Meet Our Team

Not only do we have a team that aspires to make our region a prime example of how communities can be, we also have a team that has the talent, drive, and resourcefulness to make it happen.

We strive to reflect our community and embed diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our work. Read our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion statement here.

Cultural Values

  • Champion Equity

    Commits to operationalizing and integrating diversity, equity and inclusion into our culture every day, because without equity our other values are incomplete.

  • Break Through

    Demonstrates courage, innovation, and resiliency by embracing change, and encouraging and taking action on new ideas.

  • Build Up

    Cultivates growth in self, colleagues, and community through succeeding AND failing forward.

  • Own It

    Takes personal responsibility and accountability for one's role and actions.

  • Think We Before Me

    Prioritizes team and community over self. Be a constant ambassador of MUW both inside and out of the office.

Executive office

  • Adria Johnson

    President and CEO

    Metro United Way

  • Joanna Erny

    Senior Director of the Executive Office

Community Impact Team

  • Angela Ditsler

    Senior Director, Impact

  • Antonio Readus

    Manager of Educational Supports

  • Ashley Brandt

    Senior Manager, Early Care and Education

  • Ashley Pirtle

    Manager of Community Volunteer Engagement

  • Brandon McReynolds

    Public Policy Research Manager

  • Cindy Lehnert

    Senior Manager Community Investment Operations

  • Colleen Reilly

    Project Manager, Financial Independence

  • DeWana Hadder

    Director, United Community

  • Dulce Solorio

    Manager of Corporate Volunteer Engagement

  • Erica Price

    Regional Director, KY Counties BOS

  • Felicia Young

    Senior Manager of Education, Training, and Professional Development

  • Gabrielle Benfield

    Impact Assistant

    Metro United Way

  • Gwen Duncan

    Analyst, United Community

  • John Nevitt

    Director, Economic Mobility

  • Julie Bowie

    Assistant, Developmental Screening

  • Kimberly Broecker

    Manager, Developmental Screening

  • Mandy Simpson

    Director, Public Policy

  • Margaret Seifert

    Director of Engagement

  • Michelle Elsby

    Community Impact Operations Specialist

  • Pam Ottersbach

    Director, Southern Indiana

  • Rita Cameron

    Community Impact Assistant II

  • TJ Delahanty

    Senior Manager, Youth Success

Community Development Team

  • Alice Barnett

    Shared Development Assistant

  • Amy Martin

    Development Assistant

  • Bailey Campagna

    Development Manager

  • Brian Eichenberger

    Director, Emerging Partnerships

  • Danielle Walters

    Grant Writer

  • David Lopez

    Chief Development Officer

  • Dee Dee Flynn

    Development Manager, SI

  • Donna Wooten

    Senior Director of Development

  • Emily Beck

    Senior Manager, Development

  • Hunter Pittman

    Grants Coordinator

  • Kelsey Harris

    Senior Manager of Leadership Giving

  • Laura Tornes

    Senior Manager of Grant Development

  • Melissa Cummings

    Director of Regional Development

  • Mellissa Yeagle

    Grants Director

  • Peggy Schnell

    Development Specialist

  • Stacy Neely

    Development Assistant

  • Stephen Whitehead

    Development Director for Shelby, Bullitt and Oldham Counties

  • Theresa Burridge

    Senior Manager of Development

  • Tim Sanders

    Labor Liaison

Equity Team

  • Daryle Unseld, Jr.

    Chief Equity Officer

  • Malissa Love

    Finance & Equity Assistant

  • Trent Findley

    Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

  • Yvette Gentry

    Director of Justice and Opportunity

Database and Analytics Team

  • Amanda Weegens

    Development Insights Manager

  • Ben Donlon

    Chief Analytics Officer

  • Ed Post

    Director of Technology

  • Emily Sprawls

    Impact Data Analyst

  • Niels Piepgrass

    Community Data Analyst

  • Tom Black

    Director of Analytics

  • Stephanie Burton

    Director of Databases

Operations Team

  • John Sands

    Director of Operations

  • Terrence Carter

    Director of Human Resources

  • Theresa Hettinger

    HR Generalist

Finance Department team

  • Alayna Middleton

    Revenue Processing Assistant

  • Debbie Polston

    Accounts Payable Assistant

  • John Fasteen


  • Lisa Breit

    Accounting Director

  • Lynn Armstrong

    Manager of Revenue Processing

  • Phillip Bond

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Sandra Taylor

    Director, Revenue Processing

  • Shawna Atwell

    Revenue Processing Assistant

Marketing and communications team

  • Alex Clark

    Strategic Marketing Director

  • Brittany Penny

    Social Media Manager

  • Laurel Mallory

    Digital Content Manager

  • Lisa Henderson

    Marketing Operations Specialist

  • Melody Murphy

    Chief Brand Officer

  • Taysha Farley

    Event Marketing Manager


Sign up and find out about everything we’re doing for people in the community. Or how you can help us make a difference.