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Personnel File local hires and promotions: Week of July 1

Hilda 
Kipelio
Hilda Kipelio

Engineering

KLH Engineers: Cody Richardson has joined the company as electrical co-op. Justin York has joined the company as mechanical co-op.

Finance

Enderle & Co.: Jason Mitchell has been named a senior auditor, handling primarily audit and assurance and non-profit work.

WealthSouth: William J. Howell, trust officer, and Rodney S. Wesley, private banker, have joined WealthSouth and Stephen P. Brown at their offices at 175 East Main Street in Lexington. WealthSouth, is the wealth management arm of Farmers National Bank in Danville.

Law

King & Schickli: Zachary E. Derbyshire has joined the Lexington law firm as an of counsel attorney.

Organizations

Keep Lexington Beautiful Commission: Jim Pendergest, general manager of the Thoroughbred Center, has been elected chair of the 13-member group that focuses on litter prevention, beautification and community improvement and waste reduction in Lexington.

Pendergest, who represents the equine/agricultural community on KLB, replaces Patricia Knight of the Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau, who had served as commission chair for the maximum two terms.

Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky: The following have been named to the organization's board of directors: David P. Jude, Kentucky State Police, president; Kevin R. Atkins, Office of Mayor Jim Gray, vice president; John R. Smith, PNC Bank, secretary/treasurer. Bill Londrigan, Kentucky State AFL-CIO, has been appointed to the Board.

Other

Clark Material Handling Co.: Hilda Kipelio has been hired as the cost and tax accountant in the firm's Lexington office.

Keeneland: Amy Gregory, a 30-year veteran of the Thoroughbred industry, has been named the company's director of communications. She currently serves as media relations manager at Keeneland.

Send items about professional personnel changes to hlbusiness@herald-leader.com or Personnel File, Business Monday, Lexington Herald-Leader, 100 Midland Avenue, Lexington, Ky. 40508. Include a contact person's name and number. All photos must be emailed as JPEGs.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo

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