Colie Donaldson is a founding member and former president of the Gulf of Mexico Foundation. His management experience in economic and community development spans more than 25 years. During the past decade, he has been a consultant to various companies, assisting them to reorganize and refinance their operations. He has completed the six-year Institute for Organizational Management Program and the three-year Advanced Management Academy, at Notre Dame, both under the direction of the US Chamber of Commerce. Donaldson offers his diverse experience in management, economic, and community development to the Gulf of Mexico Foundation.