Lena Yarian has been named to the board of directors of Garrett State Bank and G.S.B. Financial Corp. She began her career with Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana in December of 1986 as program director of applied economics. In 1997, Yarian became president of the organization.

The JA programs span pre-K through 12 with age appropriate curricula designed to teach elementary students about their roles as individuals, workers and consumers and to prepare middle grade and high school students for the key economic, personal finance and workforce issues they will face. Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana works serves over 140,000 students annually in 30 counties.

Yarian serves on the Hospital Aid Foundation Board, Judy A Morrill Recreational Center Board, Timothy L Johnson School Board and the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership.

She is a Garrett native who attended IPFW and received a degree in Business with a concentration in Communications.

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