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

Executive Vice President

Helen Forbes Fields joined United Way of Greater Cleveland 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. In this capacity she provides leadership for our Human Resources, Information Technology and Building Operations functions. She is helping accelerate the organization’s transformation through leadership, talent management, attracting and developing the best diverse talent and building a culture of engagement, agility and innovation.

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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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Nancy Mandez

Nancy Mendez

Vice President, Community Impact

Nancy Mendez is Vice President of Community Impact at United Way of Greater Cleveland. In her role, Nancy is responsible for developing and managing the organization’s approach to the design, development, testing, implementation and evaluation of community programs, impact products and services. She is also responsible for ensuring an effective allocation process and grants management.

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Kathleen Taylor

Chief of Staff

Kathleen Taylor joined United Way of Greater Cleveland on April 25, 2017. 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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William Winans

William Winans

Vice President, Brand Strategy and Marketing

William Winans joins United Way of Greater Cleveland as Vice President, Brand Strategy and Marketing. William brings more than two decades of experience as an innovative leader in marketing, digital communications and brand strategy. He directed eBusiness, global brand, and customer insight for Swagelok Company. William has also led ground-breaking technology development and digital marketing efforts for University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, and Progressive Commercial Auto Insurance. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Cleveland Institute of Art and studied film directing as a Master of Fine Arts Teaching Fellow at Penn State University.

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Aaron Petersal

Aaron Petersal

Vice President, Resource Development Operations

Aaron Petersal is Vice President of Resource Development Operations at United Way Greater Cleveland. In this role, Aaron is responsible for developing and managing a fundraising strategy that addresses changes in philanthropic giving practices while increasing donor engagement, recognition, and retention. He is also responsible for ensuring that strategic business plans and methods of achieving goals are compatible with expectations of the civic and philanthropic communities of Northeast Ohio.

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