Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Connie Hale joined Keeneland on August 27, 2012, as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
She previously was CFO of Lexington-based Unified Trust Company, serving as chief financial officer for both Unified Financial Services Inc. and Unified Trust Company since September 2010.
Before joining Unified Financial Services, Hale was the finance director for CAPTRUST Financial Advisors and CFO of Critical Health Systems, both in Raleigh, North Carolina. She began her career with a four-year tenure in the tax and audit departments at Ernst & Whinney (now Ernst & Young). Hale holds a CPA license in both North Carolina and Kentucky.
A native of Battle Creek, Mich., Hale graduated summa cum laude from Albion College with a B.A. in Economics and Management. She spent 26 years in Raleigh before relocating to Lexington.
She currently serves as a Board Member and Treasurer of Picnic with the Pops and is a Board Member for God's Pantry Food Bank.
Connie is widowed and has two children – Jessica Hale Tesh (Adam Tesh) and Stephanie Hale Norris (Josh Norris)– and two grandchildren – Parker Adam Tesh (2012) and Avery Lynn Norris (2014).