iwin helps employers develop workforces
LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 19, 2013) ― Bingham McCutchen LLC has joined forces with the University of Kentucky Institute for Workplace Innovation (iwin) to become its newest Innovative Employer Roundtable Partner. By becoming a partner of iwin’s, Bingham joins an invitation-only, premier learning community of Kentucky’s top companies dedicated to instituting innovative workplace practices and becoming employers-of-choice.
A workplace consulting and research institute, iwin translates research on organizational effectiveness and business best practices, creates applied tools and resources, and helps employers successfully develop their workforces.
“Bingham is delighted to be a Roundtable Partner,” said Tracee Whitley, Bingham’s chief operating officer. “Our executive team works diligently to develop innovative employee practices that support our team and enhance our culture. We look forward to the opportunity to network with our dynamic Partners to share ideas in continuing to create innovative workplace practices.”
With 1,000 lawyers in 14 offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia, Bingham McCutchen , focuses on financial services firms and Fortune 100 companies, operating on an interconnected platform aligned to address a wide range of legal issues worldwide.
Bingham’s Global Services Center, based at the UK Coldstream Research Campus, opened in April. It houses administrative support staff positions including finance and accounting, human resources, information technology, knowledge services, marketing, operations, and risk management.
“As a leading global law firm, Bingham brings extensive knowledge and proven best practices in employee engagement,” said Lisa Williams, executive director of iwin. “iwin’s initiatives and peer-to-peer learning opportunities can be a strong catalyst for new innovations in Bingham’s ongoing employee-centered environment.”
The Innovative Employer Roundtable at iwin continues to grow and spans the Commonwealth. Current partners include
Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield
Baptist Health Lexington
Commonwealth of Kentucky
Community Action Council
Community Trust Bank, Inc.
Computer Services, Inc.
Dean Dorton Allen Ford, PLLC
Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP
EKCEP: Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program
Innovative Mattress Solutions
KEMI: Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance
LG&E and KU Energy
Owensboro Medical Health System
Paducah & Louisville Railway, Inc.
Papa John’s International, Inc.
Perfetti Van Melle U.S.A, Inc.
Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney, PLLC
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing, NA
University of Kentucky
University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union
University of Kentucky HealthCare
To create an optimal networking and learning environment in which business leaders can connect with innovative-minded colleagues, membership will cap at 50 employers.
To become a Partner of the UK iwin Innovative Employer Roundtable or to learn more about iwin’s consulting services and research, email [email protected], call (859) 323-0581 or visit www.iwin.uky.edu.