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Corporate Moves — October 2013

By Karen Baird


Nick Ising has been named president of Louisville advertising agency Current360. Ising succeeds Rick Schardein, who retains the title of chairman and chief executive officer. Dennis Bonifer, Allison Gibson and Kati Parrish have been named vice presidents of the agency.


Freddy Carr has been named executive vice president and chief retail officer of First Security Bank in Owensboro.


Casey Barach has been promoted to senior vice president of entrepreneurship for the Northern Kentucky Tri-County Economic Development Corp.


Matt Roan has been named special assistant to the president of Eastern Kentucky University.

Karen Wagers has been named chief financial officer at Lexington Theological Seminary.

William B. (Butch) Drake Jr. has been named senior vice president at Mid-Continent University.

Kim Harp as joined Thomas More College as director of communications and public relations.


Abby Vaughn has joined UBS Financial Services Inc. as vice president of wealth management.

Hilliard Lyons has announced the following appointments: Angie Krill – vice president, trust operations manager; Leslie Coyle – senior vice president/ managing director; Angela Purcell – vice president/marketing and client service manager; Daron Van Vactor – vice president/portfolio manager; Eva Shiley – vice president/associate director trust services; Amy Wheeler – vice president/estate settlement officer; and R. Jonathan Raymon – vice president/trust specialist.


Ellen McGeeney has been named president and chief operating officer of Winchester-based Ale-8-One Bottling Co.

David Danielson has been named as the new executive chef at Churchill Downs.


Jeff Mosley has been named director of economic development for Louisville Metro Government. Emily Liu has been named as the permanent director of planning and design services after serving as interim director following the retirement of Phil Bills earlier this year.

Aldona K. Valicenti has been named chief information officer for the Lexington-Fayette County Urban County Government.


Michael A. Baumgartner has been named president of Baptist Health Madisonville.

Jessica Green has been promoted to vice president of finance for MESA Medical Group of TeamHealth in Lexington.

Dr. Damian “Pat” Alagia III has joined Louisville-based KentuckyOne Health Inc. as chief physician executive and chief medical officer.

William A. Brown has been named Baptist Health west regional executive and president of Baptist Health Paducah. Brown succeeds Larry Barton, who has retired.

Donna Ghobadi has been promoted to assistant vice president for managed care and revenue cycle for Baptist Health.

Stephanie P. Herron has been named president and chief executive officer of the Markey Cancer Foundation.

Dr. William Mills has joined Louisville-based Kindred Healthcare Inc. as vice president, medical affairs for the company’s care management division and chief medical officer for Kindred at Home, the company’s home health and hospice division.

Timothy Jahn has been named chief clinical officer for Louisville-based Baptist Health (formerly Baptist Healthcare System).


Neil Budde has been named executive editor of The (Louisville) Courier-Journal. He succeeds Bennie Ivory, who retired in July.


Pamela Savoy has joined Lexington-based Coldstream Laboratories Inc. as director of business development.


Will Carle has joined Louisville-based RunSwitch Public Relations as vice president.


Scott Ramsey has been named CEO of Warren Rural Electric Cooperative Corp.