Kentucky Retirement Systems
New Board Leadership at KRS

Press Release Date:  Thursday, April 17, 2014  
Revision Date:  Monday, April 21, 2014 
Contact Information:  Kentucky Retirement Systems
Questions call: 1-800-928-4646

The Board of Trustees held its annual meeting on April 17, 2014. Thomas K. Elliott was elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees, and Dr. Daniel L. Bauer was elected vice-chair.  Mr. Elliott has served on the KRS Board since 2011.

Currently, Mr. Elliott serves as Senior Vice President of Old National Bank, Louisville, where he leads new commercial, investment, and retail business development. He is also Chairman of the Baptist Hospital Foundation Board where he is committed to reaching out into the community to develop and strengthen partnerships for the healthcare provider.

Dr. Bauer was appointed to the Board in April 2012 by Governor Beshear. Dr. Bauer is currently serving as the dean of the Rubel School and teaching MBA courses at Bellarmine University. He was named to Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers in both 2000 and 2003 and received the 1999 Mid-Continent East “Innovation in Leadership Business Education Award” for development and implementation of an integrated MBA curriculum. His research and scholarly activities have earned Dr. Bauer a national reputation as an expert on business issues relating to “Generation X.” He holds an MBA from the University of Kentucky and a doctor of business administration degree from Mississippi State University. Before coming to Bellarmine, he was a federal bank examiner with the Farm Credit Administration.

KRS also welcomes four new representatives, Vince Lang(KERS), Mary Helen Peter(KERS), and Randy Stevens(KACO), were sworn in today to serve on the Kentucky Retirement Systems Board of Trustees. Also, William E. Summers IV was elected by the Board to fill the CERS position vacancy.  Mr. Summers retired from Louisville Metro Government in 2011.