Dave has been the Executive Director of United Way of Logan County since April 2015. He came to Bellefontaine after serving a dozen years as the Campaign & Public Relations Director at United Way of Union County in Marysville. A 19-year United way veteran, Dave has led campaigns that have raised more than $16 million. Dave is married to his wife, Carrie, and the couple has three children. He is a Permanent Deacon in the Catholic Diocese of Columbus, serving at Our Lady of Lourdes in Marysville. Dave is also a member of the Bellefontaine Rotary Club. A life-long Ohioan and long-suffering Cleveland Browns fan, Dave has a sports broadcasting background that precedes his United Way career. He moonlights on football Fridays each fall calling high school games for 106.9 the Bull.
Melody joined the United Way team as our first Community Engagement Director in June, 2022 to serve in a full-time capacity with the annual campaign, special events, volunteer activities, and more. She brings years of relationship building and community service to the table. Along with working in her family's floral business, Melody is been a certified Personal Training and Fitness Instructor. As a volunteer, she conceived and developed local events that have raised over $500,000 to benefit the Logan County Cancer Society, including the annual Doors of Encouragement display and auction, Lights of Love Memory Trees, and Sunflower Shuffle. She's also coordinated blood drives that have collected over 1,000 units for patients in need. In her spare time, Melody enjoys being with family, running half marathons, cycling, and creating anything artistic.
Ashley Spence started as the United Way’s Resource Coordinator for the Live United @ Work Program in December 2018. Ashley is a licensed social worker with a background in community resource case management, the child welfare system/foster care and adoptions, and medical social work. Ashley is married to her college sweetheart, Kyle, and has two children. Ashley is a transplant to Logan County, but has made Bellefontaine her home over the past five years. Sports are a way of life in the Spence household; whether it is cheering on the Buckeyes, Reds, Cowboys or Chieftains, the Spences are always involved in some kind of sporting event. Ashley enjoys spending time with her family, travelling, and enjoying all that Logan County has to offer. Ashley primarily works outside the office. You can reach her directly at (937) 935-9509.
Linda moved to Indian Lake with her (now late) husband, Hank Sundburg after they purchased Pontoon Man Marine in 2002 from Van Buren. Linda was employed by North Baltimore Schools for 10 years as Assistant to the Treasurer and after their move to the lake, worked as Assistant to the Treasurer at Waynesfield-Goshen Schools where she retired in 2018. Linda has 3 "children" and three amazing grandchildren. Linda loves boating, beaches, reading, and rescuing fur babies. She currently has 4 rescued dogs and 1 rescue cat.