Director: Scott Panella (Louisville, KY)
Scott Panella recently returned from his two month trip in Uganda where he learned about the necessity of the goat throughout the region. His passion for children has led he and his wife Meg to adopt two boys from a orphanage in Jinja, Uganda. Scott’s vision & prayers were to start Give A Goat. He and Meg have been married 15 years and are both real estate agents with Keller Williams Louisville East. Scott runs his real estate team called Team Panella, while Meg focuses on the ownership and management of the office. Scott contributes & focuses his time on his faith, family, businesses, and Give A Goat. His perspective is forever changed after traveling 3 times to Uganda. He has a passion for giving and loving the people of Uganda.
Board Member: Meg Panella (Louisville, KY)
Meg Panella loves children and has a desire to be a part of a small solution to help orphanages and those less fortunate in Uganda. Meg has traveled to Uganda two times in two years with the desire to return soon. While her husband Scott runs his team, Meg is the Operating Principal and majority owner of Keller Williams Realty Louisville East. The real estate firm has grown from 40 agents to over 150 in the last five years. Meg’s heart for her four children is enormous as she is often the room mother, chaperone and volunteer in their individual classrooms. Meg has seen first hand the importance of goats in Uganda and wants to see the opportunity for families to thrive with more goats on the ground.
Board Member: Lynn Thomas (Valley Village, CA)
Lynn Thomas has a very big heart and compassion for individuals in need. Lynn is a past member of Southeast Christian Church in Louisville where she was involved from the small group setting to the director of The Easter Pageant, one of the countries largest church theatrical performances. Lynn currently spends her time consulting, coaching and developing strategies for businesses and non-profits. Lynn’s passion for this project has come in the form of the blueprint designer. She is a master at organizing and coming up with a game plan for fundraising and marketing. Lynn is married to Perry Thomas, an actor based in Hollywood, CA. Prior to living in California, the Thomas’ lived in Louisville, KY where Lynn and Meg Panella were the catalysts behind opening the real estate office of Keller Williams Realty Louisville East.