President and CEO
Irene W. and C.B. Pennington Foundation
Lori J. Bertman is president and CEO of the Baton Rouge-based Irene W. and C.B. Pennington Foundation, Louisiana’s largest private family foundation. She is the co-founder and chairman of the board of the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) and created CDP's Gulf Coast Resilience Innovation Fund. Lori also serves as the board president of the newly established Louisiana Disaster Recovery Alliance.