Community Impact Team
The Community Impact Team at United Way of Central Iowa is led by Renee Miller, and is made up of a broad spectrum of nonprofit and community service experts. This team works closely with volunteers, nonprofits, and many other entities to develop and carry out the community impact strategies that are the core of our work in central Iowa. From research to collaboration to execution and beyond, this dedicated group makes sure the dollars raised have the maximum positive impact on our community.
Donor Engagement Team
The Donor Engagement Team is made up of dedicated fundraising professionals, led by Melanie Campbell, who work to develop resources to support United Way of Central Iowa's mission to improve lives by uniting the caring power of our community, The team is responsible for all fundraising initiatives, including the Annual Campaign, Tocqueville Society, Major Gifts, Planned Giving, and Affinity Groups.
Each year, local companies partner with United Way of Central Iowa on its Loaned Executive Program—a crucial component of United Way of Central Iowa’s annual campaign. Companies ‘loan’ some of their best and brightest employees for three months to help support our campaign.
Loaned Executives meet with company leaders about their campaigns and United Way’s work in the community. They work with company campaign chairs on their workplace campaigns, provide resources and support, present information about United Way at employee meetings, and deliver consistent and effective United Way brand messaging throughout the community.
Business Services Team
COO Sarah Roy oversees the Business Services Team, which is responsible for financial and budget management, administration and monitoring of fundraising and pledge processing and expenditures to ensure cost-effective support of programs, managing the organization’s technology and data assets, and administration of personnel and human resource functions.
Strategic Communications Team
The Strategic Communications Team, led by Andy TeBockhorst is in charge of all marketing, advertising, digital communications, media relations and event management to ensure consistent and effective communications to all segments of central Iowa to build awareness of the programs and initiatives we support, increase the engagement of our donors, volunteers and advocates, and tell the stories of the people in our community whom we have been fortunate to assist.