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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 L. Langen, Member
Claire E. Parsons, Member


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, formerly Underwriters Safety & Claims, has proudly served as the KACo Claims and Managed Care Solutions team for 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, Senior Vice President


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

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


Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

50 E. River Center Blvd., Suite. 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


ER Assist Disaster Funding Solutions

10700 Midland Trail Road
Ashland, KY 41102

Disaster Response, Recovery and Mitigation Consultant and Staff Augmentation Specialists. Providing staff during times of disaster. Helping Counties with FEMA, NRCS, FHWA, and other grants. Put us on pre-event $0 contract to ensure we can respond immediately to your next disaster. 

Laurel Matula, Founder
Erin McCauley, Project Specialist
Justin Staley, Project Specialist


HUB International (Peel & Holland Insurance)

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

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

JD Gray, Vice President
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


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


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 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.

Kendall Gotter, 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 more than 60 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.

Kevin Weaver, Member Attorney 


Vaughn Petitt Legal Group, PLLC

7500 W. 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


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.

Ericka Mack, Partner/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
Brooke Smith, Office Manager


County Investors

1700 Eastpoint Parkway, STE. 230
Louisville, KY 40223
All Points Broadband
1021 East Cary St.
Richmond, VA 23219
462 South 4th Street, Suite 2400
Louisville, KY 40202
Keuler, Kelly, Hutchins, Blankenship & Sigler LLP
100 S. 4th Street, Suite 400
Paducah, KY 42001
Worldwide Equipment Enterprises Inc.
945 Nandino Blvd.
Lexington, KY 40511

County Supporters

13550 Triton Park Blvd.
Louisville, KY 40223
Bluegrass Recreation Sales And Installation
434 Quirks Run Rd.
Danville, KY 40422
Coleman Lochmiller & Bond
2907 Ring Road P.O. Box 1177
Elizabethtown, KY 42702-1177
E&H Bridge & Grating Inc.
1 Lavender Ln.
Bedford, IN 47421
Election Systems & Software
11208 John Galt Blvd.
Omaha, NE 68137
Knights Technologies Cyber Security
648 S. Main St.
Madisonville, KY 42431
Liberty Mutual Surety
Towers Of Kenwood, 8044 Montgomery Rd. Suite 150E, Lobby Level
Cincinnati, OH 45236
Marsh USA
400 West Market St. STE. 700
Louisville, KY 40202
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
201 West Main St.
Frankfort, KY 40601
Thoroughbred Design, Engineering, Construction
239 N. Broadway
Lexington, KY 40507

Friends of Counties

ATI Property Restoration

Baird & Baird, PSC

Brown & Breeding, PSC

Bruce E. Smith Law Offices, Ofc PLLC

CIMR Technology

Codell Construction Company


Commonwealth Engineers

Dorsey, Gray, Norment, & Hopgood


Energy Optimizers, USA

Environmental Testing & Consulting Of Kentucky

Equipment Marketing Company


Jones & Jones Law Office, PLLC

Kentuckians For Better Transportation

Kentucky Crushed Stone Association

Lease One Magnolia/Magnolia Bank

McGinnis Leslie, PLLC

Metal Culverts, Inc.

Mountain Enterprises, Inc.

Purple Wave Auction

Software Solutions, Inc.

Southern Health Partners Inc.

UK - Kentucky Transportation Center

Unlimited Graphics, Inc.

Kentucky Association of Counties
400 Englewood Drive, Frankfort, KY 40601