Felisha Dowdy Named Paducah Bank Louisville Market President

Paducah Bank has announced the appointment of Felisha Dowdy as its new Market President in Louisville.

“Felisha Dowdy has been an integral part of our team since shortly after our initial expansion into Louisville,” said Paducah Bank President and CEO Mardie Herndon. “Her significant contribution to our team and her role as a pivotal connection point across various business lines have been invaluable. In her new position as Louisville Market President, Felisha will concentrate on business development and relationship expansion. She will work closely with our entire team to align our resources with market potential. The Louisville Advisory Board will play a key role in supporting Felisha as we continue our pursuit to further strengthen our presence in the Louisville market."

Dowdy, who joined Paducah Bank in August 2018, brings a rich background to her new position. Her previous experience includes significant roles at the Bank of Louisville, BB&T following their acquisition of the Bank of Louisville in 2001, and Commonwealth Bank & Trust. Her areas of expertise cover retail banking, private banking, treasury management, and business lending. She is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with a Bachelor’s degree in Corporate and Organizational Communication and a minor in Business.

In her new role, Dowdy shared her vision: "I'm excited to share the unique story of Paducah Bank with the Louisville community. Our goal is to deliver the 'WOW' factor through exceptional service and community engagement. I'm committed to making our Louisville market presence as impactful and dynamic as it has been in Paducah."

Dowdy is also deeply involved in her community, she is on the Board of Directors for Gilda’s Club of Kentuckiana, Oldham County Chamber of Commerce and Norton Children’s Hospital.   She has also participated in various organizations including the American Heart Association, First Hour Grief Response, and Cabbage Patch Settlement House.

Felisha Dowdy replaces Diana Quesada, who will retire later this year, and is serving a critical role with the bank's new Diversity Equity Inclusion Board.