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August 25, 2017 4:52pm

GLI VP Shawna Burton Wins KCCE Executive of the Year

Shawna Burton

(Louisville, KY) – Greater Louisville Inc. is celebrating Vice President of Engagement and Organizational Advancement, Shawna Burton, on being named the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives’ (KCCE) Executive of the Year.

KCCE is a statewide network of professionals dedicated to promoting professional education, ethical standards and efficiency in chamber of commerce management.  The Excellence Awards were given out during the KCCE Annual Conference in Frankfort, August 24th, 2017.

Burton’s work revolves around creating innovative programming related to GLI’s strategic objectives.  She is responsible for the direction, management, and execution of all GLI events and products. She skillfully leads a team who executes all GLI’s investor offerings and is responsible for growing and diversifying GLI’s product offerings.

“Shawna continues to push the envelope managing signature events such as Annual Meeting and GLIDE as well as overseeing GLI’s Health Solutions, a new health insurance cost savings program in partnership with Humana,” Kent Oyler, President & CEO of GLI, said. “We are lucky to have such a vibrant, passionate executive dedicated to serving the business community of Greater Louisville.”

She consistently creates exceptional event experiences, while meeting and exceeding annual budgetary and customer satisfaction goals for all non-dues revenue. She also recently finished serving two terms on the KCCE Board of Directors.

In addition to Burton’s honor, Greater Louisville Inc. received recognition from KCCE for Outstanding Publication for the 2017 Legislative Agenda and Outstanding Website for Greaterlouisville.com among local chambers of similar size.

KCCE has served chamber professionals for 50 years. Visit www.kychamberexecutives.com for additional information on KCCE.

About Greater Louisville Inc.

Greater Louisville Inc. - the Metro Chamber of Commerce is focused on growing the regional economy. As the region’s largest convener of business leadership, GLI leads economic and global outreach strategies focused on business attraction; nurtures the entrepreneurial eco-system; and champions the development of the community’s talent base.  As the voice of Greater Louisville’s business community, GLI advocates for a pro-business environment and facilitates businesses engagement on issues that impact regional competitiveness.  For more information, visit www.greaterlouisville.com.