McDonald-Hackett named director of planned giving at UofL


    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A former Louisville banking and government official, Angie McDonald-Hackett, has been named director of planned giving at the University of Louisville. McDonald-Hackett will work with UofL’s alumni, faculty, staff and friends to cultivate, plan and complete estate and deferred gifts to the university.

    “We couldn’t be more pleased to have Angie’s intelligence, connections and work ethic helping lead our planned giving effort” said Vice President for Advancement Keith Inman.

    Before joining UofL, McDonald-Hackett was a vice president with PNC (formerly National City Bank) and provided personalized banking services to high net worth clients. She began working at National City in 2002 and earned that bank’s highest employee honor, an EXCEL Award, for generating revenue. McDonald-Hackett has also worked as a special assistant to the mayor of Louisville and as the affirmative action and legal affairs coordinator for the old Jefferson County government.

    McDonald-Hackett has volunteered for a number of community organizations, serving as an officer or board member for several of them including the Urban League, Actors Theatre, Jefferson County 4-H Council and the Centre College Alumni Board. She is a graduate of Leadership Louisville’s class of 2003 and Ignite Louisville class of 2006.

    She has been recognized by Business First as a member of the “Forty under 40” class in 2002 and honored as a Black Achiever by the Chestnut Street YMCA. McDonald-Hackett has a degree in English from Centre College and a law degree from the University of Kentucky.

    For more information contact McDonald-Hackett at 502-852-1350.

    Mark Hebert
    Following a 28-year career as a radio and television reporter, Mark Hebert joined the University of Louisville as the Director of Media Relations in 2009, serving as the main spokesperson. In 2015, Mark was named Director of Programming and Production. He’s now producing and hosting a radio show about “all things UofL”, overseeing the university’s video and TV productions and promoting UofL’s research operation. Mark is best known for his 22 years as the political and investigative reporter for WHAS-TV in Louisville where he won numerous awards for breaking stories, exposing corruption and objectively covering Kentucky politics. In 2014, Mark was inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame.