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Laura Farris Appointed by Kentucky Governor to Board of Social Work

CARMEL, Ind. (May 25, 2022) – Blue & Co., LLC is delighted to share that Laura Farris has been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Social Work.

“I feel very honored to have been recommended by the Governor to be the at-large citizen member for the Kentucky Board of Social Work,” said Farris. “I have always had a passion to help those underserved in our community. I am looking forward to learning more about the Board of Social Work and all they provide for the state of Kentucky.”

Farris is a senior accountant on the tax team at Blue & Co., LLC in the Lexington, Kentucky office. She began her professional career at Blue and has been with the firm since 2012.

“We are so proud of Laura for her appointment to the Kentucky Board of Social Work,” said Jennifer Miloszewski, director in charge of the Lexington office, “Laura is truly living the Blue values of being a caring, responsive, advocate in her personal and professional life. We love having her as part of the team.”

The Kentucky Board of Social Work was founded by the Commonwealth of Kentucky to protect the public from being misled by incompetent and unauthorized persons, and unprofessional conduct on the part of qualified social workers by providing regulatory authority over persons who hold themselves out to the public as social workers. The purpose of this group is to promote the high standards of professional performance for those engaged in the profession of social work by regulating the title and setting standards of qualification, training, and experience for those who seek to engage in the practice of social work.

For more information on this award, please visit web.sos.ky.gov/execjournalimages/2022-COMM-280558.pdf

About Blue and Co.

Blue & Co., LLC is an independent accounting and advisory firm with more than 400 people in 10 offices across Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky. With more than 50 years of experience, Blue & Co.’s public accounting expertise includes the practice areas of assurance, cybersecurity and data management, tax compliance and consulting, healthcare consulting, benefit plan services, pharmacy benefits consulting, valuation and litigation support, and business services. Its industry specializations include healthcare, construction, nonprofit, manufacturing & distribution, technology, financial services organizations, and agribusiness.

For more information, please visit blueandco.com.

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