NAME: Casey Dixon
BRIEF BIO: I was raised in Owensboro, Kentucky and moved around the region after college, living in both Bowling Green and Nashville before moving to Louisville 3 years ago. I received my Master’s in Human Resources from Mid-Continent University and my Bachelor’s in Human Resources Management & Marketing from Western Kentucky University. I enjoy spending time outside and around the Highlands (there’s great people watching!)
YPAL TITLE: Director of Inclusion
DAY JOB: Human Resources Advisor, I work on the Global Mergers & Acquisitions team for Flextronics International while also conducting corporate investigations and audits.
WHY YPAL: As a transplant to the Louisville area, I was looking for a great way to meet other YPs and for an opportunity to get more involved in the Louisville community.
WHY LOUISVILLE: It has a big city feel but still close to home.
FIRST JOB: My very first job was working as a cashier at McDonalds….in Walmart.
CAREER AMBITION: I would love to become a Chief Human Resources Officer. I’m passionate, motivated and would love to go as far as I can in my field.
BOOK RECOMMENDATION: Work Rules! By Laszlo Bock, Google People Operations Officer, is a very interesting read for those from all backgrounds and industries.
PERSON YOU’D LIKE TO MEET: Barack Obama
WHAT MAKES LOUISVILLE WEIRD: All of the local restaurants and eateries
FAVORITE THING TO DO IN LOUISVILLE: Visit Cherokee Park, it’s so beautiful!
FAVORITE RESTAURANT: El Mundo, love that liquid gold.