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Vice President and Chief DEI Officer, PPL Services

Angie M. McDonald

Angie M. McDonald is vice president and chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer for PPL Corporation. She is responsible for advancing PPL’s enterprise-wide diversity, equity and inclusion strategy and commitments.

Angie M. McDonald

McDonald was promoted to this position in March 2022 after serving as vice president of corporate responsibility and community affairs at PPL subsidiary LG&E and KU Energy.

For over 25 years, McDonald has held leadership positions in both the public and private sectors. Prior to joining LG&E and KU Energy, McDonald was vice president of community leadership at the Community Foundation of Louisville. Before that, she served as director of planned giving at the University of Louisville after eight years in the financial industry as a vice president and private banker at National City — now PNC. McDonald’s career began in the public sector, where she worked as special assistant to Louisville Mayor David L. Armstrong and as the director of affirmative action.

McDonald is a graduate of Centre College and received her Juris Doctor from the University of Kentucky College of Law.

McDonald currently serves on the Centre College Board of Trustees and the boards of directors for American Printing House for the Blind, Bates Community Development Corporation and the Louisville-based nonprofit Family. She is a member of International Women’s Forum Kentucky.

In 2020, McDonald was named a Woman of Distinction by the Center for Women and Families, and the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana presented its “Tough Cookie Award” to her for actively advocating for the women and girls in the community. In 2022, McDonald was the keynote speaker to a sold-out crowd for the Leadership Louisville “100 Wise Women” series.

Career Highlights

  • Over 25 years of experience in human resources, philanthropy and finance.
  • Joined LG&E and KU in 2015, serving in corporate responsibility and community affairs leadership roles.
  • Achieved her Juris Doctor from the University of Kentucky College of Law.
  • Currently serves on the Centre College Board of Trustees and the boards of directors for American Printing House for the Blind, Bates Community Development Corporation and the Louisville-based nonprofit Family.