Dreier Elected New Board Chair of Masonic Homes Kentucky


Media Contact: Nicole Candler, Chief Marketing Officer Masonic Homes Kentucky; ncandler@masonicky.com; 502.753.8347

LOUISVILLE, KY (Dec. 4, 2023) – Masonic Homes Kentucky recently elected Northern Kentucky resident Keith Dreier as new Board chair. He will assume his position in January 2024.

Dreier will oversee the Board, comprised of six elected Grand Lodge officers and 15 elected Kentucky Masons, who provide counsel and direct Masonic’s mission and vision. He is past grand master of the Grand Lodge of Kentucky, F.&A.M., and currently serves as grand treasurer.

Dreier has served on the Board for more than 13 years and served on the Executive, Finance/Endowment and Mission Advancement committees. He completed his Masonic degree work from 1975-76 in Missouri. He has been a Kentucky Mason since 1982 and, a member of Trinity Lodge No. 163 and William O. Ware Lodge of Research No. 999.

Dreier retired in 2023 after 47 years of service from Chiquita Brands Inc., in Cincinnati, OH. He held various sales roles including his final position as director of trading North America.

“Masonic Homes Kentucky has been fortunate to have Keith’s business and financial acumen on its board for several years, and now he will assume an even broader role as chair,” said Chief Executive Officer J Scott Judy. “I’ve known Keith for many years, and he truly exemplifies the virtues and core values set forth by the Masonic Fraternity – integrity, friendship, respect and service – in everything he does. We are looking forward to further success and growth under his helm.”

Dreier’s service and volunteerism stretches beyond his role on Masonic’s Board and includes board positions on StarShine at Children’s Hospital Cincinnati, Kosair for Kids, Shriners Children’s Hospital Ohio and Rob Morris Home Foundation.

He is also a member of Order of Eastern Star, Scottish Rite, Royal Order of Scotland, El Hasa Shrine, York Rite, Kosair Shrine and Red Cross of Constantine. In 2009, he received the Master Ritualist award, which recognizes comprehensive knowledge and delivery of the ritual associated with specific Degree work and positions in the Masonic Fraternity.

Dreier received his bachelors of science from Murray State University in Murray, KY, with a degree in marketing and was a member of the Lambda-Eta chapter of Lambda Chi Alpha at Murray State.


About Masonic Homes Kentucky

Founded in 1867, Masonic Homes Kentucky’s aging care services include independent living, assisted living, personal care, rehabilitation therapies, memory care, skilled nursing care, home care, dialysis, medical clinic and child development. Its campuses are located in Louisville, Shelbyville and Northern Kentucky. For more information, visit www.masonichomesky.com.

December 11, 2023