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Letter from the Editor May 2022

Photo by Andrea Hutchinson. Clothing courtesy of Rodeo Drive. 1961 Corvette owned by Micah & Mary Arnold.

Welcome to our May Real Estate and Lifestyle & Design issue! Who better to be our cover model other than Louisville-native, Big Apple paving the way real estate mogul Nick Campisano? We had the opportunity to collaborate with Nick for the cover photo shoot and appreciate his passion for community engagement and pressing the boundaries of design.

Interested in putting your home on the market but unsure of where to start? Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Parks & Weisberg, REALTORS® shares how to strategically approach buying or selling your home. Sarah Carter Levitch spoke with the power trio of Bass + Bringardner realtor team and their future team member in training, sweet Henry, on what sets them apart in the market. Whether you are looking to nest in a new home or refresh your current one, check out the gorgeous gals of US Design, Colleen Underhill and Julia Clayton. They can transform any blank canvas into an exquisite atmosphere.

When you read this issue, I hope you have a Mint Julep in hand in preparation for the first weekend in May! Time sure does fly… Fortunately, so does Crew Aviation. Check out the Passport column to tap into your inner lifestyle entrepreneur. Taking a break from the track this year? Host the Triple Crown of parties! William Sonoma partners with Churchill Downs for the perfect Derby party at home. Peek inside the bag of boss babe Casey Ramage, vice president of marketing & partnerships for Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby. Looking for last-minute fashion inspiration or accessories? Sustainability meets fashion with elegant pieces by Roubaix.

Real estate and a celebratory beverage go hand-in-hand! Joe Daily sips a cocktail with Casey Liston of Patrón Spirits, giving us a modern twist on an Old Fashion drink. If whiskey is more of your style, we got to know the VP of Next Generation Beverages from Molson Coors, David Coors, to learn about their Five Trail whiskey. Got bourbon on the brain? Flip to our Staycation column, where The Galt House Hotel features Swizzle’s Bourbon & Wine Dinner Series for the modern diner.

Janice mentioned some changes in our world, and it is my pleasure to introduce our newest Account Executive & BESTIE Event Director, Dana Darley Daily. I met Dana during my first week with the VOICE on set of her cover shoot for the September Bourbon issue, and we instantly clicked. I may be biased, but Dana is as beautiful on the inside as on her exterior. She is dynamic, a true hustler and a loyal friend. I am ecstatic to link arms with her and continue to grow this publication to greater horizons.

Cheers,

Alexandra Hepfinger
Editor in Chief