By Dominic Manecke, Building Kentucky
Stock Yards Bank & Trust bolstered its senior leadership team with the promotion of John M. Fidler to the position of chief investment officer.
“John has made significant contributions in nearly seven years of dedicated service to Commonwealth Bank and Stock Yards Bank,” said Stock Yards Bank Chairman and CEO James “Ja” Hillebrand. “In this new position, I have no doubt his vision and longstanding experience will prove to be invaluable as we help chart the path to brighter futures for our clients, customers and the communities we serve.”
Stock Yards Bank & Trust’s wealth management and trust professionals currently manage more than $6.29 billion in assets, with offices in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. From custom-tailored financial planning to investment management, retirement planning and trust and estate services, each team member provides unparalleled service and the strength of Stock Yards Bank & Trust.
“I am honored to serve in this chief investment officer role to help develop strong investment strategies for our clients and customers,” said Fidler. “I look forward to leading the team to maintain and expand our best-in-class processes and wealth management platforms that will help drive Stock Yards Bank & Trust to new heights.”
Prior to his time with Commonwealth and Stock Yards Bank, Fidler worked for a private investment office from 2005 to 2015 as a portfolio manager, overseeing multi-asset portfolios for high-net-worth families and institutional clients.