About GLIGreater Louisville Inc. – the Metro Chamber of Commerce, is one of the region’s premier business organizations and the leading economic development agency for Greater Louisville. Our purpose is to transform the community in pursuit of our dream for the region to become an idea capital where imaginations and individuals thrive. We do so by increasing human capital, driving job creation and entrepreneurship, maximizing global opportunities and inspiring business leadership engagement on issues that impact the competitiveness of our region.Our Dream...To become an idea capital of the world, where imaginations and individuals thrive.GLI is committed to the One Dream for our 26-county region, click here to learn more.Our Purpose... To transform our community in pursuit of the dream.Our purpose is our organization’s reason to exist and our commitment to changing our region for the better.Our Strategy...To lead innovation and civic entrepreneurship…while maintaining a commitment to sustainable development – meeting the needs of the present without compromising our ability to meet the needs of the future. We approach all we do from a strength-based position, building on the authentic assets of our organization and our region.We are focused on five priorities:• Engaging supportive stakeholders and delivering results• Funding our efforts through healthy finances• Expanding our chorus of raving customers who realize the value of Greater Louisville Inc.• Leading a passionate and talented staff through effective management practices• Maintaining a commitment to being a learning and growth centered organizationGLI’s dream, purpose and three-year strategy was adopted by GLI’s Executive Committee in November of 2010. It serves as an organizational blueprint for GLI and guides all its work.Success against these objectives is measured by ambitious goals and tracked on its balanced scorecard. See our Investor Report for more information. Our Staff ValuesResults-Oriented: Pursue ExcellenceCollaborative: United in Work & SpiritFlexible: Expect the UnexpectedPassionate: Driven to AchieveFun: Enjoy the JourneyOur HistoryIn September 1997, Greater Louisville Inc. was formed through the merger of the Greater Louisville Economic Development Partnership and the Louisville Area Chamber of Commerce.In early 1998, GLI became a strategic economic development partner with Metro Louisville Government, leading business attraction and expansion responsibilities for the Louisville area. Also in 1998, GLI launched the EnterpriseCorp to assist and support fast-growth, entrepreneurial companies.GovernanceToday, GLI is proud to represent more than 2,300 businesses – in fact, one in every three Louisville workers is currently employed by a GLI member. GLI is supported in its work by our more than 300 Top Investors, who share our dream for the region. Their contributions support initiatives that encourage innovation, increase inclusion and create possibilities within the community. Greater Louisville Inc. is private, non-profit 501(c) 6 organization. It is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors consisting of 55 voting members. GLI also has created seats for 45 non-voting representative directors who hold positions in particular community organizations that are aligned with GLI’s Mission. The Executive Committee of the board oversees the operation and management of Greater Louisville Inc. and is made up of 20 elected members from the Board of Directors, plus the Mayor of Metro Louisville. Officers of board include the Chair, Chair-elect, immediate past Chair, Secretary and Treasurer.Greater Louisville Inc. is funded through membership dues, member contributions over and above dues for economic and community development activities, a contract with Louisville Metro Government to provide business expansion and attraction services, and various operating grants. To access the GLI Member Directory – click here. Statement of TransparencyGreater Louisville Inc.’s success depends on the support and confidence of the business community and the public at large. We are committed to the highest level of ethics and accountability. Our policies are established and administered to prevent conflict of interest and adhere to the principles of openness and full disclosure required by all applicable state and federal laws.A copy of our IRS Form 990 may be requested by clicking here. A copy of most recent audited financial statements may be requested by clicking here.
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