UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY ANNOUNCES ASHLEY CARTER AS DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY IMPACT

08-Aug-2017


UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY ANNOUNCES ASHLEY CARTER AS DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY IMPACT

United Way of Southern Kentucky announced today that Ashley Carter has been hired as Director of Community Impact of United Way of Southern Kentucky effective July 31st.

“Ashley brings a strong business and community service background to this key position.  She has a clear vision for the work that we have undertaken and is ideally suited to lead our new community impact platform forward.  We are excited to welcome Ashley as part of our team,” United Way of Southern Kentucky President and CEO Debbie Hills stated.

Ashley Carter is a native of Elizabethtown, KY and has been an active member of the Bowling Green community since 2011. Before joining United Way of Southern Kentucky, Carter spent six years as a marketing manager with Russell Athletic at Fruit of the Loom. She is a graduate of University of Louisville where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a Marketing emphasis. Carter is a member of the Bowling Green Jr. Woman’s Club where she enjoys volunteering in the community and also served on the Executive Board in 2016. 

“I have been fortunate to have worked closely with several nonprofits and service organizations throughout my life,” says Carter. “That experience has given me a unique understanding of the critical role those organizations can play in a community. I am thrilled to have been selected as the new Director of Community Impact. I look forward to helping strengthen the organizations United Way of Southern Kentucky touches and growing our capacity to serve more people in this great community.”

In her role as Director of Community Impact, Carter will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of innovative strategies to achieve the community change goals set forth in Education, Income, Health, and Safety Net, while also developing effective partnerships to support those goals. Carter will oversee the fund distribution process and is responsible for research and data analysis to substantiate goal achievement.

For more information about United Way’s work in Education, Income, Health, and Safety Net, visit LIVEUNITEDToday.com or call 270.843.3205.

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.