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July 5, 2023
German American is proud to announce that Ashley Kirk, Vice President, Internal Audit Manager, recently graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. She was recognized on June 2nd with an LSU graduation diploma and outstanding Bank Management Simulation performance designation.
“The Graduate School of Banking at LSU has given me an opportunity to learn from the best minds in the financial services industry as well as the chance to exchange ideas with my peers from across the country,” said Kirk.
Sponsored by 15 southern-state bankers associations in cooperation with the Division of Continuing Education at LSU, the Graduate School of Banking at LSU requires attendance on campus for three years, with extensive bank study assignments between sessions. The faculty is comprised of more than 50 bankers, business and professional leaders, and educators from all parts of the U.S. During their three summer sessions at the Graduate School of Banking, students receive 210 hours of classroom instruction, planned evening study, and final examinations at the end of each session.
“This achievement is a testament to Ashley’s drive to learn and her commitment to the overall success of German American,” said Jeff Cash, German American Bank Senior Vice President and Chief Risk Officer. “With this designation she joins an exclusive group of financial professionals and we are proud of the hard work and dedication she has put in to receive it.”