■ Kelly A. Paine has joined the Louisville certified public accounting firm of Louis T. Roth & Co. as firm administrator.
■ Ken Schaeffer has been named director of national accounts for Louisville-based J&L Marketing.
■ Justin Carroll has joined Frankfort-based United Bank & Capital Trust Co.’s Versailles office as vice president and commercial lender. Berry Popp has been named vice president and will join the bank’s Lawrenceburg Main office as a commercial lender.
■ Matt Hunsaker has been promoted to finance officer, first vice president at Henderson-based Field & Main Bank.
■ Owensboro-based First Security Bank has announced the following appointments: Joe Berry – vice president of community development; Jackie Pyland-Tipmore – assistant vice president, banking center manager, South Frederica branch (Owensboro); Jamie Roby Johnson – marketing specialist; and Dalana Jones – commercial banking officer, Bowling Green banking center.
■ Greg Pope has been selected to lead EY’s National Executive Assistant Team center as office managing partner for Kentucky and southern Indiana. Pope succeeds David Calzi, who assumes the lead role for EY’s central regional government and public sector.
■ Northern Kentucky University has named Valerie Hardcastle to serve in a dual role as the St. Elizabeth Healthcare executive director for the Institute for Health Innovation and vice president for health innovation.
■ Loretta Reynolds has been appointed dean of the chapel at Berea College.
■ Laura Griffin has been named assistant dean of osteopathic principles and practices integration at the University of Pikeville–Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine.
■ The University of Louisville has named Rhonda Bishop as its new vice president for enterprise risk management, audit and compliance.
■ Al Campoli has been joined Lexington-based engineering firm ECSI as director of mining and energy services.
■ Megan Gabriel has joined Covington-based Commonwealth Hotels LLC as field director of sales and marketing.
■ Elizabeth McCall has been promoted to assistant master distiller for Woodford Reserve.
■ Jean Porter has been named communications director for Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer.
■ Jon Larson has been appointed judge-executive for Fayette County.
■ John D. Small has been appointed commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Natural Resources. George L. Seay Jr. has been named deputy commissioner of the department.
■ Benjamin F. Adams III has been appointed commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs.
■ Adam R. O’Nan has been appointed judge-executive of Union County.
■ Jeremiah Hale has joined Keystone Insurers Group as Kentucky state vice president.
■ David M. Dirr has been named partner at DBL Law, a full-service law firm with offices in Crestview Hills, Louisville and Cincinnati.
■ Miriam Shealy has been named vice president of accounting for Ashland-based Braidy Industries Inc.
■ Dean Barke has joined Buckner-based Fastline Media Group as chief financial officer.
■ Elizabeth Wessels-Martin has been named president of the Center for Women and Families in Louisville. She succeeds Marta Miranda Straub, who is retiring.
■ Justin Landon has been named chief executive officer of the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS.
■ Bobby Vormbrock has joined Red Edge Realty’s new office in Mount Washington as a managing partner.
■ Joseph Mooney has been promoted to senior corporate counsel for CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services, a Covington-based contract research organization. Sandy Stagge has been promoted to senior director, clinical trials.
■ Andras Bende has been named chief financial officer for Paducah-based Computer Services Inc.
■ Cindy Wiseman has been named managing director of external affairs and customer service for Ashland-based Kentucky Power.
■ Matthew Moffitt has been appointed vice president of operations for Owensboro-based Kenergy.
■ Brad Patrick has joined Lexington-based Valvoline Inc. as chief people and communications officer.
■ Sherman Brown and Jeff Busick have been named partners at McCarthy Strategic Solutions, a Frankfort government relations firm.
■ Preston Gorman has been named vice president of technology services for Lexington-based Associations International. Cindy Stanley has been named executive director of AI’s client partner, the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance.
■ Turning Point Brands Inc., a Louisville-based provider of tobacco products, has announced the following appointments:
Robert Lavan – chief financial officer; Brian Wigginton – vice president–finance, chief accounting officer; and Brad Beard – vice president–finance, business planning.
■ Americans for Prosperity has hired Andrew V. McNeill as state director for its Kentucky chapter.