Our Team

Our Team:

 

Waid Harbison, Executive Director

Waid joined the United Way of Cullman County in May 2022. He oversees the vision, direction, strategy, and implementation of all the United Way of Cullman County’s programs, campaigns, and operations. He oversees all financial operations, leading the staff, and serves as administrator for the organization. He serves as a member of the board of directors giving the board direction, advice, creating policies and procedures, and running daily operations for the United Way in every capacity on behalf of the board. When he is not in the office, he enjoys hiking, traveling, and playing with his dog Manny. 

wharbison@uwaycc.org 

 

MaCayla Murphy, Community Outreach & Impact Manager

MaCayla joined the United Way of Cullman County in May 2022. She manages social media, volunteers, marketing, communications, service and outreach projects, and all things community impact related. When she is not in the office, she enjoys cooking, crafting, and spending time with her daughter.

mmurphy@uwaycc.org

 

DeAnn McDonald, Office Manager 

DeAnn joined the United Way of Cullman County in July 2017. She manages our day-to-day office operations, finances, bookkeeping, bank statements, managing online reports, ordering and managing office supplies, ensuring the office is cleaned, taking calls and meeting with people in need at our office. When she is not in the office, she enjoys going to yard sales and spending time with her granddaughter.

dmcdonald@uwaycc.org 

 

Sherry Pentecost, Resource Development Manager 

Sherry has been with United Way system for over 25 years. She manages our resource development and workplace campaigns, as well as our campaign volunteers. When she is not in the office, she enjoys being involved with the mission program at her church and taking day trips with her family.

spentecost@uwaycc.org 

 

Kesha Speake, Office Volunteer

Kesha is our office volunteer who works in the office with us 5 days a week helping with securing meals for volunteers, calling to ask for door prizes and raffle items, meeting with people in need who come into our office, and talking on the phone with those who call in needing assistance or help. She assists with every aspect of the United Way and is a huge part of our team!