Director of Member Services
Nicole has been with United Way of Kentucky since 2017. She is passionate about improving lives and strengthening communities through community engagement and public policy. She fights for the education, health and financial stability for every Kentuckian because she wants to create a stronger, more united community for her daughter to grow up in. In her free time, Nicole enjoys cooking and gardening with her family and friends. She also serves on the Schnitzelburg Area Community Council Board of Directors, Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence's Strong Start Kentucky Coalition, LADDER Alliance member, and serves as a coalition member on Office of Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball's Financial Empowerment Coalition.
We are small, we are mighty. United Way of Kentucky serves you with two full-time employees alongside our esteemed statewide board of directors.
Meet Kevin and Nicole!
Kevin T. Middleton serves as President for United Way of Kentucky, which promotes and supports the work of Kentucky's twenty-two United Way organizations in their efforts to expand opportunity for all. Kevin has over 19 years of non-profit expertise, with over 14 years guiding conversations that lead people and organizations to reach measurable outcomes. He is a skillful communicator, facilitator, trainer and fundraiser, and has helped executives, boards and staff shape their work to improve lives and change communities.
Kevin serves as administrator for the Kentucky Employees Charitable Campaign and Kentucky’s regional campaign for Enterprise Holdings, Inc., State Director for the Kentucky 2-1-1 information and referral service, and administers over $1 million in grant funding to implement the United Way Born Learning Academy parent-as-teacher workshop series throughout Kentucky’s elementary school districts. He was appointed as a Commissioner to Serve Kentucky (formerly known as the Kentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service) by Governor Matt Bevin in June 2019, and serves on the public policy committee for the Kentucky Nonprofit Network, the Strong Start Kentucky coalition and Kentucky Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (KYVOAD). He served on the coalition to expand Kentucky’s Children’s Health Insurance Program to families without coverage, co-created the now annual United Way “Live United Day” at the Capitol, and managed the administration of two annual AmeriCorps grants in St. Louis, Missouri.
Kevin holds a BA, Psychology from Missouri State University and is a graduate of the Leadership Kentucky Class of 2018.
As a focused team of leaders, United Way of Kentucky will align resources and work to advance Education, Income and Health. We envision Kentuckians united to give, advocate and volunteer to advance the common good for all.
United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community.
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