United Way Hires Development Associate

Greater Ottawa County United Way would like to announce the addition of Alexa Redick to the United Way staff. Alexa has joined United Way’s development department in the role of development associate. Her responsibilities will include the growth of planned giving and major donor giving as well as annual campaign support.

Alexa grew up in Grand Haven, Michigan, and attended Grand Haven High School. She graduated from Michigan State University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in interdisciplinary studies in social science, an emphasis in human capital and society, a cognate in sociology, and two minors – philosophy and law, and women’s and gender studies. She also graduated summa cum laude with a Master of Arts in women’s and gender studies, with emphases in multicultural communication, and whiteness studies from DePaul University earlier this year.

Alexa is particularly passionate about educating and advocating for social and racial justice in the United States. She also enjoys singing, acting, and learning new things. Alexa says, “I look forward to collaborating with the Greater Ottawa County United Way team, and putting my education and passions to work in Ottawa County.”