March 21, 2022

(Lexington, KY) – Forcht Bank is pleased to announce that Carol Raskin has joined our team as Director of Training. In her new role, she will be responsible for facilitating the planning, design, and implementation of the Bank’s training programs. Carol brings more than 25 years of experience in the training industry that will provide an immediate impact for the bank and its’ bankers.

"Forcht Bank's greatest asset is our employees," said Tucker Ballinger, President & CEO of Forcht Bank. "Providing a great training experience not only prepares our bankers to provide the best service to our customers, but it also helps them understand how much we are investing into their success. I am confident that Carol and her vast experience will help us continute to attract and retain the best bankers in our region."

Carol is a graduate of the University of Louisville with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Occupational Development and Strategic Planning. She continued her studies with a Master of Science Degree in Human Resources Education and various certifications based on leadership in banking.

Forcht Bank is a Kentucky-owned community bank with approximately $1.5 billion in assets and 23 banking centers in 13 counties Kentucky and Ohio - Fayette, Jefferson, Boone, Grant, Madison, Taylor, Pulaski, Laurel, Whitley, Knox, Green and Hamilton.