The narrator worked at Stock Yards Bank beginning in 1941. At the time of the interview, he was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. The Stock Yard Bank was founded by a group of businessmen who had their livelihood in Butchertown: Oertel Brewery, Logan Company, Fischer Packing, etc. and the Stock Yards. Among its claims to fame is having the first drive-in facilities in the city of Louisville.