Laura Whitaker is the Director of Operations of the Macedonian Ministry Foundation and the Corporate Governance Manager of the CF Foundation. She received her B.A. from the University of the South in Sewanee, TN, and then moved to Atlanta to embark on a near twenty-year career for the Cousins Family Office. She has served in many different capacities throughout her career, including Special Events Coordinator for the East Lake Foundation, where she assisted in the fundraising campaigns of the Charlie Yates Golf Course and Drew Charter School; and Program Director for the Cousins family foundations, where she was responsible for oversight and facilitation of the grant making process, and the development and implementation of an outcomes-based evaluation system. Laura is a 2001 Hull Leadership Graduate, and served on the Board of Directors of Odyssey Atlanta.
She currently resides in Kennesaw, GA with her husband and daughter.