United Way of the Greater Triangle Appoints J.R. Shearin as Board of Directorsí Chair
Raleigh, NC, February 15, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- United Way of the Greater Triangle (http://www.unitedwaytriangle.org), a nonprofit organization that works to improve lives by mobilizing local partner agencies, nonprofits, government volunteers and experts in Durham, Johnston, Orange and Wake counties, has announced J.R. Shearin as chair of the board of directors. In his new position, Shearin will be responsible for leading United Way of the Greater Triangle’s board of directors in assisting the organization’s strategic impact on the community while helping thousands in need. Since 2007, Shearin has volunteered for the nonprofit organization, first as the annual workplace United Way campaign cabinet chair and later serving on the board before taking the position of first vice chair for the organization.
In addition to United Way of the Greater Triangle’s board, Shearin serves on a number of advisory boards, including Alliance Medical Ministry, Capital City Club, Daniel Center for Math and Science, North Carolina State University College of Management, and the Occoneechee Council of Boy Scouts. He serves on the board of advisors and Economic Development Committee for the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce.
Shearin serves as the office managing partner for Deloitte, a global practice dedicated to financial advisory, consulting, tax and accounting.
“We are excited to appoint J.R. as chair for United Way of the Greater Triangle’s board of directors,” said Mack Koonce, United Way of the Greater Triangle CEO and president. “He has demonstrated outstanding leadership since beginning to volunteer with the organization in 2007. We are looking forward to having him lead our efforts in positively impacting the Triangle region and meeting the needs of our community and its people.”
“It is an honor to be named board of director’s chair for United Way of the Greater Triangle,” said Shearin. “I am excited about the opportunity to lead the organization’s board of directors and for the work we have in store to improve the quality of life for the Triangle community.”
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United Way of the Greater Triangle improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities. The organization serves Durham, Johnston, Orange and Wake counties by connecting callers to health and human service programs through United Way 2-1-1. United Way envisions a world where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through education, income stability and healthy lives. To learn more about United Way of the Greater Triangle, visit http://www.unitedwaytriangle.org.
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