Kristi Williams - President & CEO
Kristi was born and raised in northern California, receiving her B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Also a Registered Nurse, she has over 20 years of nonprofit experience, having worked as the Director of Hospitality for the Santa Barabara International Film Festival and the Director of Marketing and Communications for the Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce. She has a passion to serve her community, is an advocate for mental health awareness, and is an active participant in the PTO, Girl Scouts, Kiwanis Club, and a variety of other local nonprofit organizations.
Kristi lives in Waynesboro with her husband of 11 years, Neil, their 9 year old daughter, 4 year old son, and Goldendoodle pup, Charley. She enjoys spending time with her family, camping, listening to live music, and helping those who are in need in any way she can.
Sara Hubbell - Community Impact Coordinator
Originally from “across the mountain,” Sara moved to Augusta County in 2006. She has her Associate’s degree from Blue Ridge Community College and will be graduating from Mary Baldwin University in the Spring of 2021 with a B.A. in Business with emphases in sustainability and project management. Prior to working with the United Way, Sara volunteered with Valley VITA as a tax preparer from 2016-2018 and was a site coordinator for 2019. She has a strong desire to help others and to always do so with a smile. She is excited to put her education and passion to work for the SAW community!
Sara lives in southern Augusta County with her husband, Aaron, their 11 year old son, 2 year old daughter, their horses, Australian Shepherd, and flock of chickens. She enjoys gardening, fishing, biking, basketball, and playing with her family.
Maria Moore - Smart Beginnings SAW Program Manager
Maria grew up in Waynesboro and is married to her high school sweetheart, David. Together they have two boys, Xavier and Bryson, Together they have two sons, Xavier and Bryson, and currently live in Staunton. Maria is an active member of St. John's Evangelist Catholic Church, and on the board of directors for the Kiwanis Club of Waynesboro. She is passionate about early childhood education, and is CLASS certified in both observing and coding classroom interactions for Infants, Toddlers, and Pre-K. Maria is bilingual in English and Spanish, and is looking forward to being the "voice" of advocacy for the Hispanic residents in our community. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her extended family and volunteering within the community. "It is my pleasure to give back to the community that I grew up in, and I am eager to help in any way that I can."