Fielding received his secondary education at the Shelbyville High School, graduated from Centre College of Kentucky with a B.A. degree in history, and from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law with a J.D. degree. He has been in the private practice of law in Shelbyville since 1972, has been a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, the 53rd Judicial Circuit Bar Association, and the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce. In addition, he is currently on the Board of Directors of Leadership Shelby, Centro Latino, and the Shelbyville Area NAACP Branch. He has been the Chair of the Shelby County Democratic Party and is presently a member of the Executive Committee and served as Commonwealth Attorney for Shelby, Spencer, and Anderson Counties for eleven (11) years. Fielding has been a member of the First Baptist Church for 60 years and presently is a Deacon and Trustee for his Church and is active in the Church’s senior citizen ministry along with Chairing various committees for the “Boomer” generation.
Class of 2011
From fine art to military boots and now the travel industry, Chenelle is always excited to take on new challenges and adventures. The Art Institute of California is where she first embraced a need for structure. Instead of taking a more traditional path of agency life, she jumped on the opportunity to have an adventure as an Intel Analyst with the United State Marine Corps.
The Marketing Director position at the ShelbyKY Tourism Commission, provided a much needed form of community and the experience needed for when the President | CEO position became available. A constant need for growth led her to Leadership Shelby where she now serves as Vice President.
Chenelle also serves on the Board of Directors for the Kentucky Black Bourbon Guild, where she strives to educate minorities on Kentucky’s native spirit, while honoring historical trailblazers.
Class of 2018
Brett Waford is the Program Director and a DJ on Froggy 101.7 & 104.9. In addition, he covers the Collins High School Titans and the Shelby County Rockets basketball teams as the play by play announcer. Brett is a 2004 University of Louisville graduate. When he isn’t running around with a microphone in his hand, he loves to spend time with his wife Stephanie, driving his tractors and checking on his cows.
Class of 2017
Brian has served on the Leadership Shelby board since 2014 and is a past board president. He also serves on the Shelbyville Fountain Committee, has served on the finance committee of Living Waters Church, on the board and finance committee of Cornerstone Christian Academy, and is a member of Southeast Christian Church. Brian grew up in Simpsonville, graduated Shelby County High School in 1982 and holds a degree from the University of Kentucky. After some years away in Lexington, San Antonio and London, England, he returned to Shelby County in 1998 with his wife and three children and lives in Shelbyville. He is an Executive Vice President and the Chief Information Officer with Citizens Union Bank.
Class of 2013
Saylor Aylmer is the Director of Shelby Prevention, a local non-profit that focuses on drug prevention and collaboration with our community members to make Shelby County an even better place. Being a resident of Shelby County for over 26 years, he loves to be involved and serving in any capacity possible. He is a member at Christ Community Church, loves sports, and yardwork/landscaping is his nirvana. He has been married just over a year to the love of his life Katie and they love doing life together. He is full of energy, full of life, and loves to learn.
Class of 2017
Angela Bailey, SPHR, CCP, SHRM-SCP, is a Trusted Advisor and Customer Experience Specialist for Unified Technologies. Before moving into Technology, Angie served human resources for more than 20 years and her experience has crossed many industries including manufacturing, higher education, consulting, non-profit, retail and healthcare. Her expertise includes benefits design and planning, compensation analysis, talent engagement and development, worksite wellness and HR project management.
Recognized as one of the Top 20 HR People to Know in 2014 by Business First, Angie dedicates much of her non-work time to mentoring others in the areas of professional development and wellness. Angie serves as the Conference Co-Chair for KYSHRM, and was President of the Leadership Shelby Class of 2019. Angie and her family of 6 have lived in Shelby County for 2 years.
Class of 2019
Originally from Princeton, Kentucky, Josh graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2008 with a B.A. in English and received his J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 2012. In 2016, Josh moved his law practice to Shelbyville and in 2017 partnered with Attorney Amy Oliver to form Berkley | Oliver PLLC where his primary area of practice is Estate Planning.
Josh is also a member of the Kentucky Bar Association and the Local Leadership Board for the American Lung Association in Kentucky.
Josh and his wife, Katie, moved to Shelbyville in 2017 and welcomed a daughter in late 2018. Having grown up in rural areas, they are excited to return to their roots and be part of the Shelby County community.
Class of 2019
Matt Burgin is a graduate of Shelby County High School and from the University of Louisville with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Minor in Marketing. Matt has worked for Commonwealth Bank and Trust since 2008 and is currently a Commercial Lender. Matt enjoys serving his community and also serves as Pastor Elder for Christ Community Church, Chairman of the Shelby County Parks Board, member of the Shelby County Crime Stoppers Board and a Trustee for the Shelby County Library Board. Matt and his wife Caytie have three children, Baker, Bennett, and Parker Cate; they enjoy spending time with family and being outdoors.
Class of 2014
Kris is a graduate of Shelby County High School, Parris Island and the University of Louisville. He has been in the banking industry for 15 years and has worked in credit, business development, small business lending and commercial lending. His primary focus over the previous 10 years has been commercial lending, specifically Commercial Real Estate and Commercial/Industrial.
He and his wife have three children and they currently reside in eastern Jefferson County, just across the Shelby County line. Kris was born in Colorado but has lived most of his life in Shelby County, KY. He enjoys most sports, especially golf, and can play several on a basic level. He has a passion for the outdoors and greatly enjoys hunting turkey, deer and all big game.
Kris is an active member of Fellowship Church of Louisville and currently serves on numerous boards and community organizations. He is the Past-President of the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce and the current President of the Kiwanis Club of Shelbyville. You can bump into him at most events related to the following organizations: Shelby County Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Shelby, Kiwanis Club of Shelbyville, and Fellowship Church of Louisville.
Class of 2016
Holly is a marketing manager for KentuckyOne Health, providing public relations and communications support for Jewish Hospital Shelbyville and the organization’s accountable care organization, KentuckyOne Health Partners. Prior to joining the Jewish Hospital organization, Husband served as Bingham Fellows Director for the Leadership Louisville Foundation. She is a graduate of the University of Louisville. She and her husband, Tony, have two children – William, a research analyst for Commonwealth Bank, and Caroline, a student at Bellarmine University. They are active members of Centenary United Methodist Church.
Class of 2006
Collin is a graduate of Campbellsville University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and holds a Graduate Certificate from the University of Kentucky in Public Financial Management. Collin is a Budget and Policy Advisor to the Kentucky House Speaker where he handles legislation related to Kentucky tax policy and the State’s Budget. Collin enjoys serving the Shelbyville community as a member of the Habitat for Humanity Board and through his local church, Christ Community. Collin’s wife, Katie is a teacher at Shelby County High School and the two enjoy trying new restaurants, being outside and spending time with their beagle, Lucy.
Class of 2016
I am a native of Shelbyville. I graduated from Shelby County High School after high school I attended Louisville College of Medical and Dental Careers where I received an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science, with a career in Medical Laboratory Technology. In 2009 I graduated from Kentucky State University with a B.A. in Social Science with a Specialization in History and a Journalism minor. My passion for this community and its history lead me to join the Shelby County Historical Society where I served a two year term as President. The historical society sponsored me to go through the Leadership Shelby program. I am a proud graduate of Leadership Shelby class of 2018. I look forward to serving on the board and working with Leadership Shelby.
Class of 2018
Kenny Mattingly is a graduate of Johnson University with a bachelor’s in Bible and a bachelors in Preaching and Church Leadership. He began his ministry 4 years ago working with youth and now ministers at Christ Community Church as associate and youth pastor. Kenny is a member of Leadership Shelby’s class of 2019. His passions are church planting and loving people well. Kenny enjoys going to the gym, movies, and spending time with friends and family. Originally from Lexington, Kenny has made Shelbyville home with his wife, Megan, and they have since welcomed their first child.
Class of 2019
Cory is an alumnus of the Leadership Shelby Class of 2019. He has been a Real Estate Agent with Torrey Smith Realty Co. since December of 2015. Before Real Estate Cory spent 10 years in the banking industry, 8 of which were at Citizens Union Bank.
Cory and his wife, Mary Andriot Miller who is a graduate of the Leadership Shelby class of 2013, have been lifelong residents of Shelby County. They want to see their county continue to grow as a more welcoming and vibrant community.
Cory joined Leadership Shelby because he wanted to grow himself as a leader and aspires to help others to do the same. He is excited to be a part of this excellent Board of Directors and to further its impact in Shelby County and beyond!
Class of 2019
Candice is a proud alumnus of the Leadership Shelby Class of 2018 and is currently serving as the Human Resources Director for the City of Shelbyville. She has spent most of her career in public service, working for local and quasi-governmental organizations in Kentucky. Candice is a graduate of Samford University and holds a Masters of Public Administration (MPA) degree from Eastern Kentucky University. One of her passions is leadership and workforce development, and she currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Kentucky Public Human Resources Association (KPHRA) in addition to serving on the Board of Directors for Leadership Shelby.
Although Candice grew up in East Africa, she returned to Shelbyville to put down roots after leaving when she was four years old. Shelby County is a wonderful place to live, work, and play and she looks for ways to serve her community and take advantage of her surroundings at every opportunity!
Class of 2018
Darlene serves as the Executive Director of Leadership Shelby. Having moved to Shelbyville in 2013, she immediately fell in love with Shelby County and happily calls it home. She had the opportunity to be a part of Leadership Shelby’s Class of 2017. Learning more about the area only furthered her love of the community.
Darlene also has a passion for event planning and logistics and is the founder of Darlene Snow Event Planning & Management. She feels privileged to serve on the Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity of Shelby County with a focus on fundraising and volunteer management. In addition, she serves on the Executive Board for the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce. Both of those allow her to advocate for local businesses and organizations and give back to her community.
When she’s not working or volunteering, she spends her time focused on personal and professional learning and playtime with her two pups, Ruger and Shilo.
Darlene attended the Indiana School of Fundraising through an accelerated course for fundraising management.
Class of 2017