Kentucky Retirement Systems
New Information Technology (IT) Director at KRS

Press Release Date:  Wednesday, January 08, 2014  
Contact Information:  Kentucky Retirement Systems
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Jeff Luckett joins the Kentucky Retirement Systems (KRS) today as the new Information Technology (IT) Director.  Most recently, Jeff served as Director of Internal Audit at Kindred Healthcare, a Fortune 500 healthcare provider, Jeff brings over twenty years of professional IT experience to KRS. Prior to his time at Kindred, Jeff was the IT Director for TechRepublic and later became the Vice President of Technology Operations.  He also was a Senior Systems Programmer and Project Leader at United Parcel Service for ten years. “Jeff  is a experienced IT professional with proven leadership skills that align extremely well with our objectives of providing service to our members,” said William Thielen, Executive Director.

Jeff received his Bachelor of Science in Engineering Math and Computer Science from the University of Louisville.  Jeff is also a Certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified Internal Auditor.

Jeff replaces Pam Hirschler, who is joining our Information Security Office.  Pam, a Certified Information Systems Security Professional, has extensive background in application support and programming that will allow KRS to continue to enhance our security and risk management systems.  Pam’s in-depth  knowledge of our day to day business and technical environments will  assist KRS in providing secure services for our members in a constantly evolving technology driven environment.