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Ferdinand serves as the Executive Director for (TARC), the largest public transit agency in the Commonwealth of KY. Carrying 15 million annual passengers & is responsible for the ldrshp. & direction for all operations in the system.

Ferdinand L. Risco, Jr.

Executive Director-(TARC)-The Transit Authority of River City

Dr. Tuckson in 1995 organized The African-American Health Initiative, Inc, (TAAHI). The goal of TAAHI was to improve the "health IQ" or "health literacy” & encourage & foster more responsible participation, by patients, in their own healthcare.

Dr. Wayne B. Tuckson, MD, FACS, FASCRS

President- Greater Louisville Medical Society

His passion for handcrafted quality is matched only by his dedication to his family. Peerless has remained in family hands for five generations, & the business is now bonded to stay in the family for at least five more generations.

Corky Taylor

Chairman & Founder of Kentucky Peerless Distilling Company

Since 1984, Greg has served 35+ years with the Louisville Redbirds, Louisville RiverBats & now Louisville Bats in many diverse roles.

Greg Galiette

Senior Vice President-Louisville Bats Baseball Club, Inc.

How does a South African born beverage entrepreneur, who has founded 3 beverage companies, end up establish their first company actually based in Louisville.

Joe Heron

Founder-Copper & Kings American Brandy Company

Kilburn became fascinated with the art of distillation during college and claimed it to be the perfect balance of chemistry, biology, & physics. His fascination led him to obsessively research the process & science of distillation.  

Caleb Kilburn

Head Distiller, Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co.

McGaughey has accomplished the rare trifecta of training a Breeders’ Cup winner, her daughter, and her granddaughter in the troika of Personal Ensign, My Flag, and Storm Flag Flying. In 2013 he won his first Kentucky Derby with Orb.

Shug McGaughey

Hall of Fame American Thoroughbred Horse Trainer

Smith has won the most Breeders' Cup races of any jockey with 26 Breeders' Cup wins. Smith also is the 2nd leading jockey of all time in earnings with over $300 million. In 2018, Smith rode Justify to the Triple Crown, becoming the oldest jockey to win the title at age 52.

Mike E. Smith

2018 Triple Crown Winning American Jockey

best known for winning the 2011 Preakness Stakes with Shackleford and the Breeders’ Cup Turf with Little Mike. He also upset American Pharoah in the 2015 Travers Stakes with Keen Ice. He won the 2012 Eclipse Award for Outstanding Trainer.

Dale Romans

American Thoroughbred Racehorse Trainer

Learn the story behind how Terry laid the foundation to his now legendary 1985 move to WHAS-Radio.

Terry Meiners

Louisville’s Legendary Broadcasting Icon & WHAS Radio & WHAS-TV Personality

Learn the underpinnings of why Kirt walked away from a commercial real estate career, and is now solely focused on finding the humanity behind some of today’s most inspiring individuals.

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