Financial Services

Both Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati have been named top 10 locations for headquarter operations. Greater Cincinnati is home to more than a dozen Fortune 100 company headquarters and includes household names like Procter & Gamble, The Kroger Co., Macy’s Inc., Ashland and General Cable. Companies like Fidelity Investments, Citi, Huntington Bank, and Fifth Third Bank have chosen Northern Kentucky for the ability to operate at a low cost while retaining access to big city amenities, a talented workforce and robust IT and data sectors.


  • Cost: Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky were named the #1 most cost-friendly location among large US cities. (Source: KPMG Competitive Alternatives Report, 2016)
  • Education: Northern Kentucky University’s College of Informatics offers degree programs in business informatics, computer science and communication, designed to enhance core skills in a digital and analytics-driven world. More than 500 students graduated in the most recent class and enrollment has increased 90% over the last five years.
  • Talent: Nearly 150,000 workers in Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati are available in labor pools necessary for busines success, including management, business and finance, IT, legal, sales and administrative functions. (Source: JobsEQ, 2016)

Major Companies – See them on a map

American Financial Group General Cable
Ashland GreenSky Credit
Bottom Line Systems Huntington Bank
Cintas Kroger
Citi Macy’s
Federal Reserve Bank Procter & Gamble
Fidelity Investments VonLehman CPA & Advisory
Fifth Third Bancorp Western & Southern
GE Shared Services