Claire Lomax C'84
University of Pennsylvania Trustee
Trustees' Council of Penn Women
Claire Lomax (C'84) is General Counsel of The Lomax Companies, LP ("TLC") the Lomax family’s investment office, which manages a portfolio of private equity investments with particular emphasis on technology, communication and real estate. In her capacity as General Counsel for over 25 years, Ms. Lomax has worked in the areas of intellectual property, commercial law, employment law, risk management and corporate law. She is the liaison with outside counsel and provides professional legal services to the leaders of the different business units. Ms. Lomax also serves as the Director of Human Resources for TLC and in that capacity, oversees hiring practices, the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures, and compliance.
In 2003, the Lomax Family Foundation ("LFF") was established and Ms. Lomax became its Chief Executive Officer. Since its inception, Ms. Lomax has led the family philanthropic efforts by ensuring that LFF satisfied its mission to promote art/culture, health/wellness, and education in the African American community. In her capacity as CEO of LFF, Ms. Lomax oversees the strategic direction, funding guidelines, manages the grant awards process and serves as the liaison with the grantee community.
A graduate of University of Pennsylvania and Georgetown University Law Center, Ms. Lomax is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and Maryland. A member of the Board of Trustees for the Philadelphia Award Foundation, Ms. Lomax is the immediate past Chair of the Board of Directors for the African American Museum in Philadelphia and a current board member. She is also a member the Forum of Executive Women, Council on Foundations and Philanthropy Network.
At Penn, Ms. Lomax serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for the University of Pennsylvania and is Chair of the Trustee Student Life Committee and Vice Chair of the Ad Hoc Committee on Diversity. She is also on the Board of Overseers of the School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), a Trustee representative on the WXPN Policy Board, and a member of the James Brister Society, and the Trustees Council of Penn Women. She is a former member of the Penn Alumni Board of Directors.