■ Lexington-based integrity/Architecture PLLC has named Senior Manager Aaron Bivens as its third principal and owner.
■ Teddy Abrams has been named music director designate of The Louisville Orchestra.
■ Tom Schirmann has joined Burlington-based Heritage Bank as vice president of consumer lending.
■ John T. Taylor has been named chief executive officer of Louisville-based Porter Bancorp and chairman of the board of PBI Bank.
■ John Megibben has been promoted to vice president and region leader for Messer Construction Co.’s Louisville region.
■ Thomas F. Davisson has been promoted to senior vice president and chief operating officer of the Sullivan University system.
■ Sue Ott Rowlands has been named vice president for academic affairs and provost at Northern Kentucky University.
■ Jay S. Allen has been named president of Hopkinsville Community College.
■ Eduardo Nino-Moreno has been named executive director of The Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship, a partnership between Transylvania University, the University of Kentucky and the center’s board that promotes compromise as a way of solving the nation’s problems.
■ Bob Heleringer has been named executive director of the Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP), an organization formed to increase awareness of the importance of the equine industry to Kentucky.
■ Brian Scantland has been named vice president of planning and performance improvement for Louisville-based Long John Silver’s.
■ Brian C. Thomas has been named general counsel of the Kentucky Retirement Systems.
■ Rodney Kuhl has been named commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Vehicle Regulation.
■ Philip A. Patterson has begun his tenure as president and chief executive officer of Owensboro Health. Patterson succeeds Jeff Barber, who has retired as president and CEO.
■ Christopher M. Hickey has been named executive vice president and chief executive officer of The Lexington Medical Society.
■ Leslie Gannon has been named executive director of the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council.
■ Brooke Parker has been named vice president of CivicPoint LLC, a new Lexington-based public affairs company formed by the law firm of Frost Brown Todd.
■ Kristen Svarczkopf has been named executive director of International Book Project, a Lexington-based organization that promotes literacy and education.
■ Christopher Schaefer has been named senior vice president of corporate development at Louisville-based PharMerica Corp.
■ Harold J. Palmer has been named president of The Jockey Club Technology Services Inc. He succeeds Robert A. (Bobby) Burch, who is retiring at the end of the year.