Central Bank: Mark Kaufmann and Jason Smith have been named vice presidents, commercial lending.
Forcht Bank: Tucker Ballinger has been named president of the Kentucky-based community bank. He had served as executive vice president since August.
MassMutual Financial Group: Peyton Tierney, Michael Truitt, Colin Wilkerson and Josh Perry have joined the company as financial service representatives.
Pritchard Committee for Academic Excellence: Bill Garmer, a lawyer and partner in Garmer & Prather in Lexington and a member of the Pritchard Committee for Academic Excellence, has been elected to serve on the organization's board of directors.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo
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