United Way 2017 Catalyst Program Class Announced

United Way 2017 Catalyst Program Class Announced
Program aimed to train and develop nonprofit leaders

Twenty-one individuals were recently selected to participate in United Way’s Catalyst program. The new class of business leaders, identified by the Catalyst Alumni Council, will participate in the six month program to become engaged in social responsibility through the means of advocacy, giving and volunteerism.

Meagan Flippin, President and CEO for United Way, said, “United Way’s Catalyst is a unique program providing applicable, in-depth training on nonprofit volunteerism, particularly at a board or key leadership level. With volunteer leadership such an integral cornerstone to the success of the nonprofit sector, United Way is proud to be able to partner with Redstone Federal Credit Union to deliver this program to our community.”

The program’s ultimate goal is to train volunteers to serve in nonprofit leadership roles, such as nonprofit boards.

2017 Participants include:

Brad Mankin, Redstone Federal Credit Union
Jim Robert, Journeys in Community Living
Phillip Street, Nissan North America
Ashley Wiseman    , St. Thomas Rutherford
Matthew Mattingly, Guaranty Trust Company
T. Matthew Chase, McFarlin Financial Partners
Theodore Glave,    General Mills
La’Endia Buchanan, Junior League of Murfreesboro
David Coggin, Barnabas Vision
Brian Walsh, Cunningham Financial Group
Josh Markham, First United Methodist Church
Amanda Cromwell, Dempsey, Vantrease & Follis
TaRita Wright, Adient
Jolene Radnoti, Murfreesboro City Schools
Karen Pfluge, Crye-Leike Realtors
Aubrenie Jones, Rutherford County Health Department
Kelli Anne Williams, Double Tree by Hilton
Anna Marie Whitaker, Rich Products
Joshua Aaron, MTSU
Jeff Clark, Mahle
Gernell Jenkins, City of Murfreesboro, Parks and Recreation

The program is sponsored by Redstone Federal Credit Union.

For additional questions, please contact United Way at (615) 893-7303.




About United Way

United Way advances the common good by creating opportunities for a better life for all. United Way focuses on education, income and health – the building blocks for a good quality of life. United Way recruits people and organizations who bring the passion, expertise, and resources needed to get things done through giving, advocating, and volunteering.


Mission Statement

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties improves lives by advancing opportunities for education, health and financial stability for all.


Vision Statement

To be the primary community solutions leader for human services.



The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is located at 3050 Medical Center Parkway in Murfreesboro. For more information, please call (615) 893-7303 or visit www.yourlocaluw.org.