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County Partner Program Members

KACo thanks our County Partner members for their support. KACo believes that we are stronger together, and working in partnership with the private sector to foster relationships toward a shared vision is the foundation of our County Partner Program. The program offers four levels of membership, each renewable annually and designed to find the best value for your organization’s interests and level of engagement with KACo. Learn more here.

County Champions

Adams Law, PLLC

40 West Pike
Covington, KY 41011

Adams Law, PLLC is a full-service law firm, founded in 1895, serving clients in Kentucky and Ohio. We represent clients in multiple areas and help them navigate sometimes complicated and confusing legal issues. We have successfully represented individuals, small businesses, large corporations, school districts, municipalities, insurance companies, and elected officials in our practice.

Jeffrey C. Mando, Member
Jennifer Langen, Partner
Olivia Amlung, Partner


Bachman Auto Group

Bachman Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, and Hyundai Bachman Chevrolet - Business Elite
630 Broadway Street 9802 Bluegrass Parkway
Jeffersonville, IN 40245 Louisville, KY 40299
502-340-1967 502-719-7278


Not just a Dealership! We strive to help you be the best stewards of Taxpayer Dollars as possible. Through our Partnership with KACo, we offer you a one-stop full package of available services with the Bachman Business Solutions Program that makes your job easier and saves you money in your fleet management. Short- & Long-term Planning for Vehicle Acquisitions, Trade options, & Surplus Remarketing; Financing & Lease Funding options; Maintenance & Repair Management; Telematics for Vehicles & Equipment; Fuel Cards; Upfitting Equipment; Insurance; & many more Fleet Management tools without the "middleman" Fleet Management Company markup & fees. Find out why "Bachman Makes the Difference!"

Chuck Hill, Government Solutions Specialist for Chevrolet Business Elite
Mindy Scott, Government Solutions Specialist for Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, & Hyundai
Bill Grover, Parts Division Sales Manager, 502-272-3764,


Central Bank & Trust Company

300 W. Vine St.
Lexington, KY 40507

Rooted in community since 1946. Central Bank is committed to neighborly service, a wealth of borrowing and banking options and trusted local professionals who can help you reach your financial goals.

Timothy D. Fyffe, Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager
Luther Deaton, Chairman, President and CEO
Barry Hickey, Executive Vice President and Trust Manager


Charles Taylor TPA

1700 Eastpoint Pkwy
Louisville, KY 40223

Charles Taylor TPA has proudly served as the KACo Claims and Managed Care Solutions team for over 20 years. We are excited to renew our support as a KACo County Champion and look forward to serving KACo insured members to many years to come. Let us know how we can help.

Greg Sisson, Chief Claims Officer


Commonwealth Insurance Advisors

3260 Cornwall Drive
Lexington, KY 40503

Over 20 years of experience managing, and marketing, the KACo All Lines and Workers Compensation Funds. 10 additional years of regulatory experience at both the KY Department of Insurance, and the KY Department of Workers Claims.

Joe Greathouse, KACo Regional Agent, KACo Insurance Programs


Compass Municipal Advisors

110 W Vine, Suite 240
Lexington, KY 40507

Compass Municipal Advisors, LLC is an independent municipal advisory firm with offices in Columbia, South Carolina and Lexington, Kentucky. Our status as an independent municipal advisory firm strategically positions us to secure optimal financial outcomes for our clients. Our large network of investor contacts and established industry professionals allows us to aggressively advocate on behalf of our clients for improved efficiencies and ideal results.

RJ Palmer, Senior Vice President
Keith Brock, Senior Vice President
Michael George, Managing Director


Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

101 South Fifth Street, Suite 2500
Louisville, KY 40202

A full service law firm with four offices within the Commonwealth, proudly serving KACo and its members.

Roger Peterman, Of Counsel
Elizabeth Younger, Of Counsel
Mark Franklin, Partner


English Lucas Priest & Owsley LLP (ELPO Law)

1101 College Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101

English Lucas Priest & Owsley LLP (ELPO Law), based in Bowling Green, KY, is the largest full-service law firm in south central Kentucky. ELPO Law offers business clients and individuals the experience and depth of a large firm and the personal commitment and attention of a small one. For fifty years, the firm has worked with clients to develop creative solutions to difficult legal and business problems working extensively with established international and national businesses, regional companies, family-owned businesses, utilities, start-ups and entrepreneurs. Alongside its business practice, ELPO Law also represents individuals in a wide variety of personal matters including people who have been seriously injured in accidents, need assistance with divorce or custody, or those who need help with estate planning or probate.

Aaron Smith, Partner
Jessica Shoulders, Partner
Mac Johns, Senior Counsel


ER Assist Disaster Funding Solutions

406 Blankenbaker Parkway
Louisville, KY 40243

ER Assist, using pre-approved procurement through state master service agreeement, provides disaster consulting, software, debris monitoring, and grant management. From generator grants to tornado shelter safe room benefit cost analyses, ER Assist also handles all types of hazard mitigation grants.

Laurel Matula, Founder
Ryan Hembree, Kentucky Program Manager
Erin McCauley, Project Specialist
Justin Staley, Project Specialist


HUB International

1120 Main St.; P.O. Box 427
Benton, KY 42071

Let’s face it – insurance is frustrating. That’s where we come in. With HUB International you’ll get a partner committed to managing your costs while ensuring you have the coverage you need. One size doesn’t fit all, so together we will develop insurance strategies customized for you. We are with you every step of the way, constantly evaluating your ever-changing needs. We’ll make sure you can focus on what’s important to you – and leave the insurance headaches to us.

Kelly Harding, Vice President – Employee Benefits
Clint Combs, KACo Regional Agent


J.M. Wood Auction Company, Inc.

3475 Ashley Road
Montgomery, AL 36106

Since 1973, J.M. Wood Auction Co. has been recognized as a top-tier leader in the auction industry. This industry success is the result of a strong family work ethic and a relentless pursuit of innovation and technology. Equipped with industry knowledge, expertise and a capacity to deliver a superior auction experience…our people are The J.M. Wood Advantage.

Mason Lee, Regional Manager, Truck Division
Curt Brown, Governmental Relations


KACo Benefits Group

1120 Main St.
Benton, KY 42025

KACo Benefits Group serves the needs of thousands of public entity employees across the State of Kentucky. They receive secure and stable rates through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, one of the largest health insurance networks in the country. Plus, they have access to many administrative tools that simplify the insurance process.

Kelly Harding, Vice President of Benefits



Keuler, Kelly, Hutchins, Blankenship & Sigler, LLP

100 South 4th Street
Paducah, KY 42001

Keuler, Kelly, Hutchins, Blankenship & Sigler, LLP is a full-service civil law firm located in the heart of downtown Paducah serving all of Kentucky and Southern Illinois. Our firm is home to a team of diligent attorneys, all well respected in their fields of practice and the greater legal community. Our talented civil litigation attorneys and accomplished business transactional attorneys are prepared to provide the attention, experience, and responsiveness your legal matter requires. We are proud to have among our partners two Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rated attorneys, four Kentucky Defense Counsel’s Lawyer of the Year and Young Lawyer of the Year award winners, and several Super Lawyer and Rising Star peer award recipients.

Jackie Harris, Chief Administrative Officer 
Stacey Blankenship, Partner
Kristin Krueger, Partner

Kinkead & Stilz, PLLC

301 E. Main St., Suite 800
Lexington, KY 40507

Kinkead & Stilz has provided legal assistance to county officials and agencies in both federal and state courts across Kentucky for 25 years. Kinkead & Stilz defends a wide range of alleged civil rights deprivations including, but not limited to, excessive force claims, wrongful death claims, denial of medical services claims, and wrongful termination claims. Other areas of practice include business transactions, estate planning, and tax preparation and planning.

D. Barry Stilz, Member
Lynn S. Zellen, Member

Local Government Insurance Agency

400 Englewood Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601

With insight gained from over 25 years of working exclusively with public entities in the Commonwealth, Local Government Insurance Agency provides highly specialized insurance and risk management solutions for Kentucky’s governmental, SPGEs, and other non-profit agencies.

Rob Brown, KACo Regional Agent, KACo Insurance Programs


Martin's Peterbilt

174 Old Whitley Rd.
London, KY 40744

Martin's Peterbilt is a Kentucky based company, selling Peterbilt trucks, as well as Mac and Landoll Trailers. We are a supporter of local communities and dedicated to improving Kentucky.

Terry Martin – Vice President
Keith Begley – Municipal & Government Sales
Jordan Warren – Sales Manager

Porter, Banks, Baldwin, & Shaw, PLLC

327 Main St.
Paintsville, KY 41240

As the oldest established insurance defense law firm in Eastern Kentucky and one of the oldest law firms in Kentucky, the law firm of Porter, Banks, Baldwin & Shaw, PLLC, provides aggressive and experienced representation to insurance companies, self-insureds and professionals throughout Kentucky. The law firm has been in existence for more than 100 years, and our current attorneys have centuries of combined experience protecting our clients’ interests.

Jonathan Shaw, Partner/Attorney


Public Entity Insurance

505 Wellington Way, Suite 275
Lexington, KY 40503

Public Entity Insurance offers a specific expertise in the placement of insurance for more than 500 Kentucky governmental and non-profit entities. Our philosophy and standards of customer service are guided by a core set of principles that have enabled us to become the largest independent provider of public entity insurance in our State.

Sue Porter, Regional Agent, KACo Insurance Programs
Michele Barrett, Regional Agent, KACo Insurance Programs
Kathy Marshall, Regional Agent, KACo Insurance Programs


SERVPRO of Lexington

731 Red Mile Road
Lexington, KY 40523

Servpro is a disaster recovery and restoration specialist! We offer a variety of services including fire, water, mold, general cleaning, construction, and many others! We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!

Kendall Reed, Marketing Director
Larry Carter, Executive Vice President
Jeff Smith, Owner

Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney, PLLC

333 W. Vine St., Ste. 1500
Lexington, KY 40507

For 65 years, Sturgill Turner, Barker & Moloney has been committed to providing clients with the highest quality legal services in a prompt, efficient, and economically feasible manner. Our Government/Municipal Law practice group is one of the most experienced set of attorneys dedicated to representing public entities across the Commonwealth, with more than 20 years of experience representing Kentucky counties, law enforcement, & governmental entities in all facets of their operations.

Scott Miller, Member Attorney
Derrick Wright, Member Attorney
Kevin Weaver, Member Attorney


Vaughn Petitt Legal Group, PLLC

7500 W. Highway 146
Pewee Valley, KY 40056

Vaughn Petitt Legal Group, PLLC offer decades of experience representing local governments and government officials in civil lawsuits. Our experience, work ethic, intellect and integrity enable us to provide our clients with excellent legal representation.

Kyle M. Vaughn, Member
Carol Schureck Petitt, Member


Walther, Gay and Mack, PLC

163 East Main Street, Suite 200
Lexington, KY 40507

Walther, Gay & Mack, PLC, has been a part of the Central Kentucky legal community since 1994, serving clients across the Commonwealth. The Firm handles large and small matters on behalf of individuals, businesses, and governmental entities in the fields of real estate law, employment law, education law, general civil litigation, bankruptcy law, collections law, governmental affairs, and corporate law. We take pride in providing our clients with prompt, professional and cost-effective legal services.

Erica Mack, Partner 
Jon Gay, Partner
Scott Hunt, Attorney
John Wood, Attorney


Williams & Towe Law Group, PLLC

303 S. Main St.
London, KY 40741

Our law firm provides clients across the great Commonwealth of Kentucky with trial and litigation solutions. We have a long and successful history of defending insureds, insurers, municipalities, businesses, self-insured corporations, and third-party administrators throughout our jurisdictions. We are focused on providing the highest quality of legal services to our clients against a wide variety of civil claims at competitive rates.

Jason Williams, Partner
Adam Towe, Partner
Brandy Anderson, Paralegal
Sonya Hall, Office Manager


County Investors

PO Box 436885
Louisville, KY 40253
8310 N. Capital of Texas Hwy. Building 2, Suite. 250
Austin, TX 78731
Kinetic by Windstream
932 Citation Blvd.
Lexington, KY 40511
Magnolia Bank Incorporated
3024 Eastpoint Parkway
Louisville, KY 40223
Worldwide Equipment Enterprises Inc.
945 Nandino Blvd.
Lexington, KY 40511

County Supporters

All Points Broadband
1021 East Cary St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Bluegrass Recreation Sales And Installation
434 Quirks Run Rd.
Danville, KY 40422
Coleman Lochmiller & Bond
514 North Mulberry
Elizabethtown, KY 42702-1177
E&H Bridge & Grating Inc.
1 Lavender Ln.
Bedford, IN 47421
Election Systems & Software (ES&S)
11208 John Galt Blvd.
Omaha, NE 68137
Liberty Mutual Surety
Towers Of Kenwood, 8044 Montgomery Rd. Suite 150E, Lobby Level
Cincinnati, OH 45236
400 West Market St.
Louisville, KY 40202

Friends of Counties

AmeriPro EMS

ATI Property Restoration

Baird & Baird, PSC

Brown & Breeding, PSC

Bruce E. Smith Law Offices, Ofc PLLC

Codell Construction Company



Dorsey, Gray, Norment, & Hunter

Energy Optimizers, USA

Environmental Testing & Consulting Of Kentucky LLC

Equipment Marketing Company


Jones & Jones Law Office, PLLC

Motorola Solutions


Purple Wave Auction

Southern Health Partners Inc.

University of Kentucky - Kentucky Transportation Center

Unlimited Graphics, Inc.

Wright Implement