Business Development Team

The Business Development team is committed to providing solutions to existing and prospective client's investment and retirement needs.
 
Meet our Business Development Team:
Matthew R. Galbraith - Vice President, Business Development Officer
Roger K. Smith - Vice President, Business Development Officer
Lee R. Topley - Vice President, Business Development Officer
Will G. Davis - Assistant Vice President, Business Development Officer/Wealth Advisor
Elizabeth Kip - Marketing & Advertising Coordinator
Bethany Stanko - Sales Coordinator
Matt Galbraith, Vice President of Business Development for Community Trust Wealth & Trust Management.
Matthew R. Galbraith
Vice President
Business Development Officer
 

859.389.5300
Matt joined CTIC's Wealth and Trust Management family in 2015 as Vice President, Business Development Officer. As a key member of the Business Development team, he is responsible for initiating new relationships with high net worth individuals and institutions in the Central and Northeast regions. He works with prospects and new clients of WTM's team and also initiates relationships with external partners such as CPAs, attorneys and other individuals that enhance our business development efforts. As a licensed life insurance agent, Matt also offers wealth insurance solutions to new and existing Community Trust clients.
Matt has more than thirteen years of experience in the banking industry, eleven of which are in the wealth management industry. He has a Bachelor's of Business Administration degree in finance from the University of Kentucky. He is a Board Member of the Hope Center and the One Parent Scholar House. 
Matt grew up in Paris, KY and currently resides in Nicholasville, KY with his family.
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Roger Smith, Vice President and Business Development Officer for Community Trust Wealth & Trust Management.
Roger K. Smith, CFP®
Vice President
Business Development Officer
 

606.437.3292

Roger joined CTIC's Wealth and Trust Management family in 2019 as Vice President, Business Development Officer. As a key member of the Business Development team, he is responsible for initiating new relationships with high net worth individuals and institutions in the Eastern region. He works with prospects and new clients of WTM's team and also initiates relationships with external partners such as CPAs, attorneys and other individuals that enhance our business development efforts.

Roger has more than twenty years of experience in the wealth management industry. Prior to joining WTM, he was a Financial Consultant for Community Trust Financial Services, CTIC's other business unit. He is a Certified Financial Planner™, Chartered Financial Consultant®, Chartered Life Underwriter®, and an Accredited Asset Management SpecialistSM.

Roger earned his Bachelor’s of Universal Studies degree in business from Morehead State University. He also earned his Masters of Business Administration from the University of the Cumberlands.

Roger grew up in Letcher, KY and currently resides in Pikeville, KY with his family. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing, reading, traveling, and walking.

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Lee Topley, Vice President, Business Development Officer for Community Trust Wealth & Trust Management.
Lee R. Topley, AIFA®
Vice President
Business Development Officer
 

859.389.5300

Lee joined CTIC's Wealth and Trust Management family in 2019 as Vice President, Business Development Officer. As a key member of the Business Development team, he is responsible for initiating new relationships with institutions and businesses in need of our retirement plan services. He also works with our Retirement Services team to continue and enhance our client services. Lee works with prospects and new clients of WTM and initiates relationships with external partners such as CPAs, attorneys and other centers of influence that enhance our business development efforts.

Lee has more than twenty-five years of experience in the investment management, trust, and retirement services industry. Prior to joining WTM, he was the Managing Director of a retirement plan consulting group for a local firm.

Lee graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in accounting. He is also an Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst®.

Lee grew up in Pittsburgh, PA and currently resides in Lexington, KY. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and cheering for the Steelers.

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Will Davis, Assistant Vice President and Relationship Officer for Private Wealth Services.
Will G. Davis, CFP®, AIF®
Assistant Vice President
Business Development Officer/
Wealth Advisor

859.389.5300

Will joined CTIC's Wealth and Trust Management family in 2017. He is responsible for initiating new relationships in the South Central region as well as serving clients as a Wealth Advisor. Will earned a Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree in accounting and a Master’s degree from Morehead State University in Morehead, KY. He is a licensed CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, Qualified Plan Financial Consultant, and an Accredited Investment Fiduciary®. 

Will is actively involved with Junior Achievement and is a member of the Financial Planning Association and the Bluegrass Estate Planning Council.

Will grew up in Harrodsburg, KY and currently resides in Danville, KY with his wife and daughter. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, and watching the Kentucky Wildcats.

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Elizabeth Kip
Marketing & Advertising Coordinator
 

859.389.5300
Liz joined CTIC's Wealth and Trust Management family in 2015. As a key member of WTM, Liz's responsibilities include creating and delivering marketing and advertising ideas and strategies. Liz also represents WTM in civic and community activities and works with Community Trust Bank's Marketing Division to ensure a cohesive strategy.
Prior to joining WTM, Liz worked as the Manager of Community Philanthropy at Blue Grass Community Foundation in Lexington, Kentucky. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor's of Business Administration degree in marketing and a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology.
Liz grew up in Columbus, OH and currently lives in Lexington, KY. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, outdoor activities, and traveling the world.
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Bethany Stanko, Sales Coordinator for Community Trust Wealth & Trust Management.
Bethany Stanko
Sales Coordinator

 
859.389.5300
Bethany joined CTIC's Wealth and Trust Management family in 2010. In 2013, she expanded her role and became the Sales Coordinator for our Business Development team. Bethany's responsibilities include direct sales support for the Business Development team, CRM development and training, financial reporting, and coordinating and executing client events. Bethany also develops ideas to enhance our client experiences and business development strategies.
Bethany has established strong skills in customer service, CRM knowledge, and business development since 1999. Prior to joining WTM, Bethany worked in Cleveland, OH as an Executive Assistant for OfficeMax, Inc. and as a Client Service Specialist for Bucholtz Consulting. In addition, she attended Asbury University.
Bethany enjoys volunteering through her church as well as Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky. She is passionate about mission work, investing in the lives of children and empowering others.
Bethany currently lives in Lexington, KY. She loves reading, art, being outdoors and spending time with her family and friends.
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