Personnel file

Personnel File local hires and promotions: Week of March 3

March 3, 2014 


United Bank: Stacy Allen has been named branch manager of the bank's Midway location. Chasity Ewing has been named branch manager of the Locust Street location in Versailles. Adam Lesshafft has been named branch manager of the Kimberly Square Kroger store in Nicholasville.


Frontier Nursing University: Anne Cockerham has been named as the associate dean of midwifery and women's health. Lisa Chappell has been named associate dean of family nursing.

Georgetown College: Todd Rasberry, director of development at Perkins School of Theology in Dallas, has been named vice president for advancement at Georgetown College. He will begin his work in Georgetown March 10.

Campbellsville University: Joseph Owens, Lexington, has been elected chair of the university's board of trustees for the third consecutive one-year term.


Farmers National Bank: Anne Curry, retail bank manager at the Harrodsburg Banking Center, and Marie Rice, assistant customer service manager at the bank's main office have been promoted to assistant vice presidents.

Health care

Lexington Diagnostic Center & Open MRI: Teresa Cole has been named financial manager and Davonna Saier has been named marketing director.


Joe F. Childers & Associates: Bethany N. Baxter has joined the practice as an associate attorney. She is a 2012 graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Law and most recently was employed as law clerk to the Honorable Phillip J. Shepherd, Franklin Circuit Court. Bethany will focus her practice in the area of civil litigation, family law, and business incorporation.

Walther, Roark & Gay: Litany Webster has joined the firm as a full time attorney.


Commerce Lexington: Ken Sagan has been named chairman of the board. He is chairman of Stites & Harbison and is based in the firm's Lexington office. He practices business law with concentrations in mergers and acquisitions as well as finance.

Realtor — Community Housing Foundation: The following have been named officers and board of director members for 2014: Pat Borg, Weesner Properties, Lexington, president; Deni Hamilton, Coldwell Banker McMahan, president elect; Chris Evans, Thoroughbred Lending, vice-president; Bo Smith, Keller Williams Bluegrass Realty, treasurer; Laura Hayden, Rector-Hayden Realtors, immediate past president; Tim Adams, Guardian Savings Bank; Gesela Brown, Fifth Third Bank; Greg Buchanan, ERA Select Real Estate; Philip Conrad, Remodelers Council; Shirley DeBoor, Keller Williams Bluegrass Realty; Melinda Earlywine, Century 21 Commonwealth Real Estate; Carolyn Edwards, Re/Max Creative Realty; Noreen Jeremiah, BB&T; Todd Johnson, Home Builders Association of Lexington; Amy Lunsford, One Parent Scholar Program; Trey McCallie, T/D & Associates Real Estate; Ed Moore, community volunteer; Becky Murphy, Charlie Murphy Real Estate; Laura Ratliff, Keller Williams Bluegrass Realty; Jeff Rietze, Rector-Hayden Realtors; Casey Weesner, Weesner Properties; and Joan Whitman, Whitman Real Estate.

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Kentucky-Southeast Indiana Chapter: Sam Rock of the Rock Law Group in Lexington has been named to its board of trustees.

The Kentucky Nonprofit Network: The following have been named to the 2014 board of directors of the state's association of non-profits: Stu Silberman, executive director, Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, Lexington, chair; Marian Guinn, CEO, God's Pantry Food Bank, Lexington, vice chair; Eileen O'Brien, attorney, Stoll Keenon Ogden, secretary; Steve Jennings, partner, Crowe Horwath, treasurer.

Also joining the KNN board of directors is Russell Harper, senior director of State Government Affairs, Coventry Cares of Kentucky.

Send items about professional personnel changes to or Personnel File, Business Monday, Lexington Herald-Leader, 100 Midland Avenue, Lexington, Ky. 40508. Include a contact person's name and number. All photos must be emailed as JPEGs.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo

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