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

United Way Announces 2022/23 Pillar Award Winners

Kandice RileyAnnouncement

Last year, with the help of dedicated donors, United Way raised $1.9 million, helping to fund 21 programs at 14 nonprofit agencies across the Ozarks. These programs focus on tackling some of our area’s most critical needs, by championing our community’s children and providing pathways … Read More

Janelle Mitchell named Director of Resource Development

Kandice RileyAnnouncement

United Way of the Ozarks is pleased to name Janelle Mitchell as its new director of resource development.   The director of resource development is a vital member of United Way’s team. In this role, Janelle will build relationships with community leaders, while increasing awareness … Read More

Kandice Riley named Community Engagement & Events Coordinator

Kandice RileyAnnouncement

United Way of the Ozarks is pleased to announce Kandice Riley as its new community engagement and events coordinator. The community engagement and events coordinator is a vital member of UWO’s team. In this role, Riley will oversee event details, organize community engagement opportunities, and … Read More

United Way announces board changes

Kandice RileyAnnouncement

United Way of the Ozarks welcomes new board members, names officers, and extends appreciation to departing members. Four new members have joined the United Way of the Ozarks Board of Directors, expanding the group’s diverse representation of skills, backgrounds, and expertise. New members serving three-year … Read More