By KELLY R. CANTRALL
ELIZABETHTOWN — A local banker is making the transition to a higher position this week.
Lloyd Hillard Jr., president of First Citizens Bank, has been named president of Farmers Capital Bank Corp. in Frankfort. He started the job Tuesday.
First Citizens is a subsidiary of Farmers Capital, which has 36 banks in Kentucky. Hillard has been on its Board of Directors since 1996.
The board approached him about taking on the vacant position, Hillard said.