Rob Fairly

Term: 2021-2024
Rob Fairly is recently retired from the United Methodist Foundation of Louisiana, where he served 23 years—first as a development director, and as President/CEO for the last 15 years. Rob’s role at the Foundation included managing Foundation investments and financial accounts, as well as working with church leadership and congregations to promote leaving a legacy for the future of the church. During his tenure, the Foundation’s assets under management grew to over $210 million. Rob holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master's in Business Administration degree. Prior to joining the Foundation, he enjoyed a career as an investment banker, as well as a developer and manager of residential and commercial real estate. In retirement, Rob plans to travel and will serve on the boards of several nonprofit organizations, including HOPE Ministries, Inc. and The Brighton School of Baton Rouge. Rob and his wife Pam are long-time members of First United Methodist Church of Baton Rouge. They have three married children.
The Fairly’s discovered Brighton in 1997 when their son Tripp began attending. They credit Brighton with helping Tripp receive degrees from BRCC and LSU.