Staff
Louise F. (Wegi) Stewart, President & CEO
Wegi truly loves and is dedicated to her community. After leaving the area for her education, she returned to Decatur to raise her family and later begin her career. Philanthropy and community leadership are values she has held since early adulthood, when she immersed herself in the volunteer arena to support her church, children’s nursery school, grade schools, and education for women. Now, as leader of The Community Foundation, Wegi gets great satisfaction in helping others meet their charitable intentions by leading efforts to make Macon County a better place to raise a family, work, learn and play. Wegi holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University.

Missy Batman, Vice President of Finance and Administration
Missy’s work spans the spectrum of donor relations, preparing financial statements and investment reports, to human resource management and event planning and execution. Missy is passionate about the role of The Community Foundation in the lives of donors and the vibrancy of Macon County. She loves helping the wonderful people who seek guidance in how to become impactful donors. Missy holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

Dani Craft, Vice President of Community Initiatives
Dani is dedicated to community improvement through building partnerships with individuals, organizations, and businesses. Community engagement is at the heart of the Dani’s work at The Community Foundation. Dani and her husband are lifetime residents of Central Illinois and graduates of Millikin University. Dani came to The Community Foundation from the pharmaceutical industry where she garnered years of experience and expertise in various management roles. Dani gets great fulfillment in working with the partnerships and collaborations of EDCO, The Community Foundation’s most advanced initiative.

Nora Reed, Office Manager
Nora has many years of experience working in the business sector and accounting. She hold an advanced certificate in accounting from Richland Community College where she spent several years working in the Business Office.