Ruby Adams is Executive Assistant at Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation. Ruby is Secretary of the Corporation and is responsible for coordinating all board of director meetings and activities. She is responsible for making travel arrangements for the executive staff officers and other staff members. Ruby organizes and expedites the flow of work through the office supporting all staff members and consultants. Ruby coordinates with the PR consultant on press releases and the annual KHIC newsletter.
Ruby came to Kentucky Highlands from the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center where she was Payroll and Accounting Assistant responsible for payroll processing for 1,000 associates and previously served as benefits coordinator. Ruby has also worked as a legal secretary and assistant at four different law offices.
Ruby has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Eastern Kentucky University. Ruby is a graduate of Leadership Tri-County and currently serves on the board of directors of Leadership Tri-County. She also serves on the Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards Committee.
Genia Hoffman is the Documentation Manager for Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation. She is primarily responsible for the electronically stored information for Kentucky Highlands and its related companies. Genia is responsible for collecting, scanning and uploading the records to a web-based management system and ensures that collateral and security documentation is accurate. She prepares Kentucky State Clearinghouse documents and enters online application for all documents that require State Clearinghouse review. In addition, she is responsible for maintaining files and financial records for the Kentucky Highlands United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Self-Help program.
Genia came to Kentucky Highlands from Cumberland College where she served as Secretary/Receptionist for the football office. She also worked in the Development Office and the President’s Office at the college. Most of Genia’s previous career was spent in various positions at Mountain Comprehensive Health Corporation. Genia was Secretary/Receptionist for two departments and was Director of Personnel for the 200 person operation when she left. She also assisted in credentialing health care providers. Genia has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Cumberland College. She has completed various work related seminars and courses.
Janice Ooten is the Receptionist at Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation where she welcomes visitors to the offices and handles incoming calls. She also assists the organization by processing the daily incoming cash as well as numerous other administrative functions.
Janice began her career with Appalachian Computers in London, Ky. She then moved into healthcare where she worked for 31 years in various functions including insurance and collections. In 2017, she became a Certified Medical Assistant. Janice is a graduate of Laurel County High School.