Roseville Resident Named Chief Of Data And Learning At United Way California Capital Region

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SACRAMENTO (April 12, 2022) – Michael Howell of Roseville has been named chief of data and learning at United Way California Capital Region. In this newly created position, Howell will drive the local United Way’s data capacity, collection and management. 

“Our local United Way is working across five counties to dramatically decrease poverty in our region through a strategic web of partnerships. Our work is grounded in data and informed by best practices,” said Dr. Dawnté Early, president and CEO, United Way California Capital Region. “The chief of data and learning will help to ensure we measure our progress and communicate our impact to the larger community. We are grateful to have Michael in this new position as we increase the transparency of our work and share the investments that donors are making together to achieve our collective goal of ending poverty in the capital region.”

Howell has almost 30 years of experience building and maintaining data infrastructure in both the public and private sectors. Prior to joining United Way, Howell developed and managed the internal data warehouse for the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission. He also served as a senior developer at Blue Shield of California and managed data for the Family PACT Program. Howell holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of North Carolina at Asheville. 

For nearly 100 years, United Way California Capital Region has brought local people together to make community change happen. With a mission to build stronger, healthier and more compassionate communities, the local United Way starts at square one: helping every family succeed so their community can too. Serving Amador, El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento and Yolo counties, the local United Way is working to meet its 20-year commitment to significantly reduce poverty in the region by helping kids excel in school, investing in families, creating meaningful partnerships and organizing to lift impacted families. For more information or to make a donation, visit YourLocalUnitedWay.org.