On the Move: Treasurer Allison Ball Names New Chief of Staff

Kentucky Treasurer Allison Ball has promoted Lorran Hart Ferguson to the position of Chief of Staff and Deputy Treasurer.

Ferguson previously served as deputy chief of staff, as the Chief of Staff for the Kentucky Treasurer, Ferguson will advise Ball on policy and legislative issues.

“Lorran has expertise in every section of the Treasury’s functions and initiatives. She exhibited a tremendous work ethic and the ability to quickly learn complex laws and procedures as a part-time assistant to the Treasurer while in law school,” Treasurer Ball said.  

Upon admission to the bar, Ferguson was promoted to Deputy General Counsel and Communications Director. She was promoted again to Deputy Chief of Staff of the Kentucky Treasury, according to a news release.

“Thank you, Treasurer Ball, for this opportunity to serve as Chief of Staff. It has been an honor to spend the past six years advancing the Treasurer’s initiatives of good governance, returning unclaimed property, and protecting taxpayer dollars,” Ferguson said. “I am honored to serve in this role.”

Ferguson replaces Lesley Bilby who served the Treasury for two years. Bilby began work with Centre College on Monday where she now serves as the executive director to strategic initiatives and external relations.