Freedom Kolb, MBA, MEd
Freedom has dedicated more than 22 years of service to the philanthropic sector, where she rallies support for high-impact, community causes. Currently CEO of The Milk Bank, she has served as CEO for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Arizona, Manager of Agency Services for United Way of Central Indiana, and Clinical Director of the Southern Arizona Children’s Advocacy Center. She is a trainer and consultant for non-profit agencies looking to expand their capacity in strategic planning, board development, fund development, inclusion and change management. She has secured and administered funds from multiple federal agencies including FEMA, JARC, OJJDP, VA, and VOCA, as well as private grants including Lilly Endowment awards. Most recently, Freedom has dedicated time to the Council on Race Equity with the City of Fishers and the Opportunity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee with the Hamilton County Community Foundation. She is also an alumnus of Hoosier Women Forward. In 2018, she was recognized as a One for All Equity Champion; in 2019, she was awarded the Pillar of the Community by the Hamilton County Community Foundation. She holds an MBA, a MEd in Community Agency Counseling, and a BS in English.