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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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The News

Too many companies faced with major communications crises respond like an armadillo under attack by a predator. They curl up in a ball and hope the danger will pass. Not Texas Roadhouse, the Louisville-based restaurant chain whose friendly mascot is

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When two states tackle one of the largest transportation construction projects in the country, keeping drivers and residents informed is a critical part of the process. The extensive work on the Downtown Crossing portion of Ohio River Bridges Project affects

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In Kentucky, we’re accustomed to being at the top of basketball rankings. We know our sports teams are winners, and so does the rest of the country. But we haven’t gotten as much national attention and accolades for our economic

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I recently returned from a conference in Dallas where hundreds of us spent three days learning about a letter and a number – P3. In states and communities across America, leaders are talking about P3, which is short hand for

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Motorists will drive on Louisville’s new Downtown bridge within a year – at least three months ahead of schedule. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is accelerating construction of the bridge, part of the Downtown Crossing of the Ohio River Bridges Project,

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We’re not big on promoting about ourselves – we do that for clients – but we will blog regularly and share a lot of information here. You’ll see when our clients make news, and we’ll share tips for effective communication.

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