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Key GLI Priorities mentioned in Mayor Fischer’s State of the City Address

Mayor Greg Fischer delivered his 2019 State of the City Address at the Muhammad Ali Center in downtown Louisville. Fischer won election to a third term in November 2018. His speech touched on a wide range of different issues and themes, including the economic progress the city has seen in…

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NLC legislation on the move in Indiana

A key GLI bi-state and health care priority is on the move in Indianapolis. With testimony in support by GLI, legislation admitting Indiana into the Nurse Licensure Compact passed unanimously out of the Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services on Wednesday.  The Nurse Licensure Compact, or NLC, is an…

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New legislative working group formed to address Kentucky’s pension crisis

Legislative leadership in the Kentucky General Assembly announced a new working group charged with reviewing and analyzing the state’s multi-billion dollar public pension crisis. According to a press release, the group is expected to make recommendations to the legislature by February 15, though it also has the option of requesting…

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State Senate passes GLI-backed legislation to improve local school governance

Though we are only four days into the 2019 regular session of the Kentucky General Assembly, GLI priority legislation is already on the move. Earlier today, the Senate voted 23-13 in favor of Senate Bill 3 (SB3). This legislation makes several important changes to school based decision making councils that…

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GLI AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Wende Cosby

  Title: AVP, Business Development Manager Company: Republic Bank How long have you been a GLI Ambassador? 1 year What is your favorite part about being a GLI Ambassador? I thoroughly enjoy meeting all the different people in our community.  The connections I have made have given me the opportunity…

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Welcome to the Club: Our New Investors & Renewals

We’d like to extend a warm welcome to the companies who have joined GLI and those who have renewed. Thank you for investing in our mission to accelerate economic growth, job creation and business competitiveness throughout the Greater Louisville region.  If you know of a company interested in accelerating the region…

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USA Cares Adopts Senior Leaders Corporate Fellowship Program as Where Opportunity Knox Wraps Up Successful Three-Year Program

  Where Opportunity Knox, a regional initiative to connect transitioning Veterans and/or military spouses to jobs and careers, announced that its Senior Leaders Corporate Fellowship Program has been adopted and will be managed and implemented in the future by USA Cares, a national nonprofit organization supporting military families in crisis. Over the last…

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INVESTOR SPOTLIGHT: Neil Huffman Automotive Group

Founded In:  1969    By: Neil Huffman Number of Employees:  More than 300 Describe what your organization does in two sentences. The Neil Huffman Automotive Group is Louisville’s family owned and operated dealership group, established in 1969.  When you visit one of our dealerships, you’ll see why drivers keep coming back…

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Who’s Funded? January’s Startups Making Waves

Every month EnterpriseCorp tracks Louisville-based startups that receive funding through public and private investment.  Here are the most recent companies that have received funding: Kale & Flax — $150,000 of a $500,000 seed round from a private investor Provides user experience-centered web design work on behalf of other companies. This…

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GLI’s EnterpriseCorp, UofL, Louisville Healthcare CEO Council, and XLerateHealth Awarded RISE Grant

Grant to support cross-sector innovation and entrepreneurship through regional collaboration. A collaboration between the University of Louisville (UofL), Louisville Healthcare CEO Council (LHCC), XLerateHealth, and GLI’s EnterpriseCorp was awarded a RISE grant funded by KY Innovation through the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development. This grant will provide $1,300,000 in Kentucky…

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