Personnel file

Personnel File local hires and promotions: Week of Dec. 2

December 2, 2013 

Finance

D. Scott Neal: Brad Fisher has joined the firm as a financial planner. Erin Harney has been named executive assistant.

Law

Virginia L. Lawson & Associates: Heather D. Claycomb has been named an associate with the firm managing the real state closing department. William B. "Beau" Baustien has been named an associate working in all aspects of real estate law.

Organizations

Dress for Success Lexington: The following have been named to the organization's inaugural board of directors: Jennifer Monarch, Dress for Success co-founder and Wyatt Tarrant & Combs attorney, board chair; Analisa Wagoner, Dress for Success's executive director and co-founder; and Amy Wickliffe, partner at McCarthy Strategic Solutions, vice chair; Ben Monarch, University of Kentucky law student; Anita Britton, attorney and founding member of Britton Osborne Johnson; Chrysantha Clark, financial planner at Keystone Financial Group; and Emily Sizemore, tax manager at Dean Dorton Allen Ford.

The Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association: The following have been named 2013-14 officers of the Association: Dr. Mark S. Smith, Knox County Veterinary Services, Barbourville, president; Dr. Vicky Owens McGrath, All Creatures Animal Hospital, Bowling Green, president-elect; Dr. Alice W. Mills, Lexington Hospital for Cats, Lexington, vice president; Dr. Summer Buckner, Wills Animal Hospital, Owensboro, secretary/treasurer; and Dr. Deborah Spike-Pierce, Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, Lexington, immediate past president.

The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation: Chad Berry, academic vice president and dean of the faculty at Berea College, has been named to the organization's board of directors. Berry will join the board as a director beginning Jan. 1. The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation is a philanthropic foundation established by Mary Reynolds Babcock, eldest daughter of R.J. Reynolds, in 1953. The foundation, located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, assists people in the Southeastern United States to build just and caring communities that nurture people, spur enterprise, bridge differences and foster fairness.

Other

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet: Nancy Albright, a KYTC career engineer, has been named Deputy State Highway Engineer for operations and maintenance. She will be responsible for formulating and implementing policies and procedures pertaining to maintenance, traffic control, bridges, pavement and utilization of equipment for the state highway system.

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Compiled by Dorothea Wingo

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