The Management Team

The Edward Lowe Foundation was established by Ed and Darlene Lowe in 1985. In contrast to most U.S. foundations, which are grant-giving entities, we are an operating foundation that funds its own programs.

Kathy Browning

Director of Administration

Overview: supports the office of the CEO and board of trustees.

Management team

Kathy Browning joined the Lowe organization in 1983 as an administrative assistant to Darlene Lowe, now chairman and CEO of the Edward Lowe Foundation. Over the years Browning has served in a variety of positions including facilities manager, assistant controller, corporate secretary and director of operations for the group’s Florida properties.

In her current role as the foundation’s director of administration, Browning acts as a liaison between the board of trustees and management team. She organizes board  meetings and helps develop agendas for the foundation’s trustees and members.

Browning manages the day-to-day activities of the Office of the CEO and coordinates communications from the CEO to other personnel and offices. She represents the CEO and the foundation at meetings and events. She is also certified to administer, score and interpret the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and has conducted workshops on the personality-assessment tool.

Prior to joining Edward Lowe Industries and the Edward Lowe Foundation, Browning worked in the legal field for 12 years. She received a bachelor’s degree in business management and administration from Indiana University.