Leadership Team

Augie Napoli

August A. Napoli Jr.

President & CEO

August A. Napoli is President and Chief Executive Officer of United Way of Greater Cleveland, the largest private funder of health and human services in the Greater Cleveland region.

Mr. Napoli has forty years of nonprofit executive experience in the northeast Ohio region.

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Helen Forbes Fields

Helen Forbes Fields

Vice President Community Impact & General Counsel

Helen Forbes Fields joined United Way of Greater Cleveland as Vice President of Community Impact and General Counsel on October 17, 2016.

Prior to joining United Way, Ms. Forbes Fields was a Partner at Forbes, Fields & Associates Co. LPA where she was active in the firm’s public law and municipal finance practice.

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Julianne Gozar

Vice President, Human Resources & Operations

Julianne Gozar is Vice President, Human Resources and Operations for United Way of Greater Cleveland. Ms. Gozar graduated from The Ohio State University with B.A. in Journalism and earned her M.S. in Human Resource Development from Villanova University. She holds certifications as both a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and a Senior Certified Professional through the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP).

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Ann Holt-Wiolland

Chief Financial Officer

Ann Holt-Wiolland has more than 40 years of experience in financial management, accounting, operation and systems throughout a variety of industries. She has successfully developed and enhanced the accounting departments at many well-known businesses and organizations, including OfficeMax, Inc. and ICI Paints, among many others.

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Sylvia Pérez Cash

Vice President of Strategic Programs & Knowledge

Sylvia Pérez Cash joined United Way on January 3, 2017 as Vice President of Strategic Programs and Knowledge. Pérez leads United Way’s public policy, CMSD wraparound and knowledge/data initiatives. She also oversees United Way 2-1-1, a 24/7 free and confidential health and human service helpline. Pérez leverages the knowledge emerging from the organization’s work to enhance external impact and internal performance, and identify opportunities for strategic grantmaking.

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Kathleen Taylor

Associate Vice President, Executive Office

Kathleen Taylor joined United Way of Greater Cleveland on April 25, 2017 as Sr. Director of the Executive Office. Her career in both the non-profit and corporate sectors has spanned more than 35 years. A native of Northeast Ohio, Ms. Taylor holds both a BA in English/Communications and an MBA/Marketing from the University of Akron.

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