Staff

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Allison Peck Lankford

Town Branch Fund Executive Director

As the Executive Director, Allison oversees Town Branch Fund.  In addition to raising the money necessary to build the Park, Allison leads the planning related to design, programming, revenue model and governance structure for the future park.  Until her recent focus on the Town Branch Park, Allison led the Community Foundation’s advancement efforts for over a decade, serving as Sr. Vice-President and General Counsel. Prior to joining the Community Foundation, Allison was an attorney at the Lexington firm of McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie & Kirkland and Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs in Louisville.  A graduate of Furman University in Greenville, SC with a degree in Sociology and Political Science, she received her law degree at the University of Kentucky School of Law.

 
 
 
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Hannah O’Leary

Town Branch Fund Deputy Director

Hannah works on fundraising and planning efforts for Town Branch Park. Previously, she served as Project Analyst at Lexington Downtown Development Authority where she oversaw Town Branch Commons public space projects, grants evaluation, financial management, and operations. She has also worked as a Program Officer for a private family foundation in Washington, DC, as a Research Analyst at Research Triangle Park, and in development for Hospice and Volunteers of America. Hannah graduated Magna Cum Laude with an Economics degree from Centre College and holds a Masters in Public Affairs with a concentration in Nonprofit Management from the School for Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University.