IncLOUsion, ERG Advisory Council

IncLOUsion is an employee resource group (ERG) advisory council with representatives from various organizations based in Louisville. Developed by the Leadership Louisville Center, the council’s purpose is to “equip and champion diverse talent to have a voice and be successful leaders in our workplace and communities.”

Goals of the council

  • Empower talented individuals who have been underrepresented to gain recognition and promotion into their organization’s leadership pipeline.
  • Transform the face of leadership in our community.
  • Ensure Louisville is recognized and known as the city where diverse talent thrives and succeeds.

Read the Business First Guest Comment: “Employee Resource Groups can drive inclusion efforts” by Lyndsay Railey and Brian Buford


December 10, 2020: How to Start an ERG (Employee Resource Group)

See the recording of this virtual event | Download the presentation slides (pdf)

PNCThe IncLOUsion Council, hosted by Leadership Louisville, with presenting sponsor PNC, held a free and engaging virtual session with Employee Resource Group (ERG) leaders in the Louisville community. They discussed the how-to’s for starting and building up ERG’s, along with best practice sharing from those who have, “been there, done that, got the t-shirt”.

Inaugural Event

On June 30th, IncLOUsion launched our inaugural event, “Celebrating PRIDE and a Historic Win for LGBT Rights, with speaker Alicia Pedreira.” You can watch a recording of the event here:

Advisory Council Members


Brian BufordBrian Buford, Executive Director of University Culture and Employee Success

Lyndsay RaileyLyndsay Railey


Paula Caffer, Manager, Diversity & Inclusion, Brown-Forman Corporation

Ashley Duncan, CDP, Vice President, Director, Inclusion and Diversity, Republic Bank & Trust Company

Jacqui Fritz, Talent and Development Manager, Kroger Co.

Mike Moll, Senior VP, D&I Committee, PNC Bank

Joe Monroe, Jr., ERB Director, Yum! Brands, Inc.

Becca Moore, Talent Acquisition Supervisor, UPS

Christina Collins, Principal, Health, Mercer

Tyson Bauer, Director Employee Led Initiatives, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Beam Suntory

Rick Purdy, Vice President–HR &OD/DEI, Talaris Therapeutics

Jazzma Moore, Program Manager, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, Norton Healthcare

Kristin Milosevich, Senior Communications Professional, Inclusion & Diversity, Humana

Natalie Piontek, SPHR, SHRM-SCP , Manager, Staffing Services, LG&E and KU Energy

Learn more

Please contact Nubia Bennett, DEI & Leadership Program Manager, Leadership Louisville Center, if you would like to receive IncLOUsion news, event updates, and more.

Special thanks to Humana for their support of this initiative.