Hayden & Aldridge Executive Promotions

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October 12, 2023, Mayfield, Kentucky –

Current First Kentucky Bank President/CEO David A. Long steps down as President of First Kentucky Bank after serving in the role since 1998.  Long will remain in the position of CEO for a period of time; however, he has appointed current Purchase Region Market Executive, Will Hayden to replace him as President of First Kentucky, which will be effective as of December 31, 2023.

Long states, “I feel blessed to have been the President of First Kentucky Bank for over 25 years, and I am truly grateful for the opportunity. I look forward to this next chapter that will allow me to spend more time with my family.”

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Hayden has been employed at First Kentucky since 2016 and has 23 years of banking experience. Hayden is a Mayfield High School graduate and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Murray State University. He also graduated from the LSU Graduate School of Banking in 2019. He resides in Mayfield with his wife, Milissa. They have four children and three grandchildren.

In addition to the promotion of Hayden, Long announces that Stacy Aldridge has been promoted to Executive Vice President from her previous role of Senior Vice President, Operations.

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Aldridge will join current Executive Vice President, Jeremy Alexander as one of two Executive Vice Presidents that will lead First Kentucky Bank. Aldridge has been employed at First Kentucky since 1994.  She is an alumna of North Central High School in Indianapolis, Indiana, and a 2019 graduate of the LSU Graduate School of Banking.

She resides in Mayfield with her husband, Van. They have two children, Evan (Stokes) and Kayla, and one grandson, Gunner.

Long expresses, “The leadership team at First Kentucky Bank is exceptional, and I have the utmost confidence in these exemplary individuals to lead the bank into the future.”



About First Kentucky Bank

First Kentucky Bank is a Kentucky-based community bank established in 1899 with assets exceeding $563 million. First Kentucky provides a personal approach to finances for those in six counties, including Carlisle, Graves, Livingston, Marshall, Muhlenberg, and Ohio. They are committed to bringing customers simple ways to connect, grow, and protect their financial health in both personal and business endeavors.  First Kentucky is a Member FDIC bank and an Equal Housing Lender.