Board of Directors

Chair of Finance
blueharbor bank



Lindsey has been a member of the United Way of Lincoln County Board since 2018 and serves as the Finance Chair and also as a member of the Allocations Committee. Lindsey is the Chief Financial Officer at blueharbor bank in Mooresville, NC. Prior to this, she was the Controller at Carolina Trust Bank in Lincolnton for over 16 years. Lindsey enjoys spending her free time with her husband, Kenneth, and their two daughters, Charlotte and Clara. She is also an active member of Pearl Baptist Church. Lindsey has lived and/or worked in Lincoln County her entire life.

Board Vice-Chair
Atrium Health



Jordan Frye believes there is nothing more important than helping others and is grateful to work for Atrium Health where she can help deliver the mission to serve all. As a Community Engagement and Corporate Social Responsibility Associate II, Jordan collaborates with internal and external partners to help positively impact lives in the community.

Jordan is a graduate of Leadership Lincoln County and Leadership Cleveland County. She is the Allocations Chair/board member for United Way of Lincoln County, Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce board member, serves as chair of mental health education for Lincoln County Partnership for Health, serves on the School Health Advisory Council for Lincoln County Schools, and participates in the Lincoln County Substance Use Coalition education and training committee. Jordan is a certified Mental Health First Aid instructor for youth and adults and recently joined the 500 Club having taught over 500 people Mental Health First Aid in North Carolina. She is also a past recipient of the United Way’s Cristina Arlow Award for service to the Community.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, John and two children Taylor (15) and Colby (11). She enjoys watching her children participate in sports, reading and walking their miniature schnauzer, Blizzard. Jordan attends First Baptist Church, Maiden where she serves on the youth and social committees.

Board Chairman
Retired - Duke Energy



  • Lifelong resident of Lincolnton, married to June Broome Jarrett a lifelong resident of Lincolnton and son Brett a lifelong resident of Lincolnton (four generations of Jarrett's have lived in Lincolnton)

  • Families operated businesses in downtown Lincolnton

  • Attended Lincolnton City Schools, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (BS Science Teaching - Chemistry), and Winthrop University (MEd Administration and Supervision)

  • 30+ years as a Lincolnton volunteer fireman serving as assistant volunteer fire chief

  • Chair of the Lincolnton Downtown Steering Committee

  • Chair of the Lincoln County Local Emergency Planning Committee

  • Chair of the Lincolnton Fire Department Fireman's Relief Fund Board of Trustees

  • Vice-chair United Way of Lincoln County Executive Board member

  • Chair of Lincoln County Republican Party

  • Served two terms on the Lincoln County Board of Education as Chair, Vice-chair and Chair of Finance Committ

  • Retired after a 37 year career with Duke Energy. Held many management positions: 

    • Nuclear Health and Safety Manager

    • Nuclear Training Manager

    • Chemistry Supervisor

    • Work Management Supervisor

    • Environmental Scientist

    • Nuclear Oversight Station Evaluator

    • Asbestos and Lead Abatement Coordinator,  

    • Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) coordinator

  • Certified NC Water Treatment Operator Grade B

  • Certified NC Wastewater Treatment Operator Grade II
Retired, Gardner Webb
2020/2021 Campaign Co-Chair
Lincoln County Schools
Governance and Nominations Chair
City of Lincolnton
Magic Cleaners
Allocations Chair
Workforce Solutions



Anthony Simpson, Director of the NC Career Center, joined the United Way Board of Directors on March 14, 2014. Anthony has recently been appointed to serve as the 2020-2021 UWLC Allocation Chair. Anthony has served as the Board Chair for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) since 2018. Anthony stays involved with United Way and our community serving on many boards including the Lincoln County Community Foundation.