Board Members


Our Mission at the Greater Valdosta United Way (GVUW) is to create positive change by bringing resources together to improve people's lives in our communities. Board members must live in one of the eleven counties served by GVUW. Our goal is to have a Board that is diverse geographically and culturally, and representative of various industries.


Board Members

Richard Welch

Colony Bank

Andy Griffin

Commercial Banking Company

Chris Garland


Tiffany Stewart

CJB Industries

Jammie Wilbanks

Wiregrass Technical College

Olivia McCarty


Jennifer Denham

Scintilla Charter Academy

Marty Ellison

Miller Hardware

Tommy Cangelosi

Georgia Florida Real Estate Services

Jeremy Baker

City of Valdosta Judge

Advisory Council Members

Angela Crance

Former United Way Director
Business Owner

James McGahee

Former CEO of SGMC
Works at Southern Pointe Investments

Dr. Beverley Richardson-Blake

Senior Academic Advisor - Biology
Valdosta State University

Bill Slaughter

Chairman and County Commissioners, Lowndes County
CEO Waller Heating and Air

John Crawford

Vice President of Advancement
Valdosta State University

Andrea Schruijer

Valdosta Lowndes Development Authority
Executive Director

Bill Cowart

President Synvous Bank Valdosta Division

Joyce Aigen, MAS

JL Concepts Sales Representative

Randy Smith

Senior Vice President

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