James Fereday Portfolio Manager Kentucky Private Bank Team

As Portfolio Manager, James Fereday assists in the development of your personal investment policy guidelines. James makes decisions about your investment mix while matching investment opportunities to your objectives—all while balancing risk against performance.


A graduate of Western Kentucky University, James earned a B.A. in Economics and Computer Information Systems.

Professional Experience & Areas of Focus

As Vice President & Portfolio Manager, James is responsible for managing investments for private individuals, employee benefit plans, not-for-profit organizations, and corporations. James has worked as a portfolio manager with Fifth Third Bank since 2000

Personal & Community Participation

James is a member of Fifth Third's Diversity Council, currently serves on the board of the Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program, and is active in the United Way and Lexington Art League.