Paducah Bank Adds Two to Paducah Advisory Board


WOW! Mason DeJarnett is Territory Manager at Fabick CAT. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Mid-Continent University and is a graduate of the Delta Leadership Institute. He has worked for Fabick CAT since 2013, securing several Milestone Year Awards for his work in temporary power, air, and temperature control. He is a board member for Community Christian Academy, Paducah Alliance of Neighbors, and Heartland Church. He is past Board President for Kiwanis Club of Paducah and Paducah Day Nursery. Mason served as a board member Paducah Young Professionals and the International Propeller Club Port of Paducah.

Maegan Mansfield is Project Manager at Bacon Farmer Workman (BFW). She is a Professional Engineer and manages BFW's Waterways and Asset Management divisions. She earned a Master of Science degree in civil engineering and a minor in mathematics at the University of Kentucky. She is a member of the 2022 Leadership Kentucky class and a graduate of Leadership Paducah Class #35. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Greater Paducah Economic Development Council and the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce Business Advocacy Committee. She is also past president of the United Way of Western Kentucky and Charity League of Paducah.

"These individuals not only represent the emerging young professional segment of our community, but they proudly represent and support the mission of our institution," said Paducah Bank President and CEO Mardie Herndon. "As we continually focus on providing a unique and distinct client experience, guidance from the Advisory Board will allow us to be creatively responsive to the needs of our clients."

Board members are nominated by bank employees and approved by the Paducah Bank Board of Directors. The Board meets four times a year and members serve two-year terms.

We are extremely proud of our seven decades of fostering meaningful relationships, and we are even more optimistic about what the future holds for our company, clients, and communities," Herndon said. "This impressive group of leaders will have a meaningful impact upon the success of our company. There is no doubt that our best days are in front of us, and the Advisory Board will provide an empowering transition point for our institution... WOW!"

The Advisory Board will meet regularly with Bank leadership to discuss community concerns, give insight into customer service at the bank, help identify potential growth and relationships, and to identify opportunities for the bank to improve the local economy and serve the community.

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 155 people. Paducah Bank received a 5-star rating from BauerFinancial, the nation’s premier bank rating firm. The bank has earned this 5-star rating for 48 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 as the #1 Best Place to Work in Kentucky among medium-sized companies and was chosen by the Wall Street Journal as one of the nation’s Top 15 Small Workplaces.  It was named Best Bank in the Paducah Sun Readers’ Choice Awards from 2012-2021 and has won the Louisville Mayor's Worksite Wellness Award numerous times. In 2019, Paducah Bank won the Governor’s Service Award. In 2020, they won the William. H. Natcher Award by the Kentucky Library Association. They won three Telly Awards in 2021 as well as the Governor’s Business Award for the Arts.