Who’s Who for July 2021
New hires and promotions
The Fayette County Board of Education unanimously decided to appoint Demetrus Liggins to be the next superintendent of public schools in Fayette County. Currently, Liggins, PhD, is superintendent of schools for the Greenville Independent School District (ISD), an urban district outside of Dallas, Texas.
Nelson murphy, a financial operations executive with corporate and higher education experience, has been appointed the new Vice President of Finance and Business of the University of Transylvania.
Harrison Street joined SVN Stone Commercial Real Estate.
Kentucky American Water appointed Shelley porter as director of engineering and Ryan Bethel as Compliance Officer for Kentucky American Water and Tennessee American Water.
Keeneland has appointed a prominent blood supply consultant Cormac Breathnach as the new director of business operations.
kyle wicker joined Cumberland Valley National Bank & Trust as Vice President, Lexington Area Commercial Lender.
The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) Foundation has elected the following three new members to its Board of Directors: Stephanie Bell, Vice-President, Government Affairs, Windstream; Chris Perry, President / CEO, Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives; and Pamela Smith-Wright, Commissioner (retired), Town of Owensboro.
Christophe AndrÃ©ss joined the Central Bank as Vice President, Senior Trust Agent, and Ashley Norvell Rodgers was promoted to Treasury Officer I, Assistant Vice President.
Bank of the Bluegrass & Trust Co. in Lexington announced that Kathy d meade joined the bank as vice president, chief compliance officer and Larra E. Freeman joined the bank as a universal banker at its Southland branch.
Kristel jensen, most recently Regional Retail Manager for Fifth Third Bank in Chicago, joins the Kentucky leadership team as Director of Retail Sales.
alt32 + Cox Architecture hosted Jill Annarino Farfan, AIA to the team as a Project Architect at Lexington HQ.
As part of plans to elevate and expand the Kentucky Bourbon Festival, event officials announced Jennifer cissell will join the festival team as the new Vice President of Operations and Administration.
“The Lee and Hayley Show” announced the addition of Jacqueline Denied as the show’s new director of marketing.
Lexington Christian Academy has announced the hiring of Diana W. Clark as the new school development director.
Integrity / Architecture welcomed the architectural designer Abby davis and marketing coordinator Emily browning.
The Lexington Clinic Beaumont hosted Erika Boyd, MD, FAAP. Boyd will provide pediatric services, including children’s health exams, sports physical exams, and visits for acute and chronic illnesses for children of all ages.
Office Resources, Inc. announced the following recent organizational adjustments: Pam freeman will move from CFO to CFO and CAD; Caitlin nealthe role of will range from Director of Sales to Vice President of Sales; Paula smith move from design director to design director; and Keith Holland will move from Vice President of Operations to COO.
Dean Dorton Allen Ford, PLLC (Dean Dorton) has announced the official retirement of Doug dean of public accounting. Dean was the founder of Dean Dorton and continues to serve as Tax Director