Leadership

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Larry M. McDonald

President

Larry McDonald is the President of Lincoln Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the education and development of socioeconomically disadvantaged youth.  Prior to joining Lincoln Foundation, Larry was an entrepreneur and corporate executive with Humana.  Leadership roles at Humana were in Human Resources, specifically in the areas of diversity, employee relations, and management development. Larry worked as an equipment buyer before joining Humana’s Management Development program in 1985. He previously worked at Ford Motor Company as a production supervisor and as a real estate broker.

A native of Louisville, Larry is a graduate of duPont Manual High School.  He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Louisville College of Business and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Kentucky College of Business and Economics.

Larry’s awards and honors in the areas of civic leadership and volunteer service are numerous and consist of the following:  Black Achiever – Chestnut Street Family YMCA Black Achievers Program, 1983; Outstanding Volunteer Award – Metropolitan YMCA, 1986; Leadership Louisville, 1987; Golden Apple Award – Jefferson County Public Schools, 1988; Citizen of the Month – Louisville Jaycees, June 1989; Honored Volunteer Award – WLKY Spirit of Louisville Foundation, 1989 and 1996; Night of 1,000 Stars – Cathedral Heritage Foundation, 1995; Whitney M. Young, Jr. Equal Employment Opportunities Award, 1997; Diversity Role Model, Humana Inc., 1999; Appreciation Award, Whitney M. Young Job Corps Center, 2002; Honorary Award, Lincoln Institute of Kentucky Alumni Association, Inc., 2003; Presbyterian Community Center, Hall of Fame, 2004; Leadership Network, 2005; Bingham Fellows, 2007; St. Stephens Church, M.L. King, Jr. Community Service Award, 2013; Jefferson Community & Technical College, Black Affairs Community Service Award, 2014; Louisville Metro Council, Outstanding Community Service, 2014; West Louisville Performing Arts Academy, 16th Annual Hope Award, 2015; and Who’s Who Louisville: 2016 African American Profiles.

Larry is currently serving on the following Boards of Directors/Trustees: Lincoln Foundation, Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods Advisory Council, University of Louisville Community Partnership Board of Advisors, and 15K Degrees.  Larry has served on the following Boards: African American Heritage Foundation; Canaan Community Development Corp, Center for Nonprofit Excellence, Community Foundation of Louisville, Home of the Innocents, Louisville Orchestra, Louisville Urban League, NETWORK (New Energy To Work Out Racial Kinks); Project BUILD (Business United In Leadership Development), Spalding University, University of Louisville Board of Overseers, 100 Black Men of Louisville, and the Kentucky Statewide Advisory Council on Vocational Rehabilitation.  He was a member of the Metro United Way Personnel Committee for several years and also served on the Governing Committee for the Leadership Louisville Foundation’s Bingham Fellows.  Larry has also provided leadership relative to fundraising for the Metro United Way Campaign Cabinet and Fund for the Arts.

Larry and his wife Terry are proud parents and grandparents.

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Theresa M. Feller

Vice President Finance & Operations

Theresa Feller is the Vice President Finance & Operations of Lincoln Foundation.

Ms. Feller is a native of Louisville, Kentucky where she graduated from Mercy Academy. She is also a graduate of Bellarmine College (now Bellarmine University) with both a Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in accounting and a Master of Business Administration.
Ms. Feller has accounting and financial experience in both the corporate for-profit and non-profit arenas. She held financial management positions with Brown-Forman Corporation, BATUS, Inc. and Humana Inc. After nineteen years in the corporate for-profit world she moved to the non-profit sector. She held the position of CFO with two non-profit organizations: The Housing Partnership, Inc. and Kentucky Industries for the Blind, Inc. prior to joining the Lincoln Foundation.

Professionally, Ms. Feller is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants. Personally, she enjoys spending time with her family.

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Roslyn M. White

Director Educational Programs

As Director Educational Programs, Ms. White is responsible for the leadership and strategic direction of Lincoln Foundation’s educational programs.

Ms. White is not new to Lincoln Foundation having served as the Associate Program Officer for Student and Family Services from 2000 to 2003. Since that time, she has developed extensive expertise in the field of higher education. Ms. White served as the Associate Director of Recruitment at Murray State University for over 11 years. Most recently she served as the Director of Admissions at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. Before beginning her career in higher education, she was a 4th grade teacher for the Clarksdale Independent School District in Mississippi. Throughout her career, Roslyn has demonstrated a passion for working with youth and helping them to achieve their educational goals.

Roslyn has one son, Brian and is a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church.

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Paula Campbell

Director Development

As Director Development, Ms. Campbell is responsible for leading the strategic direction of Lincoln Foundation’s fundraising, marketing, volunteer, and public relations efforts.

Prior to joining the Lincoln Foundation, Ms. Campbell was the Vice President of Advancement for Uspiritus. She also served several years as the Assistant Dean for Development at the University of Louisville College of Education and Human Development.  At UofL she raised funds in support of the University’s Signature Partnership Initiative in West Louisville and the funding of a portable dome for the Gheens Science Hall & Rauch Planetarium.

Ms. Campbell is active with her church and has served on a number of nonprofit boards including Brooklawn Child & Family Services, Kentucky Derby Festival, Leadership Louisville, and the Louisville Orchestra. She is also a member of the Junior League of Louisville and served as president in 2010-2011.

Ms. Campbell holds a B.A. in Journalism and Political Science from Indiana University and a M.A. in Management from Webster University.