Janell Elizabeth Ray
Chief Executive Officer
A graduate of Houston Baptist University (MA) in Houston, TX, William Woods University (BBA) in Fulton, MO, and Trinity High School in Shiremanstown, PA, Janell’s more than thirty years of experience in the financial arena bridges both the corporate and non-profit worlds. She has worked internationally and domestically in the energy industry, held finance and development roles in faith-based higher education institutions, and served in a variety of positions in Catholic parishes, schools, and organizations, including Catholic Charities. In addition to her role as CEO of the Pallottine Foundation of Huntington, Janell will continue to serve as the Executive Director of Pallottine Foundation of Buckhannon, a role she has held since that foundation’s inception in 2015.
Janet Young Spry
A lifelong West Virginian, Janet has over forty years of experience in community and economic development at the local, regional, and state levels, with an emphasis on community research and grant administration. She’s worked collaboratively with businesses and nonprofits, providing technical assistance to expand their operations, as well as implement community-based projects and programs. She’s a graduate of West Virginia State University and The University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute.