United Way of Greater Cleveland Appoints Deborah Enty as Chief Financial Officer

CLEVELAND: United Way of Greater Cleveland today announced the appointment of Deborah Enty as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective October 14. Enty will report to August Napoli, President and Chief Executive Officer, with responsibility for the organization's Finance area, including treasury, financial reporting, accounting and transaction processing, budgeting, planning and analysis. Enty succeeds Ann Holt-Wiolland who retires at the end of the year.

“Deborah is a terrific addition to our executive team, bringing more than 20 years of leadership and management experience to us during a pivotal time for United Way of Greater Cleveland," said Napoli. "She has a proven track record of driving growth and improving efficiency in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors, which will be instrumental as we continue to execute on our new strategy which is designed to ensure we serve the people within our communities in the most lasting and meaningful ways.”

“I’m thrilled to join United Way of Greater Cleveland's leadership team as the organization continues to advance its mission to serve the people in need across Greater Cleveland and deliver the greatest return on the investments made by our generous donors and volunteers within our community,” said Enty.

Enty has more than 20 years of leadership and management experience, with a strong background in financial and strategic planning, budgeting, auditing and internal controls. She most recently served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Administrator at Eliza Bryant Village, a senior care community in Cleveland, where she played a leadership role in developing and implementing the organization’s strategic goals and objectives in conjunction with the Board of Trustees. Prior to her appointment as COO, she was the Chief Financial Officer and earlier, the Controller. Enty holds an M.B.A. and a B.A. in Business from Cleveland State University.


Founded in 1913, United Way of Greater Cleveland is a local, independent nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting poverty across the Greater Cleveland area. The largest private-sector investor of health and human services, United Way invests in efforts that address poverty using a two-pronged approach. The first prong focuses on the daily issues affecting those living in poverty, the Community Hub for Basic Needs. The second drives research and innovation through the Impact Institute, a think tank with an action plan, focused on identifying long-term solutions to break the cycle of poverty. For more information, visit www.unitedwaycleveland.org.