About Kentuckiana Thrive

Your Online Guide to the Best Local Businesses in Kentuckiana!

With a vibrant year-round business community led by a diverse set of owners and managers, you
are sure to find a local business listed on Kentuckiana Thrive to meet your needs.

When Kentuckiana Thrive began, we sought to supplement 

the “Shop Local” movement with something more.

Kentuckiana Thriverepresents more than just a list of businesses.

Kentuckiana Thrive is a call to action for businesses, residents, organizations,
and tourists to support our local economy and community.

When you shop at a local independently owned business:

68% of every dollar gets reinvested in the community.

Local chains, 43% reinvested.

Help us celebrate Kentuckiana’s community and culture 

by shopping at locally owned businesses.

Meet Our People

Business growth specialist

Lucy Brenton

Lucy is a native Hoosier. She has worked in sales her entire career.

After graduating from IU with a degree in economics she gravitated to marketing to help businesses increase revenue. er mission is to help small businesses succeed. She lives with her spouse, Dorn and 10 children in southern Indiana.



Dorn is a native Hoosier. Throughout his career he has developed many high-traffic, high-quality websites that incorporate the best practices for today’s digital marketing. Dorn eagerly shares his experience and knowledge by helping others in cultivating their business. Dorn lives in southern Indiana with his wife, Lucy and 10 children.

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