New Executive Director Named For Bemidji United Way
According to a press release from the United Way Denae Alamano has been named Executive Director of the United Way of Bemidji Area, and will begin her duties on Monday, October 24th, 2016.
“The United Way Board of Directors are impressed with Denae’s experience, commitment, and desire to serve the organization and community,” stated Lois Anderson, President of the United Way of Bemidji Area Board of Directors.
Alamano has served as the Senior Community Manager for the American Cancer Society since 2012, where she was responsible for multiple counties in Northern Minnesota. Alamano will finish her duties with the American Cancer Society on November 8th, 2016, following the American Cancer Society’s Little Black Dress Gala in Bemidji.
“The community’s support of the United Way and the opportunity to collaborate and make a difference within the community, is what excites me about this position,” commented Alamano. “I look forward to the opportunity to work with the many people who give to and receive from the United Way.”
Denae and her husband, Security Insurance Agent Orlando Alamano, live in Bemidji with their two children.
Alamano replaces Tanya Hasbargen, who led the United Way since December 2011, until becoming the Marketing Manager for RiverWood Bank.