SKYCTC Foundation, Inc. | SKYCTC

SKYCTC Foundation, Inc.

The Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKYCTC) Foundation, Inc. was established February 2005, as a 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation to support the purposes and mission of SKYCTC.

The Foundation plays an instrumental role in actively assisting both students and the College by supporting the advancement of public higher education and serving as the college's chief fundraising agent. The Foundation increases financial and educational resources through development initiatives, establishes communication networks with private donors and public agencies, and provides support for programs and activities not funded through traditional sources.

The Foundation

  • Provides for scholarships and grants to deserving students
  • Manages the majority of the college's endowment accounts
  • Assists in funding special projects
  • Encourages greater community involvement
  • Allows donors to make gifts that are designated for the educational programs of their choice
  • Processes gifts of all sizes with a focus on major gifts and endowment


  • Steve Thurmond, Chair
    Executive Director, Franklin-Simpson Chamber of Commerce
  • Steve Sinclair, Treasurer
    CFO, Graves Gilbert Clinic
  • Tommy Gumm, Secretary
    Founder & CEO,  Alliance Corporation


  • Roddy Grimes
    President/CEO, Stewart Richey
  • Bob Hilliard
    Retired, Airgas, MidAmerica Region
  • Rick Starks
    Retired, TVA
  • Alex Downing
    President, Franklin Bank & Trust
  • Elizabeth McKinney
    Trust Principal, Glenview Trust Company
  • Steve Allen
    President, CGS Machine & Tool
  • Cindy Lawrence
    CFO, Bluegrass Supply Chain Services, LLC, Bluegrass Dedicated, LLC
  • Chris Gentry
    Global Service Director, Halton
  • Bob Kirby - Emeritus Member
    Retired, Hilliard Lyons
  • Lowell Guthrie - Emeritus Member
    Retired, Trace Die Cast

Ex-Officio Members

  • Treva Shirley, Chair, Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College Board of Directors; Occupational Health Coordinator, TJ Regional Health
  • Dr. Phillip W. Neal, President & CEO, Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College
  • Heather Rogers, Vice President of Resource Development and and Foundation Executive Director, Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College

Contact Us

SKYCTC Foundation, Inc.
1845 Loop Drive
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Phone (270) 901-1116 / Toll-free (800) 790-0990