February 1, 2017

LEXINGTON, KY – Forcht Bank CFO Justin Badeau has been named to the bank’s Board of Directors. Mr. Badeau has been with Forcht Bank since 2002, and became CFO in 2012. He is a graduate of Murray State University with a B.S. in Business Administration – Accounting. He was a member of Kentucky National Guard from 2000 to 2006, and is currently a Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass Board Member and a Member of the Northern Kentucky University Economics & Financial Advisory Board.

Forcht Bank (forchtbank.com), operates 30 banking centers in Fayette, Jefferson, Boone, Grant, Madison, Taylor, Pulaski, Laurel, Whitley, Knox, McCreary and Green County. Forcht Bank has $960 million in assets, placing it among the largest privately-owned banks based in Kentucky, according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).