Jeanette Davis-Loeb


Jeanette M. Davis-Loeb is the Founder & CEO of the Rising Oak Foundation, a national 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation committed to the holistic development of black boys. She is also the former V.P. and C.F.O. of Dynamic Industries L.L.C., a privately held company specializing in property development and asset management.

Over the past twenty-five years, Jeanette has maintained her commitment and passion for improving the quality of life in her community. Currently, she serves on the Boards of the Greater New Orleans Foundation, Ellis Marsalis Center for Music, Live Oak Wilderness Camp, New Orleans Arts & Cultural Host Committee/Louis Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp, and Youth Run NOLA.

She is also an Education Committee Member of Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Co-Chair of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) Giving Society, a member of The Patron and Institutional Development Committee of the LPO, and the “Impact 100” 2018 and 2019 Advisory Committee at the Greater New Orleans Foundation. In addition, Ms. Davis-Loeb serves as a corporate member of the Association of Black Foundation Executives, and The Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color.

Ms. Davis-Loeb is the author of What Are You Bringing to the Party? A Model for Success, (Rising Oak Foundation, February 2009), and a contributor to A Philanthropic Covenant With Black America, (Wiley & Sons, March 2009).

Jeanette earned her B.A. degree from The Evergreen State College and completed course work towards her M.A. in Not-for-Profit Leadership from Seattle University. For more information visit Rising Oak Foundation at