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July 1, 2024 2:25pm


GLI engages in advocacy at all levels of government, but works especially closely with local government to ensure a business-friendly environment. Over the next few months, we will highlight members of Louisville Metro Council to help our investors learn a bit more about their background and priorities. GLI is a non-partisan agency, and these posts are for educational purposes only.


Councilman Andrew Owen is a member of the Louisville Metro Council and represents District 9.

District (number and neighborhoods you represent)

  • Neighborhoods in D9 – Clifton, Crescent Hill, St. Matthews, Reidlonn

Day job/ professional experience:

  • President – Preston Thomas Properties LLC (Real Estate Investment, Development, Brokerage, Management)

Years of service on Louisville Metro Council:

  • 1.5 years

What is the most important issue facing Louisville? 

  • Public Safety / Affordable Housing / Revitalization of Downtown

What is your top local priority in 2024?

  • Reducing Homelessness/tents on the street

What role can the business community play in helping Louisville grow?

  • Advocate for the projects and change it wants to see…especially when government is willing to go big and take a risk, we really need the support of the business community.

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