Community Foundation of Louisville Appoints Four New Board Members
The Community Foundation of Louisville has announced the appointment of four new members of its Board of Directors: Angie Evans, Director of Corporate Responsibility at LG&E and KU Energy LLC; Michael Gough, Norton Healthcare COO and Executive Vice President; Lopa Mehrotra, social entrepreneur and nonprofit executive leader; and Elizabeth Rounsavall, business and investment leader.
We are honored to welcome our four new board members who come from different backgrounds and have a multitude of experiences, which will help give our board new perspectives and continue to enhance our ability to act as stewards and innovators in the best interest of our foundation. “Each new member is a true force for good and we look forward to their contributions to the Foundation and our community,” said Susan Barry, President and CEO of the Community Foundation of Louisville.
Overall, the 24-member board of directors helps provide direction, guidance and oversight to the Community Foundation of Louisville. The newest members include:
Angie Evans, Director of Corporate Responsibility and Community Affairs for LG&E and KU Energy LLC, works to develop and implement strategies for managing community relationships with nonprofit organizations and elected officials, directs the company’s philanthropic and grant-making efforts and provides necessary administrative support to the board of the LG&E and KU Foundation in order to grow the company’s presence in the communities it serves. Before joining the team at LG&E, Evans served the Louisville community in her roles with the University of Louisville, National City Bank, the Community Foundation of Louisville and in working as a special assistant to the Louisville Mayor and as the Director of Affirmative Action. In addition, she volunteers her time and serves on the Board of Trustees for Centre College.
Michael Gough, Norton Healthcare Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President is the second highest ranked executive in Norton Healthcare. Gough works to maintain oversight of Norton’s financial operations. Prior to joining Norton, he worked for several different healthcare groups including Caritas Health Services, Colombia/HCA Healthcare Corp., Galen Healthcare, Humana, Audubon Regional Medical Services and the University of Louisville Hospital. Gough has been recognized for his work and was named “CFO of the Year” by Business First, and is also a member of the Bellarmine University Gallery of Distinguished Graduates. Additionally, he serves on the board of directors of the Kentucky chapter of the American Red Cross, and is an advanced member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association.
Lopa Mehrotra is an experienced social entrepreneur and nonprofit executive leader. Joining us for a second time on our board, Mehrotra served from 2011-2012 before moving to Australia for business commitments. She previously worked as the CEO of Women 4 Women and led the first major strategy change in 10 years, which transformed the organization into a highly focused and impactful advocate for the financial empowerment of women. Mehrotra has spoken for TEDx, was the Co-CEO of Grameen Australia and successfully raised capital from individuals and corporate foundations to fund social businesses and initiatives. She is passionate about the power of education and has worked to create an online learning community, TestToob, which enables teachers and students in over 60 countries to engage in science education. Mehrotra channels her energy and passions into doing community work by serving on several boards including the Hooker Family Foundation.
Elizabeth Rounsavall has broad business experience from years in venture capital and strategy consulting across a variety of industries, including media, technology, education financial services, government and health care. Previously, she worked for Chrysalis Ventures, Booz & Company, McGraw-Hill, Simon & Schuster and the Association of American Publishers. Rounsavall is passionate about venture investing, innovation and growth – particularly in digital health – the Midwest startup ecosystem and arts and community philanthropy. She currently serves as President of the Board at Actors Theatre of Louisville and has represented the Community Foundation of Louisville as a member of the Impact Capital Committee in Troy, Michigan at the Investing Institute hosted by the Kresge Foundation.
Each new board member is accomplished beyond words and the Community Foundation of Louisville is proud to welcome them to our team of talented individuals. Their strengths will help the Foundation create a community where people and place thrive.
In addition to welcoming our new board members, we want to thank Marshall Bradley and Charlie Kane as they conclude their years of service on our board for the impact they’ve made in our community.