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Luther Deaton Named Treasurer of the American Bankers Association

October 26, 2018

Luther Deaton, Jr. chairman, president & CEO of Central Bank, has been named the treasurer of the American Bankers Association. The American Bankers Association named new ABA officers at the association’s annual convention held in New York, October 21-23. This is the second time Luther has served on the board for the ABA.

“I am honored by the opportunity to serve in this capacity and to represent community banks at the national level,” stated Deaton. “I am eager to work with the other officers to address important issues affecting banks across the country.”


About The American Bankers Association

The American Bankers Association is the voice of the nation’s $17 trillion banking industry, which is composed of small, regional and large banks that together employ more than 2 million people, safeguard $13 trillion in deposits and extend nearly $9 trillion in loans. Learn more at


About Central Bank

Central Bank is headquartered in Lexington, KY. 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 as a Best Place to Work in Kentucky.