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From the Desk

From the Desk of the CEO 9/23/21

We join our community in grieving the tragic and senseless murder of JCPS student, Tyree Smith, who was killed waiting at his bus stop on Wednesday. Tyree was an Eastern High School student with a bright future that was taken far too soon. Our thoughts and prayers are with Tyree’s…

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From the Desk of the CEO: 9/21/21

We are more than 18 months into this pandemic, and the duration remains uncertain. However, one thing is clear. The only way we can control the spread of COVID-19 and keep our economy running is to get as many people as possible vaccinated. Despite Pfizer’s BioNTech’s mRNA vaccine being FDA…

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From the desk of the CEO 8.18.21

Our region’s growing workforce shortage is consistently in the news and evident anywhere you go. The pandemic and its economic impacts are exacerbating these problems, but workforce issues existed in our region long before COVID-19. Access to career mobility is one part of our long-term workforce problem that GLI is…

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From the Desk of the CEO 7.22.21

With the third quarter underway we are officially halfway through the year, and I want to give a snapshot of the current state of our economy. I hope you take a few minutes to review our quarterly economic summary which we put out exclusively for our Top Investors. The trends…

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From the Desk of the CEO 6.28.21

A lot has changed since I last updated you. With the lifting of the statewide mask mandate and elimination of all capacity restrictions, the future of our economic recovery is bright. However, the current workforce shortage is posing a serious threat to many businesses as they struggle to find staff…

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From the Desk of the CEO: 5.14.21

Spring is in full bloom and with it comes a new wave of optimism that we are approaching a degree of normalcy in our community. I hope you have taken the opportunity to get your COVID-19 vaccine and are experiencing the exciting feeling of being able to safely return to…

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From the Desk of the CEO 3.18.21

It has been a busy and unusual legislative session. While COVID restrictions have limited in-person interactions between our advocacy team and legislators, we were able to find innovative ways to leverage our close working relationships. We have also utilized digital advocacy and many of our investors’ grassroots networks to make…

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FROM THE DESK OF THE CEO: 2/11/21

With the 2021 General Assembly underway, GLI has hit the ground running and is advocating for a number of policy priorities that are important to our region’s business community. As identified in our 2021 State Legislative Agenda, GLI’s priorities are focused on several areas including: COVID Relief and support, advancing…

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From the Desk of the CEO: 1/13/21

I am excited to start the new year off with a new way to share important updates with the greater Louisville business community. My “From the Desk of the CEO” blog will feature important community, economic, and GLI-related updates throughout the year. 2020 was certainly a year for the books….

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