Paducah Bank Promotes Berlekamp and McMillan


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Anna Berlekamp and Marra McMillan were recently recognized by the Paducah Bank Board of Directors for their outstanding work.

Berlekamp, Workplace Banking Specialist, was promoted to Assistant Vice President/Workplace Banking Specialist.  Berlekamp joined the Bank one year ago and is a graduate of Reidland High School and the Leadership Paducah program.  She has six years of experience in the financial services industry.  She comes to Paducah Bank from Kalleo Technologies, where her focus was providing technology solutions for the river and maritime industries.

“We are proud to have Anna on our team,” said Paducah Bank President Mardie Herndon.  “Anna is leading a newly formed business segment that partners with companies to provide financial services to their employee base. In this role, Anna identifies, develops, and delivers a unique Paducah Bank offering specifically designed for these clients. Anna’s extensive relationship development skills further advances our desire to provide custom solutions that exceed the expectations of our clients. We are committed, creative, and caring, and Anna embodies those same attributes that make our culture unique and distinct!”

McMillan, Private Banking Relationship Manager, was promoted to Assistant Vice President/Private Banking Relationship Manager. She joined the Bank in June of 2016.  McMillan previously held the position of Director of Operations for Baptist Health Medical Group, where she was responsible for directing the overall practice and operations of all Baptist Health Paducah medical offices. Overall, she has 12 years of experience in community health services and healthcare administration. McMillan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Murray State University and a Master of Public Health degree from Eastern Kentucky University.

McMillan plays an active role in the community through her leadership of various non-profit organizations. She currently sits on the Board of Directors of the St. Nicholas Clinic and is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Family Service Society. McMillan is also a graduate of Leadership Paducah and the past Vice President of the Leadership Paducah Foundation.

“Marra has been a great addition to the Wealth Management team at Paducah Bank,” says Barry Smith, Director of Wealth Management at Paducah Bank. “Marra exemplifies the type of talented and professional individual we are committed to bringing to Paducah Bank in order to serve our clients at the highest level. Her strong business experience in the healthcare industry and her personal commitment to our clients and community make Marra an integral part to our team.”

Paducah Bank is an award-winning, locally-owned bank with banking centers in six locations in the city and county, and employs more than 130 people. 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 and was named Best Bank in the Paducah Sun Readers’ Choice Awards in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. Recently, the bank was named one of the Top 50 Banks in the nation for effective use of social media by ICBA. Paducah Bank was the only Kentucky bank to make the list