Laurie Franz, Board Chair

Laurie is President of the Five Together Foundation, founded along with her siblings in 2005, to provide support to vulnerable populations. Based on the shared values of justice, equal opportunity and compassion, The Five Together Foundation supports initiatives in education and youth empowerment, services to families in need, and the preservation of democracy in America. Laurie is past Board Chair and currently serving as the Governance Chair for the Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village in Rwanda. She also serves on the boards of JEVS Human Services, JEVS Foundation, and RefugePoint and on the CATT Committee of the USC Shoah Foundation. Laurie graduated from the University of Delaware (B.A. in English) and currently resides in Philadelphia.