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. Bertman is widely recognized as a noted expert and innovative thinker in the field of disaster philanthropy, and serves as the Center for Disaster Philanthropy’s inaugural board chair. Bertman was she honored by City Year Louisiana in 2011 as a Visionary Leader for her work in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, was given a National Leadership Award for Advocate of the Year by Share Our Strength, and recognized among the Baton Rouge Business Report’s Top 40 Under 40 in 2000.
Disaster Philanthropy: the Role of Family Giving in Preparedness, Response and Recovery
Posted on June 13, 2013 by Barbara Andersen, Lois Mitchell, Lori Bertman, Regine A. Webster
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