MEET YOUR CAMPAIGN STAFF
Alex Burnside - Relationship Manager
Alex Burnside is a Relationship Manager, responsible for helping corporate partners plan and execute their United Way campaigns. She also heads up Campaign Coordinator trainings and runs our Small Business Program. Alex graduated from the University of South Carolina with a degree in Political Science. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two black labs and serving as a Pure Barre class instructor.
Hope Collins - Relationship Manager
As a Relationship Manager, Hope Collins supports corporate partners with executing their annual campaigns, as well as connecting them with year-round engagement efforts. Hope also supports the team with new business and campaign acquisition. She is a Clemson University graduate with a degree in Communications. After graduating, Hope served as a Loaned Executive for United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County and got hooked on United Way's mission. In her free time, Hope loves spending time with her husband and their spaniels, practicing yoga, cooking and entertaining friends and neighbors.
Ann Lawrence Ellerbe - Relationship Manager
Ann Lawrence Ellerbe serves as a Relationship Manager supporting corporate partners as they plan and execute their annual United Way campaigns. Ann Lawrence also helps connect companies with year-round engagement efforts. She is from Greenville and holds a degree in Sports Management from Clemson University. She enjoys spending time on Lake Hartwell with her husband and black lab. You can find her cheering on her Tigers.
Paula Elrod - Donor Data & Research Director
Paula Elrod oversees the technology and software used in conducting electronic workplace campaigns—providing an online solution that captures real-time contributions for companies, offering corporate match options and volunteer opportunities while promoting year-round engagement. As the primary leader of our donor software and database, she also provides enhancements and customizations to assist developing and maintaining a data-driven culture. When not at work, Paula can be found on a ball field or inside a school gymnasium watching her children play sports—baseball, football, basketball, softball and volleyball!
Jacqueline Fischer - Volunteer & Donor Engagement Manager
As a Volunteer Engagement Manager, Jacqueline Fischer plans intentional and engaging volunteer experiences that increase understanding of United Way and meet a community need—think Hands On Greenville Day, Live United Week and so much more! Jacqueline graduated from Furman University with a degree in Political Science and is currently pursuing a Masters in Intelligence and Security Studies at The Citadel. When she isn't planning volunteer opportunities or doing homework, Jacqueline enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time in Maine with her family, friends and dogs.
Angela Henson - Donor Database Manager
Angela Henson is the Donor Database Manager and responsible for creating and maintaining the Campaign Workplace Giving Portal websites. She assists donors with the functionality of the portal sites and helps to maintain the accuracy of the data. Angela is a steadfast supporter of education and community involvement. She volunteers with an animal rescue and Big Brothers Big Sisters in Buncombe County, where she lives with her beloved dogs and cats (yes, she really does make the hour plus drive every day). In her free time, she likes to cuddle up with her pets to read a good book or binge a show or two on Netflix.
Jeri Kleckley - Volunteer & Donor Engagement Director
Jeri Kleckley serves as the Director of Donor and Volunteer Engagement. She is responsible for ensuring that United Way donors and volunteers engage in meaningful experiences and opportunities that both meet their interests and further the vision and mission of United Way. Away from work, Jeri enjoys spending time with her husband, adult children and great friends—especially her family of Crossfit friends. She also enjoys walking, reading and her beagle Cami.
Kate Malewich - Relationship Manager
As a Relationship Manager, Kate Malewich is responsible for helping corporate partners plan and execute their annual United Way campaigns. She also coordinates our Young Leaders Society affinity group and coordinates our That's My Greenville community development program. Kate graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Journalism. She enjoys spending time with her fiancé eating at Greenville's newest restaurants and traveling the world.
Holly Manuel - Senior Relationship Manager
In her role as Senior Relationship Manager, Holly Manuel works to develop and manage quality year-round engagement opportunities for corporate partners, increasing awareness of community needs, impacting United Way's focus areas and generating campaign dollars. She also works with our Women's Leadership and ReUNITED donor groups to engage members in United Way's work. When she's not at work, you can find Holly running, volunteering with our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, gardening, reading, and spending time with her friends and family.
Will Ramsey - Workplace Relationships Coordinator
Will Ramsey serves as the Workplace Relationships Coordinator. He is responsible for ensuring that the Workplace Relationships department has all the support they needs. Will wears many hats including event coordination, data input and keeping things running smoothly. Outside of the office, Will enjoys baking, cooking and reading. He is also a classically trained pianist.
Lee Anne Scales - Workplace Relationships Director
As Workplace Relationships Director, Lee Anne Scales is responsible for successfully running 10 large corporate campaigns, as well as overseeing the entire Greenville County workplace campaign. Lee Anne manages Relationship Managers at United Way who also work corporate campaigns. She is responsible for recruiting and managing the Campaign Cabinet, and she works directly with the Campaign Chair and Vice Chair. Lee Anne is from Greenville and is a graduate of Clemson University. She enjoys spending time at Lake Hartwell with her family and German Shepard dog.
Kaylea Scalzitti - Relationship Manager
Kaylea Scalzitti is a Relationship Manager at United Way, responsible for organizing, developing and managing workplace campaigns for assigned accounts. Kaylea graduated from the College of Charleston with a degree in Psychology. On the weekends, you can find her biking the Swamp Rabbit Trail or visiting Asheville with her friends and Schnauzer pup Blue.
Susan Wilson - Volunteer & Donor Engagement Manager
As Volunteer & Donor Engagement Manager, Susan Wilson develops individual corporate experiences and signature engagement events. Susan also works in conjunction with our Community Impact team and the Greenville Chamber leading Propel Greenville, a board development program. Prior to joining the United Way team, Susan served as an AmeriCorps VISTA from 2018–2019. She graduated with a degree in Political Science and Women & Gender Studies from the University of South Carolina. In her free time, Susan enjoys spending time with friends and family, cooking, and playing with her rescue pup Margot.