Brad Richardson, Community Development Chairman

Brad Richardson Hardin County United Community Development ChairmenBrad Richardson took over the position of President/CEO, Hardin County Chamber of Commerce in April of 2011.  The newly united chamber combines the former Elizabethtown, Radcliff, Vine Grove and West Point chambers into one.   Prior to joining the Chamber, Richardson, has been serving as the Executive Director of One Knox and also the North Hardin Economic Development Authority, roles that he will continue.

Brad has been heavily involved in economic development in Kentucky for many years, having served in the Kentucky Economic Development Cabinet as the Director of the Industrial Development and Marketing Division.  During this period, he was part of a team that recruited the Toyota Motor Corporation’s assembly plant to Georgetown, a project which brought record growth to the Commonwealth.  After leaving state government, he served as Vice President of Sales for Binswanger Company of Philadelphia in the company’s Industrial Real Estate Division. Following this, he served as the President/CEO of the Greater Louisville Economic Development Partnership.

Richardson received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and Political Science from Georgetown College.   He is also a graduate of Leadership Louisville and the Bingham Fellows.  Brad is married to the former Leigh Fleming and the couple has three children and three grandchildren.

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  1. […] UPDATE:  Brad Richardson has a new bio that reflects his new position as President, CEO of the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce.  Read more here. […]

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