February 11, 2016

LEXINGTON, KY – Michael Noftsger has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Bank Administration at Forcht Bank. Prior to this promotion he was the Somerset Market President, which Martin Cranfill was recently named. In his new role, he will be serving on the Forcht Bank Executive Team as Administrative Officer assisting across all major departments including: Human Resources, Marketing, Facilities, Informational Technology, and Operations. He also serves on Senior Loan Committee.

This is Mr. Noftsger’s seventh year at Forcht Bank with over 20 years of experience in banking. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing & Finance from Georgetown College. He is currently a member of the Lake Cumberland Performing Arts Board and Chair of the Pulaski County Alzheimer’s Respite Center 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).