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Cleland  Powell

Cleland Powell


A native of New Orleans, Powell earned a B.A. from Tulane University and a M.B.A. from Emory University.

Throughout his career, Powell has been a significant contributor to the New Orleans business and charitable communities and is very well known in both. Today, Powell serves as Chairman of the Louisiana Endowment for Humanities, President of the Libby-Dufour Foundation; serves on the Board of the National World War II Museum, Board of the Health Education Authority ofLouisiana (HEAL), and the Board of the Louisiana SPCA. He is Past Chairman of the Board of Governors of Tulane Health Sciences Center and Past Chairman of the Greater New Orleans Foundation. He currently sits on the Xavier University Board of Visitors, Tulane Presidents Council, and Board of the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research.