Mr. Freddie Travis
Mr. Travis retired as former Barren County Judge Executive in 2002 and as a partner in Ideal Hardware Company and Glasgow Trading Center in 1997.
Mr. Travis' involvement in his community is extensive and includes service as president of the Junior Chamber of Commerce and the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, chairman of the Industrial Development Economic Authority, a member of the Western Kentucky University Board of Regents, chairman of the Glasgow Independent School District and director of the College Heights Foundation.
Mr. Travis previously served as a member of the board of directors of New Farmers National Bank and Kentucky Banking Center, as well as Chairman of the Board of Area Bank Glasgow. Mr. Travis graduated from Centre College before becoming a Captain in the United States Marine Corps.
Freddie and his wife, Carey Sue Travis, reside in Glasgow and are the parents of three children: F. Scott Travis (WKU ’86 B.S. Accounting), Lynn T. Littrell, and Capt. Todd O. Travis (WKU ’83 B.S. Management) – now deceased and WKU awards a scholarship in his name.