Travis has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agribusiness Management from Purdue University. Prior to joining German American in 2015, he managed a retail fertilizer plant. Travis participates in Junior Achievement, the CEO (Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities) Program, 4-H, and Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church. He and his wife, Kara, have one daughter, Molly. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing as well as training and hunting over his bird dog.