Sarah Davasher-Wisdom


LouisvilleKY’s THE WEEK: We’re All Business (Meetings), Dirty Bourbon, Delbert and the Seafood Lady

You might think it’s a pretty mediocre week when a highlight is attending two business organizations’ annual meeting, but both the Greater Louisville Inc. event at The Palace and the Jeffersontown Annual Meeting at the Community Center were worthy events. Plus, I got a chance to sample a plate from the Seafood Lady, tried a Dirty Bourbon at SET from my pals at Ballotin Whiskey, played rare January golf and got myself back on the racquetball court. And, a new Delbert McClinton recording was released. And it’s called “Prick of the Litter.” How cool. Plus I met some very interesting…


Louisville Ky chamber announces major promotions

(Louisville)- GLI President & CEO Kent Oyler today announced today several internal promotions to advance GLI’s mission of accelerating economic growth, job creation and business competitiveness.   Sarah Davasher-Wisdom is now the Chief Operating Officer.  Davasher-Wisdom was previously SVP Public Affairs & Strategy. Deana Epperly Karem is now Vice President of Regional Growth.  Karem was previously VP Economic Development. Brian Jones is now Vice President of Membership & Development.  Jones was previously VP Membership. Shawna Burton is now Executive Director of Engagement & Marketing.  Burton was previously Director of Events.   Additional employees receiving promotions include:   Christy Corum is…


Louisville Ky’s GLI issues plea to state legislature

Working For A Cause: Our Push For B Corps By Sarah Davasher-Wisdom, SVP of Public Affairs & Strategy for Greater Louisville Inc. Our region has the potential to realize an incredible opportunity during the 2016 Kentucky legislative session by passing HB 50, sponsored by Representative Kelly Flood (Lexington) and co-sponsored by Representative Steve Riggs (Louisville). By passing Public Benefit Corporation legislation, which has made it through the House and is now under consideration in the Senate, we can access more than $1.5 billion in philanthropic dollars that are presently under-utilized statewide. Public Benefit Corporations give businesses the freedom to consider…