Kelly Brenneman, Executive Director

Kelly was named Executive Director effective October 1, 2015 after joining United Way in April 2015 in a newly created position as Director of Resource Development.  She has a strong understanding of the organization’s mission and goals as she was the former Executive Director of the American Red Cross, a United Way partner agency, and was a past 2008 United Way Campaign Co-Chair.  As Executive Director, Kelly is focused on convening community partners to bring change in the areas of education, financial stability, and health.  A 2011 Leadership Knox graduate, Kelly is President-Elect for the Mount Vernon Rotary Club, Past President of Psi Iota Xi Philanthropic Sorority and a Past President of Soroptomists.  Over the years, her community involvement has impacted the work of many local non-profit boards and committees. Kelly resides in Mount Vernon.

Dee Hoeflich, Office Manager

United Way welcomed Dee Hoeflich as Office Manager in 2017. Dee comes to us from the American Red Cross of Knox County where she worked for 11 years in range of different positions. Dee brings vast office management skills and great customer service expertise to our organization.

Elizabeth Doolittle, Program Director

Elizabeth  has a background in Engineering and Management. She spent several years in research, education, and project coordination at Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Hospitals before returning to her hometown of Mount Vernon and Knox County as a member out the United Way team in March 2018. She is passionate about health and education – taking her free time to volunteer regularly in STEM outreach opportunities and serve as a yoga instructor.

Lindsay Reasoner, Administrative Associate

Lindsay is a Knox County native, graduate of Mount Vernon High School, and resident of the village of Fredericktown. Joining the United Way team in Fall of 2019, she brings with her business experience, having worked as a bank teller, bookkeeper, and small business owner. She owns local beauty and nail salon, Envy Beauty Salon and enjoys spending time with her daughter, family, and dog. She hopes that through her work at United Way, she can connect with the community and help plan successful organized community events.