United Way Welcomes Three New Board Members

United Way Welcomes Three New Board Members

United Way of the Lowcountry (UWLC) is pleased to announce the addition of three new community leaders to its all-volunteer governing board.

Brian Etheridge, Tamara Herring and Rick Siebenaler will join the existing UWLC Board of Directors who provide governance and philanthropic support to make the Lowcountry a better place to live, work and raise families.

“We are immensely grateful to Brian, Tamara, and Rick for volunteering to serve on United Way’s Board of Directors,” said UWLC President and CEO Dale Douthat. “Their guidance and expertise will help shape our transformative journey towards empowering individuals and nurturing self-sufficiency in Beaufort and Jasper counties. With their help, we are poised to create a brighter future for our community.”

Brian Etheridge is a global real estate advisor at Daniel Ravenel Sotheby’s International Realty on Hilton Head Island. He has more than 18 years of experience as a real estate broker, developer and business consultant in South Carolina, North Carolina and Florida. Etheridge is a member of Hilton Head Area Association of REALTORS® as well as Land of the Sky Association of REALTORS®. He holds a bachelor’s degree in hospitality, tourism, and resort management as well as business administration from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Tamara Herring serves as executive director of the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland, SC. She has more than 20 years of experience in advertising, finance and nonprofit work. Herring was awarded the South Carolina Governor’s Award for Fresh Voices in Humanities in 2021 and currently serves on the South Carolina Humanities Advisory Board. She also lends her talents to several community-based initiatives, including Families in Transition, Jasper County Arts Council and the South Carolina Arts Commission’s Art of Community-Rural SC project. Herring studied business management at Hudson County Community College and is currently pursuing a degree at Western Governors University.

Rick Siebenaler is a highly experienced senior executive and consultant specializing in Cyber Risk. With almost 40 years in the field of Information Security, he leverages his expertise to help organizations enhance their cyber security posture and improve their product offerings. With an extensive career at Deloitte, Siebenaler held multiple leadership positions, culminating in his role as the Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Deputy CISO until his retirement in 2020. He is currently a board member of the South Coast Cyber Center. Siebenaler is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland.

About United Way of the Lowcountry
United Way of the Lowcountry serves local donors who are committed to empowering individuals in Beaufort and Jasper counties to achieve self-sufficiency in order to create a brighter future for their families.  By investing in vital services that fulfill the immediate basic needs of the most vulnerable members of our community, and in education and economic mobility strategies, we ensure that our donor’s support makes a sustainable, lasting impact in our community. Discover how you can invest in the community to make a difference at www.uwlowcountry.org. Together, we can foster self-sufficiency, uplift lives and build a stronger Lowcountry.

Brian Etheridge

Tamara Herring

Rick Siebenaler