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Donald P. Lofe Jr. has been Inducted into the Prestigious Marquis Who's Who Biographical Registry

Mr. Donald P. Lofe Jr. is recognized for his professional expertise and transformational leadership of Westminster College, located in Fulton, Missouri

He is presently working on implementing a detailed and complex strategic plan to continue the building of a sustainable and transformational future for the institution.

    DANVILLE, CA, August 29, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Donald P. Lofe Jr. has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Leveraging more than four decades of excellence in corporate finance, operations and risk management, Mr. Lofe assumed the role of President and Chief Transformation Officer at Westminster College ("College") in Fulton, Missouri, on July 1, 2021. After a unanimous vote, the College's Board of Trustees ("Board") officially announced Mr. Lofe as the college's 23rd president in April 2021, citing the major progress at the historic liberal arts college made under his leadership as Interim President in fiscal year 2020-2021, even during an exceptionally challenging year and in the midst of the pandemic. Additionally, he has continued to drive transformational efforts at the college which have been and continue to be focused on many cultural and operational aspects within the entire institution. Mr. Lofe has utilized his years of experience and professional skills in change management and communication practices necessary throughout the ongoing implementation of these endeavors.

A 1979 Westminster College distinguished graduate, Mr. Lofe previously served on the College's Board of Trustees for approximately eight years in a variety of capacities, including Board Chair, throughout his Board tenure. Mr. Lofe presently serves on the Board as an ex-officio member, consistent with the historic practice for the role of the College's president. He is also on an indefinite and extended leave of absence from his board chair role.

Prior to his appointment at the College as Interim President and Chief Transformation Officer in 2020, Mr. Lofe was most recently a Partner and the Chief Risk Officer for Global Business Services - Mortgage and Lending Solutions for the IBM Corporation based in San Ramon, California. Mr. Lofe has served in several senior executive roles for insurance, community lending, and other financial and mortgage-related service entities, both domestically and internationally, before his tenure with the IBM Corporation. He was a Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, specializing in financial services, insurance, and private and public higher-education clientele. He also served as the engagement partner for The Progressive Corporation.

Mr. Lofe earned a Bachelor of Arts in accounting and political science from Westminster College in 1979. He then attained a Master of Business Administration in finance and business policy from The University of Chicago School of Business in 1992. Well-qualified in his field, he is a certified public accountant and chartered global management accountant (Active Status) and is also COSO Certified by the AICPA.

Among his professional and other accomplishments, Mr. Lofe was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in Finance by Treasury and Risk Magazine. He received the Westminster College Lifetime Alumni Achievement Award in 2011. In October 2022 and September 2022, respectively, Mr. Lofe was inducted into the Association of Churchill Fellows of Westminster College and the Westminster College Athletics Hall of Fame. He is also two-time NAIA Indoor Track and Field All-American.

Mr. Lafe is a member of the Board of Directors of the Callaway County Chamber of Commerce, the Missouri Colleges Fund, Inc., and the International Churchill Society (US). Additionally, he is a member and the Vice-Chair and Secretary of the President's Council of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference ("SLIAC.")

Mr. Lofe's wife, Lorraine, is a native of St. Louis, Missouri, who graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau with a BS in Business Administration. She is also a CPA. The couple met in St. Louis and married in 1992. They have a set of grown twins. Their daughter, Lauren, graduated with honors from the University of San Diego in 2019 and is Director of Marketing for a digital marketing, branding and content creation company in San Diego, California. Their son, Don III, graduated with merit in 2020 from the U.S. Naval Academy. He is a Naval Aviator based at Tinker Air Force Base, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Within the coming years, Mr. Lafe intends to continue his career with the College. He is presently working on implementing a detailed and complex strategic plan to continue the building of a sustainable and transformational future for the institution among other ongoing and future major financial and operational initiatives.

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