GLI Board Welcomes New President & CEO, Executive Committee & Board Members Friday, Jan 24 2020 

Greater Louisville Inc., the Metro Chamber of Commerce, held its annual business meeting, presented by Baird. The voting Board confirmed the Executive Committee’s Dec. 16, 2019 nomination of GLI Chief Operating Officer and Chief of Staff Sarah Davasher-Wisdom, to succeed Kent Oyler as GLI’s president and CEO. Davasher-Wisdom is the...

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GLI Names Sarah Davasher-Wisdom as Successor to GLI President & CEO Kent Oyler Monday, Dec 16 2019 

Greater Louisville Inc., the Metro Chamber of Commerce, announces that GLI Chief Operating Officer and Chief of Staff Sarah Davasher-Wisdom has been nominated by GLI’s Executive Committee to succeed GLI President and CEO Kent Oyler, subject to GLI Voting Board approval at GLI’s Annual Meeting on January 23, 2020. Ms....

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Op-ed: Recovery through Employment: How Employers Can Help Fight the Substance Use Disorder Crisis Friday, Dec 13 2019 

This article first appeared in Louisville Business First on December 13, 2019.  Despite welcome changes in public policy, billions of dollars in new funding and programs, and the best intentions of civic and community leaders, America’s substance use disorder crisis rages on. More than 130 people in the United States...

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Op-Ed: Kentucky cities, counties need control over revenue, freedom to create own tax systems Monday, Nov 25 2019 

This article first appeared in The Courier-Journal on November 22, 2019. In the business world, crisis tends to pave the way for positive change and transformation; so too, it turns out, for the worlds of government and public policy. Earlier this year, Louisville’s elected leaders found themselves staring down a...

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GLI Event Recap: Broadening the Conversation around K-12 Education Thursday, Oct 31 2019 

A panel of education experts painted a nuanced picture of the challenges and opportunities shaping public and private K-12 institutions in Greater Louisville at GLI’s Capitol Connection event on October 30.  Presented by Norton Healthcare, the event featured a panel discussion with House Majority Floor Leader Bam Carney, Jefferson County...

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PNC Foundation Donates $100K to GLI In Support of Entrepreneurship Tuesday, Aug 13 2019 

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (August 13, 2019) — When Louisville entrepreneurs Galen Powers and Bryan Ehret drove past an underutilized 40,000-square-foot building in NuLu, instead of neglect they envisioned a new home base for entrepreneurs to collaborate and synthesize success. PNC Bank supported this project with $5 million in financing. “If we...

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