John Lord serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Nemours Foundation. In July 2000, he was elected as a Trustee of the Alfred I. duPont Testamentary Trust and also became a member of the Board of Directors.
He retired in 2000 from his position with Bank of America as the Orlando-area market President and Small Business/Premier Banking Executive for the State of Florida. He was first involved with the Trust and Nemours as a representative of the former Corporate Trustee, NationsBank, and as a member of Nemours Board of Managers.
Mr. Lord is a former Chairman of the Orange County Industrial Authority, the Mid-Florida Industrial Development Commission, the Community Foundation of Central Florida, and the Florida Citrus Sports Association. He has served as Treasurer of the Orange County Public School Foundation, Vice President of the Orange County Civic Improvement Corporation, and 1999 Chairman of the Heart of Florida United Way. He is a former board member of the St. Joe Company and ABC Fine Wine & Spirits Board of Directors. Mr. Lord is also a former board member the Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation and a past chairman of Valencia Community College Board of Trustees. Mr. Lord serves as an Overseer of the Crummer School of Business at Rollins College and is also a member of the Florida Council of 100.
Mr. Lord is married with two grown children and one grandson who all reside in the Orlando area. He is actively involved in the community of Orlando and the development of the Nemours Children's Hospital.