Managing Director – Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
DeAndre A. Lipscomb is the Executive Director of the Lake Trust Foundation and Community Impact Manager where he leads the credit union’s philanthropy, community engagement and investment programs.
Prior to joining Lake Trust, DeAndre spent 21 years in health insurance, having served eight years as vice president of Marketing and Community Outreach for Health Alliance Plan of Michigan and 13 years at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, most recently as director of Market Communications.
He earned a bachelor’s degree from the Wayne State University honors journalism program and a master’s of science degree in administration from Central Michigan University.
DeAndre is an advocate for lifelong learning and professional development. He holds certifications in Diversity and Inclusion from the National Diversity Council, Reputation Management from the Public Relations Society of America and Corporate Citizenship Management from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. He’s also a certified website usability analyst through Human Factors International.
He is a graduate and board member of the Leadership Oakland Cornerstone Program which brings leaders together to address regional issues, former president of the board and board member for Spaulding for Children, board of trustee for the Michigan School of Psychology and an advocacy board member for the Metro Detroit Youth YMCA.