As Deputy Director/CFO/COO for The Florida Bar Foundation Lou Ann Powell is a member of the Foundation’s executive team and shares responsibility for fiscal policy development and strategic planning. She has oversight responsibilities for all areas of fiscal administration, including governance, finance and investments, office and human resources. In addition she has oversight over the operations of Florida’s Interest on Trust Accounts (IOTA) program. Since joining the Foundation staff in 1991, Lou Ann has helped the organization develop and implement sound stewardship practices.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration/accounting from Bowling Green University, in Bowling Green, Ohio. Lou Ann has been a certified public accountant since 1980. Before joining the Foundation she served as corporate controller for a real estate development and management company in Central Florida and as division controller for a restaurant chain.
Lou Ann is a member of the Ohio Society of CPAs, the Florida Institute of CPAs and the American Institute of CPA’s.