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On Tuesday, Aug. 20, Lebanon attorney Joseph H. Mattingly, III, was appointed to the board of directors of the Farmers National Bank of Lebanon and its holding company, Lebanon Bancshares, Inc., effective as of Sept. 1.
Mattingly said he’s excited to join the board of directors and hopes he can make valuable contributions to the bank’s oversight, growth and continued success.
Mattingly is the founder of the law firm Mattingly and Nally-Martin, PLLC, as well as its managing partner. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky in 1983, completed his degree in law at UK in 1986, and was admitted to the bar that same year. Mattingly served as assistant commonwealth attorney from 1987 to 1990 and has served as Marion County Attorney since 1990. He was an associate with Spragens, Smith and Higdon, PLLC from 1986 to 1989, and a partner from 1989 to 1996 before founding his own firm in 1997. In 1998, he argued the case Roberts v. Galen of Virginia, Inc., in front of the Supreme Court of the United States, where he won a 9-0 decision.
Mattingly has also been active in the community. He served as president of the Lebanon/Marion County Chamber of Commerce in 1992, president of the Marion County High School Soccer Boosters 2009-2011, and the board of Marion County Junior Miss, Inc., where he was president in 1989. Mattingly currently sits on the Marion County Public Health Board and is an active member of the St. Augustine Catholic Parish. He is an active member of the Mon. Gettlefinger Council 1264, Knights of Columbus where he served as Grand Knight 1998-2000. Mattingly has volunteered as a coach for Marion County Youth Baseball and St. Augustine School, and was a delegate to the 2008 Democratic National Convention.
“I’m excited to have Joe join our board of directors,” Farmers National Bank President George Spragens said. “Few members of our community are as well respected, both professionally and personally, and I look forward to his valuable contributions to our institution going forward.”
Mattingly is the son of Junie and Carolyn Mattingly of Loretto. He married the former Carol Spalding in 1986, and they have three children — daughters Christine, 20, and Nicole, 17, and son Kelly, 13. Mattingly is a native of Loretto and a graduate of Marion County High School.