Jean received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Evansville. She has worked in the banking industry since 1999. Jean volunteers her time with Rotary, Taste of Bloomington, and Hoosier Hills Book Fair and has received the Rotary Paul Harris Fellow Distinction, the Friend of the Chamber Award (Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce), the United Way Mary Alice Gray Award, and the Salvation Army Kettle Kick Off Award. She has one daughter, Kirsti, a son-in-law, Brett, and two pups, Finnigan and Furby. She enjoys collecting ugly Christmas sweaters.