The United Way of Greater St. Louis' Southwest Division has named a new chair for it's auxiliary board of directors. Joann Barton is the senior vice president for The Bank of Edwardsville and has been a strong supporter of the United Way for more than 13 years. Barton has been chosen as the 2016-2017 chair, succeeding Bret Mayberry who has held the chair for the past two years. Barton served as the 2014 campaign chair, raising more than $1.76 million to help local people and has been a auxiliary board of directors and executive committee member since 2011.

Natasha Sakovich, the marketing and communications manager for the United Way of Greater St. Louis, told The Big Z what a great choice Barton is for chair


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With her new appointment to the auxiliary board chair, Barton will also serve on the United Way's overall board of directors.