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The Kentucky Association of Counties

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 L. Langen, Member
Claire E. Parsons, Member


Central Bank & Trust Company

300 West Vine Street
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


Compass Municipal Advisors

771 Corporate Drive, Suite 1050
Lexington, KY 40503

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



50 East River Center Blvd., Ste. 1150
Covington, KY 41011

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP's 725-plus attorneys nationwide are trusted advisers to Fortune 500 companies, institutions, associations, governments, firms and individuals. Clients count on Dinsmore for high-quality, commercial, cost-effective advice. The firm prioritizes diversity, equity and inclusion, as reflected in Dinsmore’s pro bono work and community service.

Roger Peterman, Partner


KACo Benefits Group

1120 Main Street
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


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.

JD Gray, Vice President
Mason Lee, Regional Manager, Truck Division
Curt Brown, Governmental Relations


Kinkead & Stilz, PLLC

301 East Main St; Ste 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

Peel & Holland Insurance

1120 Main Street; PO Box 427
Benton, KY 42071

Let’s face it – insurance is frustrating. That’s where we come in. With Peel & Holland, 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.

Roy Riley, President and CEO
Jerry Pace, Senior Vice President – Public Entity
Clint Combs, Manager – Public Entity


Local Government Insurance Agency

350 Englewood Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601

With a combined experience of nearly 50 years, working exclusively in the Commonwealth, Local Government Insurance Agency provides highly specialized insurance and risk management solutions for Kentucky’s governmental and non-profit agencies.

Rob Brown, KACo Marketing Agent
Joe Greathouse, KACo Marketing Agent


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, KACo Marketing Agent
Michele Barrett, KACo Marketing Agent
Kathy Marshall, KACo Marketing Agent


Porter, Banks, Baldwin, & Shaw, PLLC

327 Main Street
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


Servpro of Lexington

731 Red Mile Road
Lexington, KY 40504

We are a fire and water cleanup and restoration company. In addition, offer a variety of services from mold, vandalism and bio hazard clean up. We offer disinfection and sanitation services. We also have a full service reconstruction department.

Jason Phillips, Owner and President
Jeff Smith, Co-Owner
Morgan Blount, Commercial Special Project Manager


Vaughn Petitt Legal Group, PLLC

7500 West Highway 146
Pewee Valley, KY 40056

The lawyers of Vaughn Petitt Legal Group, PLLC offer decades of experience representing individuals, private businesses and local governments in civil lawsuits. We offer a combination of intelligence and ability to out-work our opponents which truly makes us unique. Our lawyers have personally handled thousands of cases from ordinary motor vehicle accidents, to slip and trip and falls, to large-scale torts, to civil rights cases, to employment law and on and on.

Kyle M. Vaughn, Member
Carol Schureck Petitt, Member


Underwriters Safety & Claims

PO Box 436499
Louisville, KY 40253

Underwriters Safety & Claims (US&C) is a nationwide third-party claims administrator. While handling claims nationwide, US&C has the unique ability to provide customized claims services for our clients. The US&C staff provides a wealth of experience in handling auto, general, and professional liability claims, and workers' compensation exposures for a wide variety of clients in the public and private sector.

Joyce Young, BHN Manager
Jeremy Russell, US&C Manager
Ed Meredith, US&C Manager


Williams & Towe Law Group, PLLC

303 South Main Street
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
Brooke Smith, Office Manager


County Investors

ER Assist Disaster Funding Solutions
P.O. Box 431
Bentonville, AR 72712
Sturgill, Turner, Barker, & Moloney, PLLC
333 W. Vine St. Ste. 1500
Lexington, KY 40507
Keuler, Kelly, Hutchins, Blankenship & Sigler LLP
100 S. 4th Street, Suite 400
Paducah, KY 42001

County Supporters

McCarroll Nunley Hartz & Lee
922 Triplett St. Ste. 4
Owensboro, KY 42303
Marsh USA
400 West Market St.
Louisville, KY 40202
HMC Service
6909 Enterprise Dr.
Louisville, KY 40214
Election Systems & Software
11208 John Galt Blvd.
Omaha, NE 68137
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
201 West Main St. Ste. A
Frankfort, KY 40601
Coleman Lochmiller & Bond
2907 Ring Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Bluegrass Recreation Sales And Installation
434 Quirks Run Rd.
Danville, KY 40422

Friends of Counties

CIMR Technology

Bruce E. Smith Law Offices, PLLC

Software Solutions, Inc.

English, Lucas, Priest, & Owsley, LLP


Energy Optimizers, USA

KY Crushed Stone Association

Codell Construction Company

Metal Culverts, Inc.

Dorsey, Gray, Norment, & Hopgood

Environmental Testing & Consulting Of Kentucky

CMI Equipment Sales, Inc.

Mountain Enterprises, Inc.

Jones & Jones Law Office, PLLC

Dealertrack RTS


Brown Equipment Company

Trace Creek Construction, Inc.

SynTerra Corporation

Southern Health Partners Inc.

Bricker & Eckler, LLP

McGinnis Leslie, PLLC

Equipment Marketing Company

Brown & Breeding, PSC

UK - Kentucky Transportation Center

Baird & Baird, PSC

Lease One Magnolia/Magnolia Bank

Selby Asphalt Maintenance Inc.

DLZ - Kentucky

Energy Systems Group

Unlimited Graphics, Inc.

Kentucky Association of Counties
400 Englewood Drive Frankfort, KY 40601