Rocklin resident elected to United Way Board
Barry Brundage of U.S. Bank will help steer the organization

News Release

August 10, 2012 – Barry Brundage of Rocklin has been elected to a three-year term on the board of directors of United Way California Capital Region. He is senior vice president, managing director and wealth management advisor for the Private Client Reserve of U.S. Bank.

Brundage oversees the private banking, personal trust and investment management business in Sacramento. Prior to joining U.S. Bank, he served as a region manager with Comerica Bank Wealth Management, regional sales manager for Wells Fargo Private Client Services and market director for Bank of America Investment Services. Brundage earned his MBA and BS in business from the University of La Verne in Southern California. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Placer Food Bank and as a member of the Planned Giving Committee for United Way California Capitol Region. 

Brundage brings to two the number of Rocklin residents on the United Way board. Kim Hewitt, director at IBM, has been on the board since 2006. Other Placer County leaders serving on the board include outgoing chair John Johnson and David Bowen, both of Granite Bay, as well as Roseville resident Carolyn Turpin, regional vice president of Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.

Monica Baumann, an associate with Greenberg Traurig LLP, and Jeremiah Smith, executive vice president of First Northern Bank, also were elected to new terms on the United Way board of directors. Carolyn Mullins of AT&T was elected board chair, and Jim Shetler, former assistant general manager of SMUD, will serve as vice chair.

“We have an outstanding board of highly engaged leaders who do a great job of representing the five counties we serve,” said Steve Heath, president and CEO, United Way California Capital Region. “We and the community benefit greatly from their vision and expertise as we work to impact important issues in the areas of education, health and financial stability in our region.”

United Way is the region’s leading provider of innovative solutions on the community’s most pressing issues, including high school graduation rates, household financial stability and obesity. United Way’s team of nonprofits, businesses, donors and volunteers work together to provide positive, measurable results on these issues through United Way projects: STAR Readers, $en$e-Ability and Fit Kids. Community members can give, volunteer and advocate in support of the causes they care most about, benefiting United Way and hundreds of nonprofits in Amador, El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento and Yolo counties. United Way is an independent, local affiliate of United Way Worldwide. For more information, visit www.yourlocalunitedway.org.