Susanne (Susie) Hemphill of Ames has been hired as the database specialist for United Way of Story County (UWSC). Hemphill, formerly retired, began at UWSC on Oct. 14, 2013. She held the same role March through December 2012.

As database specialist, Hemphill maintains campaign records, manages the donor database, creates donor/campaign reports and oversees campaign mailings.

Prior to joining UWSC, Hemphill served as the senior program coordinator at the American Red Cross – Lincoln Way Chapter. She was primarily responsible for all program-related activities in the areas of disaster services, health & safety services, volunteer management and donor database management.

"We are thrilled to have Susie back on the United Way team," commented Jean Kresse, president and CEO at UWSC. "She knows the database and has kept the campaign reporting on track."

United Way of Story County is a strategic leader in building countywide partnerships to identify needs and to develop, support and evaluate effective human services, especially in the areas of education, income and health for our diverse community.