Ray Eckstein along with six of his children currently serve as Trustees for the Ray & Kay Eckstein Charitable Trust.  The Trustees are actively engaged in grant making, governance, and management decisions.


Trustees (top row left to right):  Teresa Eckstein, Sue Homra, Cindy Erickson-Zaninovich;

(bottom row left to right) John Eckstein, Ray Eckstein, Randy Eckstein;  Not pictured:  Joe Eckstein


laurie-retouch-hj-cropLaurie Latham - Executive Director

Laurie joined the Trust in August 2015.  She has nearly 30 years of professional experience with careers in financial management; healthcare; community development; and foundation fundraising, operations and governance.  She earned a B.S. degree and a M.B.A. from Murray State University.  She is involved in various philanthropic, community, and civic organizations.




heather-touchup-hj-crop2Heather Jackson - Grants Manager

Heather joined the Trust in September 2012.  She has over 20 years of professional experience in the financial services, gaming, and government contract arenas in management, auditing, and accounting.  She earned a B.B.A. degree from the University of Kentucky.   Heather is involved in various philanthropic organizations and clubs within the community.