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Adria Johnson will serve as the first Black CEO at Metro United Way starting Aug. 1, 2021. (Metro United Way photo)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- One of the largest nonprofits in Kentuckiana will soon have a new leader.

Metro United Way just named Adria Johnson as its new president and CEO. A Louisville native, Johnson has worked as Chief Impact Officer with the Louisville-based organization for almost three years.

Johnson, who was chosen unanimously by a search committee, will be the first Black CEO at Metro United Way.

Theresa Reno-Weber announced in February that she would step down as president and CEO. Her last day is July 31. Johnson will take over on Aug. 1.

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