The K.E.N. Fund, The King – Elaines’ Nobility Scholarship Fund
We have set up a memorial scholarship fund in KJ Rhodes' name, called The K.E.N. Fund, The King – Elaines’ Nobility Scholarship Fund to honor his life and legacy.
Louisville, Ky. (February 4, 2021) – Metro United Way (MUW) announces Theresa Reno-Weber’s plan to step down as President and CEO after a successful four-and-a-half-year tenure with the organization.
Since 2017, Reno-Weber has led the organization through a transformative strategic shift while prioritizing community impact and elevating the role of Metro United Way. “I am proud of the work Metro United Way has accomplished and am thankful for the continued dedication and unwavering support of the organization’s staff, board, community partners and more than 40,000 donors,” Reno-Weber said. “I remain wholeheartedly committed to fighting for a better and brighter future for Louisville and our entire community. Having hit the strategic milestones I targeted when I became CEO, I’m excited to pass the torch to another leader to continue this essential work.”
Those milestones included:
“Theresa came in with a bold vision for what she felt the organization could do and has systematically pursued that vision. On behalf of the board, I want to thank Theresa for her transformational leadership during a pivotal time for our organization and trying time in our community. Her efforts have without a doubt set the organization up for future success,” said Elaine Gravatte, Metro United Way Board Chair and President and COO of DDW The Color House. “Metro United Way has been solving complex community challenges for more than 100 years, and we look forward to identifying the next great individual to lead our organization.”
Over the course of Reno-Weber’s tenure, Metro United Way has
The United Way’s ability to collect community data, convene donors, and advocate for the nonprofit community was essential as our community navigated the dual pandemics of 2020. Over the last four years, Metro United Way and Theresa have been repeatedly recognized for helping to shape a new, dynamic model for serving individuals and families with comprehensive supports across the health, education and social service sectors.
With a strong board, staff, brand, relationships, partnerships, donors, volunteers and reputation, MUW is well-positioned for future success.
Metro United Way will now launch a CEO search in pursuit of a diverse group of internal and local candidates. To ensure a smooth transition, a new CEO will be on board before Reno-Weber’s departure on July 30. Reno-Weber will remain a Tocqueville donor, committed to MUW’s mission and will continue to elevate MUW’s work after she leaves. She is looking forward to spending time with her family “refreshing, recharging, and resetting” before looking to her next professional venture.