Career

PowerHouse Women — Yvette Gentry

Yvette Gentry, interim police chief of the Louisville Metro Police Department. Power, like women, is not a monolith; it comes in many forms. How women harness their power is as complex as the female species itself. Some lead by example, some take risks, some are not...

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PowerHouse Women — Renea Sageser

Using her passion for speech pathology and her servant’s heart, Renea Sageser began Associates in Pediatric Therapy. Power, like women, is not a monolith; it comes in many forms. How women harness their power is as complex as the female species itself. Some lead by...

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Hiring the Perfect Match for Your Business

Finding the perfect match for a position in your company doesn’t have to be a daunting process. Whether you’re looking for someone with a flexible schedule, excellent computer skills, or the ability to problem solve and tell a good knock-knock joke, there are...

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PowerHouse Women — Lara Collett

Lara Collett runs Aebersold Florist, a family business that was started in 1908. Power, like women, is not a monolith; it comes in many forms. How women harness their power is as complex as the female species itself. Some lead by example, some take risks, some...

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PowerHouse Women — Angie M. Evans

Angie M. Evans spent over 25 years leading others in the public and private sectors before her current position as vice president of corporate responsibility and community affairs at LG&E and KU Energy. Power, like women, is not a monolith; it comes in many forms....

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The Job Search: Who Is Hiring In This Area?

Historically, some years have been harder than others to find a job. For example, the bursting of the housing bubble in 2008 wreaked havoc on job seekers for a time. In 2020, COVID-19 has changed everything, including the industries that are hiring and the ways in...

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PowerHouse Women — (Julie) Valle Jones

(Julie) Valle Jones is a PowerHouse Woman in the commercial real estate industry with her 35 years of experience and leadership in the revitalization of our city. Power, like women, is not a monolith; it comes in many forms. How women harness their power is as complex...

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PowerHouse Women — Kathy Pleasant

Kathy Pleasant is vice president and director of Small Business Association (SBA) lending for Republic Bank & Trust. Power, like women, is not a monolith; it comes in many forms. How women harness their power is as complex as the female species itself. Some lead...

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Home Improvement, Women-Style

Louisville-based painting contractor Dana Willouby doesn’t think you should be surprised to see women leading the way when it comes to the traditionally male-dominated field of construction and home improvement. After all, female contractors like Dana, who owns her eponymous painting company, and Alexandria Bolton, owner of construction company SheWorks LLC, have been building their own paths to success for years. “And we — women — are really good at what we do,” Dana says.

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Women Who Build Together

On the welcoming front porch sit home builder (left) Tracee Dore and (right) homeowner Karen Miller. They sit on an old church pew that Karen refinished — stripping away nine layers of paint. The relationship between homeowner and contractor is a delicate one. Like...

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