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Diverse Members Lend Industry Expertise to Advance Collective Impact

Diverse Members Lend Industry Expertise to Advance Collective Impact 

HAGERSTOWN, MD (July 12, 2022) — The United Way of Washington County, MD recently welcomed newly elected officers to the Board of Directors for the 2022-2023 fiscal year. Additionally, they warmly received the appointment of five incoming board members, bid farewell to four outgoing board members, and celebrated the continued dedication of ten board members. This brings the total number of current board members to twenty. These diverse community leaders offer a depth and breadth of knowledge that will enable thoughtful consideration and action to our county’s most urgent issues.

Elected 2022-2023 Officers:

Chair: Julie Pippel, Private Environmental Consultant

Vice-Chair: Shane Heizer, Wealth Advisor, Carson Wealth Management

Treasurer: Erin Clark, Manager, SEK, CPAs, & Advisors

Secretary: Stacie Turner, Senior Business Analyst, Fiserv

Past Chair: Karen Boyer, Business Loan Officer, First United Bank & Trust

Incoming 2022-2023 Directors:

Ben Bruno: Senior Project Engineer, JLG Industries

Lynn Haines, Esq.: Vice President of Legal Services, Meritus Health

Tim Haines: Recruitment & Retention Coordinator, Washington County Public Schools

Richie Holzapfel, CFP: First Vice President, The Holzapfel Group of

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Vaun Miles-Swain: Administrator, Washington County Liquor Board

Outgoing Directors:

Carrie Adams, Pharm.D: Meritus Health

Stacy Auldridge: Fiserv

Greg Lloyd: Jamison Door Company

Karen Paulson: City of Frederick, MD

Returning Directors:

Mary-Jane Bowyer, CNB Bank

Leslie DeMott, WDVM

Mike Harsh, Hagerstown Community College

Gary Hayes, Retired Owner, Spherion Staffing

Chris Howlett, Hagerstown Housing Authority

Tereance Moore, TMConsultant, LLC.

Ellen Prete, Citi

Zane Schreiber, Abeles Flurie Wealth Management Group

Angie Stouffer, Washington County Public Schools

Mark Zucca, Potomac Edison

Heather Guessford, President & CEO stated: “It’s through the guidance of these highly skilled and passionate leaders that we can continue to meet the needs of our community. We are blessed to have such a high-caliber group of servant-leaders at the head of this ship.”

Prior to accepting a seat as a board member for the 2022-2023 year, Ben Bruno, a Senior Project Engineer at JLG Industries, partnered with United Way of Washington County during JLG’s Good to Give Back internal event for community service. Through that partnership, Ben was able to connect and coordinate volunteer projects with United Way’s non-profit partners. As a new board member, Ben has a “renewed excitement for getting back to his volunteering roots,” and hopes to “influence the next generation to see the value in giving to the community.”

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United Way of Washington County, MD serves over 50 organizations and 65,000+ residents annually. United Way fights for the health, education, financial stability, and basic needs of all residents in our diverse community. United Way of Washington County is recognized by a Platinum Seal of Transparency by GuideStar USA. United Way is located at 83 West Washington Street, Suite 101 in Hagerstown, MD. For more information or to donate please call 301.739.8200 or visit our website at

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