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August 6, 2019
German American Bank announces that J. Christopher Hopgood has joined the company’s Southwest Regional Advisory Board which serves Vanderburgh and Warrick counties in Indiana and Henderson County in Kentucky. Chris joins current board members Kyle Fields, Michael R. Hinton, Christina Ryan, James R. Miller, and Marc Fine who is a Corporate Board representative to the Southwest Regional Advisory Board.
German American Bank’s Regional Advisory Boards provide general business counsel to the local corporate management of German American Bank. They are committed to German American Bank’s mission of being a strong financial services company with local decision making and providing competitive banking, insurance and wealth management solutions to southern Indiana communities.
“Combining an engaged, local advisory board with our local corporate management is critical to the success of German American Bank’s business model. Our advisory board shares valuable insight from their experiences and helps counsel us in our everyday mission to provide local, responsive decision making as we deliver strong financial products and services,” states John Lamb, Divisional President for German American. “Chris brings hands-on business experience and knowledge to our Regional Advisory Board. Our board members are involved and committed to our community, and we look forward to gaining new insights and perspectives from well-respected individuals in our local communities.”
Chris graduated from University of Kentucky with a BS in Business Administration and attended University of Kentucky Law School. He is a partner in Dorsey, Gray, Norment & Hopgood. He has served as President of the Henderson Breakfast Lions, YMCA, and UK Alumni Club.