Beal, a eight year veteran at the bank, earned a bachelor of arts degree in business administration from Transylvania University and an MBA from Murray State University. He is also a graduate of the KBA Banking School. He was recently elected board chair for Paducah Cooperative Ministries and serves on the board for Market House Theatre. He also is the pianist for Concord Methodist Church.
Paducah Bank is an award-winning, locally-owned bank with six locations in Paducah and Louisville. Paducah Bank employs 135 people and is currently the top small business lender and the top mortgage lender in Paducah/McCracken County. Paducah Bank was named the #1 Best Place to Work in Kentucky among all 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. Paducah Bank was named Best Bank in the Paducah Sun Readers’ Choice Awards in 2012-2019. They also won the Governor’s top Worksite Wellness Award in 2018 and the Kentucky Business Service Award earlier this year.