Jane Paynter President

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jane-paynterJane currently works for Boyle County Schools as the Special Education Director, 504 Coordinator and Human Resource Director. She has been a member of the Pioneer Board since 2011.  Jane appreciates the valuable role that Pioneer plays in the lives of many individuals and is committed to assisting the Director and staff in growing and developing the company to have a positive impact on the community.  Jane is married to Charlie Paynter and they have three daughters, Lauren, Kristan and Meghan.

Tom Hastings President-Elect

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Tom attended Centre College and the University of Kentucky and upon graduation began his business career working for ConAgra Foods. In 2002 he left ConAgra as President of Formax Feeds to form a company that would eventually acquire the business he formally managed. The Formax Brand was sold to Burkmann and through this acquisition Tom joined the Burkmann team.

Tom currently serves as a Director and Treasurer of the Kentucky Dairy Development Council. He also serves on the boards of Pioneer Vocational Services and the Danville Country Club. He is past President of the Florida Feed Association and served on the Board of Directors of the American Feed Industry Association as well as several other industry and church boards. Tom and his wife Julie reside in Danville, KY and have 3 children.

Dave Maynard Treasurer

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David L. Maynard, President/CEO, Community Trust Bank Danville. B.A. Degree, Economics /Berea College.  A native Appalachian grew up in Martin County Kentucky. “Being one of fourteen children provided the competitive environment for succeed and failure.  I never considered our economic status, because most everyone around us was like us, that being, poor. Looking back, I realize we were poorer than most”.



Regena Carney Secretary

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N-33reForWebA board member since 2011, Regena is married to Anthony Carney and they reside in Boyle County. She has worked with financial advisor Tom Tye, CFP®, since April 2001, currently with Tye Financial Group. In January 2005, Regena retired from the US Naval Reserve following nearly 25 years of active and reserve service.

Eddie Caldwell

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eddie-caldwellEddie Caldwell grew up in Forkland and is a Boyle County High School graduate. Married to wife Barbara for the past 36 years, the couple run Caldwell Body Shop with locations in both Danville and Harrodsburg. Sons Devin and Brent, both in their early 30's, have taken major leadership roles in the company. Mr. Caldwell served for 16 years on the Boyle County School Board, 12 years as its chairman. He and Barbara make their home in Boyle County.

Stephen Toon

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stephen-toonStephen has been on the board since 2009. He has been apart of the Danville community since moving from Iowa in 2007 with his beautiful wife and two kids. It has been great to be on the board of a company that contributes to the community in such a unique way as Pioneer. Everyone here is extremely passionate for what Pioneer stands for and will go the extra mile to ensure each individuals success. One of the big lessons that I have learned here at Pioneer is that you never know what someone is capable of until you give them a chance.

Kristy Blevins

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kristy-blevinsKentucky School for the Deaf

Kristy has served on the board since 2011. She has always wanted to become more involved in the community that she lives in and thought this would be a wonderful opportunity. This is such a unique facility and the programs offered not only benefit our clients, but also benefit the community.

Sarah-Ann Webb

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sarah-ann-webbBy serving on the board, Sarah-Ann will be able to better teach her students how organizations like Pioneer can benefit them and help them learn to transition from school to a working environment.

By enhancing the programs already in place and adding new ones, the lives of individuals with disabilities and their families can be much better. Her teaching gives her the insight of what families need from the beginning transition point.

Keith Lile

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keith-lileRegional Human Resources Manager, RR Donnelley

Keith grew up in Glasgow, Kentucky where he began his career with RR Donnelley in 1972. He moved to Danville in 1985 as part of the startup team for the RR Donnelley plant. He spent seven years in a Willard, Ohio book plant, from 1988 – 1995, before transferring back to Danville as the HR Manager. In his regional role today, Keith is responsible for HR in nine RRD facilities in Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee

and Mississippi.

Jim Thompson

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William R. Erwin

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clip image002    Bill Erwin is a new member of the Pioneer Board. Bill came to Danville in 1987 to attend Centre College, and except for a short stint in Law school, has lived in Danville ever since. He has practiced law in Danville for 20 years. He has served on numerous boards and committees in the community, including Chairman of the Board of the Danville of the Danville Chamber of Commerce.    



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