KY Innovation names new leader as executive director departs for new role

The leadership of KY Innovation, a part of the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, is changing hands next month.

Attorney Anthony Ellis has served as both executive director of the statewide entrepreneur support organization and general counsel for the Cabinet for the past two years. He is departing to become general counsel for Louisville-based V-Soft Consulting Group Inc.

Monique Quarterman will become the deputy executive director of KY Innovation on April 1. She most recently served as the first executive director of Kentucky Commercialization Ventures (KCV).