Leeds and Grenville United Way Announces New Executive Director

The United Way Leeds & Grenville announced the name of their new executive director yesterday morning.

Trish Buote is the new executive director of the non-profit agency. 

Buote has more than 20 years of experience in fundraising, operation and marketing. She was previously the director of development at the Aquatarium.

Buote takes over for Melissa Hillier who took over the position in 2015.

Last year the Leeds and Grenville United way fell short of their $950,000 fundraising goal, raising $805,000.