Porter Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: PBIB), parent company of PBI Bank, announced today that PBI Bank, Inc. was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky for 2014 in the medium-sized companies category. The awards program was created in 2005 and is a project of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) and Best Companies Group. This statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Kentucky, benefiting the state's economy, its workforce and businesses. To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:
- Have at least 15 employees working in Kentucky;
- Be a for-profit or not-for-profit business or government entity;
- Be a publicly or privately-held business;
- Have a facility in the state of Kentucky; and
- Must be in business a minimum of one year.
PBI Bank will be recognized and honored at the Best Places to Work in Kentucky 10 th Annual Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Heritage Hall in the Lexington Convention Center. The final rankings will be announced at the event. A magazine recognizing the winners and their final rankings will be released for statewide distribution at that time.For more information on the Best Places to Work in Kentucky program, visit http://BestPlacesToWorkKY.com or contact Jackie Miller at (877) 455-2159. About Porter Bancorp, Inc. Porter Bancorp, Inc., a bank holding company headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, had $1.0 billion in assets as of September 30, 2013. Through Porter’s subsidiary PBI Bank, it operates 18 full-service banking offices in Kentucky. Porter Bancorp’s common stock is traded on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol “PBIB.” PBIB-G