2017 Leadership Louisville Luncheon

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Galt House Hotel

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THANKS TO ALL WHO ATTENDED AND ALL OF THE SPONSORS of the 2017 Leadership Louisville Luncheon, presented by the Louisville Gas and Electric Company. The event is held in partnership with the Leadership Louisville Center and the Office of the Mayor.

This annual event convenes the region’s most influential leaders in business, government, nonprofit and civic engagement. This year, we welcomed the Honorable Mike Rawlings, Mayor of Dallas, as keynote speaker.

Read highlights of Mayor Rawlings talk in this article, “Are business leaders invested enough in the city’s prosperity?“, Louisville Business First, August 22, 2017

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See video of the speakers courtesy of Louisville MetroTV

About keynote speaker, Mike Rawlings, Mayor of Dallas

Mike Rawlings, Mayor of Dallas

As the former CEO of Pizza Hut, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings is familiar with big responsibility. When Rawlings was elected in 2011, he sought to drive public sector growth with private sector solutions. And it is working, in BIG WAYS.

Today, the Dallas-Fort Worth area is one of the fastest-growing metros in the nation.  Its citizens rank quality of life high compared to other cities, and innovative investments in infrastructure and amenities are designed to continue this trend. Thanks to its economic and demographic success, Dallas consistently ranks as one of the premier destinations for corporate relocations and facilities growth. The city is home to some of the biggest brands, including AT&T, Southwest Air, Texas Instruments, American Airlines Group, Dean Foods and many others.

Mayor Rawlings understands the economic conditions required to grow a city, and will share lessons he’s learned in his six years of public service.  Along with Louisville, Dallas is making strides in becoming more resilient to the physical, social and economic challenges that are a growing part of the 21st century.

Presenting sponsor

LG&E and KY Energy

Gold Sponsors

Brown-Forman CorporationIL_Logo_OUTLINE_vFinal_RGB
Louisville Public MediaOgle Foundation

Kentucky Association of Counties

VIP Reception Sponsor

Frost Brown Todd

Silver Sponsors

Anthem Blue Cross Blue ShieldBusiness FirstDoe AndersonStites & HarbisonTandem Public Relations

Bronze Sponsors

CBRE|LouisvilleChaseD.D. WilliamsonGELDG_Development_logo_193x86Louisville Metro TVMPI Printing
Advance Ready Mix Concrete, Inc.
Argent Trust Company
Bellarmine University
Churchill Downs Inc.
Community Foundation of Louisville
Dean Dorton Allen Ford, PLLC

Houston-Johnson, Inc.
Humana Inc.
IMI – Irving Materials, Inc.
Jefferson County Public Schools

Kentucky State Fair Board
KentuckyOne Health
Kosair Charities
Landscape Structures and Countryside Play Structures
Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau
Louisville Marriott Downtown
Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD)

Northwestern Mutual
Papa John’s International

Spalding University
Transit Authority of River City (TARC)
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America

University of Louisville College of Business MBA Programs
University of Louisville University Advancement

Volunteers of America Mid-States

Yum! Brands, Inc.