The United Way of Whitewater Valley in Richmond has named Centerville resident Tamara Brinkman as its president. Brinkman formerly worked for SONY Pictures where she led teams managing television series for global distribution. She also served as a volunteer assistant for the Lincoln High school girl's tennis team. 

“I’m looking forward to meeting and working with the many organizations, volunteers and supporters United Way works with." Brinkman said.

The Whitewater Valley chapter covers Wayne and Union Counties.