United Way of East Central Alabama Names New Executive Director
The United Way of East Central Alabama announces the selection of its new Executive Director. Shannon Jenkins was unanimously approved by the Board of Directors following a unanimous recommendation from the Search Committee. He was selected from an initial pool of 60 applicants. Jenkins has been serving as Interim Director since May 21, 2014. He joined the United Way 11 years ago. He says he has great expectations for his future with the organization. The agency’s Board Chair, Tommie Goggans says Jenkins has been responsible for numerous duties and has demonstrated an ability to exceed expectations at every position held. Officials say Shannon Jenkins has a wealth of community knowledge that will serve the organization well.