Lynette Bell is currently the president of the Truist Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Truist, the nation’s sixth-largest financial institution. In this role, she is responsible for strategic philanthropy, building strong partnerships with nonprofits, and strengthening local communities in the areas of leadership development, economic mobility, thriving communities, and educational equity.
Before stepping into her role as president of the Truist Foundation, Lynette served as the former enterprise community reinvestment officer for SunTrust.
Othello Meadows is the Managing Director, Portfolio Strategy & Initiatives for Blue Meridian, a social impact investment nonprofit. In his role he provides strategic and executional leadership on critical business priorities and leads innovation efforts which will expand Blue Meridian’s work as it evolves. He also explores new philanthropic investment opportunities and manages investor relationships.
In his previous role, Othello served as president and CEO of Seventy Five North Revitalization Corp., a community revitalization and development organization in Omaha, Nebraska and a Purpose Built Communities Network Member. In that role, he oversaw the implementation of a $90 million community redevelopment initiative, in addition to managing the direction and daily operations of the organization.