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Kentucky Finance Executives Define Their Top Business Trends Featured

Eighteen finance executives from across the state of Kentucky met last week at the Berry Mansion in Frankfort to provide feedback on state and national learning standards. Participants were asked to identify and discuss trends in Kentucky that are affecting and changing the way that businesses are operating. Some of the top trends identified by panelists were:

  • Greater automation of customer transactions
  • Continued globalization of the economy
  • Greater diversity in the workplace
  • Increased regulatory environment
  • Increased use of and rapid changes in technology

Joining the Kentucky Department of Education and MBA Research and Curriculum Center were executives from the accounting, banking services, corporate finance, insurance, and securities and investment industries. Companies represented were Kentucky Society for CPAs; Fowler Durham & Co; Baldwin CPAs; BB&T; Class Act Federal Credit Union; Kentucky Employees Credit Union; The Bankers' Bank of Kentucky; the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis-Louisville Branch; the Kentucky Department for Community Based Services; Advanced Financial Solutions Group; Areva Pharmaceuticals; Humana; Bluegrass International Fund; Meridian Wealth Management; PNC; and Ross, Sinclaire and Associates.

For more information on futuring or validation panels in your state, contact Holly Atha, Director of Business Engagement at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.