Community Trust Bancorp makes appointment to board of directors

PIKEVILLE, Ky. — Community Trust Bancorp Inc. has announced the appointment of Franklin H. Farris Jr. to its board of directors. The addition of Farris expands CTBI’s Board of Directors to eight members.

Farris, a native of Mason County, lives in Louisville, Ky. where he has been an active member of the business community, as well as a community volunteer to many organizations, since 1972.

Farris, a graduate of the University of Kentucky, is currently providing consulting services to small and mid-size companies in Kentucky through Farris Advisory Services, LLC, a company he formed in 2015.

Previously, Farris was an audit partner of Mountjoy Chilton Medley, LLP for five years after having retired as a managing partner and audit partner with the Louisville office of KPMG, LLP where he served for 37 years.

Farris has significant experience in all fields of accountancy having worked extensively with publicly traded companies and entities in numerous countries, many having implemented International Financial Reporting Standards.

Farris is a member and previous officer and board member of the Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and immediate past board chair of Christian Care Communities Inc. He has been active with numerous organizations in Kentucky focused on education and improving the lives of Kentucky residents.

Farris and his wife, Anne, have two adult children, Clay and Elizabeth.

“We are very pleased to have Mr. Farris join the board of directors of Community Trust Bancorp Inc. He brings a level of experience and knowledge which makes him a valuable addition to our board,” said Jean R. Hale, chairman, president and CEO.

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