PIKEVILLE, Ky. —Nicholas T. King has been promoted to the position of vice president, staff attorney of Community Trust Bank, announced Mark. A. Gooch, president,and CEO of the bank.
King has worked at Community Trust Bank for more than eight years. His duties include providing legal counsel to all business areas of the bank; managing the bank’s customer complaint system; contract review and negotiation; providing assistance in the management of the bank’s risk cases; providing support to the bank’s collections efforts; and assisting the bank’s branches with any legal-related issue. King also serves in a supervisory role within the bank’s legal department. His office is located in Pikeville. Prior to joining Community Trust Bank, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Edward B. Atkins, United States Magistrate Judge.
King graduated from Pikeville High School in Pikeville, Ky. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in communications from the University of Louisville and received a Juris Doctor degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School located in Lansing, Mich.
King is a member of the planning committee for the annual Legal Issues for Financial Institutions conference presented by the University of Kentucky College of Law. In his spare time, he volunteers as an assistant football coach for the Pikeville High School Panthers (2019 Kentucky Class A State Champions). King resides in Pikeville with his fiancé, Samantha Evans, and their dog, Owen.
Community Trust Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Community Trust Bancorp, headquartered in Pikeville. It has 70 banking locations across eastern, northeastern, central, and south-central Kentucky, six banking locations in southern West Virginia, three banking locations in Tennessee, four trust offices across Kentucky, and one trust office in Tennessee.