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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.








Lisa Heavilin, Director of Finance and Operations

Lisa is the spouse of an Active Duty Coast Guard serving on Camp Lejeune. Her biggest accomplishments are her 2 kids Marshall and Raegan who attend daycare and school here in Onslow County. Before joining the excitment of military life, Lisa attended Purdue University in Indiana. Her knowledge of Customer Service, Accounting, and Administration stem from the 8 years of Hospitality Management here in Jacksonville. She is extremely excited to be a part of the United Way team and looks forward to better serving her community!