Personnel file - Dec. 7


Berea College: Geraldine F.R. McManus, a managing director with Goldman Sachs and Co.; Dennis R. Roop, a stem cell researcher and program director with the University of Colorado School of Medicine; and the Rev. Lynne Blankenship Caldwell, former district superintendent of the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, have been elected to six-year terms on the college's Board of Trustees.

Health care

Lexington Women's Health: Dr. Kristi McKenzie will be joining the medical practice in January. She is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology and is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.


Fowler Measle & Bell: Christopher G. Colson has joined the firm as an associate. His primary area of practice will be commercial law and litigation.


Association of Equipment Manufacturers: Chuck Martz, president and CEO of Link-Belt Construction Equipment, has been elected chairman of the North American-based international trade group.

Kentucky Long-Term Policy Research Center: John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president at Campbellsville University, has been elected the 2010 chair of the board of directors.

Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association: The following have been elected officers for 2009-10: Dr. Heidi Hulon, Crestwood, president; Dr. Mike Crowley, Butler, president-elect; Dr. Phil Prater, Morehead, vice president; Dr. Roberta Dwyer, Lexington, secretary/treasurer; Dr. Steve Wills, Owensboro, immediate past president.

Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence: Alva Clark, Lexington attorney, parent and fellow of the Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership, has joined the statewide citizens' organization that works to improve education.


Cracker Barrel Old Country Store: David Feigel has been named general manager of the company's new Nicholasville location. He most recently served as general manager of a Cracker Barrel in Pickerington, Ohio. Jessie Banks has been named retail manager of the company's Nicholasville store. She previously served as retail manager at the Cracker Barrel in Corbin.

Blood-Horse Publications: Eric Mitchell has been appointed editorial director of The Blood-Horse business unit, as part of a reorganization to strengthen the development of the brand's three distinct editorial initiatives. Evan Hammonds has been named editor of and related digital media. Scot Gillies has been named editor of professional products.

Kentucky Real Estate Commission: Glenn Thomas, president of Hart County Realty, has been elected chairman. James H. Huff principal broker of Huff Commercial Group, Fort Mitchell, has been elected vice chairman.


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