Foundation Board

The Jefferson Community and Technical College Foundation Inc. supports the mission of Jefferson Community and Technical College through fund-raising, advocacy and a commitment to bettering the lives of Jefferson's students and their families through higher education.

The Foundation provides financial assistance as needed for scholarships and financial aid, program development and expansion, upgrades for campus facilities and grounds, and other needs of the college. It is governed by a Board of Directors, comprising volunteers from throughout the community, who have dedicated time and resources to ensure the college remains a strong and vital educational institution and that it fulfills its missions to provide open access to higher education, to help students meet their educational goals, and to support the workforce needs of area employers.

2018 Board Members

  • Chip Hancock - Chair
    • Sr. Vice President, Private Banking
    • Republic Bank
  • Don Fitzpatrick – Vice Chair
    • General Manager, Global Networking Alliances,
    • Senior State Executive, Kentucky
    • IBM Corporation
  • Rick Fields - Treasurer
    • CPA/Corporate Officer
    • Associates in Accounting CPA
  • Carl Bensinger
    • Attorney at Law
    • Bensinger & Associates
  • Neville Blakemore, III
    • Chairman
    • Great Northern Building Products, LLC
  • Carla Dearing
    • CEO
    • Sum180
  • Lynn Fischer
    • Founder & CEO
    • Catalyst Learning
  • Joanna Freels
    • Board Member
    • Shelby Co Board of Education
  • Greg Goff
    • President/CEO
    • First National Bank of Kentucky
  • Ankur Gopal
    • CEO
    • Interapt, LLC
  • Scott Gregory
    • Workforce Development Manager
    • UPS Airlines
  • Bob Hook, III
    • General Manager
    • Bob Hook Chevrolet
  • Doug Jones
    • President
    • Oaktree, LLC
  • Karter Louis
    • Managing Director
    • iYong International
  • Tom McGee
    • Vice President
    • Baptist Health Louisville
  • Paul Perkins
    • President
    • Amatrol, Inc.
  • Tom Quick
    • Sr. HR Manager
    • GE Appliances
  • Sam Scales
    • Manager of Government Affairs
    • Ford Motor Company
  • Kevin Wardell
    • Retired Administrator
    • Norton Healthcare
  • Aaron Yarmuth
    • Executive Director
    • LEO Weekly
  • Jason Zachariah
    • Sr. Vice President
    • Kindred Healthcare/RehabCare
Ex-Officio Members:
  • Ty Handy
    • President
    • Jefferson Community & Technical College
  • Don Schieman
    • Executive Director
    • JCTC Foundation