Ivye Allen
Foundation for the Mid South

Phillip L. Clay
Former Chancellor & Professor of Housing Policy & City Planning
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Member, Kresge Foundation Board of Trustees

John Davies
President and CEO
Baton Rouge Area Foundation

Nora Ellersten
Founder and CEO
The Funding Seed

Alethea E. Gaddis
Gaddis Foundation 4 Kids / HBCU Foundation

James W. Head
President and CEO
East Bay Community Foundation (EBCF)
2018 Ambassador James A. Joseph Lecturer

David P. King
Karen Lake Buttrey Director
Lake Institute on Faith & Giving, Indiana University

Aimée Laramore
Consultant and Philanthropic Strategist
Christian Theological Seminary

Daniel Moss
Chief People Person
HBCU Connect, LLC
Executive Director and Chairman
The HBCU Foundation

Kelly Pepper
President and CEO
Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations (LANO)

Cory Sparks
Faith Community United Methodist Church
Institute for Nonprofit Excellence, Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations (LANO)

Beverly Brooks Thompson
President and Executive Counsel
Brooks Thompson Consulting

Sarah Cortell Vanderypen
Founder and Consultant
Philanthropic Partners

Doug White
Columbia University Fundraising Management Graduate Program

Theresa C. Younger
President & CEO
Ms. Foundation for Women

Susan Taylor Batten
President & CEO
Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE)


Alfred E. Harrell

Jocelyn Lewis
Executive Assistant to CEO

Toni Booker

Shirley McLendon
Accountant & Endowment Specialist

Tanya Freeman
Development Director - SULC

Robbin Thomas
Annual Fund Coordinator - SULC

Robert Easly
Program Director

Shonda Wessinger
Communications Specialist

Danielle Honoré
Office Manager

Channing Evans
Student Intern for Program Services

Morgan Hilliard
Development Director, Southern University Laboratory School

Toni Jackson
Director of Development and Programs, Southern University College of Business

Yvonne Roberson
Donor Relations Manager