United Way hires Nina Lovelace as Controller
United Way of Northwest Vermont — an organization dedicated to improving lives and advancing the common good in Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle counties – has hired Nina Lovelace as Controller.
In this role, Lovelace will provide strategic organizational financial leadership and manage day-to-day finance and accounting functions for the organization.
Lovelace spent the first 10 years of her career in manufacturing, working her way up from Accountant into Accounting Management at Pepsi and Jos. A. Bank Clothiers. She spent several years supporting a varied base of small business clients and in IT as an Accounting Manager before relocating from Maryland to Vermont in 2021.
“I’m thrilled to join United Way and be a member of a team where I can be inspired and energized by the mission every day. Strengthening communities through education, financial stability, and health, as well as embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion, are matters that are near and dear to my heart,” Lovelace said.
“With extensive experience in the for-profit sector and her work in finance with organizations of all sizes, Nina brings a unique lens to this critical piece of our work. United Way takes our responsibility as stewards of philanthropy and community resources very seriously. A strong Finance Team is essential to the sustainability of our work as we continue building a brighter tomorrow for Northwest Vermont,” said United Way of Northwest Vermont CEO Jesse Bridges.
Lovelace has a Master’s in Leadership from Grand Canyon University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Finance Concentration from Towson University. She lives in Underhill with her teenage son.