A lifelong resident of Henderson, John Mathias joined Northwest Kentucky Forward in 2012 and brought his broad knowledge of Western Kentucky and Kyndle’s stakeholders to the new organization when it launched at the beginning of 2014.
He earned an associate’s degree in multimedia from Ivy Tech Community College and a bachelor’s degree in graphic design from the University of Southern Indiana. He has also worked in marketing, advertising and job placement with the Hugh Edward Sandefur Training Center and the former Henderson-Henderson County Chamber of Commerce. He is a graduate of the former chamber’s Inside Henderson program and was a member of the Henderson Leadership Initiative’s Class of 2013. He is a former board member of the Hugh E. Sandefur Training Center and the Kentucky Statewide Council for Vocational Rehabilitation.
Mathias lives in Robards with his wife, Donna, and one daughter, Madelyn.