Blake Vandermeulen has joined the team of The Paducah Bank and Trust Company as a Vice President and Commercial Relationship Manager.
Vandermeulen is a graduate of Lone Oak High School and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from the University of Kentucky. He has 15 years of experience in the financial services industry and is a member of the Graves County Economic Development board.
“We proudly welcome Blake to our team of Relationship Managers,” said Paducah Bank President Mardie Herndon. “The Paducah Bank family gets stronger every day and our commitment to our clients has never been greater. Blake’s addition underscores our desire to provide our clients with the most talented team of professionals within our region. Blake’s experience, knowledge of our market, and thoughtful approach to relationship building compliments our values and further strengthens our dynamic team of relationship managers.”
Paducah Bank is an award-winning, locally-owned bank with locations in the city and county. The Bank has six locations throughout the community and employs 135 people. Paducah Bank is currently the top small business lender and the top mortgage lender in Paducah/McCracken County. Paducah Bank was named the Best Place to Work in Kentucky among medium-sized companies in 2006. In 2008, Paducah Bank was chosen by the Wall Street Journal as one of the nation’s Top 15 Small Workplaces. In 2015, the Bank was the only Kentucky bank recognized for the effective use of social media by the Independent Community Bankers of America.