Michael Searcy was recently promoted to Vice President, Senior Credit Underwriter/Portfolio Manager for Metro Markets at Paducah Bank.


The longtime Louisville resident is a 25-year banking veteran with extensive experience in credit underwriting, analysis, and loan review.  Searcy spent 15 years as vice president and credit review officer of First Capital Bank of Kentucky in Louisville and eight years as a consultant with ProBank Austin.  He is a graduate of Hanover College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration and a concentration in accounting. Searcy is president and co-founder of Louisville’s Starfish Missions, Inc and is past president of the Hanover College Alumni Association Board of Directors. 

"We are excited and feel especially fortunate to have Mike Searcy as a vital part of our strong team of credit professionals at Paducah Bank,” said Mark Link, senior vice president and chief credit & risk officer.  “Mike’s knowledge and experience will only further the exemplary service we provide our clients in the expanding metro markets and throughout our company.”

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.