Department of Corrections
Pat Sudduth Promoted to Assistant Director of Administrative Services

Press Release Date:  Thursday, October 15, 2015  
Contact Information:  Contact: Mike Caudill
502-782-2345 (office)
502-229-5638 (cell

Kentucky Department of Corrections Deputy Commissioner Kim Potter-Blair today announced Pat Sudduth has been promoted to the assistant director of Administrative Services. This division includes fiscal management, procurement services and property management. She officially assumed the post on September 16th.

Sudduth began her career with the Department of Corrections in 1997 as a secretary chief. In 2001 she was promoted to administrative specialist III in the Fiscal Branch. In 2005 Sudduth was promoted to internal policy analyst II and a year later was promoted to internal policy analyst III. In 2012 she was promoted to administrative branch manager of Administrative Services.

“Sudduth has demonstrated outstanding skills and professionalism,” said Potter-Blair. “She is truly an asset to our department and I look forward to her leadership within this new role.”

Prior to coming to DOC, Sudduth had 16 years of experience working for the Department of Revenue, Department of Labor and the Franklin County Board of Education.

Sudduth was a recipient of a 2002 Commissioner’s Award for central office and the 2009 Deputy Commissioner’s Award.