Lael Melville is the CEO and co-founder of The Randolph W. and Dr. Lael C. Melville Family Foundation (2018). The mission of the foundation is to close the educational gap between black and brown children in the southern sector of Dallas
Lael possesses doctorate degrees in psychology and divinity (theology). She currently sits on executive boards for the Women’s Philanthropy Institute, SMU’s Perkins School of Theology, Uplift Education Vice Chair, and the advisory board for UT Southwestern. She founded the Women of God prayer group and N.E.T Cohort.
Lael enjoys cycling and swimming. Lael is the proud wife of 38 years to Randy Melville. Randy and Lael have three sons, three daughters-in-law, and two godsons.