Finalists Announced for GLI Annual Awards That Celebrate Small and Growing Businesses


Louisville, Ky – Greater Louisville Inc. – the Metro Chamber of Commerce announced the finalists for its 2015 Inc.credible Awards presented by  Strothman & Company this morning at its Wake Up Wind Down event.  For the past 15 years, the Inc.credible Awards have been recognizing small businesses that are focused on stimulating growth and innovation in the Greater Louisville region. The 2015 winners will be announced at the Inc.credible Awards Luncheon at the Galt House Hotel on August 28 at 11:30a.m.

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“GLI’s Inc.credible Awards are all about celebrating the Greater Louisville region’s finest small businesses and their impact on the local economy” said GLI President & CEO Kent Oyler. “We are fortunate to have so many great companies nominated this year and look forward to seeing which of the finalists will be named ‘best of the best’ on August 28th.”

Entries for the awards are judged on business and civic leadership, community involvement, management practices and overall financial performance by a panel of business leaders.


The finalists are:

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Greening/Sustainability Award presented by ARGI Financial Group.

–          Amteck

–      ECT Services, Inc.

–      E-Z Construction Co. Inc.


Ingrid Hernandez of IngridDesign
Ingrid Hernandez of IngridDesign

Health & Wellness Award presented by Humana.

–          Chromatography Research Supplies

–          InGrid Design

–          The Butchertown Market


Innovation/Technology Utilization Award presented by Middleton Reutlinger.

–          BMS LLC

–          Interapt

–          John Flower Productions

–          Kinetic the Technology Agency


Christen Boone of the Fund for the Arts
Christen Boone of the Fund for the Arts

Non Profit Award presented by The Glenview Trust Company.

–          Family & Children’s Place

–          Fund for the Arts

–          Lifehouse Maternity Home

–          Louisville Downtown Partnership

–          Louisville Youth Choir

–          The Cabbage Patch Settlement House


Small Business of the Year Award (10-100 employees) presented by Malone Solutions.

–          ARGI Financial Group


–      Bourbon Barrel Foods

–      Compound Care Pharmacy & Wellness Shoppe

–      Net Tango


Very Small Business of the Year Award (1-9 employees) presented by Mortenson Family Dental.

GRACESHIP's Emily Gimmel
GRACESHIP’s Emily Gimmel

–          Ashley | Rountree and Associates

–          GRACESHIP

–          JYB3 Group

–          The Bard’s Town

–          The CMOOR Group

–          The Content Squad


The Inc.credible Awards Luncheon is presented by U.S. Bank. Individual tickets are $65 or a table of eight for $510. Earlybird pricing continues through July 31, 2015. To register for the Inc.credible Awards Luncheon, please visit –

For more information on the Inc.credible Awards, please contact Marie McCormick at 502.625.0226


About Greater Louisville Inc.

Greater Louisville Inc. – the Metro Chamber of Commerce is the business leadership organization for the region dedicated to connecting and growing businesses. The organization serves as the voice of the business community, driving job creation and entrepreneurship, supporting development of the community’s talent base and facilitating business leadership engagement on issues that impact the competitiveness of the region.  For more information,