|Chairman, President and CEO of The Peoples Bank. I have been in banking for 39 years. I am a very active member in the community holding offices as President of the Barren County Family YMCA, treasurer of the Glasgow Lion Club, Chairman of the Glasgow-Barren County Community Foundation, board member of the Kentucky Real Estate Appraisers Board, board member of the Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions, and Chairman of the Crittenden County Economic Development Corporation. Also, I am involved in various tennis organizations throughout the state of Kentucky.
The Peoples Bank of Marion
|Greg Coker is the founder of The Institute for Soft Skills: a full-service leadership development and consulting firm with a mission of enhancing both individual and organizational effectiveness. He has over 25 years’ experience as a senior level manager with three different fortune 500 companies, a government regulator and elected official. Greg Coker is also a registered lobbyist advocating for clients at the local, state and federal level. His experience ranges from leading the training & development for over 80,000 employees to directing the governmental affairs and public relations at both the state and federal level. His clients include public education, business and industry, colleges and universities, nonprofit organizations and high performance individuals who benefit from his executive/life coaching. Greg is the author of Building Cathedrals: The Power of Purpose and the Soft Skills Field Manual. He travels the country delivering keynote speeches and conducting workshops based on the principles of individual/organizational effectiveness, leadership, employee engagement, culture and purpose, the focal point of his books.
Greg Coker Development
|Mike Dailey combines his extensive legal experience with strategic business sense in order to help his clients navigate the many complex legal and business issues that challenge their organizations. Mike counsels clients within the public, private, and non-profit sectors in a variety of industries including banking, healthcare, manufacturing, consumer products, and various service industries. His corporate practice focuses primarily in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, capital raising (debt and equity), and bank regulatory compliance. He advises boards of directors and senior management teams on all aspects of the acquisition/sale process including diligence and disclosure, working with investment bankers, transaction structure, negotiating deal points and documents, transaction financing and post acquisition planning. Mike also provides advice to his for-profit and non-profit clients in the areas of corporate governance, commercial contracts, federal and state regulation, corporate structure, and other general corporate legal matters. Mike was recognized in the 2010 The Legal 500 as a "Leading Lawyer" in Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts: Middle Market (sub-$500M). He is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for 2013. Prior to joining Dinsmore & Shohl, he was a national bank examiner with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP
|Lanie W. Gardner, serves as First Southern National Bank’s Community President in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. Lanie is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking (LSU) and Brescia University. Lanie also serves on the Kentucky Banker’s Association Board of Directors, Muhlenberg Alliance for Progress Board of Directors, The Community Hospital Board of Directors, various other community boards and association and is serves in her church in ladies ministry and Sunday School. Lanie brings a unique approach to learning through laughter, demonstration, activities, scenarios and more in the Kentucky Banker’s Association Banking School. Lanie is married to her husband Barry, of 33-years. They have two children and four (and one on the way) grandchildren. Lanie is a proponent of lending from within and serves First Southern in their Emerging Leader’s Program.
First Southern National
|John David King is the Barbourville Market President and Chief Financial Officer for Hometown Bank, Corbin, KY. He has 36 years of experience in community banking with extensive experience in financial analysis, Bank investments, interest rate risk and liquidity management.
He has served as a faculty member of the KBA General Banking School since 2000 and has been an instructor for The American Institute of Banking.
He received his Professional Masters in Banking from the GSB at LSU and Sheshunoff Consulting. Additionally, he graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at LSU, the Kentucky Bank Management School and the KBA General Banking School. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Economics from Union College in Barbourville, KY.
Hometown Bank of Corbin, Inc.
|Mr. McKeithen is the Managing Director of Fixed Income & Bank Strategies at Duncan-Williams Inc. He has over 20 years of experience working with depositories and portfolio managers. Chad’s areas of expertise include: balance sheet management, portfolio management, interest rate risk management, and liquidity strategies. He has built a large following based on his risk-adjusted approach to developing high performing bond portfolios. Chad routinely trains executives and senior management on the economy, bond market and portfolio / balance sheet strategies. He is a frequent speaker, author and educator for financial associations and universities around the country. Chad received his undergraduate degree from the University of Mississippi.
|Keith Monson serves as CSI’s chief risk officer. In this role, Monson maintains an enterprisewide compliance framework for risk assessment and reporting, as well as other key components of CSI’s corporate compliance program. With over 25 years of banking experience, he has a wide range of experience in the compliance arena, having served as a chief compliance officer for both large and small financial institutions. His experience also includes assisting financial institutions as a compliance consultant and most recently as a chief risk officer. Mr. Monson served as a Director for the Missouri Bankers Association where he was the Chairman of the Regulatory Affairs Committee. He is also a past Chairman of the MBA’s Compliance Committee. Mr. Monson also served as a Chairman of the CRCM Advisory Board and was a former member of the Certification Council for the Institute of Certified Bankers. In addition, he recently served as the Co-Chairman of the Enterprise Risk Management Working Group and has written for and served as the Chairman of the Editorial Advisory Board – Bank Compliance Magazine and was a past member of the Compliance Executive Committee and the Regulatory Compliance Conference Advisory Committee for the American Bankers Association. He was named the 2009 Distinguished Service Award winner by the ABA Compliance Administrative Committee for his work in the compliance field. Keith’s diverse background allows him to support financial institutions with the design and continued enhancement of core compliance practices that are sustainable, create consistency and provide flexibility. Mr. Monson graduated from Truman State University and holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Finance.
Computer Services, Inc.
|Donald J. Perry currently serves as Senior Vice President and Investments Manager for Kentucky Farmers Bank. Perry is responsible for investing the bank’s assets, pension plan and trust assets. He is also part of KFB’s executive management team which sets the bank’s strategic direction and addresses high level issues.
Born and raised in Florence, Ky., Perry graduated from Eastern Kentucky University in 1986 with a B.S. degree in Industrial Technology and immediately went to work for Ashland Petroleum as a computer analyst. While working as Project Manager in the Information Technology Department, Perry earned a Masters in Business Administration from EKU and began working in a financial capacity as a senior financial analyst. The last three years of his 17 year career with Ashland was spent in an entrepreneurial capacity developing new business opportunities for Valvoline.
In 2004, Perry left Ashland, Inc., and began working for Kentucky Farmers Bank. This new role required the Perry family to move from Lexington to Ashland, Ky., in 2007. Since the move, Perry has become very involved with community activities. Perry currently serves as Chair for the United Way Board for Northeastern Kentucky, is part of the Ashland Alliance, and supports the Paramount Arts Center in Ashland. Perry is also still involved with his alma mater and currently serves on EKU’s Business Advisory Council. He is the current President of Beta of Richmond Inc., an alumni organization for EKU Betas.
Perry has been married to his college sweetheart April, since 1986 and has two teenage children, Connor and Kendall.
Kentucky Farmers Bank Corporation
|Dianna has been a professor of Finance in the College of Business for nearly 30 years. Dianna teaches in several banking schools including the American Bankers Association Business of Banking schools as well as the Kentucky's General Banking School and the Foundations of Banking School (formerly The Essentials of Banking School) and the Iowa School of Banking. She also taught for several years at the Graduate School of Banking of the South at LSU. Dianna has published articles in several journals including the Journal of Banking and Finance and Financial Review. She has served as a faculty representative on the University of Louisville’s University Club’s Board for three years. She currently serves on the board of directors of the Southern Finance Association.
University of Louisville
|Vince Van Nevel is Managing Director of ProBank Austin’s consulting practice. Mr. Van Nevel joined ProBank Austin in 1988. He specializes in safety and soundness issues such as policy development, risk management, funds management, loan review, and credit administration, as well as troubled bank assistance, strategic planning, and litigation support. Mr. Van Nevel has been a key member of litigation support teams on engagements involving failed banks and thrifts, including five in the most recent crisis. Prior to joining ProBank Austin, Mr. Van Nevel was an operations officer in a community bank, and spent ten years with the Comptroller of the Currency as a field examiner and later as a team leader in the problem bank division of the OCC’s Central District Office. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and holds a Masters of Management Degree in Finance and Marketing from J. K. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Mr. Van Nevel has served as a member of the faculty of the FDIC’s Bank Operations and Compliance School, and speaks on corporate governance and lending related programs sponsored by ProBank Austin, the BAI and various state banking associations.
Vincent Van Nevel
|Mr. White has 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. He began his career with Liberty National Bank in Louisville, KY and went on to hold senior management roles there as well as with Great Financial Bank and The Bank of Louisville. In 1998 he co-founded Independence Bancorp and served as Vice Chair, President & CEO of Independence and its successor 1st Independence Financial Group and 1st Independence Bank until their sale in 2008. Mr. White subsequently served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Madison Financial Corporation and Madison Bank in Richmond, KY, and as founder, President & CEO of Anchor Performance Group and as founder and managing member of Pillar Capital, LLC.
Mr. White has been a faculty member at the Kentucky Bankers Association School of Banking for many years. In addition, he has presented sessions on leadership, strategic planning, sales training, and sales management at numerous industry conferences and events over the years.
Mr. White earned his bachelor’s degree from Eastern Kentucky University, where he is a member of their Hall of Distinguished Alumni, and his MBA from Bellarmine University. He previously served as Chairman of the board of the EKU Business Advisory Council.
Mr. White gives back to his community by serving on the Southern Indiana Economic Development Council, on the board and executive committees of the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana and the River Heritage Conservancy, on the Floyd County Board of Zoning Appeals, and as a class leader at Graceland Baptist Church. He has previously served on the board of the Southern Indiana Chamber of Commerce, The Metro United Way, Goodwill of Southern Indiana, and many others.