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Ann Womble

Lancaster Dollars for Higher Learning, formerly named Dollars for Scholars of Lancaster County, has hired Ann Womble as its first executive director.

Since 1961, the organization has provided interest-free loans to Lancaster County students enrolled full-time in accredited higher-education institutions including technical schools, two- and four-year colleges, and graduate schools.

Womble, of Lancaster, previously was a self-employed fundraising professional.

Womble holds a bachelor’s degree from Furman University and an MBA from University of Florida.

Womble has been on the Lancaster Dollars for Higher Learning board of directors since 2007, including serving as president for two years. She is past chairman of the Republican Committee of Lancaster County and a member of the Council of Trustees at Millersville University.