Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors consists of a distinguished group of community leaders who represent the diverse public interests of Central and Appalachia Kentucky. They give unselfishly of their own time and expertise to pursue and promote the mission of the Community Foundation, to enhance the quality of life in our region. 

Officers of the Board 

Michelle Hollingshead, Board Chair
Bill Alverson, Vice Chair
Marsha Moors-Charles, Secretary
Susan Krauss, Treasurer + Finance Chair
Tony Thompson, Scholarships Chair
Andy Reynolds, Investment Chair + Past Board Chair

Board of Directors 

John Backer
Pin Oak Charitable Fund
Lexington, KY

Kristen LaRue Bond
KLB Initiatives
Lexington, KY

Blanton Coates, Jr. 
Dean Builds
Winchester, KY

Gentry Collins
Stites and Harbison
Lexington, KY

Dr. Tiffany Daniels D.C., MSC-P
Chiropractic Care of Lexington
Lexington, KY

Noa Gimelli
World Bank Group
Lexington, KY

Lisa Higgins-Hord
Assistant VP/Community Engagement 
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY  

Michelle Hollingshead
Imprint Coaching + Consulting 
Lexington, KY  

Louie Kessinger
Lexington, KY  

Mike Kretz
Keystone Financial Group
Lexington, KY  

Daryl Love
Executive Director
Ed Brown Society
Lexington, KY  

Marsha Moors-Charles
Keller Williams-Bluegrass
Pastor Emeritus of Bluegrass United Church of Christ
Lexington, KY  

Walter Morris
Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP
Lexington, KY

Michelle Rawlings 
Community Volunteer
Lexington, KY  

Lesme Romero 
Lexington Pasta + Pasta Garage
Lexington, KY 

Art Salomon
Salomon & Co.
Lexington, KY

Suzanne Shaffar 
Glenview Trust
Lexington, KY 

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