Goodwill Industries of Kentucky Chief Financial Officer Mark Hohmann is one of 52 professionals to be named to the Leadership Kentucky Class of 2024, which was announced today by Leadership Kentucky Inc.

Leadership Kentucky’s 2024 flagship program consists of seven, three-day sessions between June and December, where participants gather to gain insight on the Commonwealth of Kentucky, its challenges and opportunities. Throughout the sessions, class members meet with many of Kentucky’s current leaders and explore the state’s unique communities and resources. Participants come away from the program having formed lifelong connections.

The program will bring the class across the state: Berea in June, Ashland in July, Hopkinsville and Ft. Campbell in August, Louisville in September, Paducah and Eddyville in October, Central Kentucky and Frankfort in November and Northern Kentucky in December, per a release. The sessions cover topics ranging from business and economic development, arts and tourism, natural resources and the environment, education, health care, social issues, agriculture and government.

This year’s class includes 52 participants from across the commonwealth representing a variety of public and private sectors:

  1. Dr. Fadi Al Akhrass, Pikeville Medical Center, Pike County
  2. TiffanyBenjamin, Humana Foundation, Jefferson County
  3. Pennie Berry, Norton Healthcare, Jefferson County
  4. Ashley Brauer, Max Strategic Communications, Jefferson County
  5. Larry Cash, University of Kentucky Athletics Department, Fayette County
  6. Allison Caudill, Morehead State University, Rowan County
  7. Lora Croley, Baptist Health KY & IN, McCracken County
  8. Ginger Davis, Churchill McGee, Fayette County
  9. Matthew DeMoss, US Bank, Fayette County
  10. Mason Dyer, Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities (AIKCU), Fayette County
  11. James Evanson, Amazon, Bullitt County
  12. Sheila Fraley, Marathon Petroleum, Boyd County
  13. Michael Gaffney, Windstream, Garrard County
  14. Karri Gerdemann, Pillar, Oldham County
  15. Kevin Gessner, St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Campbell County
  16. Sandy Grogan, Pennyrile Electric Cooperative Corporation, Christian County
  17. Brian Gupton, Dataseam, Jefferson County
  18. Jonathan Hale, Thoroughbred, Franklin County
  19. Kateena Haynes, Boys & Girls Clubs of Appalachia, Harlan County
  20. Abby Hensley, Murray State University, Calloway County
  21. Mark Hohmann, Goodwill Industries of Kentucky, Jefferson County
  22. Lexy Holland, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP, Fayette County
  23. Howard Holloman, Jr., GE Appliances (retired) and YMCA of Greater Louisville, Jefferson County
  24. Justin Holsinger, American Electric Power – Kentucky Power, Greenup County
  25. Annie Holt, American Cave Conservation Association, Hart County
  26. Tim Holz, Brown-Forman Corporation, Jefferson County
  27. Jason Howze, Republic Bank, Jefferson County
  28. John Huang, Fifth Third Bank, Fayette County
  29. Erik Hubbard, Backroads of Appalachia, Harlan County
  30. Karen Jackson-Furman, West Kentucky & Tennessee Telecommunications Cooperative, Graves County
  31. Daniel Jones, Strawberry Hills Pharmacy, McCracken County
  32. Marty Keith, CHI Saint Joseph Health, Fayette County
  33. Brad Kilbey, Accelecom, Jefferson County
  34. Amanda Kool, Sharebite, Inc., Bracken County
  35. Rebecca Lee, Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College, Warren County
  36. Janie Mckenzie-Wells, Kentucky Circuit Court (retired), Johnson County
  37. Jeania Perry, East Kentucky Network dba Appalachian Wireless, Floyd County
  38. Shelley Porter, Kentucky American Water, Fayette County
  39. Mary Quinn Ramer, VisitLEX, Fayette County
  40. Julie Roberts, Kentucky Performing Arts, Jefferson County
  41. Eyvette Sellers, Planters Bank, Inc., Christian County
  42. Rebecca Simpson, English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley, LLP, Warren County
  43. Hollie Spade, AT&T Kentucky, Franklin County
  44. Shannan Stamper, University of Kentucky, Fayette County
  45. Jana Sublett, Tennessee Valley Authority, Warren County
  46. Anthony Summers, TKT & Associates Inc., Jefferson County
  47. Mike Uptegraff, South Central Workforce Development Board, Barren County
  48. Tanner Watkins, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, Jefferson County
  49. Jill Wilcox, JP Morgan Chase, Jefferson County
  50. Makenzie Williams, Top Shelf Lobby LLC, Franklin County
  51. Rick Wurth, CHNK Behavioral Health, Boone County
  52. Nicole Yates, Passport by Molina Healthcare, Jefferson County