United Way of Abilene Announces New President/CEO

United Way of Abilene Announces New President/CEO

Geoff Haney, Board Chair for the United Way of Abilene, announces that Dr. Cathy Ashby will be the new President/CEO of the United Way of Abilene following the retirement of Dixie Bassett. Dr. Ashby will start on July 8, 2013. Dr. Ashby is currently serving as the Associate Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction of Abilene Independent School District. She started her career with AISD in 1986 and has served in several roles including teacher, assistant principal, and associate superintendent. {{more}} “We are extremely excited about Dr. Ashby as our new President/CEO,” said Mr. Haney. “She brings a long career of leadership in administration, building relationships, and developing solutions in our Abilene community. Her experiences will be a wonderful addition to the United Way staff, and we look forward to her continued service and leadership in our community.” “I am honored and humbled to be chosen by the United Way board to succeed Ms. Bassett,” said Dr. Ashby. “It has been a pleasure to work with the families and staff at AISD for 25 years. I am looking forward to serving the Abilene community and our United Way partners in a new way through this position.”