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Sarah Kennedy is a Program Officer at Lone Pine Foundation. Her passion for philanthropy and community impact stems from her background in nonprofit fundraising and social work.
Before joining Lone Pine Foundation in 2023, Sarah worked in psychosocial oncology and hospice and led fundraising at Inspirica in Stamford, Connecticut, a nonprofit serving those facing homelessness and housing insecurity.
Sarah graduated with a Master’s in Social Work from Fordham University and a BA in Anthropology and Sociology from Western Connecticut State University. Sarah lives in Stamford, Connecticut.
Molly Umble is a Program Officer at Lone Pine Foundation. After graduating with a BA in Psychology from Hendrix College, Molly moved abroad to Sydney, where she began her career as an Event Coordinator at Children’s Tumor Foundation of Australia.
After moving back to the USA, Molly recruited and advised high school students to study abroad as an Assistant Director of Admissions at School Year Abroad in North Andover, MA.
Molly’s passion for education, engrained in her by two generations of educators in her family, brought her to Lone Pine Foundation in 2018. Molly earned a Master’s in Public Administration degree in Nonprofit Management and Policy from New York University in 2022. Molly lives in New York City.
Katherine Gehrmann is the Associate Director at Lone Pine Foundation. Her experience working with youth combined with a passion for educational equity led her to the Foundation in 2009.
She holds a Master’s in Public Administration with High Honors from Pace University, and a BA in Anthropology from the University of Connecticut.
Philanthropy is at the core of Katherine’s values and she is passionate about engaging others in civic opportunities.
Katherine and her family live in Wilton.
Lucy Ball became the Founding Executive Director of Lone Pine Foundation in 2002. Lucy has been a leader in the nonprofit sector for 35 years. Prior to joining the Foundation, she was Executive Director of Starlight Children’s Foundation (now known as Encourage Kids Foundation) where she remains on the Board of Directors.
Lucy has served on numerous local boards of directors over the years. She is a founding board member of Impact Fairfield County, a women’s giving circle helping to leverage individual giving to achieve greater impact. She also currently sits on the advisory board of Fairfield County’s Community Foundation’s Fund for Women & Girls. In 2013, the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy awarded Lucy its Martha Newman Award recognizing her integrity and dedication to philanthropy. In 2018, Lucy received the Greenwich YWCA Brava Award, acknowledging her leadership in her field, for mentoring others and her commitment to both philanthropy and community involvement.
Lucy graduated from Georgetown University cum laude with a B.A. in Economics where she also serves on the College Board of Advisors. She lives in Darien with her husband David and two college-aged children.