2022 EXECUTIVE BOARD:
*Executive Board Members also serve on the Full Board of Directors.

John Gohmann
2022 Board Chair
Regional President
PNC Bank

Kevin Atkins
City Representative
Chief Development Officer
City of Lexington

Tucker Ballinger
Vice Chair, The Business & Education Network
President & CEO
Forcht Bank

Doug Barr
At-Large Member
Managing Partner
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC

Carla Blanton
Vice Chair, Public Policy & Regional Engagement
Owner
Carla Blanton Consulting

Ray Daniels
Immediate Past Chair
President
Equity Solutions Group

Luther Deaton
Vice Chair, Economic Development
President
Central Bank & Trust Co.

Larry Forester
Vice Chair, Community & Minority Business Development
Senior Vice President
Forcht Bank

David Freibert
Regional Representative
Vice President – External Affairs
KU a PPL Company

Toa Green
Vice Chair, Leadership Development
Owner/Master Ice Cream Crafter
Crank & Boom Craft Ice Cream

Branden Gross
General Counsel
Managing Partner – Lexington
Dentons Bingham Greenebaum, LLP

Jeff Koonce
Vice Chair, Communications
Market President
WesBanco Bank

Danny Murphy
At-Large Member
​Senior Assistant Dean of Community Engagement & Operations/Chief Diversity Officer
UK College of Law

Robert L. Quick, CCE
Board Secretary
President & CEO
Commerce Lexington Inc.

Cassidy Rosenthal
Board Chair-Elect
Lexington Office Executive Member
Stites & Harbison, PLLC

Daryl Smith
At-Large Member
Economic Development Project Manager
LG&E and KU Energy

Debbie Smith
Treasurer
Partner
MCM CPAs & Advisors LLP

Ron Tritschler
Vice Chair, Membership & Engagement
CEO, Senior Corporate Counsel
The Webb Companies

2022 FULL BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Dr. Koffi Akakpo
President/CEO
Bluegrass Community & Technical College

Dennis Anderson
President
Anderson Communities

Michael Baer
President
Fusioncorp

Stephen Behnke
Chief Executive Officer
Lexington Clinic

David Bertram
Chief Revenue Officer
Wrigley Media Group

Keeana Sajadi Boarman
Member
McBrayer PLLC

Cynthia Bohn
President
Equus Run Vineyards

Steve Byars
Vice President
Moneywatch Advisors, Inc.

Jonathan Caldwell
​Chief People & Communications Officer
Valvoline

Dr. Eli Capilouto
President
University of Kentucky

Bishop Carter IV
Owner
Elaine Allen, LLC

Kimra Cole
President & COO
Columbia Gas of Kentucky

Jan de Beer
Lexington Office Member-in-Charge
Frost Brown Todd LLC

Sheri Evans Depp
Director, Talent Management, Diversity & Corporate Citizenship
Lexmark International

Eric Frankl
Executive Director
Blue Grass Airport

Vince Gabbert
VP of Strategic Initiatives & Legislative Affairs
Keeneland Association, Inc.

Honorable Mayor Linda Gorton
City of Lexington

Steve Grossman
Senior VP/Complex Manager
Baird

Tom Harris
Vice President, University Relations
University of Kentucky

Steve Jennings
Managing Partner, Lexington Office
Crowe LLP

Larry Jones
Central Region President
Community Trust Bank

Brien Lewis
President
Transylvania University

Demetrus Liggins
Superintendent
Fayette County Public Schools

Mark Manuel
Vice President
Bluegrass Community & Technical College

LaToi Mayo
Shareholder/Manager, Lexington Office
Littler Mendelson, PSC

Jennifer Miloszewski
Director-in-Charge
Blue & Co., LLC

Dr. Mark Newman
Executive Vice President for Health Affairs
UK HealthCare

Kim Ogle
Corporate Communications
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc.

David O’Neill
Fayette County Property Valuation Administrator

P.G. Peeples, Sr.
President & CEO
Urban League of Lexington/Fayette County

Kaelyn Query
Founder/President
Lexington Event Company

Felicia Quigg
Vice President of Family Pride
More Than A Bakery

Mary Quinn Ramer
President
VisitLEX

Brian Raney
Co-Founder
Awesome, Inc.

Becky Reinhold
Brokerage Manager
Bluegrass Sotheby’s International Realty

Chris Roty
President
Baptist Health Lexington

Nick Rowe
President & CEO
Kentucky American Water

Robert Ryan
Partner
Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP

Christy Spitser
CFO / Market Vice President
CHI Saint Joseph Health System

Darby Turner
Senior Partner
Dentons Bingham Greenebaum LLP

Rusty Underwood
President
Lexington-Bluegrass Association of Realtors

Lynette Walker
Vice President, HR
Baptist Health Lexington

Mary-Alicia Weldon
City President
Fifth Third Bank

Todd Ziegler
Central Kentucky Market President
Republic Bank & Trust Co.