Jody Holland, Ph.D., has been named executive director at Lafayette Oxford Foundation for Tomorrow, a community foundation through which individuals, families, organizations and corporations invest in the well-being of Oxford and Lafayette County.
Holland is charged with developing long-range strategies as well as providing leadership and executing administrative functions for LOFT. Jody will be responsible for asset development, public relations, and grant writing.
Jody holds a Ph.D in Public Policy and Administration from Mississippi State University, a M.S. in Management from Belhaven University, and a B.A. in Business Administration from Delta State University. Holland has more than 15 years of private, public, and non-profit leadership experience. In addition, Holland is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy in the Department of Public Policy Leadership, where he teaches leadership, community development, public policy, and grant writing courses.