Kentucky Community and Technical College System: Jay Box has been named president of the statewide system of 16 colleges. Wendell Followell has been named vice president. He will oversee the system's finance, human resources and facilities departments and the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services. He replaces Ken Walker, who retired Jan. 30.
Faulkner, King, & Wenz: Eugene C. "Dusty" Weathers III and Karen S. Trent have been named shareholders. Weathers joined the firm in 1992. Trent joined the firm in 2000.
Charles T. Mitchell Co.: Ryan Moore has joined the firm as a partner and will practice in the Frankfort office.
Baptist Health: John Franke has been named vice president of finance for the east region. Franke, who served as director of finance for Baptist Health Lexington for 25 years, now will direct the overall financial affairs of Baptist Health Lexington, Baptist Health Richmond and Baptist Health Corbin as well as joint venture entities.
Thompson Miller & Simpson: Jaime E. Nelson has joined the firm as an associate and will practice in the fields of commercial and health care litigation.
The Breeders' Cup: Bryan Pettigrew has been named senior vice president, marketing and sponsorship. He will oversee marketing, business development and sponsorship sales for the Breeders' Cup World Championships, which will be Oct. 30 and 31 at Keeneland. Pettigrew, who will be based in Lexington, officially begins his duties Monday.
Kentucky Bar Association: William R. Garmer of Garmer & Prather Attorneys at Law has been elected vice president. He will be inducted in June.
The Gheens Foundation: Barry G. Allen has been named executive director and will replace president Carl M. Thomas, who will retire June 30. Allen, president and chief executive officer of the Kentucky Baptist Foundation, will be joining The Gheens Foundation on March 2 and will take over day-to-day operations by July 1.
Kentucky Association of Realtors: David C. Harris has been named director of governmental affairs. His primary responsibility will be to promote and defend home ownership and private property rights across the state.
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Compiled by Dorothea Wingo