Messer Construction Co. continues to put its mark on healthcare in Louisville, working with local partners such as Norton Healthcare Inc. and the University of Louisville to create more points of care across the community. Several Messer projects began or reached new heights in recent weeks -- milestones that illustrate how Messer and its partners are working to improve care for adult and pediatric  as well as emergency and cardiac treatments. Here are a few

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C2 Strategic clients are making a major impact on Louisville Wow, Louisville is growing fast. It was with great pride I read recently in Louisville Business First article that described just how fast. Talk about a sweet Valentine’s Day gift. The Omni Louisville Hotel is the largest commercial project underway in Louisville. My pride was not just for my city, which can tout $9 billion in active, planned or recently completed capital improvement projects. I

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More than 16 years ago, I left journalism, moved to Louisville and began a new job focused on getting the region’s citizens involved in determining how and where to build new bridges across the Ohio River. Later this week, half of the Ohio River Bridges Project will come to an end. Bridges named for two of America’s finest presidents will carry six lanes of traffic in opposite directions. With masterful design improvements and countless tons

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Transportation and communications – two separate and distinct tracks that converge at a very important intersection. Last month, I had the chance to attend the annual meetings of the Mid America Association of State Transportation Officials (MAASTO) and the Southeastern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (SASHTO). You may ask why I wanted to talk communications at transportation conferences – it’s the question I asked of a room full of engineers. Communications is not

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For years women have complained about being ignored – or worse, having their ideas poached, at meetings.  So it’s no surprise that many of us were fascinated by a recent account of the concrete, practical solution employed by women working at the White House. According to stories like this one , women in White House adopted a strategy of “amplification.”  They agreed that whenever a woman shared a good idea or observation, the other women

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