Board of Directors

2015 Executive Board

Herb Miller
2015 Board Chair
President
Columbia Gas of Kentucky

Mike Ash
At-Large Representative
City President
Fifth Third Bank

Kevin Atkins
City Representative
Chief Development Officer
City of Lexington

Carla Blanton
Vice Chair, Public Policy
Owner
Carla Blanton Consulting

Laura Boison
Treasurer
Market President
U.S. Bank

Larry Forester
Vice Chair, Community & Minority Business Development
Commercial Loan Officer, Vice President
Community Trust Bank

James Frazier
General Counsel
Managing Member
McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie & Kirkland, PLLC

David Freibert
At-Large Representative
Director, External Affairs
KU a PPL Company

Karen Hill
Vice Chair, Communications
COO/Chief Nurse Officer
Baptist Health Lexington

Mark Lewis
Vice Chair, Business & Education Network
President
Tenmast Software

John Mahan
Regional Representative
Owner
Mahan Farms
(Fayette Co. Farm Bureau)

Cheryl Norton
At-Large Representative
President
Kentucky American Water

Robert L. Quick, CCE
Board Secretary
President & CEO
Commerce Lexington Inc.

Warren Rogers
Vice Chair, Leadership Development
President
W. Rogers Company

Ken Sagan
Immediate Past Chair
Member
Stites & Harbison PLLC

Dave Sevigny
Vice Chair, Membership & Marketing
Owner
DMD Data Systems, Inc.

Alan Stein
Chair-Elect
President & CEO
SteinGroup, LLC

Darby Turner
Vice Chair, Economic Development
Partner
Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP

2015 Full Board of Directors

Ann Bakhaus
Owner
Kentucky Eagle Inc.

Shelia Bayes
Owner
Shelia Bayes Fine Jewelers

Dr. Eli Capilouto
President
University of Kentucky

Dr. Seamus Carey
President
Transylvania University

Laura D’Angelo
Partner
Dinsmore

Raymond Daniels
President/Owner
LexiDan Foods, LLC/ Waffle House

Laura Day DelCotto
Partner
DelCotto Law Group, PLLC

Greg Dixon
Chief Executive Officer
SMART Recycling Management

Eric Frankl
Executive Director
Blue Grass Airport

Larry Freels
President
Lexington-Bluegrass Association of Realtors

Rufus Friday
President & Publisher
Lexington Herald-Leader/Kentucky.com

Vince Gabbert
Vice President & COO
Keeneland Association

Eric Gilliam
Saint Joseph Hospital and Saint Joseph East, a part of KentuckyOne Health

John Gohmann
Regional President
PNC Bank

Honorable Jim Gray
Mayor
City of Lexington

Steve Grossman
Senior Vice President
J.J.B. Hilliard, W. L. Lyons, LLC

Todd Hamblin
Lexmark International, Inc.

Tom Harris
VP, University Relations
University of Kentucky

Connie Harvey
EVP & COO - Commercial Healthcare
Xerox

Ed Holmes
President
EHI Consultants

Steve Jennings
Managing Partner
Crowe Horwath

Dr. Augusta A. Julian
College President & CEO
Bluegrass Community & Technical College

Dr. Michael Karpf
Executive VP for Health Affairs
UK HealthCare

Steve Kay
Vice Mayor
City of Lexington

Craig King
President
R.J. Corman Railroad Group

Jeff Koonce
Central Kentucky Market President
Your Community Bank

Heidi Matheys
VP, Global Brands
Ashland, Inc.

Taft McKinstry
Managing Member
Fowler Bell PLLC

Gregory C. Mullins
Director
Blue & Co. LLC

Danny Murphy
Assistant Dean of Administration & Community Engagement
UK College of Law

Porter “P.G.” Peeples Sr.
President & CEO
Urban League of Lexington-Fayette Co.

Mike Price
VP - Administration
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc.

Mary Quinn Ramer
President
VisitLEX

Malcolm Ratchford
Executive Director
Community Action Council

David Royse
Member
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC

Eric Sauvage
President & CEO
LBX Company

Scott R. Smith
Senior Consultant
Smith Management Group

Jon Stewart
President & CEO
Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance

Nick Such
Partner
Awesome, Inc.

Harold Tate
Owner
Urban Toolbox Inc.

Lisa Underwood
Partner
Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP

Mary Ann Vimont
Associate Professor, Director of Development
University of Kentucky College of Education

George Wallace
Market President
BB&T

Danette Wilder
President & CEO
SealingLife Technology