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Leaders Education Foundation

My Community. My Impact.

Leaders Education Foundation provides educational grants, scholarships, and resources to our community that support lifelong learning, workforce development, and education. We believe in empowering our community for good.

Our Mission
Making Lives Better, Together.

Leaders Education Foundation was formed in 2019 to Give Forward to our community. Giving Forward allows community-minded citizens, members, and organizations to bring educational resources and opportunities to students and educators in West Tennessee.

Giving Forward

Leadership

The leadership of the Leaders Education Foundation is comprised of a volunteer Board of Directors and staff donating their time, talent and treasures. The Foundation is grateful for their service and commitment to help provide resources and opportunities to help launch educational opportunities for community members.

 

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Ron Hill

Chairman
Board of Directors

Mary Lou Adams

Board Member
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Stephanie Riley

Board Member
Board of Directors

Eddie Hays

Vice Chairman and Secretary
Board of Directors

Yvette Blue

Board Member
Board of Directors

Karen Taylor

Treasurer
Board of Directors

Eddie Mae Pirtle

Board Member

Officers and Volunteer Staff

Volunteer Staff

Leigh Anne Bentley

President
Volunteer Staff

Edie Whitman

Assistant Secretary
Catherine Teel

Catherine Teel

Accounting
Volunteer Staff

Leigh O’Neill

Vice President
Volunteer Staff

Taylor Risley

Assistant Treasurer
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Scott Heit

Marketing
Volunteer Staff

Shea Brown

Director of Community Impact
Volunteer Staff

Kyle West

Accounting

Frequently Asked Questions

Leaders Education Foundation is a non-profit 501c3 organization that allows community-minded individuals, organizations, and other businesses to unite together to bring educational resources and opportunities to students of all ages in West Tennessee.

The Leaders Education Foundation was founded by Leaders Credit Union in 2019.
The Leaders Education Foundation was formed to Give Forward to our community. Giving Forward allows community-minded citizens, members, and organizations to bring educational resources and opportunities to students and educators in West Tennessee.

You can donate by navigating to our Give page. 

  • Sustaining Corporate Sponsors – Annual Gift of $5,000 or more
  • Champion Sponsors – Annual Gift of $2,500- $4,999
  • Advocate Sponsors -Annual Gift of $1,000-$2,499
  • Partner Sponsors – Annual Gift of $999 and under

For more information about our annual sponsorship opportunities and business recognition, click here.