Our Leadership

United Way of Palm Beach County is a volunteer-driven organization representing our entire county. Our Leadership Team and staff members work closely with our volunteer board of directors members, community impact members, and the hundreds of others who lend a hand each year, to ensure United Way of Palm Beach County continues to make a measurable difference in the lives of people in need in our community.

Leadership Team

Laurie George, Ph.D

President & CEO

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Dr. Seth Bernstein

Executive Vice President for Community Investments

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Donna Pulda

Vice President of Special Initiatives & Grants

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Donna Quinlan

Vice President of Community Impact

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Brian Edwards

Senior Vice President of Development

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Tula Hudson-Miller

Senior Vice President of Finance

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Paula McLeod

Vice President of Major Gifts

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Gary Graham

Associate Vice President of Mentoring

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Executive Committee

Comprised of members of the Board of Directors – oversees all aspects of the organization’s strategic plan and provides additional oversight of financial management and practices.

Rikki Bagatell, Esq.

Legal Counsel

Shutts & Bowen, LLP
Mike Bauer

At Large Member

Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium
Jennifer Brancaccio


Strategic Planning Committee Co-Chair

First Horizon
Donald Byrd

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Chair

NTW – National Tire Wholesale
Christopher Chase

Campaign Cabinet Chair

Barron International Group, LLC
Frank Compiani

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Executive Compensation Committee Chair

Community Volunteer
Patric Edmondson

Community Volunteer

John Fischetti

Community Impact Committee Chair

Sikorsky Aircraft
Tony Hunter

Strategic Planning Committee Co-Chair

The McClatchy Company
Craig Jenkins, CPA

Vice Chair, Board of Directors

CutisCare, LLP
Kim Jones

Immediate Past Chair

Governance Committee Chair

Tropical Vibes
Ana Perera

At Large Member

Bank of America
Allison Taylor


Finance Committee Chair


Board of Directors

Reviews and approves all significant financial issues and commitments. They review the financial statements and the annual audited statements and information returns (IRS Form 990). They are accountable for and actively participate in improvements to the policies and procedures of the UWPBC and the accompanying internal controls that ensure the proper stewardship of donations. The Board approves the annual budget and associated agency funding recommendations.

Adam I. Bregman, Esq.

Shutts & Bowen, LLP
Howard Bregman, Esq.

Emeritus Director

Howard Bregman P.A.
Erika DeBlasi

Women United Chair

Advisor Expressions
George T. Elmore

Emeritus Director

Hardrives Inc.
John F. Flanigan, Esq.

Emeritus Director

Nason, Yeager, Gerson, Harris & Fumero, P.A.
John L. Gall, Jr.

Labor Representative

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne
Alan Garcia

Donna Glenn

NCCI Holdings, Inc.
Michelle Gonzalez

Agency Executive Director Representative

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies
Eva Greene

Emerging Leaders Chair

Craig Jenkins, CPA

Vice Chair, Board of Directors

CutisCare, LLP
Henry Moreno


Holland & Knight
Keith Oswald

The School District of Palm Beach County
Meredith Rollo

NextEra Energy, Inc.
Gina Sabean

Community Volunteer

CIBC Private Wealth Management
Robert vanGiessen

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne
Caroline Villanueva

Florida Crystals Corporation
Chandler Williamson


Press Releases & Mentions

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