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GLI invites business leaders to observe innovation in Southern Indiana

Louisville, Ky. (July 22, 2021) – Greater Louisville Inc. brought 40 business leaders to explore advancements in Southern Indiana’s River Ridge Commerce Center for Innovation Tour: Southern Indiana presented by Hollenbach-Oakley, LLC. The second annual tour included presentations and immersive experiences at companies in a variety of industries where participants…

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GLI’s Brian Schneider honored with national sales award

Lifetime Sales Achievement Award recognizes chamber of commerce sales professionals Louisville, Ky. (July 7, 2021) — Greater Louisville Inc.’s director of investor development, Brian Schneider, has been awarded the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives Dana Ketterling Lifetime Sales Achievement Award. The award recognizes career sales achievement, with awards based…

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GLI launches talent pipeline initiative to create equitable access to career mobility

Louisville, Ky. (June 30, 2021) – Greater Louisville Inc. announced the launch of the Career Acceleration Network, an initiative that will move workers from low-paying, low-skilled jobs to high-skilled jobs with family-supporting wages. The two-year pilot program is based around a talent pipeline comprised of 15 employers from a range…

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GLI Statement on Louisville Metro Budget

GLI president and CEO, Sarah Davasher-Wisdom, issued the following statement regarding last night’s passage of the Louisville Metro budget. “GLI applauds Louisville Metro Council and Mayor Fischer for creating and passing a budget that prioritizes our community’s economic recovery and will allow our region to move forward and rebuild stronger…

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GLI hires nationally recognized economic development veteran as Chief of Regional Economic Growth

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,…

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GLI issues statement on legislation to limit discussions on race in school curricula

“Legislation to limit discussions on race in public school curricula poses a threat to the progress our region has made in advancing racial equity and attracting and retaining a diverse workforce. As in the past, GLI does not support policy that restricts and/or limits any local school district’s ability to…

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Greater Louisville Inc. Welcomes New Director of Government Affairs and Public Policy

Louisville, Ky. (June 14, 2021) – Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI) announced the expansion of its advocacy team with the addition of Liz McQuillen, who will serve as Director of Government Affairs and Public Policy. McQuillen will oversee GLI’s six issue committees, work with GLI’s Public Policy Council to create local,…

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Greater Louisville Inc. Announces Indianapolis as 2021 GLIDE Destination

Annual trip will focus on economic development and inclusion Louisville, Ky. (June 9, 2021) – Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI) announced the region’s top business leaders will be traveling to Indianapolis for the chamber’s annual Greater Louisville Idea Development Expedition (GLIDE) presented by Norton Healthcare. The three-day trip will focus on…

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Tanelle Smith Selected for U.S. Chamber Foundation Education and Workforce Fellowship Program

Fellowship Provides State and Local Business Leaders with Opportunities to Engage Nationally on Critical Education and Workforce Issues Washington, D.C. (June 8, 2021) – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today announced Tanelle Smith, Manager of Workforce and Industry Programs at Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI), was selected to participate in…

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GLI Launches Equity Toolkit, Partners with Equity Vested to Launch Inclusion Index

Both efforts complement Greater Louisville’s Racial Equity Pledge Louisville, Ky. (June 2, 2021) – Today, Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI) launched a robust toolkit aimed at equipping businesses who signed Greater Louisville’s Racial Equity Pledge with the resources they need to advance inclusion within their organizations and throughout the community. The toolkit directly complements…

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