♦ Joseph C. Seiler has been named executive vice president and head of commercial banking for Louisville-based PBI Bank. Seiler comes to the position from PNC Bank, where he was executive vice president of the asset resolution team.
♦ Community Trust Bancorp Inc. has named Kevin J. Stumbo as chief financial officer. Penny Nichols has been named senior vice president and controller for the Pikeville-based company.
♦ Mike Damron has been promoted to market assistant vice president for Community Trust Bank Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Community Trust Bancorp Inc. Donna Angel has been promoted to vice president of the bank’s Richmond market. Deanna L. Wellman has been promoted to assistant vice president for the Tug Valley market.
♦ Nikki Warford has been named assistant vice president for Community Trust and Investment Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Community Trust Bancorp Inc. Ryan M. Gray has been promoted to assistant vice president with the company.
♦ Clark Nyberg, who recently retired as director of wealth management for Paris-based Kentucky Bank, will remain with the bank as director of portfolio management for the bank’s trust department. Jim Elliott has been named president of the bank’s Fayette market.
♦ Marnie Daniels has joined PNC Wealth Management’s Lexington office as assistant vice president and relationship manager.
♦ Christine Riordan has been appointed as provost at the University of Kentucky. Riordan comes to the position from the University of Denver, where she was dean of the Daniels College of Business.
♦ Toni M. Ganzel has been named dean of the University of Louisville School of Medicine.
♦ Urton Anderson has been named director of the Von Allmen School of Accountancy, part of the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics.
♦ F. Lynn Moore has been appointed president of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College. Moore has served as the vice president for student development at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore., since 2008
♦ Patrick Lee Lucas has been named director of the School of Interior Design at the University of Kentucky College of Design.
♦ David Armstrong has been elected president of Thomas More College. Armstrong, who previously served as vice president and general counsel for Notre Dame College in Ohio, succeeds Sister Margaret Stallmeyer, who is retiring at the end of June.
♦ Laura Armesto has been named vice president of academic affairs and provost for Midway College. Armesto most recently served as vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty at Chatham University in Pittsburgh.
♦ David Johns has been named vice president for academic affairs for Union College. Johns comes to Union from Earlham School of Religion in Richmond, Ind., where he served as associate professor of theology.
♦ Joseph (Jay) Morgan has been named to serve as provost at Murray State University.
♦ Marie Zhang has been named chief food innovation officer for Long John Silver’s, a Louisville-based quick-service seafood restaurant chain.
♦ 21c Museum Hotels has appointed Craig Pishotti to the position of vice president of hotel operations.
♦ Zachary Combs Weinberg has been appointed as Knott County judge-executive.
♦ Thomas G. Floyd has been named to the newly created position of chief of staff at the Kentucky Department of Education. Floyd has served as superintendent of the Madison County school district since 2008.
♦ Bob Stewart has been appointed as secretary of Kentucky’s tourism, arts and heritage cabinet. Stewart succeeds Marcheta Sparrow, who retired on June 1.
♦ Joe West has been named director of the ranger division for Kentucky State Parks.
♦ Roy A. Beveridge has been appointed senior vice president and chief medical officer for Louisville-based Humana Inc.
♦ Stephen R. Cunanan has been appointed to the newly created position of chief people officer for Louisville-based Kindred Healthcare.
♦ John Burich has been appointed vice president of strategy and business development for Passport Health Plan, a Louisville-based nonprofit Medicaid healthcare plan that serves 16 Kentucky counties.
♦ Brendan McCarthy has been named managing editor of the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting, a newly established subsidiary of Louisville Public Media.
♦ Former U.S. Congressman Ben Chandler has been named executive director of the Kentucky Humanities Council Inc., a Lexington-based nonprofit organization that is affiliated with the National Endowment for the Humanities.
♦ The Kentucky State Fair Board has named Amanda Storment as chief of staff. She will continue in her role as vice president of public relations and media.
♦ Tendai Charasika has been named executive director of Greater Louisville Inc.’s Enterprise Corp. Charasika succeeds Bobby Ferreri, who has left the organization to start a new law firm that will specialize in small business.
♦ Kentucky Highlands Investment Corp. has named Bill Schutters as director of its business accelerator.
♦ Andrew R. Clark, chief executive officer of the Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, has been named as the new chief executive officer of Wisconsin-based Equine Best Practices LLC.