Eighth Annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky Award Winners Announced


Luckett & Farley was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky 2012.  This marks the fourth year in a row that Luckett & Farley has won this distinction.  The awards program was created in 2005 and is a project of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) and Best Companies Group.  Luckett & Farley won its first “Best Places to Work in Kentucky” award in 2009, and placed in the top 10 at last year’s ceremony.

Luckett & Farley will be recognized and honored at the Best Places to Work in Kentucky 8th Annual Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 19, 2012) – The Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM), in conjunction with the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, announces the winners (see attached list) in the Eighth Annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky competition. The winner rankings will be announced at an awards dinner Thursday, April 19, 2012, at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

Winners from across the state have been selected in two categories: small/medium-sized employer (companies of 25 to 249 U.S. employees) and large-sized employer (companies of 250 U.S. employees or greater). The selection process, managed by Best Companies Group, is based on an assessment of the company’s employee policies and procedures and the results of an internal employee survey.

The competition is a multi-year initiative designed to motivate companies in the Commonwealth to focus, measure and move their workplace environments toward excellence. Numerous studies show a strong correlation between profitability and creating a good place to work. The Best Places to Work in Kentucky initiative is based on FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work for in America” list.

The KYSHRM organization consists of 13 local chapters throughout the state, with a membership of over 2,500 human resources and business professionals across all industries.

The Kentucky Chamber represents 2,700 member businesses – from family-owned shops to Fortune 500 companies – that employ over half of the Commonwealth’s workforce.

For more details about Best Places to Work in Kentucky, or to register for the awards dinner, visit www.bestplacestoworkky.com.


(Alphabetical order – rankings will be revealed at an awards dinner on April 19, 2012)

Small/Medium Companies

  • Company Name and Primary Location
  • Air Hydro Power, Multiple cities
  • Alure Salon and Day Spa, Lexington
  • ARGI Financial Group, Louisville/Bowling Green
  • Benefit Insurance Marketing, Lexington
  • Big Ass Fans, Lexington
  • Bowling Green Technical College, Multiple cities
  • Connected Nation, Bowling Green
  • Creative Lodging Solutions, Lexington
  • Dean Dorton Allen Ford, PLLC, Lexington/Louisville
  • Farmers Bank & Capital Trust Co., Frankfort
  • Fowler Measle & Bell, Lexington
  • Greater Louisville Inc., Louisville
  • Hospice of Hope, Maysville
  • Kentucky Bank, Paris
  • Kingsbrook Lifecare Center, Ashland
  • Luckett & Farley, Louisville
  • MassMutual Financial Group: Assurance Financial Group, Multiple cities
  • Mountjoy Chilton Medley LLP, Multiple cities
  • Pediatric & Adolescent Associates, Lexington
  • River Road Asset Management, LLC, Louisville
  • Sazerac Company, Louisville
  • Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney, PLLC, Lexington
  • Symbiotix Inc., Lexington/Danville
  • Tenmast Software Company, Lexington
  • Traditional Bank, Inc., Multiple cities
  • Unified Trust Company, N.A., Lexington
  • Warren Rural Electric Cooperative Corp., Multiple cities
  • WDRB-TV / WMYO-TV, Louisville

Large Companies

  • Company Name and Primary Location
  • Appriss Inc., Louisville
  • Baptist Hospital East, Louisville
  • Baptist Hospital Northeast, LaGrange
  • Blue & Co., LLC, Louisville/Lexington
  • Booz, Allen, Hamilton, Inc., Multiple cities
  • C.A. Jones Management Group, LLC, Murray, KY
  • Central Bank, Multiple cities
  • Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington
  • Corning Incorporated, Harrodsburg
  • Crowe Horwath LLP, Louisville/Lexington
  • Edward Jones, Multiple cities
  • Employment Plus, Inc., Multiple cities
  • Exceptional Living Centers, Lexington
  • First Federal Savings Bank, Elizabethtown
  • Frankfort Regional Medical Center, Frankfort/Lawrenceburg
  • Genentech, Inc., Louisville
  • Harrison Memorial Hospital, Cynthiana
  • Hazard Community & Technical College, Hazard
  • Heritage Bank, Multiple cities
  • Hilliard Lyons, Multiple cities
  • Hosparus Inc., Louisville/Elizabethtown
  • Independence Bank, Multiple cities
  • ISCO Industries, LLC, Louisville
  • Kentucky Orthopedic Rehab Team (KORT), Multiple cities
  • Kindred Healthcare, Inc. Support Center, Louisville
  • Masonic Homes of Kentucky, Inc., Louisville/Shelbyville
  • National Patient Account Services, Louisville, KY
  • Neace Lukens, Multiple cities
  • Pattie A. Clay Regional Medical Center, Richmond
  • Pikeville Medical Center, Multiple cities
  • Senior Care, Inc. d.b.a. Elmcroft Senior Living-Support Center, Multiple cities
  • Simpson County Schools Board of Education, Franklin
  • Somerset Community College, Multiple cities
  • Stites & Harbison PLLC, Multiple cities
  • Stock Yards Bank, Louisville
  • Trilogy Health Services, LLC- Home Office, Louisville
  • Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP, Louisville/Lexington

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