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Oriana has called Ada her home for the last 22 years. She’s married Jeramy McElwee and is a mom to 3 grown children: Colby who is 23, Makinna who is 20 and Treston who is 18 and she is also a stepmom to Avery who is 10.  She attends Crosspointe church, formally Evangelistic Temple,  and has attended there for over 18 years. She has sung on the worship team and she volunteers in the nursery.

Prior to this opportunity to joining Ada Regional United Way, Oriana spent over 21 years at LegalShield. She held many positions in different departments and finished her career at LegalShield as the Community and Employee Event Manager.

She has served on the Executive Committees for Relay for life and the Southern Oklahoma Heart Walk as well as being a proud Alumni of Leadership Ada, a leadership development program hosted by the Ada Chamber of Commerce.

“I love serving my community and church.”

- Oriana McElwee, ARUW Executive Director