Kentucky Tobacco & Candy Association
Officers & Board of Directors  2015-2016

President: Charles Irons – McLane Company
1040 Baker Lane, Nicholasville, KY 40356 - (p) 859-907-7300

Vice-President: John Kaiser - Kaiser Wholesale, Inc.
415 East Oak Street, New Albany, IN 47151 - (p) 812-945-2651

Secretary: Charlie Casper - Hardec's
421 East Dixie, Elizabethtown, KY 42701 (p) 270-765-5113

Treasurer: Leo Fitzpatrick - H.T. Hackney Company
P.O. Box 3436687, 4015 Collins Lane, Louisville, KY 40253 (p) 865-546-1291

Executive Director: Ron Morris - KY Tobacco & Candy Association
P.O. Box 441, Pewee Valley, KY 40056 (p) 502-599-1546

Director: George Naumann - Renfro Supply Company
423 S. 5th Street Williamsburg, KY 40769 - (p) 606-549-1334

Director: Jerry Ray - Modern Distributors, Inc.
817 W. Columbia Street, Somerset, KY 42503 - (p) 606-679-1178

Director: Jim Glockner - H.T. Hackney Company
149 South Commerce Drive, Grayson, KY 41143 - (p) 606-928-0101

David Combs - Sterling Wholesale Incorporated
275 Midland Trail, Mt. Sterling, KY 40353 - (p) 859-498-4519

Director: Frank Hinton - F. Hinton Inc.
623 S. 4th Street, Murray, KY 42071 - (p) 270-753-5201

Immediate Past President: Dan McIntyre - Jackson Wholesale
P.O. Box 634, Jackson, KY 41339 - (p) 606-666-2495

Mark Rollins – Swisher International INC
Steve Kottak – R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Luke G. Heckler – Altria Group Distribution Co.
Graham Purdy – National Tobacco Co.
Kenny Wall – Commonwealth-Altadis USA
Dave Guernsey – Guernsey Sales Company
Mike Clark – Republic Tobacco
Mike Carden – Premier Manufacturing
Dan Williams – Tantus Tobacco Sales
Rick Waples – Boulder International, INC.


The purpose of this association is as follows:

To lawfully promote the general business welfare of all persons, firms or corporations engaged in the business of distributing, marketing or selling tobacco, candy and related products at wholesale.

It is the intent of the by-laws that all activities of the Kentucky Tobacco and Candy Association Incorporated will conform to local, state and federal laws and regulations, including all federal anti-trust laws, and such laws in individual states. No member or group of members shall be authorized to conduct a meeting in the name of this association without prior approval by the President or the Board of Directors. No member shall in the name of the association, take any action that will in any way constrain or restrict fair competition within our system of competitive free enterprise. This association shall in no way attempt activities that will be detrimental to the public welfare.

(Quoted from KTCA By-Laws)

The Kentucky Tobacco & Candy Association
7014 Hughes Avenue, Crestwood, KY 40014

Phone: ((502) 243-9280 or (502) 893-0761 - Fax: (502) 243-9398


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