German American Bancorp: Bank bolsters Louisville business banking team with new hires

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March 31, 2022

German American Bank today announced that the financial services team serving the Louisville business community will expand with the addition of Alex Hacker, Andy Mayer and Scott Touro. As Hacker Commercial Lenders, Mayer and Touro will lead the delivery of German American Bank’s innovative banking solutions with an emphasis on customer relationships and quality local service.

With 23 years of experience in business banking, Alex Hacker specializes in commercial lending. Hacker is uniquely qualified to assist commercial clients with experience as a local business owner. He graduated from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in Bloomington, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in finance. He is a veteran of the Marine Corp and is currently an active member of Veterans of Foreign Wars.

“The addition of this group of seasoned finance professionals brings tremendous talent to the commercial lending team, furthering German American Bank’s commitment to being the first choice for financial services in the Greater Louisville area.” said Jason Adler, president of the Louisville market. “We have become one of the most successful banks in the country by focusing on listening to our customers and providing personalized financial solutions. Alex, Andy and Scott share this philosophy as well as an in-depth knowledge of the banking community. Louisville business.”

Andy Mayer comes to German American with 26 years of banking experience, having spent the past 15 years sharing roles in managing private banking and commercial lending in the Greater Louisville area. Mayer is a graduate of the University of Kentucky where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Finance, holds a graduate degree from Louisiana State University Executive School of Banking, and is a Certified Wealth Specialist. Mayer currently serves on the board of CATS for Kentucky and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

With over 30 years of experience as a finance professional, Scott Touro has spent most of his career in corporate banking and as a credit and risk manager. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Iowa and later earned his MBA from the University of Kentucky. Touro served on the board of Down Syndrome of Louisville as president, vice president, and treasurer for eight years.

“With the robust growth of German American Bank in Kentucky over the past year, including the addition of fifteen banking offices, this is an exciting time for our company,” added Adrian Brown, regional president. “We look forward to seeing what this strong team of finance professionals can help our clients accomplish.”

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