James Huebner joins German American's South Central Region Advisory Board

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German American announces that James (Jim) A. Huebner, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at OFS Brands, has joined Zach Bawel, Peter Ariens, Matt Eckert, and Ken D. Mulzer, Jr., to serve on the 2019 - 2020 South Central Region Advisory Board.

German American’s South Central Region Advisory Board provides general business counsel to the local corporate management of German American serving Dubois, Perry and Spencer Counties. They are committed to German American’s mission of being a strong financial services company with local decision making and providing competitive banking, insurance, and investment and wealth advisory solutions to individuals, families and businesses in the local communities it serves.

“Combining an engaged, local advisory board with our local corporate management is critical to the success of German American’s business model. Our advisory boards provide valuable insight from their experiences and help counsel us in our everyday mission to provide local, responsive decision making in delivering strong financial products and services,” states Brent Sternberg, Regional President and Executive Vice President of the Wealth Advisory Group. “Jim’s high level of education, extensive business experience and dedicated community involvement makes him a perfect fit to be an effective member of our South Central Region Advisory Board.”

Jim’s role at OFS also includes serving on the Senior Management Team and as Corporate Secretary and Treasurer of the Board of Directors.  OFS Brands manufactures, sells and distributes commercial furnishings under several brands, including OFS, Carolina and Bryan Ashley.  Jim is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Business, where he holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Business.  He is also a licensed Certified Public Accountant and began his career as a CPA with Peat, Marwick & Mitchell (now KPMG) in their Houston, Texas office. He was also Vice President and Controller of Roussel Corporation in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. After moving back to his home state of Indiana, he assumed several positions of increasing responsibilities with MasterBrand Cabinets Inc. before joining OFS Brands in his current position.

Jim currently serves on the Board of Directors and on the Finance and Investment Committees at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for Vincennes University Jasper Center Foundation.

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