President and CEO
Keith Thomajan joined United Way of the Columbia-Willamette as president and chief executive officer in February of 2012.
Keith is a strategic leader who has an impressive track record in non-profit administration and management and his leadership skills, ability to develop donor and community support and collaborative working style made him the best choice to lead United Way.
As president and CEO of Camp Fire Columbia, where he served since 2001, Keith won recognition among his peers. In October 2011, he was named Extraordinary Executive Director in Portland Monthly magazine's 2011 Light a Fire awards, an annual celebration of the nonprofit community.
Prior to his service at Camp Fire, he was director of development for Pacific Crest Outward Bound and project director for Outward Bound's Hurricane Island School in Florida. Keith was also a teacher of history and English in San Francisco. A graduate of Phillips Academy, Keith earned a degree in English from Colby College. Before graduating Cum Laude, he studied British literature at King's College in London.
IBEW & United Workers Federal Credit Union
Executive Committee Members at Large
Dr. Lesley Hallick
Bank of America
Kerry E. Barnett
The Regence Group
American Red Cross
NW Equity Holdings Inc
Frazier Hunnicutt Financial
Pacific Power Foundation/Pacific Power
Jubitz Family Foundation
Dr. Norwood Knight-Richardson
Oregon Health & Science University
The Asian Reporter
The Boeing Company
Far West Fibers
Dr. Glenn Rodriguez
Providence Health Systems
NW Oregon Labor Council
Ex Officio, Non-Voting
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette