New Executives to Kentucky

New Executives to Kentucky highlights signature Kentucky experiences and thought-provoking discussions about exciting opportunities in our Commonwealth. The one-day complimentary program is designed for senior-level executives, and their spouses, who have transferred into the state during the last two years. Participants connect with Kentucky’s best minds in government, business, and industry. The day includes tours of Kentucky’s signature bourbon and horse industries, discussions on Kentucky’s economic outlook, and public policy.

In collaboration with the Cabinet for Economic Development, this is a one-day immersive, exclusive, and unforgettable introduction to the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The New Executives Program is designed to introduce you to Kentucky’s history, economy, and other leaders like you who will help shape its future.

An overview of the New Executives Program:

  • Economic overview from the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development
  • Brief History of Kentucky
  • Behind-the-scenes tour of a working thoroughbred horse farm
  • Private tour, tasting, and lunch at a world-renowned bourbon distillery
  • Legislative session overview 
  • Visit with the Judicial Branch

This is an invitation-only event and is free of charge thanks to our generous partners: LG&E-KU, US Bank, CHI St. Joseph Health, RunSwitch, Anthem, Brown-Forman, KCTCS, Kentucky Historical Society, and Stites & Harbison. If you are a senior-level executive new to the state and would be interested in attending, email us at

New Executives Program 2023

Norton Healthcare
Pikeville Medical Center
Kentucky Power
US Bank
RunSwitch PR
Stites & Harbison, PLLC
Republic Bank
Whitaker Bank
Putting Kentuckians First and Reentry with the Kentucky Office Of Adult Education and the Education and Labor Cabinet
CHI St Joseph Healthcare
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
University of Louisville
Delta Dental
Kentucky Association of Health Plans
Whitaker Bank Foundation
St. Elizabeth Healthcare
Tennessee Valley Authority
Appalachian Regional Healthcare