Jay has been with German American Bank for 29 years, serving in both the Regional and Divisional Senior Retail Officer role over the past 15 years. He received a degree in Finance from Western Illinois University in 1989 and later went on to earn a Graduate School of Banking degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2006. Jay is very active in community involvement and holds the position of Board Treasurer for Dubois Strong and the Optimist Club of Jasper. He is also a member of the Rally Point Events Red, White, and Brauen Music Festival planning committee. In the past, he has served as the President of the Future Leadership Division of the Indiana Bankers Association and graduated from the Connect with Southern Indiana and Knox County Leadership programs.