Trustees Bios

Marty Lanahan currently serves as an EVP and Tampa Bay Market President for Iberia Bank. Her extensive career in the banking industry spans 32 years. She spent 19 years at Regions Bank, most recently serving as the Area President over the West Coast of Florida. Prior to that, she was the Area President over North Florida and the City President for Jacksonville.

Before joining Regions, Lanahan’s banking career began with The Atlantic Bank/First Union Bank after graduating from The University of South Carolina with a Finance Degree. She has a diverse background within the financial services sector spanning Commercial/Corporate Banking, Small Business, Retail, Treasury, and Wealth Management.

As an active member of the Tampa community, Ms. Lanahan is currently on the board of The Moffitt Cancer Center’s Medical Practice Group and The Tampa Museum of Art. While residing in Jacksonville, Lanahan served on many boards including The JEA (Chair), United Way of North Florida, The Cultural Council of Jacksonville (Chair), and The Super Bowl Host Committee where she was responsible for 10,000 volunteers. She also served the citizens of the State of Florida as a Commissioner on The Florida Transportation Commission (Chair).

She has been recognized with numerous awards including One Jax Humanitarian of the Year, City of Jacksonville Spirit of Rosie Award and an Eve Award Winner for employment. She has also been inducted into the First Coast Business Hall of Fame.

Her appointment as trustee of the Jessie Ball duPont Fund began in 2013.

The Reverend Canon Eddie Ellsworth Jones, Jr. is an Episcopal priest in the Diocese of Florida. He has served in the Diocese as rector of several parishes, most recently as interim rector of Trinity Parrish, St. Augustine, Florida.

The Reverend Jones is a former department head with the United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons. In addition, he is a retired Lieutenant Colonel with the United States Army. He has served on various boards within the state of Florida: Farmers and Merchants Bank, Gerry Medical Center, Jefferson County Hospice, PRIDE Enterprises, LISC Jacksonville, and Operation New Hope Jacksonville and as President-Elect of the Capital Rotary Club. Currently, he is the Clerical Trustee of the Jessie Ball duPont Fund.

He received his Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of West Alabama and his Master’s of Divinity degree from the Candler School of Theology at Emory University.

He and his wife, Janine, live in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.

His appointment as clerical trustee of the Jessie Ball duPont Fund began in 2008.

Named one of 15 Faith Leaders to Watch by the Center for American Progress, Rev. Jen Bailey is an ordained minister, public theologian, and emerging national leader in multi-faith movement for justice. She is the Founder and Executive Director of the Faith Matters Network, a Womanist-led organization equipping community organizers, faith leaders, and activists with resources for connection, spiritual sustainability, and accompaniment. Jen also co-founded The People’s Supper, which uses shared meals to build trust and connection among people of different identities and perspectives. Since 2017, the People’s Supper has helped host more than 1,500 suppers in more than 120 cities. Jen comes to this work with nearly a decade of experience at nonprofits combating intergenerational poverty. Rev. Bailey is an ordained itinerant elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church and serves locally on the staff of Greater Bethel A.ME. Church in Nashville, Tennessee.

An Ashoka Fellow, Nathan Cummings Foundation Fellow, Aspen Ideas Scholar, On Being Fellow and Truman Scholar, Jennifer earned degrees from Tufts University and Vanderbilt University Divinity School where she was awarded the Wilbur F. Tillett Prize for accomplishments in the study of theology. She writes regularly for a number of publications including On Being, Sojourners, and the Huffington Post. Rev. Bailey sits on the boards of Open Table Nashville, World Faith, and the Healing Trust. She enjoys good food, dancing like no one is watching, and road trip adventures with her husband, psychotherapist and religious studies scholar Ira Helderman.

Anna Escobedo Cabral is a partner in The Cabral Group, a firm dedicated to serving clients in need of government and public relations support. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Navient, which is the largest servicer of federal government loans to students and parents for college. The company also provides business processing solutions to a number of federal, state, and local government clients and various private companies.

Cabral’s career is a blend of government and nonprofit leadership. From 2009 through May of 2018, Ms. Cabral served as a Senior Principal Advisor within the External Relations department of the Inter-American Development Bank, the largest source of development financing for the Caribbean and Latin America. She was the Bank’s principal liaison between senior management and parliamentary bodies, including the U.S. Congress. From 2004-2009, she served as Treasurer of the United States, U.S. Department of the Treasury, helping the Secretary of the Treasury fulfill the President’s economic agenda. From 1991-1999, she was executive staff director for the U.S. Senate Republican Conference Task Force on Hispanic Affairs, and from 1993-1999, deputy staff director for the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

Her nonprofit experience includes work in both emerging and established organizations. From 1999-2003 she was president and CEO of the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility, a relatively young nonprofit coalition of the largest and most influential national Hispanic organizations in the country. From 2003-2004 she served as director of the Smithsonian Institution’s Center for Latino Initiatives. And most recently, Cabral was appointed Chair of the Fundacion Microfinanzas BBVA, a nonprofit headquartered in Madrid, Spain that provides microfinancing through local nonprofits in various Latin American countries. She also serves as the Vice Chair of the Hispanic Advisory Committee for Comcast/NBCUniversal.

Cabral earned her Juris Doctorate from George Mason University School of Law. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Davis.

Her appointment as trustee of the Jessie Ball duPont Fund began in 2018.

Dr. Elizabeth Kiss (pronounced ‘quiche’) is CEO of the Rhodes Trust and Warden of Rhodes House in Oxford, England, leading an organization dedicated to identifying and developing exceptional people from all over the World.

Prior to joining the Rhodes Trust in August 2018, she served for twelve years as president of Agnes Scott College, Georgia. During her tenure, Agnes Scott broke records for enrollment and retention and was named the second ‘Most Diversified College in America’ by Time and the country’s most successful liberal arts college for graduating low-income students by the U.S. Department of Education. In December 2017, the Chronicle of Higher Education named Elizabeth Kiss on its 2017 list of the most influential people in U.S. higher education.

From 1997 to 2006 Dr Kiss served as the founding director of Duke University’s Kenan Institute for Ethics, building a university wide interdisciplinary centre focused on promoting moral reflection and commitment in personal, professional, organisational and civic life. Dr Kiss has had a longstanding career in academia; she has taught at Randolph-Macon College (Virginia), Deep Springs College (California) and at Princeton University for eight years. Her academic focus has been on moral and political philosophy and she has published on moral education, human rights, ethnic conflict and nationalism, feminist theory, and transitional justice.

Dr Kiss received her BA in philosophy, magna cum laude, from Davidson College in North Carolina, where she became Davidson’s first female Rhodes Scholar, going on to receive a BPhil and DPhil in philosophy from the University of Oxford. Dr Kiss has held many leadership roles in local and national organisations, including the Climate Leadership Network, the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities and the Women’s College Coalition.

Her appointment as trustee of the Jessie Ball duPont Fund began in July 2018.

David M. Llewellyn is a Senior Vice President and Senior Fiduciary Officer at Northern Trust in Miami, Florida. Besides managing complex family relationships for Northern Trust’s wealthiest families, he advises and oversees the fiduciary aspects of Northern Trust’s trust business in the region. David is a past chair of the Advisory Board for the American Bankers Association’s Trust Schools and is a current faculty member.

Prior roles and assignments at Northern Trust include managing teams of Trust Advisors and the Estate Administration, Florida Probate Tax, and Florida Special Assets Groups.

David received a Bachelors in International Relations from Brigham Young University, a Masters of International Business Studies from the University of South Carolina and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Miami.

David was involved for many years with the Boy Scouts of America, serving in local troop leadership and Council positions.

As a young man, David volunteered for two years of church missionary service in central California where he labored mainly among the Mexican migrant labor population. He speaks Spanish and French and has studied and worked abroad in both Switzerland and France. David and his wife Marty have three children and one grandchild.

His appointment as the corporate trustee’s representative for the Jessie Ball duPont Fund began in 2011.