■ Patrick Farnan has been named business banking manager for Fifth Third Bank’s Kentucky region. Farnan will be focused on the Louisville and Lexington markets. Roni Karbach has been promoted to consumer market manager for Kentucky.
■ Rusty Clark, senior vice president of Danville-based Farmers National Bank, has been pro-moted to head of lending. Kevin Arnold has been promoted to senior vice president, senior lender for the bank.
■ Julia Pigg has been promoted to market vice president for Community Trust Bank. Pigg is the branch manager of the Mount Vernon Bypass office.
■ David Greenwell has been promoted to executive vice president and chief credit officer for Town & Country Bank and Trust Co. in Bardstown.
■ Bill Quenemoen has been named chief executive officer of Lexington-based Denham-Blythe Co.
■ Karen Finan has been named president and chief executive officer of the newly formed Northern Kentucky Regional Alliance.
■ Mark Shanda has been named dean of the University of Kentucky College of Fine Arts. Shanda comes to the position from The Ohio State University, where he is a professor and season producer in the College of Arts and Science’s Department of Theatre.
■ Donna Hedgepath has been promoted to provost and vice president for academic affairs at Campbellsville University.
■ The University of Kentucky has named Mark F. Newman as executive vice president for health affairs. Newman will succeed Michael Karpf, who is retiring.
■ Dr. Donald J. Egan has been appointed director of contact lenses at the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry.
■ Michael Montross has been named chair of the University of Kentucky Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering.
■ Christian Brady has been named as the first dean of the Lewis Honors College at the University of Kentucky.
■ Karen Damron has been named dean of the Elliott School of Nursing at the University of Pikeville. Mathys J. Meyer has been named as the university’s first dean of student success.
■ Jing Li has been named associate director of the University of Kentucky Center for Health Services Research and the new director of the Office of Value and Innovation in Healthcare Delivery.
■ Barry Swanson has been named chief
procurement officer for the University of
■ Jackie Zykan has been certified as master taster of Brown-Forman’s Old Forester Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky. Brown-Forman has appointed Tom Vernon as Woodford Reserve global brand ambassador.
■ Sean Southard has been named director of communications for the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.
■ Richard Todd Cooper has been appointed judge-executive of Ballard County.
■ Jessica Ann Moore has been appointed district judge for the 30th judicial district, division 11.
■ Larry Gillis has been appointed ombudsman for the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet.
■ Darryl Scott Lavery has been appointed circuit judge for the 30th judicial circuit, division 2.
■ Greg White has been named vice president of finance for Louisville-based PharmaCord. Chad Forinash has been named senior director of pharmacy and clinical services.
■ Louisville-based Humana Inc. has named Sam Deshpande to the newly created position of senior vice president and chief risk officer.
■ Adam Hall has been elected as the new chief executive officer of Frost Brown Todd, effective Jan. 1, 2018. Hall will succeed George Yung, who is stepping down from the position next year.
■ James R. Irving has been named managing partner of Bingham Greenebaum Doll’s Louisville office.
■ Daniel Cameron has been named as a principal of CivicPoint, Frost Brown Todd’s full-service public affairs subsidiary. Cameron, who has served as legal counsel to U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell since March 2015, will also serve as a senior associate in FBT’s litigation department.
■ Keith Inman has been named president of Kosair Charities in Louisville. Inman succeeds Randy Coe, who is retiring as president but will remain on the organization’s board of directors.
■ Ying (Vivian) Liu has been named senior vice president and chief financial officer of Lexington-based Lexmark International.
■ Gary Hammes has been named president of Erlanger-based Delta Private Jets.
■ Mason B. Rummel has been named president and chief executive officer of The James Graham Brown Foundation in Louisville.
■ Darren Srebnick has rejoined World Trade Center Kentucky as chief trade officer.