2018 Board of Directors and Founding Members

Groundbreaking of Pennington Biomedical Research Center.
The groundbreaking of Pennington Biomedical Research Center

The legacy of the Pennington Biomedical Research Foundation continues through the dedication of community leaders whose steadfast volunteer service and board leadership are achieving the Foundation’s mission and vision for tomorrow. The Foundation proudly recognizes the 2018 board of directors.

Officers

Chair
Janet L. Olson, Chase Bank

Immediate Past-Chair
C. Kris Kirkpatrick, Long Law Firm

Vice-Chair
Monica Zumo, Hannis T Bourgeois, LLP

Treasurer
C. Brent McCoy, Lamar Advertising Company

Secretary
Annette D. Barton, Community Leader

Directors

Marvin Borgmeyer, Exxon Mobil (retired)
J.S. Brown III, Bruce Foods Corporation
Maxine Cormier, Governmental Relations Consultant 
Paula Pennington de la Bretonne, Community Leader
Art Favre, Performance Contractors
John A. Graves, Evans-Graves Engineers, Inc.
Leroy Harvey, Investor/Philanthropist
Charles Lamar, Investor/Philanthropist
Richard Lipsey, Lipsey’s
J. Gerard Jolly, KPMG
George D. Nelson, Jr., Louisiana Companies
Claude B. Pennington, III,  Investor/Philanthropist
Daryl B. Pennington, Sr.,  Investor/Philanthropist
William B. Richardson, Ph.D.,  Vice President/Dean LSU AgCenter
Christel Slaughter, Ph.D., SSA Consultants
John Spain, Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Leonard Sullivan, Community Leader
John G. Turner, Community Leader
Ann Wilkinson, PBRF (retired)
Karen Williams, M.D., Our Lady of the Lake 
Chris Haskew, Capital One
Veneeth Iyengar, Office of the Mayor President

Ex-Officio Directors

Sharon Weston Broome, Mayor-President, East Baton Rouge Parish
Adam Knapp, Baton Rouge Area Chamber
F. King Alexander, Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Jake Netterville, Pennington Medical Foundation
Jill Roshto, Pennington Biomedical Research Foundation
John P. Kirwan, Ph.D., Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Brad Jewell, Pennington Biomedical Research Foundation

Founding Members

Special honors go to the founding board of directors of the Pennington Biomedical Research Foundation whose dedication and perseverance are forever appreciated.

John W. Barton, Sr.*
Henry Goodrich*
Robert S. Greer, Sr.*
William H. LeBlanc *
Charles W. McCoy *
Leonard R. Nachman, II
Thomas P. Singletary *
J. Frank Terrell, Jr.*
David M. Walker
W. W. Williams*
Milton J. Womack *
William H. Wright, Jr.*

* Deceased