Advanced Correctional Healthcare Inc. recently announced that the company will be moving its headquarters from Peoria, Illinois to Franklin.
As part of the relocation, the company will create 58 new jobs and invest $2.5 million in its new headquarters, which will be located at 720 Cool Springs Blvd.
“ACH’s decision to relocate its headquarters to Tennessee showcases our strong economy and business-friendly landscape,” said Tennessee Governor Bill Lee. “Tennessee is home to some of the largest healthcare companies in the nation, and I commend Williamson County for attracting another successful company to this important industry.
Advanced Correctional Healthcare is the largest county jail healthcare provider in the United States. He manages health care teams and individualized programs in a variety of correctional settings, including county jails, juvenile detention centers, mental health units, placement centers and drug rehabilitation centers.
“Advanced Correctional Healthcare is growing — and so are Illinois’ taxes, among the highest in the nation,” said Jessica Young, president and CEO of Advanced Correctional Healthcare. “Our team welcomes lower taxes, lower costs of living and top-rated schools. We are deeply grateful for the support from the State of Tennessee and Williamson County. We will work hard to give Tennessee a positive return on their investment in us.
In 2019, ACH received the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Award for Ethics, which is awarded to companies that demonstrate best practices, leadership, social responsibility and high ethical standards that benefit their customers, employees and communities. ACH has also been certified by its employees as a Great Place to Work through Fortune magazine for six consecutive years. Additionally, ACH is currently ranked as Fortune’s sixth best place to work in healthcare and biopharma.
ACH is the first and only correctional healthcare company to partner with the Daisy Foundation to recognize nurses for their meaningful work. The company also offers multiple training and support options for its employees, including mentorships, an online learning platform, partnerships with Capella and Kaplan universities, the ACH Karen Stocke scholarship program and a mental health among peers.
Since 2015, the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development has supported more than 25 economic development projects in Williamson County, resulting in nearly 4,000 employment commitments and approximately $379 million in capital investments .