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First Citizens Bank promotes Ford to president and CEO

Marilyn Blair Ford
Marilyn Blair Ford

Had been president and COO

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 30, 2016) — Marilyn Blair Ford has been promoted to president and CEO of First Citizens Bank. Ford, who has been with the bank since 1982, most recently served as president and chief operating officer.

Ford graduated with a degree in Business Administration from Western Kentucky University and is a graduate of the Kentucky Bank Management Institute and the Graduate School of Banking of the South. She is also a graduate of the Leadership Elizabethtown/Hardin County Program.

She is active in community affairs and has served on many boards including the United Way of Central Kentucky, the Kentuckiana Girl Scout Council, and Helping Hand of the Heartland. She currently serves on the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce and Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Boards. She has also served as an officer in numerous organizations including Heartland Zonta, Business and Professional Women, and Financial Women International, Ford is a founding member of the Central Kentucky Community Foundation’s “Heels Together” initiative and is also a member of the Ft. Knox CORE Committee.

Ford and her husband, Randy, reside in Elizabethtown. They have one son, Jason, daughter-in-law, Shannon, and three grandchildren, Hadley, Jackson, and Riley