside director of Steel Technologies, Inc., a publicly-held company and served as Chair of its Marketing Management Group and a member of its Audit Committee.

Christina Ernst

Ms. Christina M. Ernst is an Independent Director of German American Bancorp Inc. She has been a director of the Company since 2004 and presently serves as a member of the Board’s Compensation/Human Resources Committee. She has served since 1988 as Chairman and President of Miller Construction Company, Inc., an electrical power line contractor based in Vincennes, Indiana, with approximately 100 employees. Among her duties is overseeing the investment of approximately $700 million of assets of a Taft Hartley benefit fund as a trustee and member of the investment committee. Ms. Ernst previously served on the board of directors of another publicly held community bank holding company based in Vincennes, Indiana, prior to its acquisition by a larger bank in 1998.

Marc Fine

Mr. Marc D. Fine is an Independent Director of German American Bancorp Inc. Mr. Fine has served as a director of the Company since his election in 2011. Mr. Fine was a director of the former Bank of Evansville, having been among its founding director group in 2001. Mr. Fine has practiced business law in Evansville, Indiana since 1984 and was a founding partner of the law firm of Rudolph, Fine, Porter & Johnson, LLP, in Evansville. Rudolph, Fine, Porter & Johnson, LLP recently merged with Jackson Kelly PLLC and Mr. Fine became the Managing Member of the Evansville office. He is also active in many civic and community organizations and is a Commissioner of the Indiana Gaming Commission (since 2008), an official agency of the State of Indiana that oversees the state's gaming industry.

J. David Lett

Mr. J. David Lett is an Independent Director of German American Bancorp Inc. He is a director of the Company since 2000 and a member of its Governance/Nominating Committee, has practiced law for over 33 years with Lett & Jones, a law firm in Martin County, Indiana (part of the Company's southern Indiana market area) that provides legal services to a wide range of individual, governmental and organizational clientèle in Martin, Daviess and Dubois Counties. Mr. Lett's professional and civic relationships and stature within these communities position him well to offer valuable insight and perspective on a variety of matters relating to the Company's banking, insurance, investment, and trust services.

Chris Ramsey

Mr. Chris A. Ramsey is an Independent Director of German American Bancorp Inc. Mr. Ramsey has served as a director of the Company since his election to a newly-created board seat, effective January 1, 2011. Mr. Ramsey is president of Ramsey Development LLC. of Indiana, Inc. (a real estate company based in Tell City, Indiana) and the owner of several businesses in the construction and real estate industry with over 29 years' experience in real estate. Mr. Ramsey has served on the boards of directors of the former Bank of Evansville, the former Tell City National Bank (Tell City, Indiana) and former First National Bank (Cannelton, Indiana).

M. Darren Root

Dr. M. Darren Root is an Independent Director of German American Bancorp Inc. Mr. Root was appointed to the Board effective January 1, 2013. Mr. Root serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee of our Board. Mr. Root is President and founding member of Root & Associates LLC, a Bloomington, Indiana-based accounting firm, and CEO of RootWorks LLC, a membership-based consulting firm dedicated to educating small and mid-size accounting firms on technology, practice management, marketing, branding and more. Mr. Root holds CPA, CITP (Certified Information Technology Professional), and CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant) credentials. Mr. Root is the author of “The Intentional Accountant” and co-authored the books “The E-Myth Accountant” and “Youtility for Accountants.” He is the former Executive Editor of CPA Practice Advisor.

Thomas Seger

Mr. Thomas W. Seger is an Independent Director of German American Bancorp Inc. He has served as a director of the Company since his election to a newly-created board seat, effective August 16, 2011 and is Chairman of our Board's Compensation/Human Resources Committee and is a member of our Governance/Nominating Committee. Mr. Seger is vice president of Wabash Valley Produce, a large poultry producer, headquartered in Dubois, Indiana, and president of Simple Transport, which is also located in Dubois.

Raymond Snowden

Mr. Raymond W. Snowden is an Independent Director of German American Bancorp Inc. Mr. Snowden was appointed to our Board effective February 1, 2014, to fill a newly-created Board seat. He is also serving as a member of our Board’s Audit Committee. Mr. Snowden is the Board Chairperson, President & Chief Executive Officer of Jasper, Indiana-based Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center, and has over 31 years of management experience in the health care industry. He also serves as a Board member for the Indiana Hospital Association, Genesis Health Alliance, Vincennes University-Jasper Campus Foundation, Welborn Baptist Foundation in Evansville, and southwestern Indiana Community Patient Safety Coalition, and is a past Board member of the Patoka Valley Healthcare Cooperative and of Dubois Strong (formerly Dubois County Area Development Corporation). Mr. Snowden was appointed as a member of the Jasper Economic Development Commission in 2011 and continues to serve in that capacity.

Michael Voyles

Mr. Michael J. Voyles is an Independent Director of German American Bancorp Inc. He has served as a director of the Company since 1998 (and as a member of the board of a predecessor banking company for 13 years prior to its affiliation with the Company), and is a member of its Audit Committee. Mr. Voyles, who currently is President of Voyles Properties, LLC (real estate holdings) and M.J.V. Inc. (rental properties), was President of Voyles Supermarket, Inc. (retail groceries) based in Petersburg, Indiana, from 1985 through its sale in January 2009.

Terri Eckerle

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