Emerging Leaders

A diverse network of passionate, young professionals between 21-40 taking collaborative action in philanthropy, volunteer and leadership

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“Emerging Leaders helped me find the community I needed in my 20s.”

Emerging Leaders share their dedication for advancing community solutions and take part in professional development through networking events, hands-on volunteering opportunities, and leadership training throughout the year. Emerging Leaders leverages the power of United Way to connect, serve and grow — both personally and professionally.

New 2023 Leadership Committee

We are so excited to welcome a new Emerging Leaders Leadership Committee for 2023! This team of dedicated change-makers are pulling together networking events, volunteer opportunities, and more. Stacey Keating is Chair of the Leadership Committee, joined by the following members: Amber Doolitte, Austin Haug, Brian Erwin, Brittney Luangrath, Emily Blackwell, Gisela Bellina, Jack Bradshaw, Jeremy Bradford, Karen Walker, Katrina Farmer, Kayleigh Reeves, Madyson Foster, Makayla Schofield, Meghan Creecy, Meghan McDonald, Rachel Hargis, and Sam Wolfe.

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