Local Business Briefs

October 18, 2004

Marty Gibson promoted at Farmers National Bank

Marty Gibson has been named vice president of commercial loans at Farmers National Bank. Gibson started his banking career at Farmers in 1999 as a loan assistant, was promoted to junior lender early in 2000 and later that year to assistant vice president. He became manager of the Junction City branch in 2002, and returned to the main office in 2003 in the commercial loan department.

He is a graduate of Danville High School and Georgetown College. Currently he is attending Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. His civic duties have included being involved with mentoring programs at Bate and Boyle County middle schools, participating in Leadership Boyle County and supporting the United Way. Gibson and his wife, Kristen, reside in Danville. They are the parents of a son, Sam. The family attends Lexington Avenue Baptist Church.

In making this announcement, Greg Caudill, president and CEO of Farmers National Bank said, "This promotion is in recognition of the great job Marty is doing in the loan department. He has worked hard on developing the type of long lasting banking relationships that should be beneficial to Farmers National Bank for years to come."


Danville Cardiovascular Consultants granted accreditation

Danville Cardiovascular Consultants was granted accreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories . The laboratory is one of the first thousand echocardiography laboratories in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico to be so recognized for its commitment to high quality patient care and its provision of quality diagnostic testing.

Participation in the accreditation process is voluntary. Accreditation status signifies that the facility has been reviewed by an independent agency which recognizes the laboratory's commitment to quality testing for the diagnosis of heart disease.

Two at Kentucky Trust Company complete CTFA requirements

Alan Turbyfill, president, and Kim Shields, assistant trust officer, for Kentucky Trust Company, have successfully completed the requirements for the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) designation for the Institute of Certified Bankers (ICB).

The CTFA designation is awarded to individuals who demonstrate excellence in the field of trust and investment management. To qualify, individuals must have certain levels of experience and education in the trust profession, pass an exam, and agree to abide by a code of ethics. The CTFA exam covers many areas including fiduciary responsibilities and trust activities, personal finance, insurance and estate planning, and tax and investment management.

Shields joined Kentucky Trust Co. in 2004 and has nine years experience in financial services and trust administration. She holds a bachelor's of business administration in finance degree from Eastern Kentucky University and is a recent graduate of Cannon Financial Institute's Trust School.

Turbyfill has been employed by Kentucky Trust Co. for four years and is one of the founding board members of the company, which was organized in 1995. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy and received an MBA from Harvard Business School. Prior to joining Kentucky Trust Co., he was president of Jackson Furniture of Danville. He currently serves as president of the Heart of Kentucky United Way, a director of the Boyle County Industrial Foundation, and a director of Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

An independent, locally owned, financial institution, Kentucky Trust Co. provides employer-sponsored retirement plans, individual retirement and investment accounts, and personal trust and estate administration to individuals and small businesses.

EMRMC names new board members and officers

Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center announced new officers on its board of directors as well as two new board members.

The new officers on the board are William L. Stevens, chairman; Dr. David Williams, vice chairman; and Greg Caudill, secretary and treasurer. The two new board members are James L. Jacobus and Alan Turbyfill.

Stevens is an attorney who has practiced in Danville since 1972. He is a Tennessee native and graduate of Centre College. He is a member of the board of directors and an officer of Family Services Association and a former member of the Kiwanis Club. He previously served on the school council at Woodlawn Elementary School and is a member of Centenary United Methodist Church.

Williams has lived in Boyle County for 26 years and is president of Burkmann Industries. He is a member of the board of directors for United Way and treasurer of the Kentucky Cattlemen's Association. He previously served on the boards for the Danville-Boyle County Chamber of Commerce and the 4-H Council and as a director of the Kentucky Feed and Grain Association. He served eight years as president of the Boyle County Fair and also is an active member of Perryville Baptist Church.

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