LOUISVILLE, Ky. — PNC Bank has announced Charles P. “Chuck” Denny will retire as regional president for Louisville on March 31, following a distinguished 41-year career with the bank. Succeeding Denny is Kristen Byrd, a 20-year PNC banking veteran and native Louisvillian, who most recently served as regional banking director for PNC Private Bank.
Since his appointment to the regional president in 2009, Denny has been instrumental in delivering PNC’s Main Street bank model throughout Greater Louisville, western Kentucky and southern Indiana, expertly leading the company’s banking and charitable activities locally and fueling the growth of PNC’s market presence.
In recognition of his many contributions to the local business community, he was inducted into the Kentuckiana Business Hall of Fame in 2016; he has received numerous honors, including the 2009 University of Louisville College of Business Alumni Fellows Award and the 2010 Business First Large Company Leader of the Year Award.
A lifelong Louisvillian and champion for local economic development, entrepreneurship, education and diversity and inclusion, Denny currently serves on the boards of The University of Louisville President’s Council, The University of Louisville College of Business Board of Advisors, 21st Century Parks-The Parklands of Floyds Fork, The Greater Louisville Inc. Foundation, The Gheens Foundation, The Louisville Downtown Partnership, Louisville Regional Airlift Development Inc. and TreesLouisville.
As a longtime advocate for early childhood development and education, Denny has been influential in expanding access to high-quality early childhood learning experiences for children and families throughout the region.
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