Turnbo named to Paducah Bank Board of Directors


Dr. James Kyle Turnbo has been elected to The Paducah Bank and Trust Company Board of Directors.


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 “The Directors of Paducah Bank are extremely pleased to have Dr. Turnbo join our Board,” said Chairman and CEO Joe Framptom. “He is a successful medical professional and entrepreneur who shares Paducah Bank’s passion for serving our communities. His energy, unique perspective, and expertise in diverse areas will be an asset to our Board.”


Dr. Turnbo and his wife, Nicole, moved to Paducah in July, 2000 to begin a private family medicine practice that has grown to become one of the area’s leading providers of primary care.  In 2008, Dr. Turnbo founded HealthWorks Medical, LLC in response to a community need for employer health solutions and quality occupational healthcare. HealthWorks has grown to become a leader in employer health and wellness with state and national recognition for innovative and quality healthcare initiatives.  Dr. Turnbo serves as the CEO and Medical Director of HealthWorks Medical, LLC as well as Medical Director for numerous local and national companies. HealthWorks has multiple locations in Paducah and additional clinics in Murray, Union City, TN, and a clinic in Mayfield opening soon.


Turnbo earned an undergraduate degree in Biology and Chemistry as well as his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Alabama – Birmingham, where he was named Chief Resident, “Best Overall Resident,” and received the “Internal Medicine Faculty Award for Excellence,” in addition to other honors. Dr. Turnbo completed his Masters in Public Health (MPH) at Purdue University, where he graduated Summa cum Laude, and has completed an Occupational Medicine Residency in the Department of Emergency Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn).


Currently, Dr. Turnbo serves as Chairman of the Board for Purchase Independent Physicians ACO. He previously has served on the Purchase Health Department Board, as Chairman of the Board of Purchase Health Partners, and as the Chief of Medicine at Lourdes Hospital from 2007-2011.  He and his wife, Nicole, and their three children, Clayton, Lilly and Lucy, reside in Paducah, KY.  They are members of Heartland Baptist Church. 


“It is truly an honor to be a part of this organization that gives so much back to our community.  Paducah Bank is more than just a bank.  It’s an active part of our community and leader in supporting the growth and vitality of this wonderful place we call home,” says Turnbo. 


Paducah Bank is an award-winning, locally-owned bank with locations in Paducah, Louisville, and McCracken County.  The Bank has seven locations throughout these communities and employs 130 people.  Paducah Bank is currently the top small business lender and the top mortgage lender in Paducah/McCracken County.  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.  In 2013, the Bank was named as one of the Top 10 Banks in the nation for the effective use of social media by the Independent Community Bank Association.