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At C2 Strategic Communications, we do more than deliver your message. We help you succeed.
We provide the communications strategy, advice and services you need to reach your ultimate goal.








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We’ve been called a lot of things over the years. That’s why we are so good at what we do today.
We have decades of experience in newsrooms, board rooms, classrooms and situation rooms.

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Our Team

Chad Carlton


Chad Carlton brings more than 25 years of high-stakes, front-line communications experience to the leadership of C2 Strategic Communications. He is a strategic and creative thinker, a polished writer and a respected adviser to strong leaders including governors, mayors, company executives, cabinet secretaries and entrepreneurs.

Mindy Peterson

Senior Strategist

Mindy Peterson’s familiar and trusted voice has guided citizens, motorists, leaders and journalists for more than two decades. Today, she is the primary spokesperson for one of America’s largest and most complex transportation construction projects, the Ohio River Bridges Project’s Downtown Crossing.

Ed Green

Senior Strategist

Ed Green knows business inside and out. He’s respected by CEOs and corporate leaders throughout the region for the fairness and insight he displayed during two decades as a business reporter and editor at Louisville Business First and The Courier-Journal.

Lisa Jessie

Business Strategist

Not many people can read a corporate balance sheet, write front-page headlines and stay on top of a Twitter account. Lisa Jessie can – and does. Her rare combination of communications and financial expertise makes her an invaluable strategist for clients in the business, non-profit and government sectors.

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Our Work

We are honored to work for leading businesses, government agencies and non-profit organizations. Our clients trust us to help them succeed.

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    America Place
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    Mountain Parkway Expansion
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    Ohio River Bridges Project
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    55,000 Degrees
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    America Place
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    55,000 Degrees
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    Mountain Parkway Expansion
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    Ohio River Bridges Project

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Louisville Water Company

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Too often – in both our personal and work lives – we get wrapped up in the details of what we doing and miss the meaning of what we are doing. We’ve all seen examples of well-intentioned professionals losing sight

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I like to joke that I have a master’s degree in PowerPoint, because in two years of graduate school, I prepared more presentations than I wrote papers. Like it or not, today’s fast-paced world is about visuals and bite-size information.

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Two years ago this week, Gov. Steve Beshear and leaders broke ground on the Downtown Crossing portion of the Ohio River Bridges Project. Decades of talking about building the new bridge ended and the real work got underway. If you

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Kerri Richardson, communications director for Gov. Steve Beshear, will join C2 Strategic Communications in July as the firm’s vice president. After nearly six years as a trusted advisor and communications leader for our Governor, Kerri will provide strategic communications counsel

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We’re excited to add another talented communicator to the C2 team, Beverly Bartlett. As speech writer for Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer for the past four years, she was the voice behind the voice of Louisville.  She also served as the

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Nothing in the last decade has illustrated the importance of visual presentations and interesting imagery than the meteoric rise of YouTube. The company, which celebrated 10 years in business last week, has transformed the way we use the internet while

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