United Way Announce Staff Promotions
United Way of Southwest Alabama (UWSWA) today announced staffers Sherrica Hunt (Leadership Mobile Class 2018) and Leslie C. Schraeder (Leadership Mobile Class 2012) have been promoted. Hunt was named VP of Resource Development. She has served as Manager of Donor Relations since July 2017. Schraeder was named Marketing Specialist & AFL-CIO Labor Engagement Liaison. She has served as the AFL-CIO Community Services Liaison since June 2014.
“As a Native Mobilian, I am honored to be a part of UWSWA and utilize my skills and talents to serve the community where I was raised. I look forward to establishing relationships across UWSWA’s four counties to impact social change. I live by a quote from my grandmother, Gertrude Brannon: “Smile and the world will smile with you, frown and you frown alone.” This serves as a daily reminder to always be a person of positive influence as it is contagious,” said Hunt. She has over 10 years in domestic and international markets with an expertise in marketing, business development, and community relations. Hunt graduated from Talladega College with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Biology, St. John’s University Tobin School of Business with a Masters of Business Administration, and New York University with graduate certification in Human Resource Management. She is currently a member of Leadership Mobile’s Class of 2018 and lives in Mobile with her husband, Marshall, and their 4 children.
Leslie C. Schraeder
“I am looking forward to telling the story of the UWSWA and its 48 partners that serve the most vulnerable among us,” Schraeder said. “I am also am thrilled to continue serving the working people and the labor movement in our community.” Schraeder has many years as a nonprofit professional. Prior to her move to UWSWA, she held the position of Director of Bellingrath Gardens and Home, the Development & PR Director at Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation, and Public Relations & Volunteer Services at The Salvation Army of Coastal Alabama. She is a graduate of Spring Hill College and has resided in Mobile since 1992. She is also member of the United Steel Workers Local 9-265, the Southwest Alabama Labor Council and the Public Relations Council of Alabama.