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The Inner Chamber

The Big Benefits of Buying Local

Published September 6th, 2018 in “Louisville Business First” The surest way to create more and better jobs in Greater Louisville is for those of us who live and work here to buy locally whenever possible. To be clear, Louisville (like every region) is at its best when its local businesses…

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GLI VICE PRESIDENT SELECTED FOR NATIONAL EDUCATION FELLOWSHIP; WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT MANAGER JOINS STATE ACADEMY GROUP

Deana Epperly Karem, GLI’s Vice President for Regional Economic Growth was recently selected by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) to study education attainment along with 20 chamber of commerce professionals from communities throughout the United States. The Fellowship for Education & Talent Development is an immersive executive…

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Persistence Pays Off in 2018

We knew from the outset that the 2018 session would be demanding. Begin with billions of dollars in unfunded pension liabilities, mounting health care and corrections costs, and stagnant revenues. Throw in a budget and a road plan to craft, leadership transitions, activated unions, and looming elections, and it did…

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The Inner Chamber: VP’s Strategy for Team Investment

In September 2017, I became the Vice President of Investor Growth and Retention role for GLI.  This was an extraordinary privilege and an opportunity to really put my stamp on the way GLI works with its investor base.   Being able to coach our team through the relationship building process and…

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GLI Welcomes UofL President, Dr. Neeli Bendapudi

“As the region’s flagship University, UofL requires an experienced, strong individual to lead the organization in a new direction. Greater Louisville Inc. welcomes Dr. Neeli Bendapudi and looks forward to working with her to grow our partnership, improve our workforce and international reputation like never before. We are particularly excited…

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It’s time to help Kentucky’s Lowest-performing Schools

We’ve set up a system throughout Kentucky, and particularly in JCPS, which fails our most vulnerable students and hamstrings our lowest-performing schools, known as ‘priority’ schools.  A lot of people complain and point fingers, but instead of endless handwringing let’s take a real step towards fixing one of the biggest…

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Making GLI Connections Count: Unified Solutions & Kentucky Foot and Ankle

One of Greater Louisville Inc.’s biggest priorities is creating valuable business relationships between our investors by hosting events and providing opportunities to make important connections. This not only provides a tangible return for being a GLI investor, but also grows our local economy through increased business between our investors. Andrea…

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Read GLI CEO Kent Oyler’s Annual Meeting Speech

Boldness, tenacity, passion. You know it when you see it.  That driven self-confidence that isn’t afraid of taking risks.  That changes the world. That moves, shakes, and demands success.   Attitude that gets the hard stuff done. We saw it on the GLIDE trips to Austin and Nashville.   I’m talking about…

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GLI Annual Meeting: 1 Week From Today

Time is running out to get your ticket to the hottest networking event of the year.  GLI’s Annual Meeting is Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 from 5:15 – 9:00 p.m. at the Louisville Palace. Kindred Healthcare President & CEO Benjamin Breier will deliver the evening’s keynote and take questions from the…

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Who’s Funded? January’s Startups Making Waves

Every month GLI’s EnterpriseCorp tracks Louisville-based startups that receive funding through public and private investment.  Here are EnterpriseCorp’s most recent clients that have received funding:

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