Fund for the Arts Board Leadership

2022 Officers of the Board & Committee Chairs

Board Chair
Victoria Russell

Board Chair-Elect
Nicole Yates

Finance & Audit Committee Chair
David Wombwell

Community Investment Committee Chair
Mary Beth Warner

Governance & Nominating Committee Chair
Carolle Jones Clay

Resource Development Committee Co-Chairs
Mark Kull
Victoria Russell

Investment Committee Chair
Kristen Byrd

Equity Committee
Kellie Watson, Chair
Hannah Drake*, Co-Chair

*Non-Board Member

Alphabetical Listing of Board Members

James (Jim) Allen
Vice Chairman
R.W. Baird & Co.

Josh Anderson
VP General Manager Group Site Director

Cleo Battle*
President & CEO
Louisville Tourism

Regina Blake
Chief of Staff
Owsley Brown II Family Foundation

Neville Blakemore*
Great Northern Building Products, LLC

Kristen Byrd
Regional President
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.

Julia Carstanjen 
Community Volunteer

Karan Chavis*
Community Volunteer

Carolle Jones Clay
Senior Vice President
Republic Bank & Trust

Sarah Davasher-Wisdom
President & CEO
Greater Louisville, Inc.

Wayne Davis
Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Gregory T. Dutton
Frost Brown Todd LLC

Charlie Farnsley
Bahe Farnsley Advisors

Erica Fields*
Fields Consulting LLC

C. Edward Glasscock, Emeritus Member
Chairman Emeritus
Frost Brown Todd LLC

Jonathan D. Goldberg, Emeritus Member
Managing Partner
Goldberg Simpson, LLC

Kimberly Halbauer
Region President
Fifth Third Bank

Will Hollis, Ex-officio
President, NeXtGen
Director of Finance & Human Resources, Better Business Bureau

Justin Jackson
Next Guardian, LLC

Barbara Lynne Jamison, Ex-Officio
Arts & Culture Alliance Board Chair
General Director/CEO, Kentucky Opera

Brad S. Keeton
Attorney at Law
Frost Brown Todd, LLC.

Jessica Bennett Kincaid, Ex-officio
Public Art Administrator
Louisville Metro Government

Todd Klimek
Managing Partner, Louisville Office

Mark Kull
Wealth Management Advisor
Northwestern Mutual Life

John Littig
Vice President Operations Risk Management

Todd P. Lowe
Parthenon, LLC

Aaron Marcus*
Senior Managing Associate
Dentons Bingham Greenebaum, LLP

Brent McKim*
Jefferson County Teachers Association

Phil Poindexter
Stock Yards Bank & Trust

Dr. Martin A. Pollio, Ex-Officio
Jefferson County Public Schools

Greg Pope
Office Managing Partner

Diane Porter, Ex-Officio
School Board Member – District 1
Jefferson County Board of Education

Dr. Teresa Reed*
Dean, School of Music
University of Louisville

Charles Ritter

Yamilca Rodriguez
Founder of the Archetype Method
Yamilca Rodriguez Consulting

Victoria Russell
Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer
Beam Suntory

Scott Schaftlein

Linda Schuster*

Vikki Stone
Executive Director, Office of Diversity, Equality and Training
Kentucky Personnel Cabinet

Carl Thomas, Emeritus Member
Executive Director
V.V. Cooke Foundation

Paul Thompson
Community Volunteer

Kendrick Vaughn
Senior Manager, Business Strategy

Mary Beth Warner*
VP & HR Segment Leaders/Group and Retail Segments
Humana, Inc.

Kellie Watson*
General Counsel/Legal Director
Louisville MSD

John Weber, Ex-officio
President. YPAL
Attorney, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP.

Mark F. Wheeler, Emeritus Member
Central Bank

Chris Whelan
Vice President, Communications and Corporate Responsibility
LG&E and KU

Councilman Markus Winkler, Ex-Officio
President and Metro Council District 17
Louisville Metro City Council

David Wombwell
Market President
US Bank

Terry Wright
Member & Chair, Intellectual Property & Technology Service Group
Stites & Harbison PLLC

Nicole Yates
Associate Vice President
Passport Health Plan by Molina Healthcare


*Member of the Community Investment Committee

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