LaDonna Boyd

LaDonna Boyd

Board of Directors

LaDonna Boyd is a native of Nashville, TN. Her family has had deep roots in the city for the past five generations, leaving a significant impact on the economic development and cultural history of Nashville. 

LaDonna is a graduate of Spelman College, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, with a minor in French. She is also a graduate of Tennessee State University, where she earned her MBA with a concentration in Finance. She serves on the TSU College of Business’ Economics and Finance Advisory Board. Currently, she is a candidate for the degree of Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership at Pepperdine University, where her studies focus on corporate technology implementation, andragogy (adult learning), women’s studies, and leadership in the Black church. Professionally, she is the Chief Operating Officer at R. H. Boyd Publishing Corporation, which was founded by her great-great-grandfather, Dr. Richard Henry Boyd, in 1896. The company specializes in producing Christian literature, pastoral guides, Church supplies, and many other scholarly resources, as it has done for more than 120 years. LaDonna is also on the Board of Directors at Citizens Savings Bank and Trust, which was founded by her great-great-grandfather in 1904.

LaDonna is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, and Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society, as well as American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). She volunteers at Youth Encouragement Services and the Nashville Rescue Mission, and she serves as a Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Young Ambassador, which helps to raise funds for grants that support cancer research.