Louisiana NOW Podcast: A Conversation with Rob Fairly: Giving Thanks for a Lifetime of Service

March 08, 2021

Recently, Rob Fairly, President and CEO of the The United Methodist Foundation of Louisiana announced his retirement. In this episode, we catch up with Rob who began his employment at the Foundation in 1998, first as a development officer, then moved to Executive Vice President in 2005. Rob has served as President and CEO since 2006. Located in Baton Rouge, the United Methodist Foundation of Louisiana was founded in 1975 and serves United Methodist churches, institutions, and individuals within the Louisiana Annual Conference, providing financial guidance and education, loans, and grants.  It is one of the largest United Methodist Foundations in the denomination.The Foundation’s Executive Committee has named Chris Spencer President and CEO of the organization, effective July 1, 2021. 
“Rob Fairly has been a critical part of the Louisiana Conference's life and work," Bishop Harvey said. "We celebrate his retirement and give thanks for his service to the Conference. He leaves a great legacy of servant leadership and love for the church.  His impact across the Conference will be felt for years to come.”

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