MainSource Financial Group, a financial holding company with assets of approximately $3.25 billion, has named Karen Woods as corporate counsel and chief risk officer.  She oversees all regulatory matters for the company, including compliance and audit functions, loan review, information security, as well as all legal matters. Woods assumed her new role on Jan. 4, 2016. 

Woods has been a practicing attorney for more than 20 years, most recently serving as partner with the law firm of Krieg DeVault.  During her tenure as a corporate attorney, she represented financial institutions and corporate clients with respect to mergers and acquisitions, securities and general corporate matters. 

In addition, she has experience with both public and private offerings of securities, business formation and bank regulatory matters. Woods has represented MainSource Financial Group as outside corporate counsel for more than 11 years prior to becoming an employee.