Business

Personnel file - Sept. 27

Sheila M. Donovan
Sheila M. Donovan

Finance

Fifth Third Bank Central Kentucky: Joe Escola of commercial credit has been promoted to officer. Jeff Ford, financial center manager of the Bellerive Banking Center, has been promoted to officer of the bank. James Fereday, portfolio manager, has been promoted to vice president of the bank. Dan Poposki, vice president, has been named director of private bank sales. John Shasky, vice president, has been named public funds team leader.

Health care

Kentucky Eye Institute: Thomas A. Payne has joined the institute as an optician. He is certified by the American Board of Opticians and the National Contact Lens Examiners, and is licensed by the Kentucky Board of Ophthalmic Dispensers.

Law

Clark Law Office: Sheila M. Donovan has joined the firm.

Kinkead & Stilz: Robert C. "Coley" Stilz III has joined the firm as an associate and will focus on civil litigation, commercial and business litigation, products liability law and arbitration.

McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland: Robert T. Watson has been admitted as a member of the firm. Chris J. Gadansky has joined the firm as an associate.

Stoll Keenon Ogden: K. Timothy Kline and Gwen R. Pinson have joined the firm. Kline received his law degree at the University of Kentucky and will practice in the firm's Henderson office. Pinson, also a graduate of UK Law School, will be of counsel in the Lexington office.

Organizations

Kentucky Playwrights Workshop: The following have been elected officers for 2010-11: Bill McCann Jr., Lexington, president; Shan Ayers, Berea, secretary; and James Brown, Lexington, treasurer.

Kentucky Mansions Preservation Foundation: The following have been elected officers and directors for 2010-11: Dee Dee Moran, chairman; Ann Todd Houlihan, vice chairman; Angela Hollearn, treasurer; Trudy Burkhard, recording secretary; Tom Grunwald, corresponding secretary; Mac Zachem, membership chairman; and Priscilla Lynd, Bill Howell, Jim Riley, Jennie Lou Penn, Kent Masterson Brown, Bill Farmer, James Klotter, Rob Magrish, Larry Perkins and Kent Whitworth.

Professional Women's Forum: The following have been named board members for 2010-11: Myndall Coffman, Central Baptist Hospital, chair; Kim Bullock, Halloween Express, immediate past chair; Tamara McCain, Republic Bank, chair-elect; Liz Toombs, Polka Dots & Rosebuds, secretary; Christy Crutcher, Hisle & Co. CPAs, treasurer.

Rotary Club: Robert S. Ryan, an attorney with Fowler Measle & Bell, has been named district governor for Eastern District 6740 of Kentucky. As district governor, Ryan resides over 42 Rotary clubs dedicated to humanitarian community service worldwide.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo

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