United Way of Johnson & Washington Counties Staff


UWJWC Jennifer Banta, President and CEO

Jennifer Banta
President & CEO
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Senior Leadership Team

Dedicated to strengthening communities, United Way of Johnson & Washington Counties' senior leadership team works closely with the Board of Directors, committees and cabinet to manage the day-to-day operations at United Way. Collectively, they spearhead our strategy to deliver local impact and manage ongoing relationships with our stakeholders, which includes donors, investors, sponsors, volunteers and employees.

Emily Meister

Emily Meister
Director of Community Impact & Engagement
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Kaila Rome

Kaila Rome
Director of Development & Marketing
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Emma Barnum
Finance & Pledge Processing Specialist

Community Impact Team

The Community Impact Team at United Way of Johnson & Washington Counties works closely with volunteers, nonprofits, and many other entities to develop and carry out the community impact strategies that are the core of our work. This dedicated group makes sure the dollars raised have the maximum positive impact on our community.

Michelle McGraw

Michelle McGraw
55+ RSVP Director
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Wendy Nolan

Wendy Nolan
Community Strategies Coordinator
55+ RSVP Coordinator - Johnson County
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Megan Giardino

Megan Giardino
55+ RSVP Coordinator - Washington County
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Mary Maine
55+ RSVP Coordinator - Des Moines County
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Megan Mier
55+ RSVP Coordinator - Muscatine County
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Operational Services

Amy Schaefer

Amy Schaefer
Office Coordinator
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