Nancy is a fulltime philanthropist, community activist and consultant. In addition to serving on the executive board for Food Brings Hope, she serves on the board of directors for the Halifax Humane Society and was chair of the capital campaign raising $3.6 million for a renovation and expansion project that created a pet-centric campus at one of the gateways to Daytona Beach. She serves as a board member and officer for the Council on Aging of Volusia & Flagler Counties and is the president of the Ormond Memorial Art Museum and Gardens. Previously she has served as president of the Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce and president of the Ormond Beach Historical Society.
Nancy works with Lohman Funeral Homes focusing on customer service deliverables. She and her family also own and operate apartment properties in Orlando and Jacksonville. They were formerly the owners of Lohman Funeral Homes, Cemeteries and Cremation - which they transitioned to Stonemor Partners LP. She is a Certified Celebrant, a Licensed Funeral Director, and a Certified Cemetery and Funeral Executive. She served as president of the ICCFA (Int’l Cemetery, Cremation & Funeral Assn.), president of the SCCFA (Southern Cemetery, Cremation, & Funeral Assn.) and past board member of the FCCFA (Florida Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Assn.). Nancy has been a speaker at conferences and conventions across the United States and Latin America including Ohio, Wisconsin, Washington, Florida, California, Virginia, Arizona, the Dominican Republic and Columbia, South America. Much of her families’ success is detailed in her husband’s recent book The Lohman Way.
In addition to other community awards, Nancy was chosen as one of the Daytona Beach News Journal’s top 40 women in business and was awarded the 2018 Most Charitable Award.
She was honored in the past as one of the most influential women in Volusia County. She and her husband received the Mayor’s Award for Civic Engagement and received both the Embassy of Hope and the Halifax Humane Society’s humanitarian awards. Nancy also received the Assn. of Fundraising Professionals Non-profit Champion Award and was also selected as a recipient of The Ohio State University Distinguished Alumni Awards. In February 2019 she and her husband received the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce Lou Fuchs Award and in May 2019 the Council on Aging of Volusia & Flagler Counties Glenn & Connie Ritchey Community Service Award. They will be receiving the United Way Community Foundation Award in October, 2019. She and her husband Lowell have donated over $4 million to local charities and other organizations they support.
Nancy’s career began at Hyatt Hotels, then Eastman Kodak Co. before joining their family business 20 years ago. Nancy graduated from The Ohio State University in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science Degree, is a lifetime member of the Ohio State Alumni and was the 1981 Ohio State Homecoming Queen. She is earned her master’s degree in Leadership Communication (MACOML) from Gonzaga University graduating in May 2017.
She and her husband Lowell have enjoyed extensive traveling but cherish their home life and the holidays with their treasures, Snowball and Miss Peanut.