Contact: Bobby Clue, Executive Director
Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 606.679.7323
Fax: 606.679.1744


April 2, 2012
For Immediate Release

PulaskiCounty Chamber of Commerce Selects 23 Members for its 2012 LeadershipLakeCumberland Program

SOMERSET, Ky. (March 30, 2012) The Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the members of the 2012 Leadership Lake Cumberland class.

The class members for 2012 are:

Macy Bloomer, Customer Care Manager, Bluegrass Cellular Inc.;

Brandon M. Botzman, Financial Advisor, Laurence J. Botzman, CFP;

Deborah Carey, Health Ministries Coordinator, Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital;

Rob Claunch, Credit Analyst, Citizens National Bank;

Cindy Dishman, Admissions Counselor, Campbellsville University;

Matt Ford, Realtor & Auctioneer, Ford Brothers Inc.;

Cody Delynn Gibson, Assistant Platoon Leader, Kentucky Army National Guard.

David Guffey, Internet & Technology Specialist, Alton Blakley Ford;

Rosa Harper, Manager, The Mole Hole;

Kelly Horseman, Owner, Horseman Insurance Agency, LLC;

Brian K. Jaggers, Administrator, Somerwoods Nursing and Rehab;

Ray Jennings, Senior Lab Technician, Southern Belle Dairy;

Kelly King, Personal Banker, Monticello Banking Company.

Corey Marcum, Manager III, Bluegrass Oakwood;

Jill Meece, Director of Human Resources, Somerset Community College;

Chad Pearson, Outside Sales Manager, Bluegrass Cellular Inc.;

Terry Pugh, Senior Management Team, First & Farmers National Bank;

Richard B. Ramsey, Manager, BB&T Bank;

Pat Richardson, Assistant Superintendent, Pulaski County School System

Davin S. Roberts, Assistant Banking Center Manager, Forcht Bank;

Charlie Smith, Director of Sales & Marketing, The Job Shop Inc.;

Darren Wesley, Director, Pulaski County Animal Shelter;

Dana Whitis, Water & Wastewater Coordinator, City of Somerset;

The goal of Leadership Lake Cumberland (LLC) is to identify, motivate and develop potential community leaders. Through this charge, the Pulaski County Chamber’s Leadership Program has graduated over 300 individuals since its inception. The list of past graduates is full of community leaders who serve on various boards and committees throughout theSomerset-PulaskiCountyarea.

The class will travel across the Pulaski County region this year for eight monthly sessions from May through December. From their opening retreat at The Team Leadership Center in Monticello, KY, they will go on an incredible journey to see and learn about Pulaski County. Locations for class sessions vary from year to year.

Topics covered during this year’s sessions will be leadership, tourism, education, healthcare, government, energy, business & technology, economic development, law and justice, arts and regionalism.