January Connections Newsletter

Posted on: January 1, 2018
Tags: Alumni Spotlight, Leadership Kentucky
A note from Janice Way, President:

Happy New Year! What a treat it was to celebrate the New Year with more than 200 alumni at our Annual Luncheon at Keeneland on January 4th. It was a privilege to honor Bill Jones of U.S. Bank with the Flame of Excellence award. We've shared some photos from the event below.

We are continuing to accept NOMINATIONS for the Leadership Kentucky Class of 2018. Please click here to nominate a great person for next year's class! The session dates and details are below.

Please take a moment to look at the highlight videos from the last session and graduation from the 2017 class!
 
 

Alumni News and Notes

  • Linda Rumpke (Class of 1998) has been appointed to the Kentucky Agricultural Finance Corporation Board of Directors. (The Lane Report)
  • Martha Tarrant (Class of 2002) retired from RossTarrant Architects after 39 years
  • Tammy York Day (Class of 2005) named president of Louisville Healthcare CEO Council (The Lane Report)
  • Rob Samuels (Class of 2008) named chairman of Kentucky Distillers's Association (The Lane Report)
  • Doug Butcher (Class of 2009) named 2017 KCREA Industrial Broker of the Year
  • Mindy Sunderland (Class of 2009) named first female managing director of Morgan & Pottinger PSC (The Lane Report)
  • Greg Funfsinn (Class of 2014) opened Hicks & Funfsinn, PLLC, a boutique civil litigation law firm. (Press Release)
Send news, notes and updates to lky@leadershipky.org.
 

2018 Annual Alumni Dues

2018 is here which means it's time to pay your 2018 Alumni Dues! These dues directly benefit programming, participants and initiatives. If you'd prefer to pay via check or would like to receive an invoice, please e-mail lky@leadershipky.org. Thank you!
Click to Pay Alumni Dues
 

Annual Luncheon Re-Cap

The Annual Luncheon was held at Keeneland in Lexington on January 4th. Bill Jones of US Bank, Class of 1987, was awarded with the Flame of Excellence. It was a great day filled with friends, a mock horse sale and food! A highlight video will be shared on social media soon. View more photos here. 
 

Leadership Kentucky 2018 


 The nomination form for the Leadership Kentucky Class of 2018 is available here. Nominate a great colleague or friend today! Remember, the application is only available to those who have been nominated.
 

2018 Session Dates & Locations
June 13-15
: Berea

July (dates TBD): Louisville
August 15-17: Paducah + Eddyville
September 12-14: Bowling Green + Fort Campbell
October 17-19: Pikeville
November 14-16: Frankfort + Lexington
December 5-7: Northern Kentucky

LKY 2018 Nomination Form
 

#LKY17 in Lexington and Danville + Graduation

The Leadership Kentucky Class of 2017 graduated in December at Rupp Arena! The session included a visit to Centre College and Toliver Elementary School in Danville, a wonderful evening at Gainsborough Farm followed by dinner at Lexington Country Club, a tour of the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training Center and Locust Trace AgriScience Center and a reception at Cross Gate Gallery. Thanks to board chair Elmer Whitaker and Whitaker Bank for the incredible graduation experience at Rupp Arena! Check out the highlights of the session and graduation below!
(Graduation Highlights - click video to play!)
 (Session Highlights - click video to play!)
 
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