Marketplace: German American adds Ellspermann to board

JASPER — German American Bancorp, Inc. has announced the appointment of Ivy Tech Community College President Sue Ellspermann to its corporate board of directors effective July 1.

She previously served as Indiana’s lieutenant governor and as an Indiana state representative. Her earlier career includes being a founding director of the University of Southern Indiana’s Center for Applied Research and Economic Development, and an owner of Ellspermann and Associates, Inc., a business focused on creative problem solving and strategic planning, and holding industrial engineering positions at GM, Michelin and Frito-Lay. She holds an M.S. and PhD in industrial engineering from University of Louisville and a BSIE from Purdue University. She is a resident of Dubois County, which is the base of operations for German American.

German American Bancorp, Inc. is a Nasdaq-traded (symbol: GABC) financial holding company based in Jasper. German American, through its banking subsidiary German American Bank, operates 68 banking offices in 19 contiguous southern Indiana counties and eight counties in Kentucky, including locations in Columbus.