Pat Mulloy ’77 (BA’75) named Louisville Metro’s first deputy mayor for economic development

Pat Mulloy ’77 (BA’75) has been named deputy mayor for economic development for Louisville, Kentucky.

Mulloy was named to the newly created position by Louisville Mayor Craig Greenberg. He joins four other deputy mayors in the Greenberg administration.

Mulloy is currently of counsel with Wyatt Tarrant and Combs in Louisville and serves on several boards, including as chair of University of Louisville Health.

In his new role, Mulloy will oversee the city’s Cabinet for Economic Development, which includes its Department of Economic Development, Office of Housing and Community Development, Codes and Regulations, and a proposed Office of Planning.

“I’m excited to help shape, reshape, rebuild and come up with new creative ideas about how to create economic opportunity across this city,” Mulloy said in an interview in the Louisville Business Journal.

After earning his J.D. at Vanderbilt in 1977, Mulloy practiced law for nearly 20 years and served from 1992 to 1994 as Kentucky’s secretary of finance in former Gov. Brereton C. Jones’ administration. He joined Altria Senior Living as president and CEO in 1996 and later served as  CEO of senior housing provider LifeTrust America before co-founding Elmcroft Senior Living in 2006. He was most recently CEO and director of Sharps Compliance in Houston, Texas.

Mulloy is a past president of the Vanderbilt Law School Board of Advisors.

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