Our Board of Directors

Mike Thomas

Board Chair

Barrett & Thomas, CPA

Chad Cargile

Past Board Chair

Regions Bank

John Sokol

Investment Chair

NFP Advisor Services

Henry Bell

Chamber of Commerce

Brian Brandt

Core Insights

ETCN Chair

Ben Neal

Ingersoll Rand – TRANE

Rocky Gill

Express Employment Professionals

James Sheridan

Texas Bank & Trust

David Stein

Campaign Chair

Office Pride

Pat Stacey

Marketing Chair


Claude Figueroa

Centerpoint Energy

Leo Rossler

Social Security Administration

Jay Knight

Complete Business Systems

Chief Jimmy Toler

City of Tyler PD

Jeff Austin III

Austin Bank

Nathan Dunham


Barrett and Thomas, CPA

Marilyn Abegg-Glass

Build United Committee

Joey Seeber

Build United Chair

Level 2 Review

Jason Proctor

Christus Trinity Mother Frances

Verna Hall

VKHLC Chair Emeritus

Gail Evans

211 East Texas Chair

Express Employment

Terri Smith

Agency Director Liaison

Children’s Advocacy Center

Brian Brennan

UT Health East Texas

Brian Johnson

Board Chair Elect

Brookshire Grocery Company

Amanda Monk-Worthington

Past Board Chair

Monk Financial

Jesse Acosta

Facility Chair

Retired University Administrator

Keith Starr

Community Relations Chair

Starr Shoenbrun & Comte

Dr. Kenneth Murphy

Tyler Junior College

Heidi Carriveau

Centene Corporation

Daniel Deslatte

UT Health East Texas

Your United Way Staff

Nan Moore

Nan Moore

President and CEO

Gina Anderson

Gina Anderson

Director, ETCN

John Berry

Development Director


Lisa Gardner

Lisa Gardner

Director of Community Relations

Karen Brown

Karen Brown

Director, 2-1-1 East Texas

Amarilis Avila