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Crow to Lead the 2019 United Way Campaign

Tuscaloosa, AL—(July 22, 2019)  Norman Crow, Jr., President of D.T. Freight, LLC, will serve as the United Way of West Alabama’s (UWWA) 2019 Campaign Chairman. In this esteemed volunteer role, Crow will lead fundraising efforts, oversee the campaign cabinet and a broad network of United Way champions and incite fellow community leaders to provide crucial financial support for UWWA’s 26 partner agencies across West Alabama.

“We are fortunate to have Norman take the reins and inspire others during this year’s campaign,” says Jackie Wuska, UWWA President & CEO. “Norman has a contagious enthusiasm for service and giving back.  He has developed a wonderful team of folks to serve on our Campaign Cabinet who also share his commitment to our community. This group has set an ambitious goal this year and is prepared to ask all of us to do our part for the betterment of West Alabama.”

Crow dedicates much of his time to aiding business, economic development and education in West Alabama. Beyond his role as UWWA Campaign Chairman, he is also currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Tuscaloosa County Industrial Development Authority and the Business Council of Alabama and is a member Alabama Works Steering Committee, Alabama Workforce Council and Alabama Commission on Higher Education.

Crow has guided the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama in the roles of Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Chamber’s Public Affairs Committee and Vice Chairman for Governmental Affairs. He served as Chairman of the Board of Boys & Girls Club of West Alabama. He also was elected to govern on The Tuscaloosa City School Board of Education representing District 3 from 2013 to May 2017.

“I never take opportunities to serve and give back lightly,” says Crow. “I am proud of our community and am honored to have been offered the opportunity to work with others to improve our health, education and financial stability and to continue to make this a great place to live and work.”

A native of Tuscaloosa, Norman holds a degree in Accounting from the University of Alabama and is a Certified Pub lic Accountant. He and his wife, Keeshan, are the proud parents of Norman III, Madeleine, and Meredith.

2019-2020 UWWA Campaign Cabinet

Byron Abston, Shelton State Community College
Stacey Ashe, Bank of York
Charlotte Bowers, Allstate Insurance
Martin Colvin, BankFirst
Norman Crow, D.T. Freight, LLC
Dr. Paul Diaz, Riverview Dental Designs
Claude Edwards, Bryant Bank
Dr. Les Fowler, Fowler Sports Medicine
Lee Garrison, The Frazer Lanier Company
Jheovanny Gomez, Jalapenos Mexican Restaurant
Patrick Hamner, Bryant Bank
Judge Bernard Harwood
Joy Humphrey, Tuscaloosa County DHR
Carl Jamison, JamisonMoneyFarmer, P.C.
Dr. Amy Jones, University of West Alabama
Shelley Jones, Civic Volunteer
Phil Maughan, First US Bank
Jennifer Naves, Alabama One Credit Union
Dr. David Nelson, University General Dentistry
David Olive, Mercedes-Benz, U.S. International, Inc.
Dr. Pam Parker, Philanthropic Partners, LLC
Jordan Plaster, Ameriprise Financial
Gene Poole, Hudson-Poole Jewelers
Bert Sims, Way, Ray, Shelton & Co., P.C.
Anna Kay Springer, Hamner Real Estate
Ryan Stallings, Alabama One Credit Union
Larcia Warthaw, Stillman College
Glenda Webb, City of Tuscaloosa