Kim Ryan
Batesville Casket Company, Inc. 

Batesville, IN

“My parents are my role models. They taught me one exceptionally important thing... The value of giving 100% to everything you commit to. Whether it was academics, sports, family or work... There is no such thing as 'good enough is good enough.' If you’re going to be in it, BE IN IT!”

Kim is a seasoned leader who brings 23 years of progressively responsible leadership to her role at Batesville.  The breadth and depth of her career experiences across areas including finance, operations, logistics, Information Technology and Division Leadership to  ensure that she has both the technical skills and management talent to accomplish business goals.

Kim is very active outside her company and in her local community. She serves on the Kimball International, Inc. Board Of Directors (NYSE: KBALB) and as Vice Chair of the CREATE Foundation.  She  has also served on the boards of Margaret Mary Health Community Hospital, the Southeastern Indiana YMCA, and the Public Works Water Board. For many years, Kim has actively engaged in local organizations where she shares her passion and expertise to benefit local groups.

For her active participation locally and throughout Indiana, Kim has received several awards, including the Computerworld Honors – Laureate Award Winner (2004), the JD Edwards Partnership Award Winner (2005), and the Outstanding Alumni Award, Iowa State School of Business (2005).   She speaks publicly for her industry and has been acknowledged in the press for her wide-ranging efforts.  Kim is an exceptional role model who believes in actively participating, both in and outside of work.

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