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Our Team

Chad Carlton

President

Chad 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

Kerri Richardson

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

Vice President

Mindy is a respected strategist on major transportation projects, working to build public understanding and engagement. In addition to leading communications and public involvement, she has served as spokesperson for the Ohio River Bridges Project Downtown Crossing, RiverLink tolling and the I-69 Ohio River Crossing. Read More

Ed Green

Vice President

Ed 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 Bartlett

Senior Strategist

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 Brady

Senior Strategist

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 Craig

Staff Strategist

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

Lisa Jessie

Controller

Lisa Jessie, a former newspaper editor turned CPA, rejoins C2 as controller. Lisa brings a rare combination of communications expertise and financial experience to serve our clients in the business, non-profit and government sectors. Lisawill be responsible for financial reporting and budgeting, as well as strategic planning. Read More

Kaitlin Keane

Communications Coordinator

Kaitlin is C2’s photojournalist. She honed her visual storytelling skills in community newspapers, connecting meaningful content with readers and gathering a slew of awards along the way. Read More

Eric King

Senior Strategist

Eric King is a trusted Louisville television journalist with more than 15 years in broadcasting, covering stories across the country for a half dozen news markets.   His skill in connecting images with compelling narrative makes Eric a gifted communicator who is able to explain complex topics in accessible ways.  Those skills earned him three Emmy awards for reporting and an Edward R. Murrow award for writing. Read More

Paige Moore

Senior Strategist

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

Andy Perez

Design Director

Andy is a seasoned creative professional who has a diverse portfolio of experience managing design and marketing campaigns. Read More

Chelsea Spring

Staff  Strategist

Chelsea is a passionate storyteller, media nerd, and creative wordsmith.  Before joining the C2 team, Chelsea worked as a public relations consultant in Washington D.C., designing communications plans, organizing events, running public influence campaigns, and managing the brands of national coalitions, corporations, and non-profits. Read More