United Way of Indian River County announces retirement of longtime leader, CEO Michael Kint

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Michael Kint

Following a long career of public service and leadership, United Way of Indian River County announced the retirement of Chief Executive Officer Michael Kint.

Kint has served in his current role since 2004, as COO before that, and served as Foundation Development Director when he joined the organization in 1995. “After 25 wonderful years, I will officially retire as Chief Executive Officer at the end of this calendar year,” said Kint. “During those years I have been fortunate enough to accomplish many career goals and lead some important initiatives that fight and advocate for everyone in our community.”

During Kint’s tenure at United Way, he played a critical role in founding the Mental Health Collaborative. And later the Kindergarten Readiness Collaborative, and the recently established Senior Collaborative of Indian River County.

Prior to his career with United Way, Kint dedicated 10 years to Riverside Theatre. During this time, he was instrumental in developing the educational program for the Children’s Theatre and the building of the Agnes Wahlstrom Youth Playhouse.

“I am very appreciative for the immense support of our community and the dedication for United Way and its mission. I will look back at this period with fond memories and great appreciation,” Kint said.

November of this year will mark Kint’s 25th anniversary at United Way of Indian River County.

Upon Mr. Kint’s retirement, the board of directors appointed UWIRC’s current COO, Meredith Egan as his successor. Meredith Egan joined UWIRC in 2014 as Director of Community Impact working closely with Mr. Kint during this transition phase. Ms. Egan has 10 years in the system working with United Ways in Chicago and New Jersey.

About United Way of Indian River County

United Way of Indian River County (UWIRC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every community member. United Way works with local programs to provide resources to individuals and families in crisis today while working year-round to improve community conditions and create lasting solutions. We are effectively building a strong foundation and improving lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community. For more information about your local United Way, please call (772) 567-8900 or visit our website, UnitedWayIRC.org.

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