♦ Charley Brough has joined Lexington-based Meridian-Chiles as senior media director.
♦ Pattie Imperial has joined Fifth Third Bank as the investment advisors executive for the Louisville and Lexington area markets.
♦ Kim Noble has joined Bank of the Bluegrass & Trust Co. in Lexington as vice president, branch manager and loan officer at its East High St. location.
♦ Lexington-based Central Bank & Trust Co. has announced the following promotions: Maggie Abney – vice president, corporate services; Chris Campbell – assistant vice president, corporate services; Mark Kaufmann – senior vice president and manager, commercial lending; Stephen Mallory – assistant vice president, commercial lending; and Becky Mullins – special assets officer. Brian West has joined the bank as vice president, mortgage. James Nall has joined the bank as assistant vice president, funds management.
♦ Penny Nichols has been promoted to assistant controller of Pikeville-based Community Trust Bank. Bridgett Fields has been promoted to operations manager for the bank’s eastern region.
♦ Audrey Lillpop has been named assistant vice president and electronic banking manager at First Security Bank in Owensboro.
♦ Jacob Schirmer has been named senior vice president and commercial lender at United Bank.
♦ Tara Brinkmoeller has been promoted to vice president of public affairs and communications for the Home Builders Association of Louisville. Nicole Bouchard has been promoted to director of member services for the organization.
♦ Eric N. Monday has been named executive vice president for finance and administration at the University of Kentucky.
♦ Constance Foster has been named dean of the university libraries at Western Kentucky University. Foster has served as interim dean since March 2011.
♦ Donald Smith has been named president of the College Heights Foundation at Western Kentucky University, an organization that provides college scholarships to deserving students.
♦ Charles Shepard II has joined Asbury University as vice president of institutional advancement.
♦ Dr. Carl A. Fox will join Western Kentucky University in March as associate provost and dean of graduate studies. Fox comes to the position from Montana State University, where he is dean of the graduate school.
♦ Daniel “Chip” Bach has been named general manager of Turfway Park, a Thoroughbred racetrack in Florence.
♦ Louisville-based investment firm Hilliard Lyons has announced the following appointments: Shaun Chelf – senior vice president; Laura Clark – senior vice president; Thomas Kelley – senior vice president; and Eric Saling – vice president.
♦ Marc Satterthwaite has been promoted to vice president and director of North America Sales Operations for Louisville-based Brown-Forman. Johnny Manuel has been promoted to vice president and North America region sales director for the company.
♦ Hal Gervis has been named manager of global operations for Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
♦ Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has announced the following appointments: Doug Hamilton – chief of public services; Debbie Fox – director of EMA/MetroSafe; and Vanessa Burns – director of public works and assets.
♦ Melvin G. Alexander has joined Kentucky-One Health Inc. as chief financial officer. Jeff Murphy has been promoted to vice president and marketing and communications.
♦ Jon E. Stewart has been named president and chief executive officer of Lexington-based Kentucky Employers Mutual Insurance. Stewart succeeds Roger Fries, who will retire later this year.
♦ Jim Mazzuca has joined Louisville-based A. Arnold World Class Relocation as senior vice president of operations.
♦ Dr. Bill Smock has been named medical director for WaterStep, a Louisville organization that works to save lives at risk from waterborne illness around the world.
♦ Jim Moore has been named senior vice president and chief operating officer of 21st Century Parks, a nonprofit organization leading the creation and management of The Parklands of Floyds Fork, a 4,000-acre public parks system in Louisville.
♦ Tom Heetderks has joined ResCare Inc. as vice president of talent management. Tonya Roth has joined the company as vice president of total rewards. ResCare is a Louisville-based company that provides home care to the elderly and those with disabilities.
♦ Robin Antenucci has been named director of the Frankfort Convention Center.
♦ Laura Alexander has been named director of sales and marketing for the Owensboro Convention Center.
♦ Patrick A. Cecil has been named chief operating officer of Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Linda Medley has been named vice president for institutional advancement at the seminary.
♦ Dr. Michael Pennington has been named as the new president and chief executive officer of Louisville-based Peptides International Inc. Pennington succeeds Dr. Bryce Johnson, who retired as chief executive officer last month.
♦ Jason Falls has joined Louisville-based CafePress Inc. as vice president for digital strategy.
♦ Jeffrey E. Sadtler has been named chief information officer for RecoverCare LLC, a Louisville-based company that distributes wound care, bariatric and safe patient handling equipment.
♦ Peter A. Campbell has been promoted to executive vice president of Highland Heights-based General Cable Corp. and chief executive officer of the company’s Asia Pacific region.
♦ Dr. Dan Varga has stepped down from his position as chief clinical officer for KentuckyOne Health Inc.
♦ Greg Heitzman has announced that he will step down as president and chief executive officer of the Louisville Water Co. on May 1. He will assume the position of executive director of Louisville’s Metropolitan Sewer District, where he has been interim executive director since December 2011.
♦ Tim Jerzyk has announced that he is retiring as senior vice president of investor relations at Louisville-based Yum! Brands Inc. His retirement is expected to take effect in the first quarter of the year.