Board of Directors

KAM Board of Directors

Chris Driver*
Chair
Trane
Lexington

John-Mark Hack*
Vice Chair
Thoroughbred Engineering
Lexington

George Adams
Fisher & Phillips LLP 
Louisville

Jeremy Ballard*
Toyotetsu America
Somerset

Keith Beckham
Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc.
Edmonton

Joe Bobnar
Ford Motor Company
Louisville

Tim Capps
Par 4 Plastics
Marion

Byron Craig*
Boneal, Inc.
Mt. Sterling

Kerry Creech
Toyota Motor Manufacturing KY
Georgetown

Paul Czarapata
KY Community & Technical College System
Versailles

David Hall
CSX Transportation
Louisville

Frank Jemley III*
President & CEO
Kentucky Association of Manufacturers

Frankfort

Julie Johnson
The Chemours Company
Louisville

Earl Jones
GE Appliances, a Haier Co.
Louisville

D.J. Lutz
Wacker Chemical Corporation
Calvert City

Evan Midler
Alliance Coal
Lexington

Daniel P. Murray
Regal Rexnord
Morehead

Daniel Naes*
Brown-Forman
Louisville

Chris Perry
Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives
Louisville

Jay Richert
Marathon Petroleum
Catlettsburg

Paul Schneider
Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield
Louisville

Joshua Scott
LG&E-KU
Louisville

Paula Smith
Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance
Louisville

Derrick J. Thompson
Atmos Energy Corporation
Owensboro

Rejeana Thompson*
Aichi Forge USA, Inc.
Georgetown

Larry Williams
ASR-Pioneer
Nicholasville

C. Douglas Wolfe
Pace Analytical Services, LLC
Madisonville

*Member of Executive Committee

The Kentucky Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has served as the leading advocate for the manufacturing industry for over 100 years. KAM’s mission is to protect a manufacturing-friendly environment for the Commonwealth through advocacy; workforce development, education and training; and cost-saving benefits for members.