The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has selected La June Montgomery Tabron to be the foundation’s next president and CEO. Montgomery Tabron is currently the executive vice president of operations and treasurer.
She will become the 12th leader of the 83-year-old foundation, and will replace Sterling Speirn.
“After an extensive search that included outstanding candidates from both the United States and abroad, La June emerged as our new leader because of her strengths in so many areas of the foundation, and her deep and unwavering commitment to the foundation’s mission, vision and values,” said Rod Gillum, chair of the WKKF board.
Ms. Tabron started off as a financial controller for Kellogg. Over her 26 years of service, she received numerous promotions and expanding her responsibilities within the foundation.
She has led branches in Mississippi and New Orleans. Tabron earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and her master’s in business administration from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.
She officially starts her new role as president and CEO on January 1.
Congratulations to Ms. Montgomery Tabron on her achievements!