United Way of the Ozarks announces next President/CEO

Mary Sue HobanAnnouncement

United Way of the Ozarks’ board of directors has announced the selection of Brandi VanAntwerp as the organization’s next president/CEO.  The nonprofit leader, well-known in Springfield and across Missouri, will join United Way of the Ozarks (UWO) on June 17, 2024. She will enter as … Read More

United Way of the Ozarks welcomes new board members, names officers

Mary Sue HobanAnnouncement

Four new members have joined United Way of the Ozarks’ Board of Directors, enhancing representation across sectors. New members serving three-year terms beginning April 1, 2024, are: Matt Aug, president, Cox HealthPlans; Tyler Hesser, chief financial officer, Springfield ReManufacturing Corp. (SRC); Dee King, chief of … Read More

INSIGHTS: Looking forward with Greg Burris

Kandice RileyAnnouncement

As United Way of the Ozarks opens a new era of leadership, Greg Burris prepares to retire from his role as UWO president/CEO on June 30, 2024. We took this opportunity to talk about UWO’s and Burris’ past, present and exciting future. Why is this … Read More

Here for Bright Futures: Youth Mentorship

Kandice RileyEducation

United Way of the Ozarks is creating opportunities for all children to reach their full potential by investing in mentorship and advocacy programs across our community.   Terrel’s world was turned upside down after losing his dad. His circumstances filled him with instability and uncertainty. … Read More