■ Christopher W.D. Jones has been named co-chair of the business services department in the law firm of Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP.
■ McBrayer PLLC has added seven attorneys from the Louisville law firm of Reed Weitkamp Schell & Vice PLLC to expand its reach in the Louisville market. Joining McBrayer are: Ivan J. Schell, Alan D. Pauw, Maria C. Doyle, Michael W. Oyler, Trevor L. Earl, Ridley M. Sandidge Jr. and Maxine E. Bizer.
■ Brian McCawley has been named senior vice president of sales for Nicholasville-based Alltech Inc.
■ Mitch Long has been named vice president of Lexington-based GRW. Cory Sharrard has joined the firm as director of mechanical engineering.
■ Bob Haffermann has been named managing principal of Louisville-based K. Norman Berry Associates Architects.
■ Jeff Worley has been named as Kentucky’s poet laureate for 2019-2020.
■ Lori Halligan has joined the Living Arts and Science Center in Lexington as executive director.
■ Community Trust Bank has announced the following appointments: Kim Boggs – recovery manager, vice president; Donna D. Smith – vice president; Betty Cameron Frederick – market president, Mt. Vernon; Joe Anderson – collections department manager, vice president; Dale Taulbee – assistant vice president, business banking, Versailles/Frankfort/Georgetown market; and David Akers – market vice president, Pikeville.
■ Zachary Moore and Mike Feldman have joined Traditional Bank in Frankfort as senior vice president commercial loan officer.
■ Nicole Record has joined Community Trust and Investment
Co. as a relationship officer for private wealth services. Lee R. Topley has joined the company’s wealth and trust management team as vice president, business development officer.
■ Traditional Bank has announced the following appointments: Richard Fuller – senior vice president; Chuck Redwine – senior vice president; Mark Steger – assistant vice president; and Erin Soard – assistant vice president.
■ Windstream has named Stephanie Bell as vice president for government affairs in Kentucky.
■ Beth Avey has been named vice president of operations for the Knox Regional Development Alliance.
■ Shannon Gilkey has been named vice chencellor of academics and workforce development for the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.
■ Justin “Jay” Miller has been named dean of the College of Social Work at the University of Kentucky.
■ Bonita J. Brown has been named vice president and chief strategy officer for Northern Kentucky University.
■ Michelle Carter has been named campus director for Bluegrass Community and Technical College’s Danville campus.
■ Adrijana Kowatsch has been named vice president of development and external relations for Gateway Community and Technical College in Florence.
■ John Norton Williams Jr. has been named interim president of Transylvania University in Lexington. He succeeds Seamus Carey, who has been named president of Iona College in New York.
■ Jennifer Dugan has been named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pikeville.
■ Jennifer D. Greer has been named dean of the University of Kentucky College of Communication and Information.
■ Kevin J. Brown has been elected president of Asbury University. Brown succeeds Sandra C. Gray, who has retired.
■ Joseph L. Chillo has been named president of Thomas More University.
■ Alex McAllister has been named associate dean of Centre College.
■ Matthew Saderholm has been named Berea College’s new dean of faculty.
■ Chris Turner has joined Louisville-based Yum! Brands Inc. as chief financial officer.
■ Duane S. Curry has been named deputy commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction.
■ Wayne West has been appointed county judge-executive for McLean County.
■ Andrew English has been named general counsel for the Kentucky Office of the Auditor of Public Accounts.
■ Lana Gordon has been appointed as the new commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Workforce Investment.
■ The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services has announced the following appointments: Christina (Mora) Dettman – executive director of public affairs; Jordan Rowe – director of strategic communications; Doug Hogan – director of employee engagement and internal communications; Jim Musser – director, Office of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs; David Wu – director, process improvement and business innovation; Dr. Judy Theriot – medical director, Department for Medicaid Services; Genevieve Brown – chief of staff, Department for Medicaid Services; Jessica Brown – executive advisor for Family First Prevention Services Act, Department for Community Based Services; Pamela S. Wright – executive advisor, Office of Health Policy and Data Analytics; Robin O’Neil – special assistant, Office of Legal Services; Kathleen Hines – executive advisor, Office of Health Data and Analytics; Kelly Alexander – executive advisor, Department of Public Health; and Devon McFadden – director, Division of Prevention and Quality Improvement.
■ Leigh Ann Barney has been named president and CEO of Louisville-based Trilogy Health Services. She succeeds Randall Bufford, who will be transitioning to the role of chairman of the board, effective Oct. 1.
■ Nancy Galvagni has been named president and chief executive officer of the Kentucky Hospital Association.
■ Gregory W. Goins has been named director of the Lexington VA Health Care System.
■ Robert Hardy has been named chief executive officer of Frankfort-based Investors Heritage Life Insurance
Co. Hardy succeeds Harry Lee Waterfield II, who is
now vice chairman. Raymond Carr and John Frye have been named co-presidents of the company.
■ Forrest Ragsdale has joined Frost Brown Todd as a member of the firm.
■ Andrew Noland has joined Stites & Harbison’s Louisville office as part of the firm’s real estate service group.
■ Travis Armstrong has been promoted to chief operating officer of the Bowling Green firm of English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley.
■ Cassandra Welch has joined Stites & Harbison’s Covington office as part of the firm’s construction service group.
■ Jon Haselwood has joined Louisville-based Road & Rail Services Inc. as assistant vice president commercial.
■ Blake Henry has been named general manager of the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville.
■ Shari A. Baughman has joined Louisville-based Supplies Over Seas as director of development.
■ David Woods has been promoted to vice president of finance and operations for Lexington-based NAI Isaac.
■ Kurt Guenther has joined Paducah-based Computer Services Inc. as president of the business solutions group.
■ Allen Waugerman has been named president and chief executive officer of Lexington-based Lexmark.
■ Chris Fugate has been promoted to park manager of Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park.
■ Rachel Collier has joined the Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville as director of communications.
■ Chris Cary has been named park manager of Mineral Mound State Park.
■ Sean Preston has been named president and chief executive officer of the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green.
■ David Farrar has been appointed vice president of operations for Kentucky American Water Co.
■ Markus Augeneder has been named chief executive officer of international for Louisville-based Material Handling Systems Inc.
■ Roger D. Shannon has been appointed chief financial officer and treasurer of Charah Solutions Inc., a Louisville-based provider of environmental and maintenance services to the power generation industry.
■ Linda Edwards has retired as executive director of business development, sales and marketing for Kentucky Venues in Louisville.
■ Scott Colosi has retired as president of Louisville-based Texas Roadhouse.
■ Centre President John Roush has announced that he will retire June 30, 2020.
■ David Karem has retired as president of Waterfront Development Corp. in Louisville.