General  Press Release 

Florence, KY – Central Bank Market President, Jim Uebel, has announced the addition of three new Advisory Board Members for the bank’s Northern Kentucky market.

Adam Bortz, Wayne Carlisle and Paul Verst will join the NKY Advisory Board for Central Bank.

Mr. Bortz is CEO of Towne Properties, a property development and management company. Adam joined Towne Properties full-time in June of 1991, working his way to project manager and eventually CEO.

Mr. Carlisle is President and CEO of Carlisle Enterprises in Newport, KY. Carlisle Enterprises, Inc. owns and manages real estate in four states as well investments in a portfolio of operating businesses.

Mr. Verst is President and CEO of Verst Logistics, Inc. and Zenith Logistics. He has served in his current role at Verst since 1993. Since that time, he has overseen the expansion of the company’s strategic plan and customer solutions.

These additions will join the following members who are continuing to serve: Mark Ayer – Managing Member, Reading Investments, LLC, Tonya Burns-Gerakos – Tonya Burns Law, Chris Carle –  Senior Vice President, COO St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Florence, Helen Carroll – Retired, Community Relations Toyota Motor, Manufacturing, David Heidrich – CEO, Zalla Companies, Greg Schrand – President, GSE, Inc.,Gregory Shumate – Member, Frost Brown Todd, LLC and John Yeager – Owner, Ashley Development.

Central Bank is headquartered in Lexington, KY. With more than 100,000 customers throughout Kentucky, Central Bank serves consumers and businesses with full-service banking, investment, mortgage, insurance and wealth management services, all provided locally.  Central Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Central Bancshares, Inc. that operates 26 banking offices and 37 ATMs in Boone, Clark, Fayette, Jefferson, Jessamine, Kenton, Madison, and Scott counties.  Central Bancshares is the holding company for Central Bank & Trust Co.,  Central Insurance Services and Central Investment Center. Central Bank was recently honored by the American Banker as  a Best Place to Work in Kentucky.