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The Laffey-McHugh Foundation Announces New Executive Director

Todd Veale will be the New Executive Director of Laffey-McHugh Foundation

WILMINGTON, Del. – The Laffey-McHugh Foundation is pleased to announce that Todd Veale will become its new Executive Director later this month.

Veale worked for MBNA America Bank, N.A. from 1991-2006 in a number of important executive roles. From 1998-2006, he was a Senior Executive Vice President and member of the Senior Operating Committee of MBNA. Since 2006, Veale has been a business consultant and worked for several early stage companies in the financial services industry. He has served on the board of directors of many local and national non-profit organizations. Veale received his B.A., cum laude, from Boston College and his MBA from Harvard Business School.

“We are very pleased with the selection of Todd as our new Executive Director,” said Arthur G. Connolly, III, President of the Laffey-McHugh Foundation. “Todd brings to the Foundation an extremely impressive business and financial background along with a very strong commitment to the non-profit community. We look forward to working with Todd as the Foundation carries on the legacy of our founders.”


About Laffey-McHugh Foundation
The Laffey-McHugh Foundation was established in 1959 by Wilmington attorney Arthur G. Connolly, Sr., his wife Gerardine Laffey Connolly, and her first cousin Alice Laffey McHugh. The Laffey-McHugh Foundation primarily serves the Brandywine Valley area by investing in not-for-profit organizations that provide effective and crucial support to individuals and families who are most in need of help, practical assistance and guidance. It aims to partner with organizations that make a true impact in achieving a healthy and balanced standard of living for those who are most vulnerable and require access to food and nutrition, affordable housing, important medical care and vital education, as well as strategic initiatives that include the arts and the environment.