This month to show appreciation of our Board of Directors, we’re focusing our spotlight on board member Logan Griggs. In addition to being on the Board for Friends of the Waterfront, Logan works for Schneider Electric. We appreciate everything Logan does for FOTW and the community! Get to know a little bit more about him below.
Where are you from? How did you end up in Louisville?
I’m originally from Paducah, Kentucky, but I moved to Louisville in 2007 to attend University of Louisville. During college, I fell in love with the city of Louisville, so I decided to make it my home.
Tell us about your career and how you got there.
I consult with large industrial energy users in regards to mitigating risk through energy management and procurement services. I interned with the company in college and they offered me a full-time position a few months prior to graduating. Since then, I’ve worked in several departments consulting with clients in regards to regulatory affairs, energy procurement and sustainability.
What’s the coolest thing you’ve been involved with during your career so far?
Developing and leading an organization within the company that I work for that is designed to increase engagement amongst young professionals through activities that encourage the development of professional skills, networking and service to the community.
What got you involved with Friends of the Waterfront?
My love for the city of Louisville and for the Waterfront.
What is your role with FOTW?
Director & Chair for the Grant’s Committee
What other causes are you passionate about?
Grant giving to local non-profits through Give 502 and by serving my community. I serve on city council for our city/neighborhood (Beechwood Village).
What do you do around town for fun?
I like to go running in Cherokee and Seneca park, hiking at Floyd’s Fork, trying new restaurants around town.
What are your favorite events in Louisville?
The Kentucky Derby, Thunder over Louisville, Waterfront Wednesday, all of the running races (KY Derby Triple Crown, Papa John’s 10-miler, Urban Bourbon…)
What is the best advice you ever received?
Dream big, work hard and surround yourself with great people.
Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
In the energy industry for sure; it’s an exciting field to be in! Markets are constantly changing and evolving. It keeps you on your toes.