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La June Montgomery Tabron

May 12, 2022
 width=La June Montgomery Tabron is the president and chief executive officer of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) in Battle Creek, one of the largest private foundations in the U.S. Tabron leads the foundation’s work to support thriving children, working families, and equitable communities and WKKF’s internal and external racial equity, diversity, and inclusion work.

Tabron is a member of the Kalamazoo Chapter of the Links, Incorporated. She also serves on the boards of Battle Creek Community Health Partners, Bronson Healthcare Group, Kellogg Company, and the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America-College Retirement Equities Fund. Tabron is also the chair of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Trust.

In addition to her role with WKKF, she is a certified public accountant. She is also a graduate of the inaugural class of the Council on Foundations’ Career Pathways Program. In 2020, Tabron was named the recipient of the Bynum Tudor Fellowship at Kellogg College in Oxford, England.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor and a master’s degree in business administration from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. She received honorary doctorates from Grand Valley State University, Ithaca College, Marygrove College, and Union Institute and University.