BOARD MEMBER PROFILE: Lloyd R. Probasco
The Lord blessed Mr. Probasco with a working career that enabled him to experience opportunities in finance, gift planning, capital campaigns, strategic planning, endowment building and administration. He had the priviledge, during his career, of working with Chrisitan stewards from all walks of life. They led him to develop this personal mission statement "Empowering people to experience the joy and inherent blessings associated with giving and inspire, counsel and equip them to fulfill their role in helping accomplish the Great Commission."
Being given the priviledge of working with so many of God's people, Mr. Probasco learned from them that His church has an abundance of people resources that are yearning to put their experiences and knowledge to use helping to build and sustain His Kingdom work. So, when the opportunity to develop a ministry that would connect God's talented people with ministries needing administrative help, he was excited when given the opportunity to become involved.
During his 20 plus year career with the Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Foundation Mr. Probasco served as a Gift Planning Counselor, Regional Vice President for the Heartland Region and Senior Vice President oversighting the Foundation's relationship with all of the Synod's Colleges, Seminaries and RSO's. He has also provided leadership to hundreds of Christian organizations (including many congregations) in the development of Endowment Funds and Foundations.
Mr. Probasco was one of the founding members of the Association of Lutheran Development Executives (ALDE) and served as Vice President and President for that organization. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Concordia University, Nebraska and Chairs the Board of Regents at Concordia College, Alabama.
Lloyd and Ruth are members of Christ Lutheran Church, Lincoln, NE where they share their time, talent and treasure. In addition, they have blessed many ministries of the church at large with gifts to several fund raising campaigns.
The Probasco's have been recognized with the "Spirit of Giving" in 2011 by ALDE Heartland Chapter; "Spirit of Giving" by ALDE Nationally in 2012; "Partners in Mission and Ministry" Concordia University, Nebraska in 2001; "Share the Hope" recognition in 1998 and "Legacy of Hope Society" Lutheran Family Service of NE in 2011. Lloyd was also recognized by his peers with the "Virgil Anderson Award" in 1993.