Kerri Richardson is a communications leader respected by both newsmakers and journalists for her communications savvy, insight, candor and grace under pressure.

As President and Chief Business Development Officer, Kerri leads the firm’s client development in Kentucky and Indiana and advises high-level clients who intersect with public policy, community development, media and government. Kerri’s deep experience in health care, economic development and education helps government agencies, private businesses and communities work together to achieve shared goals.

Prior to joining C2 Strategic, Kerri served as communications director and chief spokesperson for Gov. Steve Beshear, leading policy messaging across the Executive Branch. She was named National Communicator of the Year in 2014 by the National Association of Government Communicators for her work on Medicaid expansion and Affordable Care Act implementation. Richardson also served as a spokeswoman for former Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson and won two Emmys during a nine-year television reporting career.

See how Kerri used her passion for community building to make a big impact in Louisville.