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.
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 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.
Jennifer Harrill - Vice President of Workplace Relationships
Jennifer Harrill is Vice President of Workplace Relationships. She leads our Resource Development, Volunteer Engagement, and Workplace Data and Technology teams. Prior to joining United Way in 2017, Jennifer had an extensive background in banking and financial services. When not at United Way, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family at Lake Keowee, traveling and playing with her dog Molly.
Kate Jones - Relationship Manager
As a Relationship Manager, Kate Jones 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.
Jeri Kleckley - Volunteer & Donor Engagement Director
Jeri 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.
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.
Meredith Papapieris - Senior Relationship Manager
Meredith Papapieris is a Senior Relationship Manager at United Way, where she works with large corporate partners to ensure their success during the annual campaign, as well as providing year-round support. Meredith oversees a team of seasonal staff that play crucial roles during the campaign season, including the Workplace Campaign Associates and Speaker Tour Coordinator. She graduated from Clemson University with a degree in Psychology, and she completed her Masters in School Counseling at The Citadel. Meredith and her husband, both Greenville natives, are now raising their family and proud to call this community home.
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 - Workplace Campaign Associate
Kaylea Scalzitti is a Workplace Campaign Associate 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.