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Carlos Phillips named vice president of Greater Louisville

Previously worked for Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Nov. 6, 2014) — Greater Louisville Inc. announced today that Carlos Phillips will rejoin the organization as senior vice president effective Dec. 1.

Carlos Phillips

Phillips, who from 2006-2009 served as vice president, had been in a similar position with the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce since 2010.

“We are ecstatic that Carlos is coming back to GLI,” said Kent Oyler, president and CEO of Greater Louisville. “He brings a wealth of experience in building membership relationships and delivering strong business-focused programming.

Phillips brings over 20 years of corporate and chamber industry leadership experience in membership development, organizational programming and revenue generation. He spent 13 years in the wireless telecommunications industry in various sales and leaderships posts. While at the Chamber, Phillips’ team was responsible for leading the state-wide membership and marketing initiatives that resulted in year over year growth in member dues and service revenues.

The Kentucky Chamber was recently recognized for achieving the best member retention improvement by the Association of State Chamber Professionals.

Prior to the Kentucky Chamber he served as vice-president for member and investor development for Greater Louisville Inc., The Metro Chamber of Commerce (GLI) from 2006 – 2009. While at GLI, Carlos’ team was responsible for member base and revenue growth, networking and business development programs, member benefits, publications and investor development. Greater Louisville Inc was awarded the 2007 “Chamber of the Year” honor by the American Chamber of Commerce Executives.

Phillips serves on the board of the association of state chamber professionals and has also served in a similar board capacity with the American Chamber of Commerce Executives.  He currently serves on the boards for the Louisville Sports Commission, the Greater Louisville UK Alumni Club, and has served on the boards for Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana, Goodwill Industries of Kentucky, and the Louisville Urban League Young Professionals Advisory Council.