CKCF Welcomes Carter and Sizemore to the Board of Directors

CKCF Welcomes Carter and Sizemore to the Board of Directors

September 15, 2017 – Central Kentucky Community Foundation is pleased to announce Chris Carter and Jamie Sizemore as the newest members of its Board of Directors. The CKCF board is comprised of community leaders who volunteer their time and expertise to guide CKCF. The foundation serves Breckinridge, Grayson, Hardin, Hart, LaRue, Marion, Meade, Nelson and Washington counties.

“We are pleased to welcome these two outstanding business leaders to our board,” said Davette B. Swiney, CKCF President and CEO. “Our board members are committed to continually improving our region through philanthropy. Chris and Jamie bring a wealth of experience and commitment that will only further our long-lasting and positive impact on the communities we serve.”

Carter is a CPA and Shareholder of Stiles, Carter and Associates, a CPA firm in Elizabethtown, KY that offers a full array of accounting, auditing, tax consulting, small business and specialty services. He also serves on the board of the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce and Kentucky Society of CPA’s Real Estate Committee. He previously served on the Kentucky Society of CPA’s Tax Committee board. Carter is a graduate of the University of Kentucky, enjoys traveling and coaching and watching his children play soccer. He and his wife, Cindy and two daughters live in Elizabethtown.

“I enjoy helping educate potential donors on the mission of CKCF and advising them on tax benefits in relation to donating funds,” said Carter. “Joining the CKCF board is a way to invest in the community for years to come, and help to improve the quality of life for the community.”

Sizemore is Publisher of The Kentucky Standard, a newspaper for Nelson County, Kentucky. She currently serves on the board of Feeding America of Kentucky’s Heartland and Flaget Hospital Foundation. She has also previously served on the boards of Bardstown Rotary Club, Kentucky Press Association, Tri-County Kentucky United Way and Hardin County Educational Foundation. Sizemore is a graduate of Western Kentucky University and loves canoeing, hiking, reading and snowmobiling. She and her husband, Toney have two children and reside in Hardin County, KY.

“CKCF plays a vital role in enabling community-minded individuals the resources to easily and effectively fulfill their philanthropic desires,” says Sizemore. “I’ve watched the organization grow and expand from a local community-based organization focused on higher education to a regional community foundation. It’s exciting to see what’s already accomplished and I’m honored to be a part of what lies ahead.”

“I am excited these individuals are willing to dedicate their time and talents to our Board of Directors,” said Teri Bennett, CKCF Board Chair. “They are each incredibly hardworking, bringing passion, energy and talent that will help guide CKCF for years to come.”

About Central Kentucky Community Foundation

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