United Way of the CSRA Names New President

July 24, 2018|

Nonprofit organization United Way of the CSRA has a new president.

Brittany Burnett, who spent more than a decade in various positions at United Way of Greater Atlanta, took over as president and CEO of the organization on Monday. Burnett will work alongside outgoing president LaVerne Gold until Gold’s retirement on Aug. 9.

For the past three years, Burnett served as vice president of development with CHRIS 180, a nonprofit organization in the Atlanta area which helps children, young adults, and families who have experienced trauma. Burnett comes to United Way with more than 14 years of fundraising, strategic planning, management, and leadership experience in the nonprofit sector.

Burnett has experience with annual fundraising, donor cultivation, board management, special events, and effective communications.

“On behalf of the United Way of the CSRA Board of Directors and staff, we are very excited to have Brittany Burnett’s work ethic, leadership, and commitment to community here in the CSRA,” said Scott Elledge, United Way of the CSRA’s Board Chair. “We are looking forward to Brittany leading the organization into the future and building on the legacy of LaVerne Gold.  Brittany is committed to the values of United Way and to fulfilling the needs of our local community.  She’s a champion of new ideas and solutions, and we are excited to have her on the United Way of the CSRA Team.”

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