Greater Twin Cities United Way's senior leadership, program leadership, individual giving, and corporate relationships & institutional giving teams work closely with our Board of Directors, community partners, and generous donors to meet our community's most critical needs.

Senior Leadership

John Wilgers, President & CEO

John Wilgers

President & CEO
Acooa Ellis, SVP of Community Impact

Acooa Lee Ellis

Senior Vice President of Community Impact
VP Major Gifts Kittie Fahey

Kittie Fahey

Senior Vice President of Individual Giving
VP Shared Services Operations Judy Jordan

Judy Jordan

Vice President of Information Technology & Analytics
VP Finance Athena Mihas

Athena Mihas

Chief Financial Officer
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Kelly Puspoki

Vice President of Communications
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Kristina Salkowski

Vice President of Corporate and Foundation Partnerships

Program Leadership


James Collins

Director of 211
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Carolina De Los Rios

Program Officer Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

Saroeun Earm

Program Officer, Household Stability and Food Security

Carrie Zelin Johnson

Program Officer, Education
Sr. Project Manager Career Academies Sareen Dunleavy Keenan

Sareen Dunleavy Keenan

Sr. Program Officer, Career Academies

Stephannie Lewis

Associate Vice President, Community Impact
Eva Margolis

Eva Song Margolis

Program Officer, Economic Opportunity

Julie Ogunleye

Sr. Program Officer, 211 and Policy
Kristen Rosenberger, Senior Advocacy Manager

Kristen Rosenberger

Director of Advocacy and External Engagement
Anne Soto, Director, Grantmaking

Anne Soto

Director of Grantmaking

Lovel Trahan

Senior Learning & Impact Strategy Officer
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Steven Walvig

Program Officer, Education

Individual Giving


Cody Flaherty

Donor Advisor

Matt Gill

Senior Donor Advisor
Deborah Hanson

Deborah Hanson

Principal Gifts Officer
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Nathan Laible

Director of Planned Giving
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Donna Moores

Principal Gifts Officer

Jeff Moores

Senior Manager, Direct Response Fundraising
Claire Psarouthakis

Claire Psarouthakis

Giving Communities Manager
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Jason Rose

Senior Donor Advisor
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Emily Seifers

Senior Donor Advisor
Joe Sullivan

Joe Sullivan

Director, Transformational Giving

Natalie Walters

Donor Advisor
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Todd Western

Donor Advisor

Corporate Relationships & Institutional Giving

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Jaci Donlan

Corporate Relationship Officer

Jenessa Jensen

Corporate Relationship Officer

Melissa Kadlec

Corporate Relationship Officer

A.J. Graves Koewler

Corporate Relationship Officer