The Paducah native is a graduate of McCracken County High School. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Kentucky with a degree in integrated strategic communication degree with a minor in community and leadership development. She was a member of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority.
Poat was a 2020 Paducah Bank summer intern and volunteers at Cassidy's Cause. She is engaged to Landon Davis and is the daughter of Dr. Wade and Angie Poat of Paducah.
About Paducah Bank:
Paducah Bank is an award-winning, locally owned bank with banking centers in six locations in Paducah and Louisville, and employs more than 130 people. Paducah Bank received a 5-star rating from BauerFinancial, the nation’s premier bank rating firm. In June, Paducah Bank was notified that it had earned the highest rating that BauerFinancial awards! The bank has earned this 5-star rating for 44 consecutive quarters! The bank also received the distinction of exceptional performance bank, a status reserved for banks that have earned Bauer’s highest rating for 10 consecutive years! Paducah Bank was named the Best Place to Work in Kentucky among medium-sized companies in 2006. In 2008, the bank was chosen by the Wall Street Journal as one of the nation’s Top 15 Small Workplaces and was named Best Bank in the Paducah Sun Readers’ Choice Awards from 2012-2020. They have also won the Louisville Mayor's Worksite Wellness Award numerous times.