United Way of Southern Kentucky announces Keshia Ingram as Director of Community Impact


United Way of Southern Kentucky announced today that Keshia Ingram has been promoted to Director of Community Impact of United Way of Southern Kentucky effective July 1st. Ingram had been serving as Donor Relations Manager for United Way since December 2013.

“As we move forward in implementing our community impact platform, Keshia is the ideal person to help lead these efforts,” United Way of Southern Kentucky President and CEO Debbie Hills stated. “The relationships she has built in the community during her time with UWSK, coupled with her strong business acumen and understanding of the new impact direction, are vital to the success of the work. Keshia’s vision and oversight for the work going forward will be a key driver in successful implementation of the new business model.”

In her time with United Way as Donor Relations Manager, Ingram has led campaign work in Logan and Simpson counties and facilitated resource development for the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program including special events such as Handbags for Hope and Radiothon. Ingram is also the liaison for the United Way of Southern Kentucky’s two youth engagement groups, the Western Kentucky University Student United Way and the Bowling Green High School Student United Way. Ingram is a member of Bowling Green Junior Woman’s Club and served on the board in 2015 as the Vice President of Membership.

Before joining United Way of Southern Kentucky, Ingram spent 4 years in the accounting field as a Senior Auditor for Ernst & Young in Nashville and a Senior Accountant for Biomimetic Therapeutics in Franklin, TN. Ingram moved to Bowling Green in December of 2013 in order to pursue a career in nonprofit development at the United Way of Southern Kentucky.

Ingram is a graduate of Murray State University where she received a Bachelor of Science in Business with an emphasis in accounting and a Master of Business Administration.

“I cannot think a better opportunity for me at this point in my career,” Ingram says. “After watching all of the hard work the many staff members and volunteers have put into the community assessment and the allocations process, I am very excited about the direction of this organization. I could not be more thrilled to be selected for this critical role at United Way! The investments this community will make each year in the focus areas of Education, Income, Health and Safety Net will benefit the people of this community for years to come.”

For immediate release: July 7, 2016 Local Media Contact: Debbie Hills, President & CEO, United Way of Southern Kentucky O: 270-843-3205 dhills@uwsk.org

For more information on how you can make the choice to LIVE UNITED through giving, advocating and volunteering, log on to the United Way of Southern Kentucky website at www.liveunitedtoday.com.

United Way of Southern Kentucky (UWSK) is a local, independent, non-profit organization that works to identify and address the issues that matter most, change conditions and improve lives. The mission of United Way of Southern Kentucky is to be the leader in bringing together the resources to build a stronger, more caring community. United Way is focused on the building blocks for good quality of life – Education, Income, Health and Safety Net. Therefore, the vision of United Way is a Southern Kentucky where all residents are educated, healthy, and financially stable. Incorporated as a charitable non-profit entity in 1956, UWSK has long served a major role in the community by bringing people together to create opportunities that make a measurable difference in the quality of life for people where they live and work.

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