3/28/2011 03:55:39 PM
LOUISVILLE, KY (03.28.11) - Greater Louisville Inc. – The Metro Chamber
of Commerce announced today new members joining its Board of Directors and
Executive Committee, the governing bodies for the organization. In
addition, new board leadership was announced.
“Each of these
leaders has stepped up and made a commitment to help lead the business
community in Greater Louisville,” said Joe Reagan, President and CEO of Greater
Louisville Inc. “Our board continues to evolve, with inclusive leadership
representative of all types and sizes of businesses, and both experienced and
emerging leaders. We have a strong group at the helm of our region’s
economic and business development strategy.”
Regan, President of AT&T Kentucky, was appointed Chair of the GLI Board of
Directors. She replaces Bob Lekites, formerly of UPS Airlines, who will now
serve as Immediate Past Chair. Jeff Bringardner, President of Humana-Kentucky,
was appointed Incoming Chair. John Hawkins, Managing Partner of Deloitte
& Touche, LLP, was appointed Treasurer and John Crockett, Chairman of Frost
Brown Todd, LLC, was appointed Secretary.
3/16/2011 11:23:04 AM
Louisville, Ky. (March 16, 2011) – Greater Louisville
Inc. – The Metro Chamber of Commerce hosted its Annual Meeting last night,
celebrating community innovation and achievements over the past year. “GLI’s Annual Meeting gives the Greater Louisville community
an opportunity to recognize the tremendous achievements that are possible in
our region,” said Joe Reagan, President and CEO of Greater Louisville Inc. “A
common thread throughout this year’s program was innovation and the role it
plays in regional success, from traditional industries to new ventures.
Louisville is on the path to become an epicenter for ideas, attracting
imaginative people from around the globe. Last night’s program highlighted the
success we’ve already achieved toward this goal.” The program began with Louisville’s largest flash mob
to date. (A flash mob is a group of people who gather at a public location to
perform a surprise action, such as a coordinated dance.) A video of the Annual
Meeting flash mob can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-m0VBTkYdN8&feature=youtube_gdata_player .
3/9/2011 10:13:33 AM
Greater Louisville Inc. today announced the winners of its prestigious Silver Fleur-De-Lis Award, which
will be delivered at GLI’s annual meeting on Tuesday, March 15. The award,
which recognizes outstanding commitments and achievements in the Greater
Louisville community, is bestowed each year upon individuals and organizations
that show leadership and action to make the region a better place to live and
The 2011 recipients are Joe Steier, President and CEO of
Signature HealthCARE, and Dr. James Ramsey, President of the University of
Louisville. Both leaders have been instrumental in developing Louisville’s
bourgeoning Aging Care sector, a key area of economic growth that encompasses headquarters,
suppliers, researchers and service firms catering to the lifestyle changes of
an aging demographic. Louisville is home to the largest cluster of aging care
companies in the nation, with more than 8,000 industry professionals producing
more than $28 billion in revenue.
3/3/2011 10:36:09 AM
Greater Louisville Inc. today announced it is partnering with the National Association of
Women Business Owners (NAWBO) - Louisville to lead a state-wide delegation of
small- and medium-sized business owners, executives and entrepreneurs to the
2011 Futurallia Global Business to Business Forum.
3/3/2011 09:32:05 AM
Greater Louisville Inc. – The Metro Chamber of
Commerce today announced it was awarding its most prestigious honor to Christy
and Owsley Brown II for their contributions to the community. The Gold Cup is
bestowed in recognition of lifetime community service and leadership, and has
been awarded only 18 times since its creation in 1969. The award will be
delivered at GLI’s annual meeting on Tuesday, March 15.
2/9/2011 11:58:04 AM
Greater Louisville Inc.’s enterprise development
arm, ENTERPRISECORP, received an
Honorable Mention for Excellence in Economic Development for its work
developing entrepreneurship in the region. The honor, delivered by the
International Economic Development Council (IEDC), recognizes the ENTERPRISECORP’s success nurturing an
entrepreneurial climate and helping individual entrepreneurs access the funding
and guidance needed for growth.
2/9/2011 11:56:42 AM
Thousands of Louisville residents who have some college
credits but never earned a degree have new support in earning their credentials.
Greater Louisville Inc. and the HIRE Education Forum have received an $800,000
grant from the Lumina Foundation to help regional adults complete their
degrees. The grant is part of the foundation’s national strategy to support
adult-learners with college credits in earning a degree or credential of value
in the workplace.
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