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September 25, 2019 3:25pm

Greater Louisville Inc. and the Young Professionals Association of Louisville Partner for Mentor Louisville Program

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (September 25, 2019) – Greater Louisville Inc., the Metro Chamber of Commerce (GLI), in partnership with the Young Professionals Association of Louisville (YPAL), are pleased to announce a collaboration that will help identify and grow the business leaders of tomorrow. Mentor Louisville is a new pilot program where YPAL members will be matched with experienced mentor-professionals drawn from GLI’s investor base.

“The goal of Mentor Louisville is to create business, career and leadership mentoring relationships that might not have otherwise happened. Mentor Louisville provides new opportunities for GLI investors to support the next generation of young professional leaders while also gaining valuable insights from the next generation,” said Kent Oyler, President and CEO of GLI.

GLI mentors and YPAL member mentees interested in participating in the program will need to fill out an application form by October 18 and will be notified on October 25 if they have been accepted to participate in the pilot program:

Based on the pool of applicants, matches will be made and announced at the Mentor Louisville cocktail party the first week of November. Matched pairs in the program will be asked to meet a minimum of two times in the course of six weeks to be considered part of the program.

“Working in partnership with GLI will give our members an exclusive opportunity to create rich connections within the community,” said Ann Marie Maldini, Executive Director of YPAL.

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About Greater Louisville Inc.

Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI) - 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. GLI is one of only three percent of chambers nationally certified with 5-star accreditation status by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, based on GLI’s dedicated policy efforts, effective operations, beneficial programs and overall positive community impact. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn using @GLIchamber or visit www.greaterlouisville.com.