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Superior Cares Mike Sims appointed to Foundation Board

Mike Sims, chief operating officer of Superior Care Home in Paducah, has been recently named to the Board of Trustees for Paducah Junior College, Inc., the foundation for West Kentucky Community and Technical College.

Sims joined Superior Care Home in 1997 as a third generation principal owner. Working side by side with his mother Helen, the Sims team has grown Superior Care Home into the premier provider for award-wining care in western Kentucky. Prior to joining Superior Care Home, Sims spent five years as a regional manager for Credit Bureau Systems, Inc., where he opened and operated the companys office in Lexington, Ky.

A licensed nursing home administrator, Sims holds a Master of Business and Sports Management degree from the University of Richmond as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Rhodes College. He and his wife, Darla, have two sons.

Sims, who was appointed to the board by Paducah Mayor Gayle Kaler, will join the PJC board at its next board meeting September 17 at 2:30 p.m. in Carson Hall.

PJC, Inc. provides resources for the improvement and enhancement of educational opportunities in support of the mission and vision of WKCTC. The board is made up of 14 members appointed on a rotating basis by the mayor of Paducah and the judge-executive of McCracken County.

Ashley Wright, executive director of PJC Inc., said the board of trustees strives to cultivate partnerships with organizations and individuals who recognize the value of WKCTC in changing the lives of individual students and growing our regional economy. "Mike Sims extensive experience in the health care industry and his commitment to the College will make him an invaluable asset to the PJC board of trustees," Wright said.

Other board members are Guthrie Allen, Chris Black, Bruce Brockenborough, Ann Denton, Joe Framptom, Anne Gwinn, B.A. Hamilton, Judge Jeff Hines, Dr. Wally Montgomery, Lorraine Schramke, Dr. Bill Wheeler, Ken Wheeler and John Williams. Mayor Kaler, McCracken County Judge-Executive Bob Leeper and WKCTC President Barbara Veazey all serve as ex-officio board members.