Chair - Audit Committee
Member - Actuarial Subcommittee
Governor Appointee – Term Expires June 17, 2022
John Chilton is the State Budget Director for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. He serves as the Chair of the KRS Audit Committee and is a member of the KRS Actuarial Subcommittee. Mr. Chilton was originally appointed to the KRS Board by Governor Bevin in June 2016.
Mr. Chilton has more than 40 years of experience as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) serving large and small private businesses. He is co-founder of Mountjoy Chilton Medley LLP, a regional accounting firm with nearly 300 professionals in Louisville, Lexington, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, and Jeffersonville, Indiana. His focus has been on domestic and international income and other taxes, and also on business valuation, business acquisition, disposition and reorganization. He has also served as an advisor and expert witness in client legal matters.
Mr. Chilton graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting with a concentration in Management Science. His credentials include Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV), and Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA).