Annie joined the United Way staff in July 2018. She is a lifelong resident of Mid-Michigan. Annie has a strong passion for community and the desire to improve the quality of life for those around her. As the leader of UWGIC, Annie's role is establishing a vision for community impact that is achieved through the efforts of a diverse team of high-performing leaders, staff and volunteers. A key element of her work is raising funds and strategically cultivating partners and donors. She strives to leverage United Way's breadth of community presence, relationships and strategy. Annie works to reinforce commitment to the UWGIC mission and to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities.