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President, Crimson Mission
Sondra was born and raised in Mentor, Ohio (in the heart of the snow belt). She graduated from Lake Catholic High School (Class of ’89) and The University of Akron. She is the proud Mom of Tyler (Manual Class of ’14) and Bailey (Manual Class of ’17). Sondra and her husband Scott relocated to Louisville in 2006. She loves all things Cleveland (Go Browns, Cavs and Tribe!) and The University of Notre Dame.
Sondra is the Intellectual Property Paralegal for Humana Inc. She previously worked at Stites & Harbison, PLLC. She is a member of the Kentucky Paralegals Association; INTA (International Trademark Association); and duPont Manual PTSA. She is the former VP of Fundraising for the Manual Girls Lacrosse Boosters and a former member of the duPont Manual Baseball Boosters and Football Boosters.
Sondra co-founded the Crimson Mission, Inc. along with Diana Tufaro, Vice President. She invites anyone to contact her regarding the Crimson Mission at (502) 432-2296.
Vice President, Crimson Mission
Diana was born in Louisville KY. She graduated from Pleasure Ridge Park High School (class of '78), she attended Jefferson
Community College, University of Evansville and several technical schools. After returning to her beloved City of Louisville in 2002 with her husband Rob and
three son's, Joseph, a MST Manual graduate Class of '14, and currently studying Aerospace Engineering. Dominic, a current MST Manual student, Class of '17
and Michael, a current student at Jeffersontown High School, Class of '18.
Diana is a full time REALTOR with Coldwell Banker McMahan. She has several designations, she is a Relocation Specialist, Military Specialist,
Home Stager, HUD Specialist and New Home Construction Specialist to name a few. She is a member of GLAR, KREC, JDRF, duPont Manual PTSA and Jtown PTSA.
She has been the VP for the duPont Manual Baseball Boosters for 4 years and board member for 5. So you will either find her working real estate or
attending a baseball game or marching band performance but always looking for a way to help out.
Please feel free to call me if you have questions, my cell is 502-553-9935.
Jane Long Broadwater,
Secretary, Crimson Mission
Jane Broadwater Long is Vice President and Claims Counsel of Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company of Kentucky.
Jane joined Lawyers Mutual on January 1, 2003 to manage claims. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of
North Carolina at Chapel Hill in History. She received her law degree from the University of Kentucky. She is admitted to practice in Kentucky and Georgia.
She serves on the Board of Trustees for KESA and for Christ Church United Methodist. Jane is the proud Mom of James McLeann Long (Manual class of 2013) and Ian Long (Manual class of 2018). She is a member of the Manual PTSA, works in the Manual Career Counseling Center, is a member of the Manual Football Boosters, and former member of the Manual Baseball Boosters.
Treasurer, Crimson Mission
Brad leads MCM’s Assurance Practice and is the practice leader for the Public
Company Services group. Brad's client focus is middle market growth oriented
companies focused in a wide range of industries, primarily including manufacturing,
distribution, services, and retail.
Brad is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and the accounting and auditing
committee for Baker Tilly International.
Prior to joining the firm, Brad was a partner with Ernst & Young where he led the
entrepreneurial services group in Kentucky working with a variety of publicly traded
and privately held entities principally focused in the areas of accounting and auditing.
Additionally, he led the Firm’s entrepreneur of the year program for Kentucky and
Brad has a son who graduated from HSU program in 2013 and a daughter currently in the J&C Program, graduating in 2016. He is the Past President of the Baseball Booster Program and is the current President of the Softball Booster Program.
Brad is on the Board of Directors and Chairman of Metro YMCA; the University of Kentucky’s Von Allmen School of Accountancy Advisory Board; Past Chairman Board of Directors for Kentucky Special Olympics, Board of Directors and Treasurer for Association Corporate Growth and Enterprise Development Corporation Board of Directors.
Recently retired from JCPS, he was a director and auditor in the internal audit unit. He has worked in public accounting and large corporations in accounting, auditing and management.
Bill's parents graduated from Manual, and Girl's High, and he was in the Manual class of 1965. He went on to earn BS and MBA degrees from Murray State,
and is a CPA.
Bill's four children are JCPS graduates, and two grandchildren are JCPS students. Three daughters earned undergraduate degrees from UK or UL.
One earned a UL law degree. Another earned a masters and rank one, and is a proud JCPS teacher. One daughter is a bank transaction analyst.
Bill's son was a governor's scholar and national merit finalist; and now attends UL's Speed School.
Mike McDaniel has served as Manual’s director of alumni since March of 2003. He is a 1964 graduate of the school, where he earned three letters in baseball and was also sports editor of The Crimson-Record. After graduating from Western Kentucky University in 1970, he taught English, coached baseball and was director of athletics at Iroquois High School during a 19-year stint at the South End School.
In 1990 he became assistant principal at Fairdale High School where he retired in 1998.
Graduated from Presentation Academy1956. Married to Attorney Robert Haddad for 56 years. Have two children,son, Bruce Haddad, Manual Graduate Class of 1979, daughter, Camille Haddad-Bowling, Class of 1983, four grandchildren, Danielle Haddad, Class of 2008, Parker Bowling, Class of 2012, Kevin Hunter Bowling, Class of 2014, and Derek Haddad, graduate of Atherton High School, Class of 2012.
Member of the Jefferson County Board of Education for 1976-1980 and 1990-2014. Served as Chairperson for 8 years and Vice-Chair for 5 years.
Served in many capacities in PTA from 1967-1983, including Audubon, Camp Taylor, Durrett, Noe, and Manual.
Presently serving as the Early Childhood Chair for the 15th District PTA, serving on the Early Childhood Committee in collaboration with Metro United Way, serving on Crimson Mission Committee at duPont Manual High School.
Recipient of the Ky PTA Recognition for 2015 at duPont Manual High School.
Dr. Beverly Cox Keepers proudly boasts that she is a native of Louisville where she continues her career path in education. She began her
career teaching English, journalism, theatre, and photography at Butler High School where she provided leadership to many student actives and
academic programs. She completed a Master of Arts in English, and decided to lead outside the classroom as a principal, and returned to U of L for a
Rank I in School Administration with principal certification (P-12).
Beverly was named Assistant Principal at Southern High School in 1988, and one year later, she was promoted to Principal at the Youth Performing Arts School.
In July1991, she became Principal of both DuPont Manual High School and the Youth Performing Arts School. During her nineteen year tenure as principal, student
enrollment increased along with academic and athletic achievements, and artistic accomplishments in the performing and visual arts. The Dr. Beverly Keepers
Counseling Center was dedicated in her honor at Manual High School.
Having completed her Ph.D. in Education Leadership and Organizational Development at U of L and having taught there for several years as a part-time faculty,
Beverly decided to make higher education her post-retirement career in 2008. Starting her seventh year as Dean of the College of Education at Spalding University
this year, she realizes how fortunate she is to have the opportunity to provide another dimension of her experience and passion for leadership in the preparation of
teachers and school administrators. Beverly has two daughters. Tiffany received her undergraduate degree from Centre College and a master and Ph.D. from the University of
Virginia, and lives in San Jose, CA with her husband and daughter. Lauren is a graduate of Western Kentucky University and holds two master’s degrees from Spalding University.
She lives in Louisville.
Rob King has been a Northwestern Mutual Financial Representative for 11 years. He started his career the fall after graduating from Centre College with an economics degree. He has lived in Louisville for the majority of his life and is a proud graduate of Dupont Manual High School.
Rob has served the community in many capacities. He has performed various roles with the Fund for the Arts, including Past Chairman of NeXt!, a prestigious young professional leadership program. During his tenure on Next! and the Executive Committee, he was a co-founder of the“35 under 35” Leadership Campaign. Rob has served on the Centre College Alumni Board, Scout Reach Board for the Boy Scouts of America, and as Kentucky Country Day’s Junior Varsity Basketball Coach for 6 seasons.
Currently Rob serves as a Board member of the Louisville Ballet, where he has held many roles including the treasurer and Vice President. Recently he has been recognized by NFocus magazine as one of Louisville’s “New faces of Philanthropy”, named Centre College’s Young Associate of the Year, and the inaugural Next! Alumni of the year.
Rob was a member of the 2013 Ignite Louisville Class and worked jointly with the Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies. He helped create a new event called ‘Capes and Crowns’ and they have successfully held their second annual gala, generating awareness and revenue for the Center.
Kelly Hanson grew up in a military family, which meant living and attending schools in a lot different locations. In 1998, she married Tim Hanson and his USMC career took her a few more places. During 2007, the Hanson family moved to Louisville because they felt it is a nice place to live and raise a family.
Kelly has two children, Ben (Class of 2018) and Ally (Class of 2020). She works as a Pricing Manager for Leidos, as government contractor based in Reston, VA. In her free time, she enjoys attending Ben and Ally’s competitive events and hanging out with family, friends and her pets.