Harriet Langford is Trustee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, a Georgia-based private family foundation honoring the legacy of her father, the late Ray C. Anderson (1934-2011), Founder and Chairman of Interface, Inc., the world’s largest modular carpet manufacturer, and a global leader in sustainability.
Prior to assuming her current role as Trustee for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, Harriet owned a specialty printing business in LaGrange, Georgia.
Harriet’s entrepreneurial leadership skills, her servant spirit and her passion for team sports led her to a natural transition into nonprofit leadership in 2011, when she assumed her current role with the Foundation.
In 2015, Harriet became President of The Ray, a separate nonprofit initiative of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation.
In 2015 she was appointed to the board of the Biophilic Institute, and she is a past board member of the Georgia Conservancy and Sustainable Atlanta. She is also a past member of the Troup County Strategic Planning Committee.
Over the past 30+ years, Harriet has served in numerous nonprofit leadership roles in her local community. She was president of the Junior Service League, and a board member for the Junior Women’s Club and the Laurel Garden Club. She also served 10 years on Explorer’s Bible Study Leadership Committee in LaGrange, Georgia, where she is an active member of LaGrange First Baptist Church.
Harriet is a graduate of the University of West Georgia, and she resides in LaGrange, Georgia with her husband Phil Langford, who is the retired owner of Langford Construction Company and also a trustee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation. Harriet and Phil have two daughters, Melissa Langford Wells and McCall Langford. They have five grandchildren, Bailey, Brooks, Banks, Carson and Madelyn.