Our Mission | Community Research & Analytics

United Way of Greater Toledo’s Community Research & Analytics Department works to provide excellence in data and research; delivering relevant, reliable and fluid data services. We work collaboratively with stakeholders across government, public, private and social sectors to permeate silos and connect strategic goals. We strive to establish United Way of Greater Toledo as a resource for actionable data and modeling services.

Take a deeper dive into our Community Research and Analytics Department strategic framework here.

Digital Strategy Committee

The Digital Strategy Committee’s vision is to position United Way of Greater Toledo as a research and community data broker. Current members of our committee include:

  • Asha Walker Barnes, MBA
    Director of Market Analytics,
    HCR ManorCare
  • Dr. Trent Buskirk,
    Novak Family Professor of Data Science and chair of the Applied Statistics and Operations Research Department,
    Bowling Green State University
  • Matthew Fahnestock,
    Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Dana, Inc.
  • Dr. Karen Johnson-Webb,
    Associate Professor in the Department of Geography at Bowling Green State University
  • Jill Kegler,
    Director of Business Development / Janitorial Manager, Double A Solutions
  • Rodney Masney,
    Chief Information Officer, Owens Illinois (O-I)
  • Amy Odum,
    Director of Department of Neighborhood & Business Development, City of Toledo
  • Dr. Rachel Royal,
    Growth intelligence and Strategy Director, Owens Corning

Community Research & Analytics Department Resources

Looking for additional community data resources for your work? Visit our resource document to access other data reports and online databases.

Data Resources