Marina Simpson - Executive Director

Marina Simpson has devoted her career to serving others, whether it is to her family, her community or her work. Marina became the Executive Director in April of 2014 after years of serving the United Way of Baldwin County in various volunteer capacities. 

Prior to joining United Way, Marina spent 11 years in the banking industry, specifically in the area of PR and Marketing. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from the University of Alabama and a Certificate in Banking from the Alabama Banking School at the University of South Alabama. She was a recipient of the 2011 FDIC Chairman's Award For Excellence and a member of Mobile Bay's 2015 Class of "40 under Forty". She is also a 2016 graduate of Leadership Baldwin.

Marina currently serves as the Past President of the United Ways of Alabama Board of Directors. She is also a member of the Underage Drinking Task Force; a past  member of the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors; Bank on South Alabama Steering Committee; United Bank Baldwin County Advisory Board; South Baldwin Regional Medical Center Patient and Family Advisory Committee;Cadence Bank Community Advisory Committe, Daphne Public School Commission and Leadership Baldwin Steering Committee.

Marina is married to Matt Simpson and they live in Daphne with their 2 children.

Lana Mummah - Finance and Program Director

Lana Mummah is the Finance and Program Director of United Way of Baldwin County, serving the organization for more than 12 years. Lana is responsible for organizing the in-house programs of the nonprofit, maintaining the financial records and the organization's policies and procedures. Prior to her tenure with United Way of Baldwin County, Lana worked in medical billing for over 20 years.

Lana is involved in several service organizations including the Baldwin County Emergency Food and Shelter Board, Alabama VOAD Past Chair, Baldwin County VOAD Treasurer, Livable Communities Advisory Council, Baldwin County LEPC, Underage Drinking Taskforce, Baldwin County Long-Term Recovery and the Homeless Coallition. 

Lana has an AAS Degree from Coastal Alabama Community College and is a member of the 2018-2019 Leadership Baldwin class. She has been married to her husband, Ken, for 30 years, has one daughter Lauryn, son-in-law Dreshon and two grandchildren Camila and Calihan. They reside in Daphne.


Alison Berry - Community Connect Program Manager

Alison Berry is United Way of Baldwin County’s Community Connect Program Manager and works directly with our agencies to train, assist, and support the usage of our Community Connect database to ensure that referrals are worked and closed as needed.  As a case manager, she provides a holistic response to client needs to enhance the overall well-being of the client. 

Alison is a Communications, Journalism major from University of South Alabama and holds an AA degree from St. Petersburg College. Her background is in Executive Administration, where she worked alongside C.E.O.s in Alaska, Florida and Alabama in the education, medical and telecommunication fields.

Alison has served her family, alongside her husband as an active duty military spouse for 21 years.  She has partnered with various organizations such as M.O.P.S., worked with spouses at the U.S. Naval War College organizing morale events and meetings and has volunteered and subbed at various local elementary schools in Baldwin County.