Les Fugate, Senior Vice President of RunSwitch PR, has been selected to Leadership Kentucky’s Class of 2015. Les joins more than 50 current and emerging leaders from across Kentucky for this seven month program. Each year, Leadership Kentucky brings together a select group of professionals who possess a broad variety of leadership abilities, career accomplishments and volunteer activities to gain insight into complex issues facing the Commonwealth and develop solutions to address them.
“It is an honor to be selected for the class of 2015 and I am looking forward to learning alongside some of the most influential leaders in our communities,” said Fugate. “This experience presents the opportunity to gain new insights and collaborate with other leaders to improve the quality of life in the Commonwealth.”
Leadership Kentucky was the fourth statewide leadership program developed in the United States, and will celebrate its 31st Anniversary this year. Leadership Kentucky boasts over 1,800 alumnae, including Scott Jennings, Partner at RunSwitch, who graduated from Leadership Kentucky’s Class of 2014. The Leadership Kentucky Class of 2015 will travel across the Commonwealth learning about topics including leadership, Kentucky history, education, healthcare, government, energy, economic development, public relations, natural resources and environment. For more information visit LeadershipKy.org.
RunSwitch PR is the largest PR firm in Kentucky, specializing in both public affairs and public relations. The firm also prides itself on its philanthropic efforts, focusing on volunteerism and public service. In addition to Leadership Kentucky, RunSwitch boasts several alumnae and current active participants in Leadership Louisville Center programs, including Focus Louisville, Ignite Louisville and Bingham Fellows. To learn more about RunSwitch PR, visit www.runswitchpr.com or follow the firm on Twitter at @RunSwitchPR.