Indiana United Ways announces Michael Budd as CEO | May 31st, 2022

Budd brings more than 22 years experience to the state association

INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 7, 2021) — Indiana United Ways (IUW) is pleased to announce that Michael K.
Budd, Battle Ground, Ind. resident, is named the new CEO of Indiana United Ways. Budd joins IUW
after leading for nearly six years as CEO for United Way of Greater Lafayette in Lafayette, Ind.
“I am excited and humbled to accept this position at IUW. I believe that Indiana United Ways plays an
important role in the success of local United Ways in our state and that successful United Ways have a positive impact on the greater good of the residents in their communities,” Budd said. “I am proud of the work that the United Way of Greater Lafayette has done over the last six years, and I look forward to now helping communities across the state with IUW.”

Budd served as the Vice President of Resource Development for nine years at United Way of
Greenville County in Greenville, S.C. Budd also held various roles focused on fundraising, area
development and community investments for more than seven years at United Way of Metropolitan
Atlanta. His professional career started at the Georgia-Pacific Corporation for five years in sales,
marketing and customer service roles.

“It is with great pleasure and a positive outlook that Indiana United Ways welcomes Michael to the
organization,” Indiana United Ways Chairperson Pam Ottersbach said. “Michael is bringing exemplary
leadership skills and knowledge to this organization as we look forward to an exciting future for
Indiana United Ways beginning in 2022.”

Budd holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from The Ohio State University
and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Georgia State University. He is also a 2015
graduate of the United Way Advanced Leaders Program.

Budd will join the Indiana United Ways team as CEO beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022.
For more information about Indiana United Ways, visit

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