German American Bank

On September 7 th , eight Citizens First Bank offices throughout Bowling Green, Glasgow, Horse Cave and Munfordville officially became German American Bank offices. “We are very excited about the expanded products and services now available to meet personal and business banking needs in our community,” explains Carla Wuertzer, Hart County Market Executive.

The merger was announced in February and Todd Kanipe, President & CEO of Citizens First, stated at the time, “We are very pleased to partner with a quality institution like German American, which has a demonstrated commitment to the community bank business model, centered around exceptional customer service. Through this business combination, we will be able to offer an improved suite of products to our existing customers and continue to build relationships across our market geography.”

According to German American Bank Chairman and CEO Mark Schroeder, the bank opened in 1910, “in an Ohio Valley community rich in German – American heritage. Although we have grown a lot since then, the values rooted in our beginning continue to be embedded in German American Bank’s culture, including people first, hard work, family, community, integrity and pride in any community’s heritage.”

The bank is headquartered in Jasper, Indiana, and now employs over 900 people in 76 locations throughout Kentucky and Indiana. For more information about the expanded services offered by German American Bank, stop by or call either of these locations: Munfordville office, 656 North Main Street (270) 524-2131; Horse Cave office, 204 E. Main Street, (270) 786-2131 or online at Lobby Hours: Monday through Thursday – 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Friday – 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday – 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Munfordville location only).


656 N Main St
Munfordville, Kentucky 42765


Phone: 270-524-2131