Kathy Dunleavy

Kathy Dunleavy has been the President/CEO of the Mary Black Foundation since March, 2013.  A community leader for over 25 years, Kathy is a retired banker and former CEO of United Way of the Piedmont in Spartanburg.

Kathy serves on the boards of Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, the Spartanburg Academic Movement, and the BB&T Advisory Board.  She graduated from both Leadership Spartanburg and Leadership South Carolina.

Kathy has also received numerous awards over the years, including the Neville Holcombe Distinguished Citizenship Award from the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce, The Order of the Palmetto presented by Governor Nikki Haley, the Mary Mildred Sullivan Award from Converse College, Humanitarian of the Year from Urban League of the Upstate, and the Al Willis Award from the Upstate Employers Network.  In 2015, Kathy was honored by the Salvation Army with its Others Award and as Spartanburg’s Toast of the Town.