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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.
We are a team of top-tier, battle-tested communicators – the only public relations firm in Louisville, KY, that is fully staffed by former journalists. With decades of on-the-ground experience in journalism, government and business, we excel at turning complex subjects into easy-to-understand messages with creative solutions and proven results.
We focus on clients and work that make communities stronger. From bridges to parkways to automakers to college degrees, we’re a little company behind big improvements throughout the city, the region and the Commonwealth.
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We’ve been called a lot of things over the years: reporter, editor, spokesperson, adviser, speechwriter, photojournalist and more.
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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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. Read More
Executive Vice President
Kerri is a communications leader respected by both newsmakers and journalists for her communications savvy, insight, candor and grace under pressure. She served as communications director and chief spokesperson for Gov. Steve Beshear, leading policy messaging across the Executive Branch. Read More
Mindy Peterson’s familiar and trusted voice has guided citizens, motorists, leaders and journalists for more than two decades. Mindy has served as primary spokesperson for the Ohio River Bridges Project’s Downtown Crossing and is introducing the region to all-electronic tolling as spokesperson for RiverLink. Read More
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. Read More
Beverly is an engaging writer, a trusted advisor and a social media maven. As a leader of Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s communications team, she was the voice behind the voice of Louisville. Read More
Andrea is a versatile public relations and marketing professional who has spent her entire career building and protecting some of the region’s most recognizable brands. Read More
Berry’s skills are varied, from content creation to social media management and graphic design. As staff strategist for C2, Berry works on myriad C2 Strategic projects. Read More
Photojournalist Kaitlin Keane honed her visual storytelling skills in community newspapers, connecting meaningful content with readers and gathering a slew of awards along the way. Read More
Nolan Miles has a passion for storytelling and a knack for digital communications and social media collaboration. As staff strategist, Nolan has his hands on a wide variety of C2 Strategic projects. Read More
Paige is passionate about applying research and data to develop strategies that move people to action, particularly using digital channels. She has nearly two decades of experience in marketing and user experience strategy. Read More
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We are honored to work for leading businesses, government agencies and non-profit organizations. Our work focuses on clients who are leaders in making Louisville, the region and the Commonwealth of Kentucky better. As a result, we’re key players on the teams that are improving education, expanding infrastructure, growing businesses, creating jobs, improving health care, attracting tourism and much more. We work with our clients to understand their communications challenges, create strategies, develop messages that engage target audiences and drive action. Our clients trust us to help them succeed.
Paving the way to success
You build infrastructure. We build understanding. You change the landscape. We change perspective.
Whether your project is a road, a bridge or a multi-modal path, our experienced team can help you create support and understanding in the community, setting the foundation for a successful project.
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Clients in the News
April 27 was both Arbor Day and a celebration of Ecotech's planting of almost 5,000 trees over the last five years across Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Ecotech is a leading provider of industrial, commercial, residential and recycling collection services around theRead more0
Over the past two years, Omni Hotels & Resorts has worked with C2 Strategic Communications to build excitement around the company's new hotel in downtown Louisville. The success of that partnership made C2 a natural fit for Lincoln Property Group, propertyRead more0
Hope Scarves founder Lara MacGregor was first diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 30 years old and seven months pregnant. A friend of hers who faced cancer sent her a package containing encouraging notes of hope and several hand-me-downRead more0
Public involvement is crucial to the success of any transportation project – but it is especially important when the project affects one of Louisville Metro’s busiest and widest traffic corridors. The New Dixie Highway project is a $35 million investmentRead more0
Messer Construction Co. plays a key role in making Louisville a better place. Whether it’s constructing the new Norton Cancer Institute-Brownsboro, expanding the University of Louisville Cardinal Stadium, or building Brown-Forman’s Old Forester Distillery on Whiskey Row, Messer is aRead more0
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