Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communication Office
Governor Ernie Fletcher Appoints Member to the Financial Institutions Board

Press Release Date:  Wednesday, April 05, 2006  
Contact Information:  Brett Hall
Jodi Whitaker
Troy Body

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Governor Ernie Fletcher has appointed Chris Wooldridge, of Murray, to the Financial Institutions Board.

Wooldridge is an officer with Regions Bank.  He received a bachelor’s degree from Murray State University in business administration.   He is a member of Leadership Murray, Murray Main Street and the Rotary Club.  He is married to Mary Wooldridge.

The Financial Institutions Board is an agency within the Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet and is made up of 12 gubernatorial appointees.  The board is responsible for the licensing, chartering, and regulation of the activities performed by the state chartered/licensed depository and non-depository financial institutions. The board is also in charge of administrating the activities by individuals and firms who sell or provide advice on securities to residents of the commonwealth.