Maynard Oliverius grew up on a farm in west central Kansas and graduated from Fort Hays State University with a bachelor of science in business administration. He later earned a master’s degree in health care administration from the University of Minnesota. Maynard served in numerous executive roles at Stormont-Vail HealthCare, retiring as President and CEO in June 2012. He has been very active in the community, serving on numerous boards at both the local and national level. He served United Way of Greater Topeka in many roles, including committee member, Board member, Board Chair and Campaign Chair.
Sarah Oliverius grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska. She holds a bachelor’s degree in dietetics from the University of Nebraska. She served as a professional consultant in food service management. Later, she joined Stormont Vail HealthCare as Director of Nutritional Services, serving in that role until retiring in 1989. Sarah served on several community boards and volunteered for numerous organizations in the Topeka community. She and Maynard have three sons and five grandchildren.
Noted for their generosity, Maynard and Sarah have named United Way of Greater Topeka in their will and continue to be passionate about the work United Way does in the Topeka community. They firmly support a mission of achieving positive, sustainable change through education, financial stability and health for everyone in our community.