Strategic Workforces

Succession and Transition Plans at the Executive Level

November 19, 2024

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm |

Is your organization getting ready to hand over the reins to a new executive leader? This session will provide a comprehensive guide for organizations and leaders navigating the intricacies of executive transition. As the dynamics of leadership in animal welfare evolve, understanding the strategic timing and methods for successful transitions is paramount. Attendees can expect insights, strategies, and practical tools to facilitate a seamless succession at the executive level. This model is adaptable for organizations of any size, accommodating diverse budgets and staffing structures – and ensuring continuity of leadership and the sustainability of mission and programs.


Approved for one point in Category 1.B -Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.



Alisa Gray

President & CEO, Kentucky Humane Society

Alisa Gray is the President and CEO of the Kentucky Humane Society (KHS). In her 16 years within animal welfare, Alisa has held multiple positions in development, public relations, management, client services, volunteer and education, animal care and shelter operations. Most recently, she has led the Development and PR Teams at KHS with an over 240% increase in philanthropy.  She has bachelor’s degrees in psychology and integrated strategic communications from the University of Kentucky.

Lori Redmon

Equine Director, Kentucky Humane Society

Lori Redmon is the Equine Director for the Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) where she previously served as the President & CEO for 19 years. She has 34 years of experience in the animal welfare industry and launched the Equine C.A.R.E. program at KHS in 2015. She is a past board member of the board of directors for The Association of Animal Welfare Advancement and is certified in Equine Assisted Learning through the Equine Experiential Education Association.