Fenton Dawson, who worked for Affiliated Computer Services in the government solutions department, was on his way to a business conference in Washington, D.C., when Flight 5191 crashed.
"ACS is a tightly knit organization, and we are deeply saddened by the loss of one of our employees," said Kevin Lightfoot, a spokesman for the company, which has a branch in Lexington.
"We are going to reach out to the family in any way we can."
Dawson was married to Marsha Bentley Dawson, who is originally from Maysville. According to the Maysville Messenger, the couple had two children, ages 6 and 9.
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