Lance Edwards

Tell us a little bit about yourself.

I have lived in Asheville since 2005 when I began working with United Way ABC. Prior to that, I worked with Big Brothers Big Sisters for 5 years.

Give us a glimpse into your role at United Way. How do you help us fulfill our mission? What are you most excited about accomplishing as a team?

I work alongside our amazing team to ensure that we make the most positive impact we can in our community. This requires us to be humble and to operate as a learning organization that continuously listens to, learns from, and works with our community in new ways.

What’s your favorite thing about our community?

The resilience of the people who make this place special.

What would we find you doing when you aren’t at work?

Spending time with family and friends, live music, and gardening.

Do you have any podcast, book, music, or movie recommendations?

It depends on the week...