New Hires & Promotions
Town & Country Bank and Trust Co. has hired Camden Skidmore as its new vice president for the Bluegrass market. Skidmore will work out of the Brannon Road (Nicholasville, Ky.) office.
Jim Newberry, vice president and general counsel at Georgetown College and former mayor of Lexington, will be joining Steptoe & Johnson PLLC’s Lexington office in February.
NetGain Technologies has announced that Rob Wildman, a 15-year employee of NetGain, has been promoted to executive vice president of service operations. Rick Ward, with NetGain Technologies for 16 years, has been promoted to executive vice president of finance and administration.
Lance Williams has been named a supervising engineer in the Lexington office of Parsons Brinckerhoff. In his new position, Williams be responsible for expanding the water resources market for Parsons Brinckerhoff throughout Kentucky. Williams previously served as director of engineering at Kentucky American Water.
Dinsmore & Shohl has announced that Anthony F. Bonner, Jr. has been named partner at the firm. Bonner is a member of the intellectual property department and practices out of the firm’s Lexington office.
NAI Isaac Commercial Properties has announced the promotion of Chad Voelkert to vice president, and Jamie Adams, LEED AP, has been promoted to senior associate.
Jason Boston has been named head groundskeeper for the Lexington Legends.
Chris Menser has joined Kentucky Bank as a financial advisor in its wealth management department. His home office will be in Lexington, and he will be serving the Fayette, Jessamine, Madison, Scott, and Woodford markets.
McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie & Kirkland, PLLC has announced that Luke Morgan has been named a member in the firm in Lexington, Ky. He has been with the firm since 2006.
VisitLEX has announced that Mary Quinn Ramer was recently promoted to vice president of marketing and John Pohl has been promoted to director of sports and equine sales. Courtney Brown has joined VisitLEX as accounting support for all departments, and Jodi Massey has been hired as a member of the convention sales department.
Bristol Group, Inc. has hired Erik Dunnigan as vice president of business development. Prior to joining Bristol Group, Dunnigan held the position of commissioner of the department for business development for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Tommy L. Burgett has been hired as PBI Bank’s new vice president and director of technology. He was previously employed by American Founders Bank as senior vice president, chief technology officer, and senior security officer.
Lexington Clinic has announced the association of Dr. Regina McDaniels-Brock with the Lexington Clinic Richmond family. Dr. McDaniels-Brock is board-certified in family medicine.
Link-Belt has announced that Brian Smoot has been promoted to the position of product manager, rough terrain cranes. Scott Knight has been promoted to the position of product manager, lattice and telescopic crawler cranes. Pat Collins has been promoted to the position of director of product marketing.
MML&K Government Solutions has announced that Sara Osborne, former executive director for the Office of Intergovernmental Services in the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet, has joined MML&K's team of government affairs professionals as chief of staff.
Public Relations Society of America (Thoroughbred Chapter) announced the following have been appointed board members and officers for 2014: Brant Welch (Fifth Third Bank), president; Sue Patrick (Council on Postsecondary Education), president elect; Heather Baber (KCTCS), secretary; Brent Billings (Lexington Legends), treasurer; Cliff Feltham (Kentucky Utilities), Tom Harris (University of Kentucky), Tim Hill (Hill Communications), and Kathy Keltner-Previs (Eastern Kentucky University), directors at large.
The Mortgage Bankers Association of the Bluegrass has announced the following appointments to its 2014 Board of Officers: Jason Heflin (Rector-Hayden Mortgage), president; Mellissa Buckley (Peoples Exchange Bank), president-elect; Leslie Pearson (Benchmark Mortgage), treasurer; and Brian Gardner (Gardner Law Office, PLLC), secretary. Board directors for 2014 include Gesela Brown, Fifth Third Mortgage; Lisa Bryant, United Guaranty; Micah Campbell, Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance; Mike Dunn, Walden Mortgage Group; Chris Evans, Thoroughbred Lending Company, LLC; Nicole Gardner, Holbrook and Holbrook Law Offices, PSC; Monroe Jett, Jett Title; Brian Kegley, PNC Mortgage; Amanda Kerr, Benchmark Mortgage; Bryan May, Century Mortgage Company; Dan Miller, Webb, Hoskins, Brown & Thompson, PSC; Marcie Morris, Kentucky Housing Corporation; Diana Oliver, PNC Mortgage; Ryan Ramsey, Town Square Bank; Jeff Sharp, Walden Mortgage Group; Gretchen Shuck, Shuck Appraisal Company; Wayne Thompson, Walden Mortgage Group; Tim Vaughan, Commonwealth Bank & Trust; Sherri Wagerman, MGIC; and Roberta Wilson, BB&T.
The Home Builders Association of Lexington has honored James Monroe Homes as winner of the association’s Green Builder of the Year award and Energy Smart Builder of the Year award for 2013. James Monroe was also named as HBAL’s 2013 Builder of the Year.