LEXINGTON, Ky. — Joey Maggard, executive director for the Central Kentucky Division of the American Heart Association, announced his retirement, effective Jan. 31.
During Maggard’s 15-year tenure, the local division has made great strides in visibility, fundraising, and outreach. Under Maggard’s leadership, the local division staff and volunteers have set numerous National Benchmarks in fundraising, with the local Heart Ball being among the most recognized in the nation. The local Heart Walk is the largest fundraising walk in Central Kentucky. And the local Go Red for Women Experience is one of the most important women’s events in our community.
Maggard and his wife, Sara, have been married for 34 years. They have two children, Lindsey and Andy.