Davette Swiney – President/CEO

Davette Swiney

Davette works with many community organizations to come together on community opportunities and initiatives. She began serving CKCF and the community as President/CEO in February 2014, after four years with the Foundation. Her vision is a community that grows stronger everyday through the power of philanthropy. She leads work in early childhood education, community development, philanthropy and nonprofit partnerships through endowments.

Davette has many years of non-profit experience. Previously she worked with a community coalition to empower communities to make systemic changes to address youth risk factors and drug use. Through this, she gained valuable experience conducting community needs and resource assessments, strategic planning and agency collaboration. She has written, managed and peer reviewed state and federal grants.

She is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and has lived in Elizabethtown since 2008.

Currently, Davette serves on the Endow Kentucky Commission, the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and is a member of the Hardin County AM Rotary Club.

Misty King – Finance Manager

Misty King
Finance Manager

Misty King moved to Kentucky from Kansas City in 2015. She received her bachelor’s and MBA from Park University. She brings over 15 years of investment accounting experience to the Foundation as the Finance Manager. In her spare time Misty enjoys cake decorating and going to movies. She enjoys seeing the impact the Foundation has on the Community, and enjoys being involved in the Foundation’s work.

Jennifer Priddy – Office Administrator

Jennifer Priddy
Office Administrator

Jennifer currently serves as the Executive Assistant for Central Kentucky Community Foundation, where she manages the office operations, assists donors, plans special events and works with community organizations.

Having grown up in Beaufort, South Carolina, Jennifer moved to Elizabethtown nearly sixteen years ago and resides there with her husband and 4 children. She is currently a full time student as well as being actively involved in making a difference in our community through various volunteer opportunities.

Sarah Strader – Communications & Project Coordinator

Sarah Strader
Communications and Project Coordinato

A native of Hardin County, Sarah joined Central Kentucky Community Foundation in July of 2017 as the Communications and Project Coordinator. She provides creative development for the Foundations communication strategy, online content and collateral. She also coordinates special projects and events. Sarah is thrilled to be working alongside others to keep Central Kentucky a great place to live.

Sarah holds a BS in marketing from Western Kentucky University. She resides in White Mills with her husband and three children where she loves to spend time outdoors, pursue her hobby of photography and read great books.