On July 22, 2015, Kentucky to the World welcomed Bill Porter, a legendary automobile designer at GM, who played a seminal role in the history of American muscle car design, having made his mark with the 1968 Pontiac GTO and 1970-73 Pontiac Firebird 400. Bill’s impact on auto design continued into the 1990’s with the…
The power of KTW lies in our message — in print, on social and digital media, and through our conversations with our associates, friends, and family.
Our message always focuses on people who are achieving at the highest levels, and whose lives and careers illuminate the heart and soul of what it means to have strong Kentucky ties. This simple message can impact perceptions of Kentucky at home, across the nation, and around the world. Above all our goal is to inspire people to promote a positive narrative about Kentucky and become image-changers themselves.
On March 12, 2015, Dr. Sander Florman was a guest speaker at the Kentucky to the World event. Dr. Florman, a graduate of St. Francis School and the University of Louisville Medical School, is a transplant surgeon and Director of the Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City.
Look at the photos from the April 11, 2014, Kentucky to the World and IF University event where Ellen Miller was a guest speaker. Ellen Miller is the co-founder and executive director of the Sunlight Foundation, a Washington-based, non-partisan non-profit dedicated to using the power of the Internet to catalyze greater government openness and transparency, and a Kentucky native, having been raised in both Bardstown and Louisville. She has maintained her close Kentucky ties over the years even though she and her family live in Washington, D.C.