Community Challenge | New Leaders for Kentucky

In public affairs, Kentucky gave the nation Henry Clay and Abraham Lincoln; in letters, Robert Penn Warren and Wendell Berry; and in science, Nobel Prize laureates Thomas Hunt Morgan (1933) and Phillip Sharp (1993).   We are a state where leaders and leadership are nurtured and where, despite stereotypes, intellect is valued. In our finest moments, that value is reflected in public policy, as it was in 1990 when the Kentucky Education Reform Act defined our state as the nexus for advancing the best ideas about how to improve public schools.   We also are a state where risks are taken. Were it not so, Daniel Boone would have returned to the comparative comfort of North Carolina's Yadkin Valley, not led families into the dangerous, unsettled wilderness that was, in its day, the infant United States best hope for meeting aspirations of becoming a leading power among the world's nations.   Leadership Kentucky formed in 1984 with all of that history in mind, and with the idea that new generations of leaders and risk-takers could and would be encouraged to urge progress in their hometowns, their regions and statewide.   It's something of a back-to-school experience for leaders from business, health care, public affairs, education and the social services, who come together for the first time each year in mid-May for a three-day retreat that is repeated each month through November. Many are new to the state, transferred here for a job, while others are lifelong Kentuckians, perhaps newly promoted to positions of influence in their companies and institutions. Their common interest is to learn more about the state's history, the issues confronting it today and the efforts in place to meet challenges to Kentucky's [...]

By | December 4th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Leadership Kentucky 2013 Program Application Process Begins

Leadership Kentucky has begun to accept applications for the 2013 program year. Leadership Kentucky selects a diverse group of 55-60 of the State's gifted and motivated current and future leaders to examine Kentucky issues. The program year consists of a series of seven monthly two-day sessions held in various regions of the State. The end result is an informed and inspired network of leaders committed to building a greater Kentucky. To date, we have amassed over 1,450 graduates that reside in virtually every region of our Commonwealth. Many are leading our large corporations, universities, and hold significant positions in government and community institutions. For complete information, please follow the following link  

By | December 3rd, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Patrick Northam, LKY 2004 Recieves Top Recognition From International Legal Ranking Organization

Louisville, Kentucky; October 5, 2012: Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP is pleased to announce that Patrick R. Northam, a partner in the firm's Louisville office, has been selected by Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and most respected legal peer-review publication in the United States, as its 2013 Louisville Lawyer of the Year in the area of Corporate Law.B Since 2007, Northam has been ranked by Best Lawyers in America as one of Kentucky's top lawyers in the areas of Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law and Energy Law, and his ranking in each of those areas was also reaffirmed for 2013. According to Best Lawyers: Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the Lawyer of the Year, making this accolade particularly significant. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity. Northam has also been recognized as a Kentucky Super Lawyer since 2007, has been selected by Chambers USA as one of America's Leading Lawyers for Business since 2003, and has been awarded the highest ranking by Lawdragon Magazine a national lawyer ranking service.

By | November 1st, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Official Results – Alumni Board Balloting – Leadership Kentucky

Congratulations are in order: The four (4) alumni elected by our paid membership for a 3-year http://siedc.org/wp/ term beginning January 1, 2013 are:   Sherri Craig, Class of 2010, Vice President, KentuckyOne Health, Louisville   Maurie McGarvey, Class of 2007, Vice President/Human Resources Director, The Paducah Bank & Trust Company, Paducah   Neil Thornbury, Class of 2007, Chief of Patient Care & Support Services, T.J. Samson Community Hospital, Glasgow (elected to a second 3-year term)   Ron Wilson, Class of 2011, Director of Development, College of Health & Human Services, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green   Thank you to all of our alumni who were willing to have their names on this year's ballot and participate in the process!

By | October 17th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments