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Leah M. King is responsible for leadership and vision development for United Way of Tarrant County as well as fiscal oversight, growing financial support, developing processes and new initiatives, facilitating cross-departmental and partner collaboration, and promoting a positive, multicultural environment.

During Leah’s time as CEO, United Way of Tarrant County has invested tens of millions of dollars in the Tarrant County community through direct service programming, volunteer efforts, donor designations, agency allocations and the distribution of federal and state grants.

As a community advocate, Leah was elected to the Tarrant Regional Water District’s board of directors and serves as its president. She also is a board member at Cook Children’s Medical Center, the Fort Worth Club, Baylor Scott and White Health, and T3 (Tarrant To & Through) and is an active member of the Fort Worth Chapter of the Links, Incorporated, Trinity River Vision and Downtown TIF boards. Additionally, she serves on the President’s Advisory Council for Texas Wesleyan University.

Every year since 2020, she has been named each year by Fort Worth Magazine as one of the Top 400 of Fort Worth’s Most Influential People. She also was recognized with the 2022 Opal Lee Trailblazer Award by Unity Unlimited, Inc. and is a founding member of the United Way of Tarrant County’s Women United group, having also served as its Women’s Fund development committee chair.




Leah M King