Frank Jemley is the executive director of the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers (KAM), leading the professional organization in their mission to establish and sustain a manufacturing-friendly environment in the Commonwealth through advocacy, workforce development, education and training and cost-saving benefits for members.
Built in 1911, KAM is now Kentucky’s most prominent advocate for manufacturers.
Prior to becoming KAM’s executive director, Jemley served in senior positions in government, business and several nonprofit organizations. He has led public affairs for Churchill Downs, served as the Property Council of Australia’s top U.S. advisor, led the conversion to private operation of a former military base in Louisville and held top posts in Kentucky’s Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet.
Jemley attended the United States Naval Academy and the University of Louisville, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in political science with honors and was elected student body president. After college, he served six years on active duty as a U.S. Navy intelligence officer. A native of Bardstown, Kentucky, Jemley and his family now reside in Louisville.
For more about Frank Jemley and the work of the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers, visit kam.us.com/.