Company Milestones


1968 George C. Ruch, Sr. and Betty Lou Ruch founded the company
1976 Founded Health Care Services Company
1980 Established Office Automation Division
1983 Created Home Care Corporation providing Medicare home health services
1986 Bobbie Ruch promoted to President and Corporate Officer
1987 Established Professional Accounting Services
1990 Acquired the local Upjohn Nursing Services
1991 Received Joint Commission accreditation with nine commendations
1993 Acquired the local Kimberly Quality Care
1993 Established Information Technology Division
1994 Founded Academy Medical Services
1996 Divested Home Care Corporation
1997 Established Acloché HR providing comprehensive HR services
1998 Expanded Geographic Locations throughout Central Ohio
2000 Created Independent Company Re-Branded As Acloché LLC
2001 Open first metro Detroit office in Livonia, Michigan
2002 Working Women Magazine Ranked Acloché One of the Top 500 Women-Owned Businesses in the Nation
2004 Ranked Second Largest Staffing Service in Central Ohio by Business First and Columbus CEO Magazine
2005 Academy Medical Services Receives JCAHO Certification
2006 Recognized in Business First as the 2nd Largest Staffing Company in Greater Columbus
2007 Named Leading Edge Company by United Way
2008 Honored in Business First as One of the Top 100 Privately Held Companies in Central Ohio
2009 Lee Smith named President of Acloché
2010 Kim Shoemaker appointed CEO of Acloché
2011 Headquarters relocated to Watermark Drive
2012 East Columbus Branch opened in Gahanna
2013 Named one of the Top Workplaces in Columbus CEO
2013 Acloché was honored by NWBOC (National Women Business Owners Corporation) for our 10+ year certification anniversary
2013 Columbus-Central team shifts focus on clerical, administrative, and professional positions
2013 Lancaster office remodel
2014 Selected as a Central Ohio Wonderful Workplace for young professionals by the Columbus Young Professionals Club
2015 Ranked in the Top 20 for Women-Owned, Diversity Owned, and Privately Held Businesses in Ohio by
2015 Ranked #4 in Central Ohio for Women-Owned Businesses by Columbus CEO
2015 Awarded the Consumers’ Choice Award for Staffing Agencies in Columbus, OH
2016 For the second time, Acloché is ranked in the Top 20 for Women Owned, Diversity Owned, and Privately Held Businesses in Ohio by
2016 Awarded the Consumers’ Choice Award for Staffing Agencies in Columbus, OH
2017 Delaware branch is awarded the 2017 Readers’ Choice Award by the Delaware Gazette
2017 Received the Spectrum Award for Excellent Customer Service
2017 Received Best in Central Ohio Award for Accounting Recruitment from CORP America
2017 Acloché Medical receives both Most Ethical, Trustworthy, & Reliable Company and Best Account Managers from the Ohio Hospital Association