Staff and Board
As a non-profit organization Employment Solutions is non-owned and is governed by a Board of Directors. The Board membership represents a variety of community and business interests who are recruited for their particular backgrounds and expertise. The Board works strictly on an unpaid, volunteer basis. Any excess revenue generated by Employment Solutions is retained by the organization to further strengthen and promote our charitable mission.
Rick Christman, CEO
“All of our progress and change of the past three decades would not have been remotely possible without the dedication of our staff. I hope you will come to appreciate their efforts and expertise as much as I do.”
Contact: 859-272-5225 ext. 107
Contact: 859-971-1306 ext. 128
Bluegrass Career Services (BCS) provides work readiness skills, permanent job placement and on-the-job support to people with barriers to employment.
Contact: 859-272-4855 ext. 108
Contact: 859-272-5225 ext. 135
Contact: 859-271-7670 ext. 138
Waiver service programs are intended to help people with severe disabilities to remain in or return to their homes and community.
Contact: 859-253-2658 ext. 230
CTE’s cosmetology program offers a full range of salon services to the general public in Winchester, KY.
Fresh Approach utilizes a workforce primarily of people with severe disabilities to process fresh vegetable and fruit products.
Contact: 859-253-2658 ext. 236
Life Works Residential provides residential support to people receiving the SCL Waiver throughout Central Kentucky.
Contact: 859-303-4463 ext. 606
Community Works Provides One-on-one service to increase social skill and independence in the home and community.
Contact: 859-288-7580 ext. 301
Expressive Programs provides opportunities for people with developmental disabilities to engage in continuing education, visual arts, performing arts, and more.
Contact: 859-253-2658 ext. 225
Sunnyside offers adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities enriching services through choices, self expression, and community involvement.
Contact: 859-303-4423 ext. 502
Q-Box utilizes a workforce primarily with severe disabilities to manufacture corrugated boxes and packaging materials.
Contact: 859-253-2658 ext. 222
ES Transportation provides non-emergency transportation to qualified Medicaid recipients, primarily to attend Medicaid Waiver Adult Day Training Services.
Contact: 859-253-2658 ext. 230
Life Works provides integrated therapeutic solutions services to assist individuals in gaining their independence and stability in the community.
Contact: 859-288-7580 ext. 303
Contact: (859) 253-2658 ext. 212
Contact: (859) 272-5225
Contact: (859) 253-2658 ext. 228
Contact: (859) 253-2658 ext. 210
Board of Directors
- Peggy Henson, President
- Peggy Petrilli Ed.D, EKU, Vice President
- Steve Singleton, CPA, Treasurer
- Ginny Ramsey, Catholic Action Center
- Debra Harley PhD, University of Kentucky
- Doug Alexander, Public Relations
- Arthur Lucas, Diversity Officer, LFUCG
- Doug McSwain, Attorney, Wyatt, Tarrant and Combs
- Fred Brown, LFUCG Council Member
- Rick Christman, Employment Solutions CEO