Sheila Kavanaugh, Vice President
Sheila Kavanaugh, a native of Danville, KY where she attended the National College of Business, brings TKT & Associates, Inc. over 18 years experience in business ownership, employee/community relations and human resources. In 2006, she accepted an appointment from Governor Ernie Fletcher to the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Martin Luther King Jr. Commission; and from Judge Executive Tony Wilder to the Danville/Boyle County Board of Adjustment for Planning and Zoning, while continuing to serve several not for profit organizations including the advisory board for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), the board of directors of Hospice, the Danville Community Art Center Leadership Council and many others.
Sheila is a member of the Louisville and Central Kentucky Chapters of the Society for Human Resource Managers (SHRM). She has championed fund development events for organizations, including Matsushita/Panasonic, American Cancer Society, the Salvation Army and the United Way and she is a certified Heritage Hospice volunteer.
Thurman L. Sisney, General Counsel
Thurman L. Sisney, brings to TKT & Associates, Inc, a unique combination of experience in law, business and government. Lee received a BA in Psychology from East Central Sate University in Ada, Oklahoma, a MBA and followed up with a Juris Doctorate from the University of Louisville. He was admitted to the Kentucky Bar in 1980. He maintained a private practice in the areas of litigation, administrative and corporate law.
From 1984-1987, Lee served in Kentucky Sate government as Executive Director and Chief Counsel for the newly created Office of Legal and Legislative Services for the Finance and Administration Cabinet.
In addition to serving as Legislative Liaison in the Governor’s Office before returning to private practice, he was tapped as General Counsel for the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and was quickly promoted to Deputy Commissioner of Agriculture.
At the end of his service, Lee returned to private practice and in 1993 established a company that acquired control of Lincoln International Corporation, a publicly held company, which then owned the Bourbon Stock Yards, a number of franchises and Lincoln Finance Company. Lee later created and financed Accounting USA to provide outsourced accounting, bookkeeping and payroll services to the business community. These corporations were sold in 2004 and 2005.
Lee is a native of Oklahoma but he and his family have made Kentucky their home since 1971.