Akiri Bowles joined United Way of Central Texas in May of 2022. Prior to joining the team, she comes to us with over 25 years of both civilian and military managerial experience. As an Army Veteran she has excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills to articulate and explain complex financial matters in a clear, non-technical manner. She brings an abundance of coordination and structure to the office environment. She is also responsible for maintaing our 2-1-1 resource database for our 2-1-1 operators and community support team. Akiri has a passion for helping others and wants to make an impact in her community. She has an associate’s degree in Business Administration from Temple College and will obtain her Bachelor's degree in Healthcare Administration from the American Military University in the spring of 2023.