Program & Finance Assistant: Sarah Watson

​Sarah joined the team of the Middletown Community Foundation in August 2019 with over 18 years in Administrative and Accounting work. Sarah is responsible for all accounts payables and receivables which includes donor and grant distributions, with accompanied letters as well as scholarship payments.  She issues each quarters fund statements, establishing new funds in the Foundation's database, preparing for committee and board meetings and many other Administrative duties. She is also the first cheerful voice visitors and callers connect with at the Foundation office. Sarah came to the Foundation highly recommended and we are very pleased to have her on the Team.

Program Officer: Amy Berlean

​Amy was hired as Development Officer in June 2017. For the previous couple of years, she ran the one-person office of the Southwest Ohio Hemophilia Foundation as its executive director. Previously, she served as the community information manager for the City of Kettering for about a decade, and prior to that worked as development director for both St. Joseph Home in Cincinnati and St. Joseph Charities in Dayton. She has changed her role within the Middletown Community Foundation to better serve the community, the foundation and MCF stakeholders.

Executive Director: Traci Barnett

Traci comes to the Middletown Community Foundation in August 2018 with over 20 years of experience at the executive level.  Most recently she served as President and CEO of theNational Kidney Foundation of Maryland where she spearheaded the fundraising initiatives, which enabled the foundation to distribute research grants to local institutions and patient assistance grants to dialysis patients.  Prior to her role at NKF Traci held executive positions at Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake and Girls Scouts.  She holds an MBA degree and a bachelor’s degree in communications.  In 2012 Traci was named Innovator of the Year by the Daily Record and was inducted into the Maryland Top 100 Women Circle of Excellence.  Traci and her husband Mark reside in Middletown and have been renovating the Sorg Mansion for the last four years.

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