Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP is pleased to announce that the Leadership Louisville Center recently selected Emily Irwin to be part of Ignite Louisville Class of Spring 2019. Ignite Louisville is a seven-month program for professionals younger than 45 that focuses on developing key components of leadership by spending time learning from leaders in top organizations in the community. Ignite Louisville is sponsored by Norton Healthcare and provides participants with the skills, confidence, problem-solving abilities and networking connections essential to professional success and to achieving their personal leadership goals.
Participants are split into groups for the service learning component of the program, known as the Ignite Louisville Challenge. The Challenge pairs Ignite Louisville teams with a local nonprofit to design and execute a project, which helps participants gain experience in community leadership, board involvement and teamwork. Ms. Irwin’s team has paired with Girls on the Run, a physical, activity-based youth development program.
Ms. Irwin is a member of Wyatt’s Corporate & Securities Service Team. She concentrates her practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, banking and corporate governance and is also a Certified Public Accountant. Her legal, accounting and international studies give her a broad perspective in the areas of finance and tax matters. Ms. Irwin earned her B.S.B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of Louisville as well as her J.D., summa cum laude, where she was Senior Notes Editor, a member of the Brandeis Honor Society, a CALI Award recipient and a William Marshall Bullitt Award recipient.