Orvin Kimbrough, president and chief executive officer, effective July 1, 2013
ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - Orvin Kimbrough will be the new president and CEO of the United Way of Greater St. Louis effective July 1, 2013.
Kimbrough has been serving the United Way as Senior Vice President of Major Gifts and Executive Vice President since 2007. He will succeed Gary Dollar, who is retiring after nearly 29 years of service and 12 years as President and CEO.
Before joining the United Way, Kimbrough worked with a number of not-for-profits including serving as the Executive Director for Interfaith Partnership/Faith Beyond Walls.
He is a graduate of the St. Louis Public Schools and has a Bachelor and Masters degree in Social Work from the University of Missouri - Columbia, a Masters of Business Administration degree from University of Missouri - St. Louis and a Masters of Arts in Theology from Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis.
Kimbrough serves as Chair for the Board of Trustees of Missouri State University and is on the Board and Finance Chair of RX Outreach, a national not-for-profit located in St. Louis. Kimbrough also has served as an adjunct instructor at the Brown School of Social Work for Washington University.
During his leadership at United Way, Major Gifts' efforts have grown at a faster rate than other giving, and he has helped United Way build stronger relationships across the community.
Kimbrough and his wife Latriece have two children, Maddison Elizabeth and Matthew Jacob. They live in the City of St. Louis.