Eastern Kentucky University: Steve Lochmueller has been named athletic director for the Richmond university. Lochmueller has served as general manager for GTE Telecommunications, vice president and general manager for Horizon Cellular, vice president for Pre-Cellular, area general manager for Nextel Partners, regional vice president for Leap Wireless, and chief operating officer, president and chief executive officer for Lightyear Network Solutions. Lochmueller, who participated in both basketball and football at the University of Kentucky, was a member of UK's famed 1971 "Super Kittens" recruiting class, which was undefeated as freshmen and ranked No. 1 in the nation. Lochmueller helped lead his Wildcat teams to an SEC regular-season championship and NCAA Elite Eight during his career. He is a member of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.
Fifth Third Bank: Tyler Florez has been named the financial center manager for the Lexington main banking center. Missy Lambert has been named financial center manager for the Bryan Station banking center.
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Miller Wells: Carl D. Edwards Jr. has been named a partner in the firm's Lexington office. Edwards has concentrated his 38 years of active practice in the area of litigation, including medical malpractice and professional liability claims for hospitals, physicians and health care practitioners, as well as personal injury, products liability, premises liability, commercial, construction, and banking disputes.
Thompson Miller & Simpson: Catherine M. Corless has joined the firm as Of Counsel. She will practice in the fields of medical malpractice and product liability defense.
McBrayer: Angela C. Evans, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Council member, and Jacob C. Walbourn, former assistant attorney general, have joined the firm's Lexington office. Evans will focus her practice primarily on multi-family development and affordable housing. Walbourn will focus his practice on planning and zoning.
The Kentucky Horse Council: Katy Ross has been named executive director. Ross brings both equine and non-profit legal experience to the Council, most recently serving as a staff attorney to the Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions.
The American Osteopathic Foundation: Dr. William T. Betz, senior associate dean for the Osteopathic Medical Education Chair, Department of Family Medicine at the University of Pikeville, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, has been named the organization's president.
The Henry Clay Memorial Foundation: Jim Clark has been named executive director of the foundation, which owns and operates Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate.
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Compiled by Dorothea Wingo