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Meet Karla Young

Karla Young has served as the President and CEO of the Shelby County United Way since 2023. Prior to joining the United Way, Karla was involved with the United Way as a member of POWER and has served on day of action projects as a community volunteer. She is formerly the Executive Director of the Wilson Health Foundation where she worked to secure financial support from individuals, foundations, and donors.  She has a Master of Science in Education and Allied Professions majoring in Educational Leadership from the University of Dayton, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Majoring in Marketing and Management at Ohio Northern University.  She currently serves the community as Sidney Rotary club Treasurer (2022-2023), President (2020-2021). She is a Board Member for Sidney Alive (2018-Present) and an Advisory Board member for the Upper Valley Career Center Exercise Science.  She and her husband, Sam, live in Fort Loramie with their three daughters.