United Way of SWVA promotes exec to VP of community impact
Mary Anne Holbrook was VP of development, outreach
The United Way of Southwest Virginia named Mary Anne Holbrook, who has been with the nonprofit since 2016, to the newly created position of vice president of community impact, the nonprofit announced Monday.
Holbrook assumed the role on Nov. 1. She is providing strategic leadership for UWSWVA’s programs and community initiatives. She previously served as vice president of development and outreach, a role the regional nonprofit is now seeking to fill.
“Mary Anne has worked to develop new partnerships for the organization, secured sources of new grant funding and has provided leadership on various initiatives to help expand our work within the region,” UWSWVA President and CEO Travis Staton said in a statement. “I’m confident that with her leadership and new role within the organization, we will continue to grow and deepen the great work our program team has consistently delivered.”
Holbrook holds a master’s degree in English with concentrations in Appalachian studies and business and technical writing from Radford University.
Based in Abingdon, the United Way of Southwest Virginia serves the counties of Bland, Buchanan, Carroll, Dickenson, Floyd, Giles, Grayson, Lee, Montgomery, Pulaski, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise and Wythe and the cities of Bristol, Galax, Norton and Radford. Its programs and initiatives focus on health, education and financial stability.