Ed Lord

Chief Development Officer

With more than 25 years of fundraising and nonprofit management experience, Ed Lord oversees all revenue strategy and fundraising operations, including foundation development, planned giving, major gifts and direct marketing.

A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Ed served as chief strategy officer for Global Cloud prior to joining the Southern Poverty Law Center. He previously held several leadership positions at the American Cancer Society, including vice president of development for its largest division, vice president of business strategy for its national Shared Service Center, and executive vice president for the states of Virginia and West Virginia.