Lexington, KY,– Business growth throughout Kentucky is critical to the continued expansion of Kentucky's economy and vital to job creation throughout the Commonwealth. In conjunction with The Lane Report, Dean Dorton is proud to recognize the distinct and esteemed companies that are impacting Kentucky’s economic development through Best Bets 2017! The Best Bets list is based on several factors including the revenue figures for the last three years, employee investment, re-investment in the company, and other achievements. BIM Group is honored to be the supporting sponsor of this unique new initiative.


“Dean Dorton has had the honor and privilege of working with a variety of Kentucky based companies for several decades now. We get to see firsthand the significant impact these companies have each year on our state’s economy,” said David Bundy, President and CEO of Dean Dorton. “We wanted to create a way that we could recognize their efforts and results, so we have created the Best Bets list. We are proud to recognize the distinct and esteemed companies that are impacting Kentucky's economic development through a new special report, Kentucky's Proof, and the Best Bets list.”


Congratulations to this year’s Best Bets 2017 winners (in alphabetical order):


Company                                                     Headquarters     Year Founded

Accuserv                                                       Louisville                1998

Bates Security                                               Lexington               1984

Buzick Construction                                       Bardstown              1937

Car Keys Express                                          Louisville                 2002

eCampus.com                                               Lexington                1999

Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay             Louisville                 2013

Payment Alliance International                        Louisville                2005

Pitman Creek Wholesale                                 Danville                  1993

SkuVault                                                       Louisville                2011

TiER1 Performance Solutions                          Covington               2002

US WorldMeds                                               Louisville                2001


Kentucky’s Proof will hit business mailboxes in April, highlighting each of the companies listed above and featuring meaningful insights into what these companies are doing to succeed year after year.


More than 50 companies applied for the inaugural list and 11 were chosen as 2017’s Best Bets. The size of the companies ranged from 1 to more than 1,400 employees and revenues ranged from $1 million to $1 billion. To learn more visit kybestbets.com<http://www.kybestbets.com/>


About Dean Dorton

Dean Dorton is a full-service accounting and business advisory firm providing comprehensive accounting, tax, and consulting services to a variety of clients. Aside from standard audit and tax services, Dean Dorton specializes in wealth and estate tax planning, outsourced accounting services, healthcare consulting, accounting software selection and cybersecurity services. Our core industries we serve include: colleges and universities, construction, energy and natural resources, equine, healthcare, manufacturing, nonprofit, and real estate. The firm is one of the largest Kentucky-based public accounting firms in the Southeast and serves clients of all sizes throughout the region, as well as nationally and internationally. Dean Dorton has been awarded Best Places to Work in Kentucky for 14 consecutive years. For more information visit www.deandorton.com<http://www.deandorton.com/>.


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