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January 9, 2024 7:42pm

January Investor Spotlight: Zoom Group

Company: Zoom Group, Inc [ZG]

Founded In:  1986

Number of Employees:  37


Describe what your organization does in two sentences.  

Our Mission is to assist persons with disabilities to explore, create, and realize their journey. Our Vision is a community enriched by including and valuing persons with disabilities.


Who do you serve?  Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


One fact you may not know about my organization is…  

Our program participants, integral team members, achieved recognition as acclaimed StudioWorkZ artists, including the 2019 Derby Festival Poster Artist. Noteworthy accomplishments feature in Louisville Story Teller’s books, highlighting the talents of another esteemed Louisville artist. We proudly celebrate Special Olympics medal winners within our dedicated team. Amid the pandemic, our essential worker team provided crucial laundry services to the Robley Rex Medical Center, the Lexington VA Clinics, and logistics companies, including UPS SCS. At ZG, we take immense pride in fostering a community where our team members’ diverse talents and dedication flourish, creating a vibrant tapestry of celebrated achievements even in challenging times.


What sets your business apart from others in the way you attract and retain talent? 

ZG stands out in talent attraction and retention by upholding our Core4 Values: Integrity, Respect, Unity, and Effectiveness. These principles define our inclusive culture, fostering a supportive work environment. What sets us apart is our strong focus on work-life balance and professional growth, recognizing that personal well-being enhances professional success. At ZG, we value our team’s development and provide resources for career advancement. Additionally, our commitment extends to a compassionate approach to person-centered support, reflecting our dedication to those we serve. This unique combination creates a workplace where employees not only thrive but also contribute to a positive impact on the individuals we support.


What do you like about being an investor in Greater Louisville Inc.?

As a proud investor in Greater Louisville, Inc., ZG values the economic growth and development of the region. Our commitment to fostering a thriving community is grounded in the belief that inclusivity and diversity are essential principles. At ZG, our AVENUEZ (supported employment service) and ZoomWorkZ (vocational day training service) highly appreciate our current business partners, recognizing their invaluable contributions to our mission. We are enthusiastic about expanding our partner network to enhance the impact of our services. Join us in creating a more inclusive and thriving community by exploring collaboration opportunities with AVENUEZ, ZoomWorkZ, and ZG.


How does your organization engage in the community?
At ZG, community engagement lies at the heart of our mission. We are dedicated to connecting with and enriching the community by valuing individuals with disabilities through our diverse entities, program services, and support initiatives. Our taglines underscore this commitment, emphasizing the significance of connecting. ZG enthusiastically invites business partners and volunteers across various domains, including life skills, arts, vocation, and more, to inquire and engage with our services and programming.


How can people engage with your organization?  

Engaging with ZG is easy – visit thezg.us to learn more or contact us directly at [email protected]. We believe in the power of collaboration and invite all to explore opportunities to connect with us.