Indiana District Welcomes Shannon Bearman as New Assistant to Education

The Indiana District Office is excited to announce our new Administrative Assistant for Education, Shannon Bearman!  Starting January 3, 2024, Shannon will be working alongside Education Exec. Dr. Kevin Brockberg, as former assistant Kirsten Bohnke stepped down in November to prepare to welcome her first child.

Shannon has been married to her husband, Wade, for 25 years. They have two children, Sophia (21), a Junior at Concordia University Chicago, and Jackson (19), a Freshman at PFW. She enjoys bargain shopping, spending time at the lake with family and friends, and watching college football and basketball. She also has a passion for rescuing and caring for animals.

Her family attends Emmanuel Lutheran Soest where she looks forward to becoming a member of the congregation later this year.

Shannon is a graduate of Indiana University with a degree in Business Administration. She has worked in the corporate world for 30 years in a variety of sales management and information technology roles. She is a passionate servant leader ready to use her communication and organizational skills to assist the Lutheran Schools of Indiana and Northern Kentucky.

Please join us in welcoming Shannon to the Indiana District Office.  We are excited about all the skills Shannon brings with her and are thrilled to have her join the staff working alongside the schools and commissioned ministers throughout the district!  You can reach Shannon at or by phone at 260-423-1511, ext. 2212.