Our Board & Team
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Foundation for Louisiana has assembled a Board of Directors comprised of professionals who, among them, have strong ties to every part of the state, as well as leadership skills, business expertise and philanthropic experience that has been recognized nationally and throughout the world. This powerful combination of local investment and world-class talent makes the Board one of Foundation for Louisiana’s strongest assets.
Pamela Jenkins, Ph.D.
Chair, Research Professor of Sociology, Women’s Studies Program, University of New Orleans
Linetta J. Gilbert
Chair Emeritus; Managing Partner, Gilbert & Associates
Ambassador James A. Joseph
Lieutenant Gen. Russel Honore (Retired)
Telley S. Madina
Senior Policy Officer, Oxfam America
Alvertha Bratton Penny
Principal, Alvertha Penny and Associates
Mark L. Quinn
Conrad N. Hilton Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship and Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at Xavier University; director, Xavier University Entrepreneurship Institute
Foundation for Louisiana depends on its dedicated professional staff to carry out its mission to reduce vulnerability and build stronger, more sustainable communities statewide. The Foundation’s high-engagement team works closely with Louisiana residents to understand the challenges they face and their hopes for the future. The staff brings a wide array of experience and talent to this work and shares an abiding commitment to building a better Louisiana.
Flozell Daniels, Jr.
President and CEO
Chief Operating Officer
Alfredo A. Cruz
Vice President of Programs & Special Initiatives
Director of Community Investment Fund
Coastal Communities Resiliency Program Officer
New Orleans Program Officer
Associate Director, Programs and Planning
David Lee Simmons
Coastal Program Manager Fellow