GLF 2017 Board Chair & Vice Chair Appointed

4/14/2017 11:09:10 AM


For Immediate Release:  April 11, 2017 

(Louisville, KY) – The Greater Louisville Foundation Inc. would like to welcome a new Chair and Vice Chair to its Board of Directors.  The business leaders were elected by the Board on April 11th, 2017.


Matt Thornton is the CEO of Thorntons Inc.  He has served as the company’s Chief Executive Officer since 2001. In this position, Matt is responsible for leading Kentucky’s largest privately-held corporation which owns and operates 196 gasoline and convenience stores in Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Tennessee and Florida. He will serve as GLF’s Chair for the next year.


Elaine “Cissy” Musselman is the Vice Chair of Risk Management Services Corp. She founded Women 4 Women, a non-profit that advocates for the advancement of women in every aspect of society. Musselman serves as a Director of the Louisville Regional Airport Authority and is former Chair of the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau. She will serve as GLF’s Vice Chair for the next year.


C. Edward Glasscock, Chairman Emeritus of Frost Brown Todd, and Debbie Scoppechio, Executive Chairman of Scoppechio, were both reappointed to a second term on the GLF Board.


About Greater Louisville Foundation Inc.

The Greater Louisville Foundation Inc, a 501(c)3, was formed in 1987 to identify, mobilize and fund programs to address Louisville's greatest challenges regarding business growth, and increased economic prosperity for all citizens in the Greater Louisville region.  The Greater Louisville Foundation supports the key community initiatives as identified through Greater Louisville Inc.’s strategic planning process.


About Greater Louisville Inc.

Greater Louisville Inc. - the Metro Chamber of Commerce is focused on growing the regional economy. As the region’s largest convener of business leadership, GLI leads economic and global outreach strategies focused on business attraction; nurtures the entrepreneurial eco-system; and champions the development of the community’s talent base.  As the voice of Greater Louisville’s business community, GLI advocates for a pro-business environment and facilitates businesses engagement on issues that impact regional competitiveness.  For more information, visit



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