LTE Announces Appointment of President

Lumbee Tribe Enterprises, LLC (LTE) announces the Board of Directors has appointed Dr. Freda Porter as President, effective September 1, 2020. Dr. Porter has been serving as Interim President since February 2020 while on an unpaid leave of absence from the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina where she served as Tribal Administrator. The Board of Directors conducted a national search that garnered the attention of several highly qualified candidates.

Lumbee Tribe Enterprises Board Chairman Caleb A. Malcolm commented, “Dr. Porter is exceptionally qualified and experienced to continue her service as President of LTE. I am grateful to Tribal Chairman Harvey Godwin for agreeing earlier this year for Dr. Porter to be detailed to assist LTE during a very challenging time after the difficult loss of President Terry Hunt.”

Tribal Chairman Godwin commented, “Dr. Porter served our tribal members as Administrator and now as President of LTE, which speaks to her dedication to our people. I have no doubt she will continue to excel in the position.”

Lumbee Tribe Enterprises, LLC (LTE) is a tribally owned and operated government services provider. LTE is a subsidiary of Lumbee Tribe Holdings, Inc. (LTH), which is wholly owned by the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.