■ Whitney Risley has been named manager of existing industry and workforce development for Kyndle, the regional economic development organization for Henderson, McLean, Union and Webster counties and the chamber of commerce for Henderson and Henderson County.
■ Larry Ferguson has been named vice president of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.
■ Susan Donovan has been named president of Bellarmine University in Louisville.
■ Mike Nettles has joined Louisville-based Papa John’s International Inc. as senior vice president, chief information and digital officer.
■ Beth Shields has been appointed state archivist and records administrator.
■ Donna L. McNeil has been appointed executive director of the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority.
■ Katy Grachek has been promoted to director of Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance. Ryan Worthen has been promoted to director of communications for the Lexington-based company.
■ Joseph F. Miller has been promoted to chief executive officer of Louisville-based Market Finders Insurance Corp. Vickie Smith has been named secretary-treasurer of the company.
■ Brian W. Chellgren and Benjamin J. Lewis have been elected partners in the firm of Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP. Chellgren practices in the firm’s Lexington office. Lewis practices out of the Louisville location.
■ Christopher G. Colson has become a member of the Lexington law firm of Fowler Bell PLLC.
■ Amy Porter has been named plant manager of Corning Inc.’s Harrodsburg facility.
■ Scott Kearns has been named national sales manager for The Candleberry Co., a Frankfort-based manufacturer of scented candles and home accessories.
■ Sarah Wilkins has been promoted to director of adult education and workforce training for Kentucky Educational Television (KET).
■ Mike Medalia has been named director of interactive media for Louisville-based visual solutions company Kitestring.
■ Beth Gaunce has been named program manager of KET’s new distance learning program.
■ Robert E. Dries has been appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer of PharMerica Corp., a national provider of pharmacy services headquartered in Louisville.
■ Jason Jacobson has been named chief executive officer of Lexington-based NetGain Technologies. Brendan Jacobson has been named president of the company. John Meholovitch has been named business controller.
■ Marshall Fall has been named manager of business development for Blue Chip Consulting Group’s new Louisville office.
■ Erik Dunnigan has been named managing director of Coastal Cloud’s new regional headquarters in Louisville.
■ Ward G. Wilson has been named executive director of the Kentucky Waterways Alliance. Wilson succeeds Judy Petersen, who is retiring after 20 years of service.