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

Dr. Laurie George, Ph.D

President & CEO

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Dr. Seth Bernstein

Executive Vice President for Community Investments

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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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Paul Tripaldi

Senior Vice President of Philanthropy

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Paula McLeod

Vice President of Philanthropy

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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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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
Christopher Chase

Secretary

Campaign Cabinet Chair

Frank Compiani

Immediate Past Chair of the Board of Directors

Audit Committee Chair

Governance Committee Chair

Community Volunteer
Patric Edmondson

At Large Member

Innovation & Technology Subcommittee Chair

Community Volunteer
John Fischetti

Community Impact Committee Chair

Sikorsky Aircraft
Donna Glenn

At Large Member

Tocqueville Society Cabinet Chair

NCCI Holdings, Inc.
Tony Hunter

Vice Chair of the Board of Directors

Strategic Planning Committee Chair

The McClatchy Company
Craig Jenkins, CPA

Chair of the Board of Directors

CutisCare
Ana Perera

At Large Member

Bank of America
Allison Taylor

Treasurer

Finance Committee Chair

Deloitte

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.

Rikki Bagatell, Esq.

Legal Counsel

Shutts & Bowen LLP
Jennifer Bellis

Community Impact Committee Vice Chair

U.S. Bank
Adam I. Bregman, Esq.

Shutts & Bowen LLP
Howard Bregman, Esq.

Emeritus Director

Howard Bregman P.A.
Donald Byrd

TBC Corporation
Christopher Chase

Secretary

Campaign Cabinet Chair

Frank Compiani

Immediate Past Chair of the Board of Directors

Audit Committee Chair

Governance Committee Chair

Community Volunteer
Erika DeBlasi

Women United Chair

Advisor Expressions
Patric Edmondson

At Large Member

Innovation & Technology Subcommittee Chair

Community Volunteer
George T. Elmore

Emeritus Director

Hardrives Inc.
John Fischetti

Community Impact Committee Chair

Sikorsky Aircraft
John F. Flanigan, Esq.

Emeritus Director

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

Labor Liaison

Pratt & Whitney – A Raytheon Technology Company
Jessica Geoffroy

NextEra Energy, Inc.
Melanie Giorno Tressel

EY
Donna Glenn

At Large Member

Tocqueville Society Cabinet Chair

NCCI Holdings, Inc.
Michelle Gonzalez

Agency Executive Director Representative

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Palm Beach County
Tony Hunter

Vice Chair of the Board of Directors

Strategic Planning Committee Chair

The McClatchy Company
Craig Jenkins, CPA

Chair of the Board of Directors

CutisCare
Talla McGahee

Publix Super Markets, Inc.
Arthur Menor

Emeritus Director

Shutts & Bowen LLP
Henry Moreno

MISSION UNITED Advisory Chair

Holland & Knight
Keith Oswald

The School District of Palm Beach County
Juan Pagan

Florida Hispanic/American Chamber of Commerce
Ana Perera

At Large Member

Bank of America
Robert vanGiessen

Pratt & Whitney – A Raytheon Technology Company
Caroline Villanueva

Florida Crystals Corporation
Lisa Williams-Taylor

Hunger Relief Advisory Council Vice Chair

Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County

Press Releases & Mentions

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