Board of Directors

June 2016 - June 2017

Officers/Executive Committee

Chairman: Raymond G. Strothman, President, Strothman & Company, PSC

Chair-Elect: Sharon Kerrick, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Assistant Dean, Bellarmine University

Vice Chairman/Business & Consumer Affairs:  Greg Hoover, Chairman & CEO, A. Arnold World Class Relocation

Vice Chairman/Membership & Marketing: Vern Eswine, President, The Marketing Company

Vice-Chairman/Budget, Finance, Audit & Personnel/Treasurer: Scott Graff, CPA, Vice President/Corporate Controller, Churchill Downs

Chairman/Bowling Green Area Business Advisory Committee: Thomas Smith, President & CEO, American Bank & Trust Company, Inc.

Chairman/Elizabethtown & Lincoln Trail Area Business Advisory Committee: Steve Wright, Managing Member, The Wright Legacy Group, LLC

Secretary: Michael Bailen, Director of Financial Analysis, Texas Roadhouse

President/CEO: Charles B. Mattingly, Better Business Bureau (retires August 31, 2016)

President-Elect: Reanna Smith-Hamblin, Better Business Bureau (effective September 1, 2016)

Immediate Past Chair: Greg Heitzman, Organizer/Owner, Bluewater Kentucky LLC

The following new members were elected to the board:

Kelly Burke, Chairman, Office Environment Company

Sam Cilone, President, FASTSIGNS

Tom Corrigan, President, Corrigan Electric Co., Inc.

Bob Hook, Jr., President, Bob Hook Chevrolet

Brian Sternberg, General Manager, Sternberg Automotive Group

Brad Warren, Vice-President, MPI Printing

Paul Thompson, Student, University of Louisville (ex-officio member)

Returning board members include:

Michael Anderson, President, Anderson Business Group; Nancy Atkins; Sharon Y. Board, CEO, Chemco Federal Credit Union; Kevin Connelly, University of Louisville; Saul Garcia, President, Los Aztecas Mexican Restaurant; Jan Gordan, Executive Director, Spencerian College;Ann Gregory, Partner & Owner, The Door Store and Windows; Laverne Heck, President, Laverne Heck Realtor; Bill Lamb, President/General Manager, WDRB-TV/WMYO-TV; Pam Gibson Longwell, President & CEO, Feeders Supply Company, Inc.; Jackson C. Mullins, III, President, Fulfillment Concepts, Inc.; Linda Owen, Officer & Owner, Highlands Family-Owned Funeral Home,Inc.; Cindy Seiler Reichert, Dir. Project Management & Production Design, Brown-Forman Corporation; Nancy Smith, Vice President, Callistus Smith Agency; Dave Vogel, VP Operations, Louisville Water Company