Mountlake Terrace, Brier Residents take new roles with United Way

Kevin Futhey
Kevin Futhey
May Hemachandra
May Hemachandra

United Way of Snohomish County has hired Mountlake Terrace resident Kevin Futhey as financial stability manager and promoted Brier resident Maya Hemachandra to vice president of engagement.

Futhey joins United Way as financial stability manager, where he oversees the Free Tax Preparation Campaign, and supports United Way’s financial stability work in the community. Most recently, Futhey was the food bank manager at the Pike Market Senior Center, where he oversaw all aspects of food bank operations. Prior to the food bank, he served as an AmeriCorps service member at WithinReach as an outreach specialist. Futhey has also served as an asset specialist for United Way of King County’s Free Tax Preparation Campaign in Seattle, and is very familiar with United Way’s financial stability work in the community.

Futhey holds a bachelor’s in international studies and a certificate in nonprofit management form the University of Washington. He is currently pursuing his master’s in public administration through the University of North Dakota. In his free time, he is deeply interested in public transit issues, and serves on the board of Seattle Subway, a nonprofit dedicated to education and advocacy around building fast, reliable transit for all. Futhey lives in Mountlake Terrace, and enjoys guitar, sailing and hiking.

Hemachandra has been promoted to vice president of engagement. Hamachandra first joined United Way in 2005 as a campaign executive sponsored by The Boeing Company. Since then, she’s served in donor and investor relations roles, as well as individual giving and engagement positions. Most recently, Hamachandra was the director of investor relations and individual engagement. In this new vice president role, she will oversee United Way’s new engagement department, which will work to interact with donors, volunteers and advocates in new and innovative ways.

Hamachandra lives in Brier with her family. She enjoys gardening, knitting and taking care of her chickens.

In other staffing news at United Way, Adrian Wieland, of Seattle, was hired as senior manager of impact and community investment. Krista Holcepl, of Marysville, was hired as individual giving and engagement manager. Michelle Croy, of Arlington, was hired as pledge processor and finance assistant.

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