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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.