Mrs. Kielle C. Horton

Kielle C. Horton is President of the Lindsey Family Foundation, based in Santa Barbara, California. In this role, she leads all projects of the private Foundation's strategic grant-making efforts to amplify media endeavors of client organizations, affect policy, influence media product, develop and build out state-of-the-art broadcast facilities for client organizations, as well as produce opportunities to expand the messaging reach and impact for all organizations and individuals the Foundation supports. Additionally, she offers a niche skill set that specifically aids in the auditing of technology-based media and strategizing in all areas of traditional and new media for the organizations the Foundation supports. Her unique combination of education and experience allows her to consult on a wide spectrum of issues, including sustainable, large-scale project development and funding, social and business media in the political arena, messaging in key issues areas, emerging media trends, and the impact the media has on our culture today.

Mrs. Horton has a B.A. in Journalism and Education from Pepperdine University and a M.A. in Education and Psychology from the Pepperdine Graduate School of Education and Psychology. She is a founding member of the Church Finds Its Voice Coalition, a past Junior League of Santa Barbara President and currently holds a number of seats on community and private school Boards, Councils and Task Forces focusing on the issues of DCST, human trafficking, homelessness, as well as at-risk youth and education.