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October 3, 2019
German American Bank announces that Jason Adler and Kelley Chandler have joined the company’s commercial lending team to serve the financial needs of the Louisville area business community. Jason joins the company as Market Executive. Kelley joins the company as Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking.
Jason has 16 years of experience in Business Banking, including nearly 14 years with a national bank serving the Greater Louisville and Kentucky markets, at which he has served the past 9 years as the Area Manager in Business Banking. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Centre College and an MBA in management from Xavier University. Jason is a board member of the NAWBO of Kentucky Foundation, serves on the Economic Development Committee of One Southern Indiana, is a Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon Champion, and is an Ignite Louisville Graduate.
Kelley Chandler has 35 years of banking and commercial lending experience, most recently as a Senior Relationship Manager in Business Banking, also with a national bank serving the Greater Louisville and Kentucky markets. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Kentucky’s School of Business and Economics. Kelley currently is a member of the K-Men Association, the St. Raphael’s Men’s Club and the Giants Club. He also serves on the Trinity High School Business Forum and has coached multiple youth sports teams for over 20 years.
“Expanding a commercial lending team into Louisville with the strong talent level of Jason and Kelley further solidifies German American Bank’s commitment to being the top choice for financial services in the Greater Louisville area,” states Adrian Brown, Market President. “We’ve grown to be one of the most successful banks in the country by focusing on listening to our clients and providing customized financial solutions. Both Jason and Kelley share that philosophy along with a deep knowledge of the Louisville business community.”
“With German American Bank’s robust growth into Kentucky this past year, it’s an exciting time to join this team of financial professionals as we look to grow our presence in the Louisville Market,” states Jason. “As a large, regional financial company, German American is able to offer competitive financial solutions while maintaining a focus on client relationships and quality, local service.”
“It’s a pleasure to join a bank that hangs their hat on setting high standards in financial services delivery,” adds Kelley. “German American is a big believer that banking is a people business, and the company is committed to investing in current technology solutions. I’m excited to offer the German American Bank experience to the Louisville business market.”
About German American Bank
German American Bank operates 75 offices throughout six counties in Kentucky and 20 counties in southern Indiana. The company was founded in 1910 in Jasper, Indiana, where its headquarters remain today. German American also offers investment brokerage services through German American Investment Services, Inc., and a full line property and casualty insurance agency, German American Insurance, Inc.
For additional information, contact Adrian Brown, German American Bank Market President.
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