Gary Gerdemann Selected for Leadership Louisville Class of 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky., (July 27, 2015) – Gary Gerdemann, a co-founder and partner at RunSwitch PR, Kentucky’s largest full-service public relations and public affairs firm, has been selected for the Leadership Louisville Class of 2016 by the Leadership Louisville Center.

Leadership Louisville is the Center’s signature program and provides participants with exclusive tours and hands-on experiences that will equip them to further address our community’s biggest challenges. Since 1979, Leadership Louisville has worked to ensure the community’s most influential and esteemed leaders are knowledgeable about issues, well-networked and passionate about the success of the region.

Gerdemann is an award-winning strategist, spokesman, entrepreneur, writer and public speaker and has more than 25 years’ experience leading communications and teams in large organizations and startups.

“I’m proud to be part of a team of professionals whose commitment to delivering meaningful results extends outside the walls of our offices and into the community where we live and work,” said Gerdemann. “RunSwitch PR is proud to integrate and involve our team a range of civic activities and organizations, especially the Leadership Louisville Center. I am looking forward to this experience and better understanding how leaders from across our community can work together to shape its vision and its future.”

RunSwitch PR is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky and is one of the largest public relations firms in the region. The firm is engaged in numerous public affairs campaigns, public relations efforts, and volunteer and philanthropic opportunities to improve the quality of life in the Commonwealth. RunSwitch represents eleven Fortune 500 companies and such notable clients as Amazon, Pfizer, Phillip Morris International, and Anheuser-Busch.

RunSwitch team members who are graduates of Leadership Louisville programs include Scott Jennings (Bingham Fellows), Steve Bryant (Focus Louisville, Leadership Louisville), Les Fugate (Focus Louisville, Ignite Louisville, Bingham Fellows), Rachel Bledsoe (Focus Louisville), Kaylee Carnahan (Focus Louisville), Charissa Acree (Focus Louisville, Ignite Louisville), Lauren Cherry (Focus Louisville), Emily Olesh (Focus Louisville).

To learn more about RunSwitch PR, visit or follow them on Twitter @RunSwitchPR. Gary Gerdemann is on Twitter at @GerdKy.


Posted on July 27, 2015 in News

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