Louisville, Ky. (June 21, 2021) – Greater Louisville Inc. announced the hire of Ben Pratt as the chamber’s newly created Chief of Regional Economic Growth and Senior Vice President. Pratt brings more than 10 years of experience in economic development within both local government and chambers of commerce.
Most recently, Pratt worked as Economic Development Director for Erie, Colorado and served as co-chair of the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation’s Economic Development Professionals Group. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of the Erie Regional Chamber & Growth Partnership in Erie, Pennsylvania. He also spent time working in Texas where he led and supported research and economic development efforts and completed a fellowship with Governor Rick Perry around international business recruitment.
Pratt received his Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) certification from the International Economic Development Council and an executive education certificate in Urban Design from Harvard University. He has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Denver and a Bachelor of Arts from Mercyhurst University.