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March 6, 2024 8:09am

GLI’s Healthcare Fellows welcomes 20th cohort

Louisville, Ky. (March 6, 2024) – The Health Enterprises Network (HEN), an initiative of Greater Louisville Inc., welcomed 15 participants into the 20th cohort of its Healthcare Fellows program. The signature leadership development program began in 2005 to grow and support a vibrant healthcare ecosystem.

This year’s cohort includes 15 rising healthcare leaders who will participate in 10 monthly sessions on a range of healthcare topics including artificial intelligence, entrepreneurship, logistics and distribution, workforce development, and more.

“Over the past 20 years, Louisville has made a name for itself as a hub for healthcare innovation, due in large part to the work of HEN, its investors, and our many partners in the space,” said Sarah Davasher-Wisdom, president and CEO, Greater Louisville Inc. “As we look to continue our region’s strong economic momentum, the Healthcare Fellows program is critical to growing a strong talent pool and a supportive ecosystem for health-related businesses to thrive.”

15 professionals in the healthcare sector were chosen to participate in this year’s program. The 2024 Fellows come from a wide range of backgrounds and demographics and represent many industries within the healthcare ecosystem including clinical services/outpatient, education, hospitals, advanced manufacturing and logistics, and professional services.

Members of the 2024 cohort include:

  • Toni Allen, Norton Healthcare
  • Melissa Chastain, Spalding University
  • Bill Coomer, Baptist Health
  • Molly Dobson, University of Louisville Trager Institute
  • Danita Garner, UPS Healthcare
  • Caleb Haddock, UPS Healthcare
  • Matt Hagan, Trilogy Health Services
  • Taylor Hodges, UPS Healthcare
  • Merissa Krish, UPS Healthcare
  • Douglas Shearer, Humana
  • Cary Shields, Focal Point Coaching
  • Tyler Stapp, Stapp’s Enterprises
  • Thomas Stephens, Kentucky Asso. Of Health Plans
  • Jason Taylor, UPS Healthcare
  • Lisa Young, Alzheimer’s Association – Greater Kentucky & Southern Indiana

To learn more about the Healthcare Fellows, including the 370+ program alumni, click here.

About Greater Louisville Inc.

Greater Louisville Inc. is the Metro Chamber of Commerce and represents 15 counties in Kentucky and Indiana. GLI’s mission is to grow businesses and the regional economy. GLI supports businesses during every stage of development and represents the collective needs of the business community by advocating for pro-growth policies and economic development investment, and deploying programming centered around attracting and developing talent and economic inclusion. GLI is the 2019 National Chamber of the Year and is one of only three percent of chambers nationally certified with 5-star accreditation status by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Learn more on social media @GLIchamber or visit www.greaterlouisville.com.