United Way of the Coalfield Executive Director Sean Mooningham is a native of Muhlenberg County. He is a member of the Madisonville Rotary Club, a Chamber Ambassador for the Hopkins County Regional Chamber of Commerce, and a past President of the Greater Muhlenberg Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club of Muhlenberg County. A graduate of Central City High School and Western Kentucky University, Sean is passionate about the arts. He is a frequent contributor to the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts as both a performer and a director, and and serves as President of Muhlenberg Community Theatre, Inc. He is Dad to Gabrielle, a graphic designer, and “MoonPoppy” to granddaughter Marley.
Administrative Assistant Danette Emery has been with the United Way of the Coalfield since February 2016. Prior to her work with United Way, she worked as executive administrative assistant for a Henderson based specialty contractor for more than two decades, where she gained experience in office administration, sales, marketing, and customer service. Her responsibilities include pledge processing, campaign data maintenance, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and preparing financial reports. Danette and her husband, Richard, were married in 2009 and currently reside in Madisonville. Danette is a church trustee, serves in the children’s ministry department, and is a musician on the worship team. In her free time she enjoys sightseeing, spending time with the grandkids, and playing Rummy with her mother.