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Take  a moment to meet our Board of Directors.

 

We asked "What is it that you love most about Lexington?"

Scroll down to meet the people behind the organization, and what they think makes Lexington so special. 

Ryan Kelsch

President, Lexington Forum

E.S. Barr & Co.

Business Development Associate & Finance Advisor

Why I Love Lexington

Although larger, Lexington reminds me of my hometown. Picturesque landscapes, warm hospitality and my favorite sports teams - Lexington offers so much more without losing its small town feel. 

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Liz Davenport

President Elect, Lexington Forum

United Real Estate Lexington

Realtor

GreenHouse 17

Community Engagement Specialist

Why I Love Lexington

With the excitement of a large city but all the small town care and community, your neighbor is your friend. 

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Amy Ward

Lexington Forum

Administrative Assistant

Why I Love Lexington

I love that Lexington has the amenities of a larger city with all the camaraderie and community of an all-American small town. 

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Monica Bounds

Fifth Third Bank

Relationship Manager

Why I Love Lexington

I love Lexington because it has so much to offer in terms of professional opportunities, fast horses, restaurants, and fun activities all in a beautiful setting.

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Brad Farley

BlueFrame Technology

Director of Operations

Why I Love Lexington

Lexington is the type of place where people still look out for each other, where businesses grow responsibly and where may people are continually working to build a better and more inclusive environment. Lexington is always looking forward while remembering the foundations of our past and that is why I love it. 

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Tim Guthrie

Ontrack Management Group

President / Founder

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President / Founder

 

Why I Love Lexington

Has lived in Lexington and has loved every minute of it, especially as a place to raise his son Cole with his wife Carla.

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Megan Lincavage

Sutherland & Associates

President

 

Why I Love Lexington

I love that Lexington is the perfect size, the people are so welcoming, and there are so many different things to do and be involved with. 

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Allen Norvell

Blue & Co., LLC

Director

Why I Love Lexington

A great place to call home and raise a family!

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Gregory Parsons

Stites & Harbison PLLC

Member

Why I Love Lexington

I love Lexington because it has the sophistication of a major city with the charm of a smaller community. It is a beautiful, safe, and entertaining place to live.

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Davonna Saier

Ashtongrove Senior Living

Executive Director

 

Why I Love Lexington

Lexington is the perfect blend of city and country life. A great place to work, grow, and love!

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Fausto Sarmiento

Performance Driven, LLC

Principal / Owner

Why I Love Lexington

Local food, local music, local art, spirited drives on beautiful back roads, the nexus between community and civic groups, and conversations that matter!

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Larry Smith

Smith Market Research

Owner

Why I Love Lexington

For the people that live here and the amazing friends that I have gained throughout the years. 

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Lisa Smith

Columbia Gas

Director, Communications, Customer and Community Affairs

Why I Love Lexington

That's easy. The people. They're genuine, friendly, and proud to show off our beautiful city!

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Amy Stout

Commerce Lexington

Director, Leadership Development

Why I Love Lexington

I just cannot get enough of all of the wonderful people who live here and call this their home.

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Morgan Whitney

Keeneland Association

Business Development Manager

Why I Love Lexington

I love the food scene in Lexington and am always up to try out the newest restaurant in town when I am not riding my horse or finding a festival to attend.

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