Lucy M. Ball

Lucy Ball is the founding Executive Director of Lone Pine Foundation. Since 2002, Lone Pine Foundation has invested over $65 million in local, national and international organizations.  The Foundation focuses its efforts on fighting poverty through education.  Lucy also leads the Foundation’s efforts to engage Lone Pine Capital staff in the joys and responsibilities of philanthropy. In the Lone Pine model, all 95
Lone Pine employees are members of the Foundation’s Board of Advisors.
Lucy has been a leader in the non-profit world for over 30 years. Prior to joining the Lone Pine Foundation, she was Executive Director of Starlight Children’s Foundation (now known as enCourage Kids Foundation) where she remains on the Board of Directors.  The enCourage Kids Foundation empowers kids facing health challenges to lead their most awesome lives through cost-free family outings and uplifting hospital programs.
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 boards 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. 
Lucy graduated from Georgetown University cum laude with a B.A. in Economics where she currently sits on the College Board of Advisors. She lives in Darien with her husband David and two college-aged children.  

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