LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney David Ratterman begins his one-year term as president of the University of Kentucky (UK) Alumni Association starting July 1, 2015. Previously he served the association as president-elect and treasurer.
Ratterman is a Member (Partner) of Stites & Harbison in the Construction Service Group. He is based in the Louisville, Ky., office. His practice focuses on general construction law, with particular emphasis on the fabricated structural steel industry. His immersion in the construction industry began as a water boy on construction sites at age 10 and evolved through a series of engineering and construction positions with the U.S. Navy, state government and private industry. Ratterman received a bachelor of science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kentucky. In 2012, Ratterman received the Distinguished Service Award from the UK Alumni Association which recognizes those who have provided extraordinary service to the university and the association. He is a Life Member of the UK Alumni Association, a UK Fellow and has been a member of the UK Advocacy Network since its inception.
The UK Alumni Association Board of Directors is comprised of 128 members who include elected officers, district representatives and college representatives. The board is responsible for setting policy for the UK Alumni Association in accordance with its vision and mission.