President & Founder

Lynne M. Jackson, President and Founder

Mrs. Lynne Jackson


Great-great granddaughter of Dred and Harriet Scott of the Dred Scott Decision, 1857


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Marketing,
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

Graduate of Alleda Ward Wells Piano Studio of St. Louis

Major Life Accomplishment:

Foundation raised $250,000, commissioned and installed the first and only statue of Dred Scott including his wife, Harriet, which stands outside the Old Courthouse in St. Louis, MO  June 8, 2012

Professional Experience:

Dred Scott Heritage Foundation, President and Executive Director

General Services Manager, Bryan Cave LLP

Employee Relations Associate, Ford Motor Company

Supervisor of Data Entry, CASS Logistics – Cass Commercial Corporation

Business Operations Director, Girl Scout Council of Greater St. Louis

McDonnell Douglas Automation Company, Co-op Student, 1972

Southwestern Bell, Time Study Assistant, 1971

SIUE Admissions Office, Administrative Assistant 1973-74

Board Memberships: (past and present)

Dred Scott Heritage Foundation

Association of Legal Administrators

Administrative Management Society

Black Women’s Entrepreneurial Network
(President 3 of 10 years)

Community Women Against Hardship
(Past Vice President )

Mission Metro St. Louis

Urban K-Life, Advisory Board

St. Louis Artists’ Guild

Commemorate | Educate | Reconcile

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