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TECHNOLOGY & OPERATIONS

Ellen Agnew

Marketing Manager

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207.347.2334

Ellen Agnew, Marketing Manager

What is your role at UWSM? Marketing Manager

What’s your favorite work moment so far? My first day was also the day that United Way of Greater Portland and United Way of York merged to become United Way of Southern Maine. It was exciting to see the two teams join forces.

How do you take your coffee or tea? Hot and a lot.

What’s your favorite book? Couldn’t choose a favorite book, but a few writers I love are Toni Morrison, Elena Ferrante, and Alice Munro.

What’s on your bucket list? Writing a book.

Abraao Antonio

Data Coordinator

207.347.2327
207.347.2327

Abraao Antonio, Data Coordinator

What is your role at UWSM? Data Coordinator

How do you take your coffee or tea? With Sugar

What’s your favorite book? Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

What’s on your bucket list? Visit all the countries of the world in 1 year.

Mary Collins

IT Associate

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207.347.2336

Mary Collins, IT Associate

What is your role at UWSM? IT Associate.

 

Ken Holmes

Senior Manager, Digital Marketing and Communications

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207.347.2319

Ken Holmes, Senior Manager, Digital Marketing and Communications

What is your role at UWSM? I mostly oversee our large-scale communications—from mass emails and social media to direct mail and brochures. I'm actually in charge of this website.

What’s your favorite work moment so far? I really love to volunteer with the community partners that we support. It seems like every single volunteer opportunity is suddenly my new favorite work moment.

How do you take your coffee or tea? Black with two ice cubes

What’s your favorite book? I really like "The Undercover Economist" by Tim Harford

What’s on your bucket list? Step foot on every continent

Cliff Oliver

Director, Information Technology

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207.347.2305

Cliff Oliver, Director, Information Technology

What is your role at UWSM? My role focuses on providing well-supported services and tools by working closely with all programs, departments, and stakeholders to leverage data and technology to advance United Way of Southern Maine’s mission.

What’s your favorite work moment so far? I really enjoy working with the staff to overcome challenges by applying tools and technology to make the work more collaborative and enjoyable. The project I'm most excited about currently is the work we're doing to becoming a more Modern United Way using a host of connected applications and tools.

How do you take your coffee? Dark roast with Almond Joy creamer in my favorite mug!

What’s your favorite book? "Tribe" by Sebastian Junger

What’s on your bucket list? Bikepacking Iron Curtain Trail from the Barents Sea to the Black Sea. The route stretches 9,950 km that once divided the Communist East and the Capitalist West during the Cold War

Sarah Warren

Director, Data Management

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207.347.2338

Sarah Warren, Director, Data Management

What is your role at UWSM? Director of Data Management

What’s your favorite work moment so far? My favorite work moment so far has been seeing the people of Portland raise their hands to help the asylum seekers living at the Expo. In a climate where immigrants aren’t sure where to turn for safety and kindness, Portland opened its doors.

How do you take your coffee or tea? Summer: Cold brew with coconut milk Winter: Dirty chai latte

What’s your favorite book? It varies depending on my mood but I find myself often revisiting Les Miserables. Bonus fun fact: My orange tabby cat Hugo is named after Victor Hugo 

What’s on your bucket list? I have always, always wanted to visit the Galapagos!

Shultzie Fay Willows

Director, Marketing and Communications

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207.347.2340

Shultzie Fay Willows, Director, Marketing and Communications

What is your role at UWSM? Director, Marketing and Communications

What’s your favorite work moment so far? Every event we produce– I love seeing our team work together alongside our incredible community!

How do you take your coffee? Now that its summer - iced with coconut milk. In the fall, I like it hot and plain jane. 

What’s your favorite book? Miss Ruphius aka The Lupine Lady

What’s on your bucket list? Hiking the AT (Appalachian Trail). I’m from Millinocket and watching hikers come off the trail as a kid always made me wide eyed with wonder!