Johnson County business news: June 1

Franklin behavior center expands

Franklin Applied Behavior Services recently added an additional 6,000 square feet to their current facility at 189 Umbarger Way.

With the experience and expertise of the local development company, David Rae Development, the business has added therapy rooms, extra storage, more play space and offices. The upgrades make the space more usable and comfortable for clients and employees.

The business has been in Franklin since July 2019, providing high-quality behavior analytic services to the community of Franklin, predominantly with children and adults diagnosed with autism.

New banks opens in Greenwood

Stock Yards Bank and Trust, a community bank with over 70 branches in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio, will be celebrating the opening of its new branch location in Greenwood with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 3 at 10:30 a.m. Greenwood Mayor Mark Myers and Stock Yards’ Market President Paula Moan will speak at the ceremony.

The new branch is located at 1280 N. Emerson Ave., in the Emerson Pointe shopping center at the corner of Emerson Avenue and County Line Road. The banking brand is growing in the greater Indianapolis region and its Emerson Pointe branch will be the bank’s 5th location in central Indiana.

Adult and Child invests in wage increases

Adult and Child Health, is investing $2 million in compensation increases for over 50% of Adult and Child staff.

Affected positions include therapists, skills development specialists, peer support specialists, child welfare specialists, wrap facilitators, call center staff, nursing staff as well as some administrative team members.

The wage adjustment will immediately take these providers to the top of market compensation averages and is the first phase of an agency-wide compensation review and benchmarking analysis that aims to increase access to care, enhance services within the community and improve the organization’s recruitment and retention efforts.

For a list of current job openings at Adult and Child, visit

Greenwood senior community honored

Independence Village of Greenwood a StoryPoint Group community, was recently recognized as a Top 10 Memory Care Services Provider for 2024 by Eldercare Review.

Every year, only 10 organizations nationwide receive this distinction. The honor is reserved for senior living providers who offer memory care services that make a substantial impact on the communities they serve.

Independence Village of Greenwood offers enhanced living, assisted living and memory care options at 2339 S. State Road 135, Greenwood.

Morning Pointe names new director

Morning Pointe of Franklin, Assisted Living and Memory Care has named Tristan Pruitt as its new executive director.

Pruitt will oversee daily operations at the assisted living and memory care community at 75 S. Milford Drive. She works with a team of directors, nurses, nursing assistants and other support staff to provide personalized care programs for residents and support for their families. She will focus on fostering meaningful relationships and experiences for residents as well as promoting their health, independence and well-being.

Pruitt is no stranger to the community, having previously served as the Lantern program director. In that role, she led purposeful activities for the memory care wing. She recently earned her Indiana Residential Care Administration license.

Pruitt has also worked as a dietary aid, a certified nursing assistant and a medical assistant/phlebotomist. She has an associate’s degree as a healthcare specialist from Ivy Tech Community College, and she is also a Certified Dementia Practitioner.

Pruitt grew up in Martinsville and now resides in Greenwood, with her husband, Logan. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, concerts, eating out and thrift shopping.