2014 Leadership Louisville Luncheon
Thursday, August 28
Louisville Marriott Downtown
We believe that a community progresses when inspired leaders work together to tackle tough issues. In partnership with the Office of the Mayor, the Leadership Louisville Center’s annual luncheon serves up that inspiration and empowers all who attend to step up and elevate our community.
About the event
The annual Leadership Louisville Luncheon will convene the region’s most influential leaders in business, government, nonprofits and civic engagement around the theme “Step Up Louisville,” with the goal to inform and inspire action around building a world-class community in the Louisville region.
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About our Keynote Speaker
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake of Baltimore
The 2014 Leadership Louisville Luncheon will feature keynote speaker Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake of Baltimore, a leader who has taken action to move her city forward. Join us to learn how Mayor Rawlings-Blake is driving bold changes in how her city does business and the investments they are making to attract families, improve education and strengthen neighborhoods.
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was sworn in as Baltimore’s 49th mayor on February 4, 2010. In November 2011, she was elected to her first full term as Mayor, receiving 87% percent of the vote in the mayoral general election. Mayor Rawlings-Blake has focused her administration on growing Baltimore’s population by 10,000 families over the next decade by improving public safety and public education and by strengthening city neighborhoods. In 2013, Mayor Rawlings-Blake presented, Change to Grow: A Ten-Year Financial Plan for Baltimore, the City’s first long-range financial plan. The plan includes a bold set of major reforms that amount to the most significant changes to the way the City does business in generations.
Mayor Rawlings-Blake serves as vice president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and in key USCM leadership positions. In 2010, she was elected by her fellow mayors to the USCM Board of Trustees. She is also a member of the Mayor’s Water Council, and the Criminal and Social Justice Standing Committee.
VIP Reception Sponsor
Dean Dorton Allen Ford
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
Duchenne Research Education and Miracle Foundation Inc. (DREAM)
Jefferson County Public Schools
K. Norman Berry & Associates Architects