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United Way of Laramie County announces new executive director

(Photo from United Way of Laramie County)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — United Way of Laramie County has announced that Kris Whitfield will be assuming the role of executive director effective today, Dec. 1.

Whitfield was originally hired on staff at UWLC as director of business development and marketing.

Kris will follow retiring Executive Director Vernon Dobelmann.

“Although, we are sad to see Vernon move on to retirement with his wife, Margaret, we are very happy for them both. We thank Vernon for his guidance, wisdom, and dedication to UWLC,” said Board President Aaron Courtney.

Among Vernon’s accomplishments in his time with United Way of Laramie County was the hiring of a strong staff focused on a tradition of excellence.