Tim Wentworth, president of Express Scripts and Cigna Health Services, and Greg Smith, chairman of Husch Blackwell, will serve as co-chairs of United Way of Greater St. Louis’ 2019 annual fundraising campaign.
“Their leadership, experience and guidance will enable us to expand our engagement with the local corporate and civic communities and help increase our impact,” Michelle Tucker, president and CEO of United Way of Greater St. Louis.
“When one of us is helped, we all are lifted, resulting in a stronger and healthier community. This is at the core of United Way of Greater St. Louis – bringing the entire region together to help our neighbors,” Wentworth said in a statement.
United Way of Greater St. Louis supports more than 160 agencies a 16-county region to help people and create strong communities.
“United Way has far-reaching impact, supporting and improving the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in our area,” Smith said in a statement.
Last year, United Way’s campaign – co-chaired by Mark Wrighton, former chancellor of Washington University, and Jeff Fox, chairman and CEO of Harbour Group – raised a record $76 million.
The annual fall fundraising campaign officially begins in September. For more information, contact 314-421-0700 or visit www.HelpingPeople.org.