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Laurie Anne Roberts

Coordinator of Community Programming, Office of Thought Leadership & Civic Engagement
College of Business, Room 392
(502) 852-3332
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Laurie Anne has a strong resume of community/non-profit development having served on numerous boards both professionally as well as a volunteer. She is currently the Chair of the Oldham County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Louisville Community Foundation as well as the Interim Executive Director of Main Street Association, an organization she had previously served as President. Most importantly she is the proud retiree as the CEO of her home with her spouse Bill – for 4 boys – now men – all employed with benefits!

Working with Assistant Dean Nat Irvin, II D.M.A., we build thoughtful programming in areas of Thought Leadership, strengthening connections and engagement between students, faculty, staff and corporate communities.

Laurie Anne is in a unique position of opening doors to the community as the Coordinator for Thought Leadership. Through her role, Laurie Anne begins with a concept and develops all facets of project management as she moves through areas of logistics, audience, talent, and communication.


  • BS (History and English) Vanderbilt University, 1978
  • Training (Blackbaud) Raiser's Edge, 2006

Awards & Honors

Interim Executive Director, 2019

Main Street Association

Oldham County Community Foundation, 2019, an affiliate of Community Foundation of Louisville


Metro United Way

Allen Society Community Service Award

Junior League of Louisville, Inc.

Community Leadership Award

Curriculum Vita

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