About Us

Mission Statement

Our mission is to serve with gratitude, humility, and our best abilities; ignited by faith in God,
hope for healing, and charity toward all.

Leigh Whitman

Leigh Whitman Director

Leigh Whitman Director is the Executive Director of the Whitman Family Foundation. She is the oldest child of Wayne and Diane Whitman. Leigh graduated from Louisiana State University in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in English, specializing in Creative Writing and Political Science. She previously worked in Louisiana State politics and in public relations before taking her role with the Foundation.  Leigh and her husband Jeff reside in Metairie with their four children Eli, Benson Claire, Oliver and Rhett.