Greater Twin Cities United Way's senior leadership staff work closely with our Board of Directors to achieve the strategic goals of the organization. Our program management staff work closely with our community partners to ensure that they are equipped to handle the needs of our changing community.

Senior Leadership

John Wilgers, Prseident & CEO

John Wilgers

President & CEO
Trent Blain, Senior Vice President of Marketing

Trent Blain

Senior Vice President of Marketing and Engagement  
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Juli Durda

Director of Human Resources
Acooa Ellis, SVP of Community Impact

Acooa Lee Ellis

Senior Vice President of Community Impact
VP Major Gifts Kittie Fahey

Kittie Fahey

Vice President of Principal Gifts
VP Shared Services Operations Judy Jordan

Judy Jordan

Vice President of Operations
VP Finance Athena Mihas

Athena Mihas

Vice President of Finance and Information Technology
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Kelly Puspoki

Vice President of Communications
Sr. VP Kim Stone

Kim Stone

Senior Vice President of Advancement and Innovation

Program Leadership

Safety Net Program Manager Alyssa Banks

Alyssa Banks

Program Officer, National Food Demonstration
Community Impact Program Manager Sam Blackwell

Sam Blackwell

Program Officer, Household Stability

James Collins

Director of Impact Strategy

Saroeun Earm

Program Officer, Household Stability and Food Security
Olivia Jefferson

Olivia Jefferson

Director of Equity and Holistic Grantmaking

Carrie Zelin Johnson

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

Sareen Dunleavy Keenan

Program Officer, Career Academies
Program Manager Tiffany Scott Knox

Tiffany Scott Knox

Program Officer, Economic Opportunity

Julie Ogunleye

Program Officer, 2-1-1 and Policy

Kristen Rosenberger

Senior Advocacy Manager

Anne Soto

Director of Innovation
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Steven Walvig

Program Officer, Education
Director of Community Engagement Leslie Wright

Leslie Wright

Director of External Engagement