Robbie Houchin has joined Paducah Bank as Senior Vice President and Deputy Chief Lending Officer
Houchin earned a bachelor of arts degree in corporate and organizational communication at Western Kentucky University. He earned a graduate degree in executive banking leadership from Louisiana State University and is also a graduate of the LSU Graduate School of Banking. He was selected by Louisville Business First as one of their 20 People to Know in Banking.
Houchin has more than 15 years of banking experience primarily in small business and commercial real estate lending throughout Shelby and Jefferson counties. As market executive in his previous position, his goal was to provide leadership and guidance to bank employees in Shelby County while executing the bank’s overall mission.
“Robbie is a tremendous addition to our team," said Paducah Bank Chief Lending Officer Tom Clayton. "His experience in leading and growing teams over his impressive career will be critical to continuing our success. Robbie has a passion for delivering timely solutions to his clients and his long-term ties to the community and vast network of relationships will allow him to make an immediate impact. He is a great fit with our bank’s values and culture, and we are excited for him to represent Paducah Bank in the Louisville 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 140 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.