WEG foundation picks finance director

The World Games 2010 Foundation has selected a director of finance for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

Kathleen Spears joins the foundation from her recent position as chief financial officer of Gaines Gentry Thoroughbreds in Lexington. She also previously worked as a tax consultant and certified public accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Lexington. Spears is the owner of Larkspur Farm, a hunter-jumper breeding operation in Lexington.

A Lexington native, Spears has a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Kentucky.

The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, to be held at the Kentucky Horse Park Sept. 25 to Oct. 10, 2010, are the world championships of the eight equestrian disciplines.