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New GLI head to come from Houston

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Craig J. Richard (Source: GLI) Craig J. Richard (Source: GLI)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A new leader has been hired by Greater Louisville, Inc. Craig J. Richard will become the president and CEO effective January 7.

Richard comes to GLI after serving as the Chief Economic Development Officer of Greater Houston Partnership since 2008.

 "It's a great honor to be named the next President & CEO of GLI, an organization with an outstanding reputation serving a community known for its ‘anything is possible' spirit," said Richard in a statement released by GLI. "I'm excited about working with the GLI team, members and community leaders in realizing Louisville's amazing potential."

The former head of GLI, Joe Reagan, left earlier this year lead the St. Louis Regional Chamber & Growth Association. 

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