Will begin in January 2016
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 17, 2015) — J. David Smith Jr. has been named senior executive vice president and chief operating office of Farmers Capital Bank Corporation, announced Lloyd C. Hillard, Jr., president and CEO. Smith will begin his new role on Jan. 4, 2016.
Smith has more than 30 years of legal experience with Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC, where he currently serves as chair of the firm’s Transactional Department and Business Services Practice Group. His specialties include mergers and acquisitions, securities and corporate governance, and complex contracts. His concentration in the financial services industry has provided significant governmental regulatory expertise, both state and federal.
“David’s working knowledge of our company and the markets we serve, along with his extensive community involvement in Kentucky will be a great asset to us,” Hillard said. “David’s addition will add strength to our management team as we focus on continuing to build our financial strength and enhance shareholder value.”
Farmers Capital Bank Corp. is a bank holding company headquartered in Frankfort. It operates 34 banking locations in 21 communities throughout Central and Northern Kentucky, a data processing company, and an insurance company. Its stock is publicly traded on the NASDAQ Stock Market LLC exchange in the Global Select Market tier under the symbol: FFKT.