Cincinnati Chamber Adds Transportation Coalition Leader

November 24, 2018

Cincinnati Chamber Adds Transportation Coalition Leader

Experienced campaign and coalition leader will nurture a broad, diverse coalition

The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber announced that Taylor Liggins will join the Chamber as a Transportation Coalition leader. Ms. Liggins will work directly with any and all constituencies in the region as the Chamber continues its efforts to collaboratively build a broad and diverse coalition centered on The Connected Region.

Ms. Liggins joins the Cincinnati Chamber with experience building coalitions across the state and managing successful political campaigns in Cincinnati. Most recently, she was deputy political director for U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown’s reelection campaign and managed Councilmember P.G. Sittenfeld’s 2017 City Council campaign.

This new role is funded thanks to a generous grant from Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF). Greater Cincinnati Foundation believes the greatest change happens when people come together—in partnership, collaboration, and generosity. This grant will connect thousands of people to a broad transportation vision for the region and will engage people to act and make positive change for our community.

“We are thrilled to invest in this important work with the Chamber to bring an intentional focus on transformative regional initiatives that drive us forward to a more equitable community,” said GCF president and CEO Ellen M. Katz. “We look forward to working with Taylor to develop partnerships that will amplify transportation access for all, creating a more vibrant, connected Greater Cincinnati.”

“We’re excited to have someone with Taylor’s coalition building experience and political savvy joining our team to focus on one of the most important issues impacting our region,” said Pete Metz, who leads the Chamber’s work on The Connected Region. “The future of transportation – and especially public transit – in our region will be defined by our community’s ability to come together and drive transformative change on behalf of our businesses and residents.”

Earlier this year, the Cincinnati Chamber and partners launched The Connected Region, a vision for transportation that will guide the region’s investments and projects to better connect people to jobs, education, health care and all that the Cincinnati region has to offer.

The principles of the vision are:

  • Invest in the Future of Public Transportation
  • Improve and Maintain Our Infrastructure
  • Drive Innovation & Future Oriented Investments & Projects
  • Provide People with Choices That Fit Their Lifestyle
  • Align Regional Decision Makers Toward the Vision

About the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber

The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber grows the vibrancy and economic prosperity of the Cincinnati region. It does this by serving as a bold voice for the interests of its 4,000-member businesses and their more than 300,000 employees. The Chamber is committed to expanding the region’s talent base by attracting new residents and finding new ways to connect employers to skilled workers. And, by harnessing the power of Cincinnati USA’s unique offerings, implementing regional vision, and through intentional inclusion in everything we do, the Chamber is on a path to help transform this region into the hottest city in America. For more information, visit

Contact: Rich Walburg, Communications Director, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber
513.579.3194 Direct, 513.205.7424 Mobile,