The United Way's hours of operation are Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Your call will be answered by one of our staff members, ready to listen and help.

Ken Wilhelm, Executive Director

Ken has provided executive leadership for United Way of Deschutes County since 1988.  He has direct responsibility for all business affairs of the organization including strategic planning, fiscal accountability, resource development, community engagement, community impact, staffing, and day-to-day operations.




Diana Fischetti, MA, LEED AP, Director of Development & Marketing

Diana leads United Way's resource development and fundraising activities, including community events, workplace campaigns, and individual giving. She also directs marketing and communications for the organization, such as public relations, collateral development, messaging, branding, and social media.


Jane Wendell, Director of Finance & Administration

Jane is responsible for internal and external financial reporting, accounting, investments, and governmental compliance. She oversees the administrative and human resource functions as well as administrating the Emergency Food and Shelter Program for Deschutes County. Jane has been with United Way of Deschutes County since 1990.



Kati Hannigan, Community Impact Associate

Kati is responsible for data managment, campaign support, event planning, volunteer committee support and program management. Kati also provides administration support for the core business infrastructure including back office data and electronic campaigns. Kati has been with United Way of Deschutes County since 2015. Brand Info