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Corporate Moves: March 2020

New leadership for Kentucky businesses

By LaneReport.com staff


Lexington-based Bank of the Bluegrass has announced the following promotions:

Debbie Jackson – vice president

Jennifer Frye – vice president, senior mortgage loan originator

Joan Sypolt – vice president, head bookkeeper, security officer.

Matthew Vernon has been named project manager for L.E. Gregg, a Lexington geotechnical, environmental and materials engineering firm.

Jeff Jennings has been appointed as a shareholder of investment manager firm MCF. Jennings is based in the firm’s Lexington office.

Scott Schuette has joined McBrayer law firm’s Lexington office, where he will focus on construction law, eminent domain, dispute resolution and general litigation issues.


■ The Lexington-based firm of Sherman Carter Barnhart Architects has promoted Kevin Matthews to principal. The following professionals have been named associate principals: Allison Commings, Andrew Owens, Brandon Ward, Ian McHone, Jennifer Cash, Susan Mooney and Tony Pham.


Adam Metzger has joined Central Bank as vice president, retail banking officer at the company’s Crestview Hills banking center.

Rockie Mason has joined Cumberland Valley National Bank & Trust as market president for Lexington.

Amy Futrell has joined FNB Bank as market president for Murray-Calloway County.

Andy Baker has been named CEO of Traditional Bank. Dan Mason has been promoted to president of the company.


Larry Horn has been named executive director of the Louisville Entrepreneurship Acceleration Partnership.


Jeff England and Jeremy Walker have joined the ownership team of Lexington-based Dean Builds. England is vice president of operations for the company. Walker is a senior project manager and director of Dean Builds Self Perform.


Milton C. Moreland has been named president of Centre College. He succeeds John A. Roush, who retired after serving as president of Centre for 22 years.

Alice Shade has been named entrepreneur-in-residence at the University of Louisville’s Office of Research and Innovation.

Brien Lewis has been named president of Transylvania University.

Ginni Fair has been named dean of Northern Kentucky University’s College of Education.

Roy Gifford has been named assistant vice president for marketing and communications at Northern Kentucky University.


Kimberly Rallis has joined UofL Health – Jewish Hospital as executive director of the transplant program.

Jason Zachariah has been appointed chief operating officer for Louisville-based Kindred Healthcare. Zachariah will continue to serve as president of Kindred Rehabilitation Services.


Jennifer Wheatley, president of HR Affiliates, has become a partial owner of the Louisville-based company. Paula Agee has joined the company as director of operations.


Dr. Steven Stack has been named commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Public Health.

Kent Chandler has been named executive director of the Kentucky Public Service Commission.


Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has named Matthew P. Gunn as leader of the firm’s Immigration Practice Group. Adrianne Strong has been elected to the firm’s partnership. Strong works with the firm’s commercial litigation group.

Wes Harned has been named as a new member of Rose Grasch Camenish Mains PLLC.

Trey Grayson has been named managing director for CivicPoint, a subsidiary of Frost Brown Todd LLC.


Katie Fussenegger has been named vice president of the Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville.


J.D. Chaney has been named executive director/CEO for the Kentucky League of Cities.

Michael Steinmetz has been appointed chief financial officer for Management Registry Inc., a Louisville staffing and recruiting company.

Casey Birge has been named president of Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky.


Tom Delacenserie has retired from the Kentucky Lottery Corp., where he has served as president and CEO since May 2017.