Louisiana Bar Foundation Staff

Donna C. Cuneo, Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer

Overall responsibility for creating, planning, implementing and integrating the strategic direction of the Foundation and programmatic decisions of the Board of Directors. Manages the resources and directs operations of the Foundation and serves as the main point of communication with the Board and Management Team.

Renee B. LeBoeuf, Chief Grants Administration Officer

Administers the Foundation’s grantmaking operations through all stages both before and after the awards process; manages and monitors all grants authorized by Board of Directors and ensures consistent grant processing; continuous process improvement and examination of the impact of our processes on grantees and grant seekers.

Faith Jackson, Grants Coordinator

Under the direction of the Chief Grants Administration Officer, provides program administration assistance and clerical support to the Grantees, Grants Committee, and Grantee Audit and Training Committee.

Laura Sewell, Associate Executive Director, Chief Operations Officer

In charge of guiding the workflow, strategy, and organization of all essential office processes. Tasks include reviewing the efficiency of current business functions, planning changes, and updates to day-to-day operations, and collaborating with other management staff to set and meet objectives. The COO is second in the chain of command and serves as the Associate Executive Director as outlined in the LBF Succession Plan.

Amanda Lucas, Office Administrator

Ensures smooth running of the office and helps to improve company procedures and day-to-day operations.

Jacie Lemon, Operations Support Manager

Responsible for event contracts and vendors, coordination of award programs, maintenance, query, and creation of reports from donor and wealth screening databases.

Uyen Dinh, Development Coordinator

Provides coordination and clerical assistance with donor database, event software, and development activities.

Joe Berghausen, Chief Development Officer

Leads and oversees all development strategies and activities, collaborating with the Board of Directors, CEO/ED, development team, and Development Committee.

Chief Financial Officer

Manages the financial activities of the organization including tracking cash flow and financial planning, general accounting, managing finance staff, as well as analyzing financial strengths and weaknesses, and proposing corrective actions.

Tina M. Ferrera, IOLTA Manager/senior accounting specialist

Serves as the primary staff responsible for maintaining the IOLTA Program, including efficiently managing and tracking revenue and remittance records, assuring bank compliance with comparability and other State laws, and managing bank and legal community participation in the program.

Jack Harvey, Accounting specialist

Performs the accounting and clerical duties related to the efficient maintenance and processing of receipts and accounts payable transactions.

Dennette Young, Chief Communications Officer

Dennette is responsible for managing all LBF communications plan activities, LBF branding, and a team of communication, marketing, and design professionals on internal and external messaging.

Dee Jones, Marketing Manager

Dee promotes the work of the LBF by disseminating messaging and material on LBF activities and initiatives through various mediums.

Melissa Daigle, Design and Content Manager

Responsible for producing, creating, designing, and implementing content to achieve LBF communications and marketing goals, including this website.

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