Holly Prather is Vice President of the Leadership Louisville Center, helping drive the strategic direction of the organization. She also leads the marketing, public relations, and communications functions as well as the creation and production of special events and alumni engagement opportunities. Holly’s leadership has contributed to recognition for the Center as a national best practice and years of growth that includes the launch of new programs and creation of the Best of Leadership Summit and the Leadership Green Room.

Prior to joining the Leadership Louisville Center in 2009, she was Community and Government Relations Manager for the Transit Authority of River City (TARC) in Louisville, responsible for strategic planning and implementing communications programs for external and internal audiences.  She also served on public relations team in large advertising and PR agency with clients in the arts, online services and the financial industry. Holly has a Master’s degree in communications from Webster University and a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and communication from Georgetown College in Georgetown, KY.  She serves on the executive committee and board of directors for Metro United Way, was the past president of the Bluegrass Chapter of PRSA, was named one of Business First’s Forty Under 40 in 2015 and is a graduate of Focus Louisville.

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