Raquel Painter , President/Chief Professional Officer
Raquel is a Retired Sergeant Major that served over 26 years in the Marine Corps. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Management. Raquel brings a wealth of leadership and nonprofit community development experience to United Way of Onslow County. She is married to Johnny, also a Marine Corps veteran, and together they have 3 adult children and recently adopted two boys. Raquel is excited to serve her community with a goal of making a lasting impact on those she serves.
Shelly Kieweg , Community Impact Director
Shelly is the spouse of a USMC Veteran and has been married for over 28 years. She has resided in Jacksonville, NC for over half of her life and plans to retire here. She is the proud mother to three White Oak Viking alumni and has previously worked for the Onslow County School System for a number of years. Shelly graduated from Coastal Carolina Community College and holds an Associates in Arts degree with a concentration in elementary education. She is excited to be a part of United Way of Onslow County and loves knowing that the work United Way does impacts so many of her neighbors in need.
Nona Sanders , Director of Finance & Operations
Nona holds a Bachelors in Business and a Masters in Counseling. She is currently in her PhD program for Human Services. Nona has been a resident of Onlsow County for 3 years and has 3 children - 2 boys and 1 girl. Her oldest son is a college graduate and currently serves in the United States Marine Corps. Her youngest son attends Southwest High School and plays for the football team – Go Stallions! Her youngest child is her precious little girl that loves to dance and sing. Nona is very active in the community and she is a member and a team co-leader at Discovery Church International. She loves working for United Way and being able to help others in her community. She is a strong driven individual who has a strong passion and compassion for helping others.