United Way of Whitley County Announces New Executive Director

The United Way Board of Directors is pleased to announce Loretta Mottram as the new Executive Director of the United Way of Whitley County.

Mottram and her Husband, Robert, who is employed at the Columbia City Steel Dynamics, have 2 amazing children and two grandchildren. Loretta holds an Undergraduate Degree in Education from Ball State, a Masters Degree in Organizational Leadership from Huntington University, Certificates in both Professional and Executive Coaching from the Townsend Institute as well as an Achieving Excellence Certificate from the Kennedy School of a Government at Harvard University. She spent 12 years as Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Malibu Wellness and most recently served 12 years as the Senior Director of Business Development for Pathfinder Services, a Comprehensive Human and Community Development organization, in Northeastern Indiana.

Mottram began her United Way servant leadership on a Campaign Committee of an Early Learning Center in 2006. Her passion and dedication to build stronger communities has been her focus for the past 12 years. She is a member of the National American Business Women’s Association -Women of Magnitude, Fort Wayne ABWA chapter, National Social Enterprise Alliance, SEA Indiana chapter, American Marketing Association and has been active with NeighborWorks America, Indiana Association of Rehabilitation Facilities, the Indiana Manufacturing Association and Volunteers Of America -helping those in need.

“I’m excited for this opportunity to embrace and continue strengthening the communities efforts of Living United in Whitley County” says Mottram. Lori Shipman, Board Chair, replied, “The board is excited to work with Loretta and utilize her experience and knowledge of both the for-profit and non-profit sectors in our continued efforts of improving lives. We feel that she has the skills, passion and drive to lead the United Way mission forward.”

About United Way of Whitley County

United Way of Whitley County brings together compassionate people who are committed to improving lives in our community. For 45 years, we have worked to help residents of Whitley County achieve and maintain self-sufficiency by focusing on three key areas of community impact: Education, Health, and Financial Stability. United Way works with local businesses, human service agencies, schools and governmental institutions to ensure contributions do as much good as possible throughout our community.

Please join us in improving the quality of life in our community by volunteering with United Way programs and other meaningful service opportunities; advocating by telling friends and colleagues about your involvement with United Way; or by giving a financial gift to support community programs that provide a better quality of life for all of us.  Great things happen when we LIVE UNITED.

For additional information please contact United Way of Whitley County at 260-244-6454 or visit https://unitedwaywhitley.org.

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