Presented by LG&E and KU, participants will attend day sessions each month within the eight-county region that includes Bourbon, Clark, Fayette, Franklin, Jessamine, Madison, Scott, and Woodford counties. Class members will study community and regional topics such as education, workforce, economic development, quality of life, public advocacy, and agri-tourism. The topics are covered by knowledgeable speakers and panels, tours, interactive exercises, and class discussions.
Commerce Lexington is excited to announce the 2023 Salute to Small Business Category Award winners. To further showcase our top small businesses, our annual Salute to Small Business presented by Forcht Bank will feature a week-long celebration from August 14-18. Join us as we honor this year’s Category Award winners through events, videos, and Facebook live segments – culminating on August 18th with the announcement of the new Small Business of the Year at an awards luncheon, beginning at noon at Central Bank Center in downtown Lexington.
Commerce Lexington Inc. Announces Selection of 43rd Leadership Lexington Class; 2023-24 Program Begins This Week
For more than four decades, Commerce Lexington’s Leadership Lexington program has been cultivating local leaders, producing more than 1,800 graduates from this highly informative, educational, and results-oriented leadership development program. Participants of the program have impacted our city in areas such as public art, childhood literacy, business leadership, nutrition, healthy living, mentoring, financial literacy and more.
The Leadership Lexington Steering Committee is proud to announce the new class of Leadership Lexington for 2023-24 comprised of 51 individuals with varied backgrounds from a variety of segments of the Lexington community. The program provides people the opportunity to better understand our city and to prepare for the challenges it faces by meeting with and learning from today’s leaders. Leadership Lexington is an educational opportunity that broadens perspectives and allows participants to gain increased understanding of community dynamics and public issues.
Commerce Lexington Inc. is pleased to welcome seasoned fundraiser Lisa Deaton Greer to the position of Director of Investor & Sponsorship Development. In this newly created role, she will be responsible for sales of event and program sponsorships, including renewals and new business, while developing strategic relationships for long-term success and opportunities for growth.
Lisa has worked with UK HealthCare since 2007 and most recently served as Senior Director of Philanthropy. As a member of the UK Healthcare senior philanthropy leadership team and liaison to the administration regarding philanthropy in the adult hospital and clinics, she led the development of the grateful patient program in 2020. During her tenure, she raised more than $15 million in philanthropic support for UK HealthCare.
Commerce Lexington Partners With Leading Insurance Providers to Offer Affordable Employer-Sponsored Healthcare
Anthem plan supplements Commerce Lexington’s existing partnership with Humana
[Lexington, KY] – Commerce Lexington is pleased to announce the expansion of its health insurance cost-saving program for investors. The Anthem ChamberAdvantage plan will join the long-running Humana HealthSolutions program as another option for Commerce Lexington members to lower their health insurance costs.
Like Humana HealthSolutions, Anthem ChamberAdvantage offers small and mid-sized businesses health plan benefits and significant cost advantages typically enjoyed by large businesses. ChamberAdvantage, a product of the Kentucky Chamber, is a self-funded insurance plan for small businesses with 2-50 employees. The plan focuses on member whole health with dedicated behavioral health and chronic condition wellness programs, and a host of digital tools to improve access to health care and information.