The Journal Gazette
Friday, September 13, 2019 12:40 pm

Verbatim: United Way announces departure of CEO Nicole

United Way of Allen County issued the following news release today:

FORT WAYNE, Indiana – United Way of Allen County, a nonprofit in Allen County, today announced the departure of President and Chief Executive Officer David Nicole. Effective September 13, 2019, Mr. Nicole has resigned as President and Chief Executive Officer. The Board of Directors has appointed Sue Ehinger, current Chairwoman of the United Way Board, as Interim Chief Executive Officer and Interim President until a permanent Chief Executive Officer and President is appointed.

Commenting on the announcement, the United Way’s Vice Chair of the Board, Don Cates, stated “On behalf of the Board of Directors, we would like to thank David for his years of service and strong contributions to the community in multiple roles. We wish him the best on his new journey. During this time of transition, we have every confidence that Sue’s proven leadership will serve the company well in the interim.”

Mr. Nicole has served as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer since November 2014. The United Way Board of Directors has commenced a search for a new President and Chief Executive Officer.

Questions regarding the transition may be directed to Sue Ehinger at or 260-705-8145.

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