Business Transitions

■ ADR Security Services has changed its name to Bates Security. The new name reflects a stronger tie to the family that owns and operates Bates' parent company: Sonitrol of Lexington. Bates is the largest privately owned security company in Kentucky and since 2007 has been ranked as one of the Top 100 security companies in the country by Security Dealer Magazine. Bates Security provides residential and commercial security services. For information, visit or call (859) 244-4000.

■ The Better Business Bureau of Central and Eastern Kentucky, based in Lexington, has opened a second office in Somerset to meet the growing demand for its services. The office is at 3836 South Highway 27, Suite 2. Phone: (606) 678-2014. Web site:

■ The Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing will become Frontier Nursing University on July 1. Established in 1939 in Hyden, Frontier School has the largest nurse-midwifery educational program in the country. Close to 1,100 students worldwide are enrolled in either the doctor of nursing practice or master of science in nursing degree programs offered by the Frontier School. For information, visit

TrinSoft has announced a new brand and more modern logo to help mark its 15th anniversary. The company is based in Lexington and offers one of the most experienced Microsoft Business Solutions consulting teams in the region. Web site:

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo