Press Release


Jan 4, 2023

FORT WAYNE (November 17, 2022) – United Way of Allen County is pleased to announce Robert Haworth, Ph.D. as President, and CEO effective January 3, 2023.

Haworth brings a wealth of experience in executive and nonprofit leadership. Most recently, Haworth served as an executive in several Indiana school corporations.

“Haworth is a proven leader with significant experience in increasing educational access and building unique collaborations to benefit families and communities. We know he will help lead the United Way of Allen County the future.” stated John Court, Chairman of UWAC Board of Directors.

Haworth was selected by the board of directors following a national search. The board received hundreds of applications from a wide range of diversified and qualified candidates.

The United Way’s goal is to create long-lasting changes by addressing the underlying causes of problems by boldly impacting critical community issues addressing educational opportunities, food insecurity, housing stability and mental health.

“I am humbled by the Board of Directors’ decision and look forward to helping the United Way of Allen County begin its second century of impact.” Haworth said.

Haworth is a committed educator and leader with a bachelor’s degree from Greenville College, master’s degree from Indiana University Southeast as well as a doctoral degree from Indiana State University.

Haworth will follow Interim Chief Executive Officer/Chief Financial Officer Greg Johnson.