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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.

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.

Mindy Peterson

Vice President

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 one of America’s largest and most complex transportation construction projects, the Ohio River Bridges Project’s Downtown Crossing. She’s also introducing the region to all-electronic tolling, serving as spokesperson for RiverLink.

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.

Nolan Miles

Staff Strategist

Nolan Miles is a young, energetic public-relations professional with a passion for storytelling and a knack for digital communications. His skills run the gamut, from website copy writing to social media collaboration and graphic design. And as the firm’s staff strategist, Nolan has his hands on a wide variety of C2 Strategic projects.

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.

Kaitlin Keane

Communications Coordinator

Photojournalist Kaitlin Keane spent years honing visual storytelling skills in community newspapers, developing new ways to connect meaningful content with readers. She created can’t-look-away photo essays and videos for newspapers in Texas, Minnesota, Tennessee and Kentucky, and gathered a slew of photojournalism awards along the way.

Paige Moore

Senior Strategist

Paige is passionate about applying research and data to develop strategies that reach the right people and move them to action, particularly using digital channels. She has nearly two decades of experience in content, marketing and user experience strategy at Fortune 100 corporations and digital agencies in Louisville and Indianapolis.

LeAnn Swanson

Business Manager

As business manager, LeAnn keeps the C2 Strategic operations running smoothly, drawing on 35 years of experience. Between financial reporting and office management, LeAnn balances more than just debits and credits.