2018 Inductee Bill Ketron
Ketron, who now serves as Rutherford County mayor after 15 years as a state senator, is a second-generation insurance professional. He was trained by his father, Bill Ketron Sr., and operated Universal-International Inc. before being elected county mayor this year. He is touted for his legislative work in support of the insurance industry during his time in the General Assembly, recently starting the Stroke Registry Task Force to standardize how first responders would aid stroke victims.
An MTSU alumnus, Ketron has been active in a variety of community organizations, ranging from the National Exchange Club, where he served as president, to the Blue Raider Athletic Association, an organization he co-founded. He currently serves as a board member of the Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau and Bradley Academy.