Trace Richburg joined the team as Chief Development Officer in 2021, having previously volunteered with United Way as part of the campaign cabinet for the last two years. She has a development and marketing background, working for University of Providence and Maclean's Animal Center.
"I am in awe - and still pinching myself - that I get to help build a better community by helping children achieve academic greatness, promoting financial stability and independence, and helping families live healthier.
"I am originally from south Alabama, an Air Force veteran, and am innately passionate about helping others. My mentor recently asked me, 'Time is short. Our seconds are limited. Are you where you can do the most good and help others?' Now I can undoubtedly say, 'Yes!'"