New Hires & Promotions
James B. Braden has been appointed as chief administrative officer of Kentucky Bank. Braden has been employed with Kentucky Bank as director of risk management since 2010.
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. has named Ronna Corrente as general manager of WDKY-TV (FOX 56) in Lexington. Most recently, Corrente served as as general sales manager and local sales manager for the station.
Eastern Kentucky University has named David McFaddin as executive director of government relations. Since 2005, McFaddin had served as regional director for legislative and external affairs for AT&T. He has also served as an adjunct faculty member in EKU’s Department of Communication since 2011.
Forcht Bank has named Justin Badeau as the bank’s new chief financial officer. He has been with Forcht Bank since 2002, most recently as controller.
Barr, Anderson & Roberts, PSC has announced that Clay Sullivan has joined the firm as a staff accountant/consultant.
First Security Bank has announced the appointment of Audrey Lillpop as assistant vice president and electronic banking manager. Lillpop most recently served as special projects manager for First Security.
Lee West, Lee Page and Ian Loughry have joined the Lexington Legends as account executives.
Commerce Lexington has named its executive board for 2013. Its members include: Danny Murphy as chairman; Kevin Atkins as LFUCG representative; Carla Blanton as vice chair, public policy; Laura Boison as treasurer; Larry Forester as vice chair, community and minority business development; David Freibert as at-large representative; James Hardin as vice chair, business and education network; Karen Hill as at-large representative; Jeri Isbell as immediate past chair; John Mahan as regional and agricultural representative; Taft McKinstry as general counsel; Herb Miller as vice chair, leadership development; Robert L. Quick as board secretary; Ken Sagan as chair-elect; Dave Sevigny as vice chair, membership and marketing; Darby Turner as vice chair, economic development; Danette Wilder as business and education network at-large representative; and Nancy Wiser as vice chair, communications.