Air Date

January 11, 2024


Ashli Watts
President and CEO, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce


Ashli Watts, President and CEO of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, closed out the State of American Business 2024 on a note of optimism and outlined plans to promote and protect the free enterprise system.

"Our state's impressive growth and all of our member success is enabled and empowered by our free enterprise system, a system that lifts communities by unleashing the talent, ideas, and innovation of our people," Watts said. "Our Chamber team works every day to protect and defend American free enterprise, and we share that mission with our partners at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce."

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Watts, who has led the Kentucky Chamber since 2019, is a strong partner to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. She also is one of the leading voices for business at the state and local level.