Personnel File local hires and promotions: Week of Aug. 5

Katherine T. Reisz
Katherine T. Reisz


Thompson Miller & Simpson: Katherine T. Reisz has joined the firm as an associate. Reisz joins Thompson Miller & Simpson after a two-year clerkship with the Honorable Joseph H. McKinley Jr. of the Western District of Kentucky. She will practice in the fields of health care and products liability defense litigation.


Kentucky Bar Association: Douglass Farnsley has been elected vice-president of the KBA. Farnsley is a member (partner) of Stites & Harbison. He is based in the firm's Louisville office.

Living Arts & Science Center: The following have been named officers and board of director members for 2013-14: Hannah Huggins, W. Rogers Co., president; Maggie Mick, The Council of State Governments, president elect; Roni Karbach, Fifth Third Bank, treasurer; Paige Bensing, Lexmark, secretary. Directors are: Yajaira Aich, PNC; Ryan Atkins, Kentucky Utilities; Jaclyn Badeau, Tempur Pedic; Harriet Dupree Bradley, Dupree Catering & Events; Joseph Coleman, Kentucky League of Cities; Billie Dollins, Community Trust Bank; Danielle Dove, Greer Co's.; Brian Duba, Frost Brown Todd; Bilal El-Amin, Bluegrass Community Foundation; Brendon Halvorsen, Chase Bank; Emmie Hartley, Cornett Integrated Marketing Solutions; Jerry Johnson, Bank of the Bluegrass & Trust Co.; Britt Jordan, Paul Miller Auto Group; Jessica Kunin, Hot Sauce Records; Hope Hurst Lanham, Hurst Office Suppliers; Jacoby Malone, Lexmark; Valerie Marshall, PNC; Grahmn Morgan, Dinsmore & Shohl; Laura Newman Suter, AFLAC; Shaun Ring, Ring Enterprises; Coley Stilz, Kinkead & Stilz; Heather Sunseri, Blue & Co.; Randall Vaughn, Gray Construction; Meredith Sheffler Walker, Bluegrass Sotheby's; Robert Williams Jr., Unified Trust.


Turf Town Properties: Realtor Patrice Perlman has returned to the company full time. Perlman is a Lexington native and a graduate of the University of Kentucky.

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Compiled by Dorothea Wingo