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United Way Of Northeast Florida Gets New Chief Executive

United Way of Northeast Florida

Today is a big day for the United Way of Northeast Florida as the organization officially welcomes it's new president and CEO.

Michelle Braun has assumed the post from the outgoing Connie Hodges, who is retiring. After serving in senior positions in banking, Braun has a vision for the local United Way focused on improving education, income and health for the First Coast.

Braun joined Melissa Ross to discuss the future of the organization under her leadership.

You can follow Melissa Ross on Twitter @MelissainJax.

Melissa Ross joined WJCT in 2009 with 20 years of experience in broadcasting, including stints in Cincinnati, Chicago, Orlando and Jacksonville. During her career as a television and radio news anchor and reporter, Melissa has won four regional Emmys for news and feature reporting.