Hayley Pugel, Senior Account Executive at RunSwitch PR, Kentucky’s largest public relations and public affairs firm, has been selected to participate in the Leadership Louisville Center’s Ignite Louisville Class of 2019. Ignite Louisville prepares high-potential professionals, typically between 25-45 years old, for expanded opportunities in career and community leadership.
Ignite Louisville is a program of the Leadership Louisville Center, a nonprofit, member-oriented organization whose mission is to grow and connect a diverse network of leaders who serve as catalysts for a world-class community. The 42 up-and-coming leaders selected to participate in this year’s Ignite program will spend the next six months learning from some of the best leaders in top organizations in our community.
“I am thrilled to join such a prestigious program and be amongst the brightest, emerging leaders in our city,” said Pugel. “I look forward to participating in the Ignite Challenge and working alongside my team to impact the Louisville community.”
Pugel works on a wide variety of clientele including Leadership Kentucky, Kentucky Beverage Association and Kentucky Electric Cooperatives. Her exquisite attention to detail and work ethic have aided in her many accomplishments at RunSwitch. Whether it’s storytelling or event planning and execution, Hayley is able to work with her clients to produce the most successful outcomes possible.
RunSwitch is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, serving clients on the local, regional, national, and global levels. The firm runs numerous public affairs and public relations campaigns while also participating in volunteer and philanthropic efforts to improve the quality of life in the Commonwealth.
For years, RunSwitch has invested in leadership training and professional development programs for its staff. Team members who are also graduates of Leadership Louisville programs include Scott Jennings (Bingham Fellows), Steve Bryant (Bingham Fellows, Leadership Louisville, Focus Louisville), Gary Gerdemann (Leadership Louisville), Les Fugate (Bingham Fellows, Leadership Louisville, Ignite Louisville, Focus Louisville), Kaylee Price (Ignite Louisville, Focus Louisville), Chris Nation (Ignite Louisville, Focus Louisville), Mary Jane Rodes (Focus Louisville) and Katie Holston (Focus Louisville).