The Lake Area United Way Board of trustees announced today that they have accepted the retirement notice of their President and CEO, Lou Martinez. In discussing his retirement, Martinez reflected on what an honor it has been to have worked for the Lake Area United Way for the past 35 years, calling it a very positive and rewarding career. A search for Martinez's successor will begin this month with the goal of finding his successor by the end of the year.
Martinez began his career with Lake Area United Way in May of 1979 and was named president of the organization in May of 1995. His retirement is effective March 31st, 2015.