Marangoni Tread North America has added to its dealer network of retreaders Wilson County Tire & Retreading facility in Lebanon, which has been opened by Northern Kentucky-based entrepreneur Bob Majewski. The new facility is marketing fleets new tires and retreading as well as a mounted wheel program, drive up service and pick up & delivery. Majewski is owner of Sumerel Tire Service in Newport, Kentucky, across the Ohio River from Cincinnati.
Randall Clemons, the CEO of Wilson Bank & Trust since 1987 and its chairman since 2002, has told his team he plans to retire from his posts in 2019, when he will be 66. Executive Vice President John McDearman has been tapped to take over at the $1.7 billion bank holding company. The Wilson Post has some more details.
Pinnacle Financial Partners has recruited a senior vice president and office leader for one of its two Lebanon offices. Vanessa Spickard has joined downtown-based Pinnacle with 12 years of industry experience and after working as branch manager of SunTrust Bank’s Mt. Juliet office. She has taken over the leadership of Pinnacle's West Baddour office from Carol Ann Griffin, who is returning to her financial advisor role full-time after seven years.
“Vanessa’s experience and local involvement will be great assets as she demonstrates our commitment to clients and the community,” said Lee Campbell, Pinnacle’s area manager for Wilson County. “We’re delighted to have her on board.”
Pinnacle runs four offices in Wilson County and has a 13 percent deposit market share.
Lebanon-based Cumberland University has officially applied to the NCAA for Division II athletics membership, according to the Associated Press.
The university's sports teams compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) division. CU official want to begin the three-year transition from NAIA beginning Sept. 1, the AP reports.
University officials announced Thursday that the more than 700-page application was submitted this week before the Feb. 1 deadline for reclassification, according to the wire service.
Cumberland has been accepted as a provisional member of the Great Midwest Athletic Conference, which includes Nashville-based Trevecca Nazarene University (which is also transitioning its athletics to NCAA Division II from NAIA). The 11-member GMAC also features two schools in Kentucky, three schools in Ohio and four schools in West Virginia.
Bulldog athletics had competed primarily in the NAIA's Mid-South Conference.