Lara Early Thornbury is a true Clark County native with ancestors dating back to the founding of Winchester. She holds a Bachelors Degree from Eastern Kentucky University.
Her love of history and historic preservation started at a young age and grew with her in her career as Executive Director, of Winchester First, a downtown redevelopment program. She served as head of downtown revitalization efforts for the City of Winchester for almost seven years and became a regional captain for the Kentucky Heritage Council, overseeing 13 central Kentucky communities.
As Winchester First Director, Lara implemented several signature events- the most popular being the Beer Cheese Festival. Since starting in the real estate business over 7 years ago, she has sold over 25 historic buildings in downtown Winchester.
Lara loves selling and leasing all types of commercial property in smaller markets around central KY and helping bridge the gap between locals and outside investors. She serves as Vice President of the Fortnightly Club of Winchester. Lara and her husband have 2 children, Robert Harris and Frances Cate.