Executive Director, Woodlawn Foundation
Sally Purnell Mackin is a proven long-term strategic leader. As Executive Director of the Woodlawn Foundation, she is helping to craft a vision and path forward for one of Birmingham’s great historic neighborhoods. Woodlawn Foundation was formed in 2010 to serve as the lead organization in the Woodlawn United partnership.
Sally earned a B.S. in Economics from the University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration. Her background includes ten years of experience in marketing and advertising in the retail industry as well as expense and operation management. She has worked in the financial industry as a licensed broker, has participated in extensive fundraising efforts of several local charities and has served on many non-profit boards.
Sally is certified as a Licensed Salesperson through the Alabama Real Estate Commission, is a certified Economic Development Finance Professional and has completed the Senior Leaders Program for Nonprofit Professionals at Columbia University Business School. She is a member of the 2012 class of Leadership Birmingham and Class XXVI of Leadership Alabama. Ms. Mackin is on the Alabama Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors and is on the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta.